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The SPP Policy and Practice Seminar Series includes presentations of scholarly research and talks by high-profile policy makers, practitioners and academics.  They take place on Thursdays between 5.30pm and 7pm during term time, starting on the 2nd of October. These are public events: all students and the general public are welcome to attend. The seminars are followed by drinks reception until 9pm.

2014/15 Policy and Practice Seminar Series

  Date
Speaker
Topic
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reh POLICY
2 October '14

Dr Michael Shackleton (University of Maastricht)

Dr Simon Usherwood (University of Surrey)

Paola Buonadonna (Media Director - British Influence)

'EU 2014-2019: New Faces - Old Problems?' Register for this event
grant POLICY
9 October '14
Sir Malcolm Grant (Chairman of NHS England) 'Liberating the NHS: the creation of NHS England'

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  16 October '14
To be announced soon
To be announced soon Register for this event
  23  October '14
To be announced soon To be announced soon Register for this event

Popovic PnP
30 October '14
Srdja Popovic (Executive Director - CANVAS)  'Non-violent movements from Arab Street to Wall Street - how popular movements are shaking the world'
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Brewer PnP
13 November '14
Dame Nicola Brewer (Vice Provost International UCL)
'Being an ambassador: 4 years in South Africa'
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  20 November '14
To be announced soon To be announced soon Register for this event

keith POLICY
27 November '14
Judge Kenneth Keith (International Court of Justice) To be announced soon Register for this event

hazell POLICY
4 December '14

Bernand Quoroll

Colin Munro (IR Consultant) 

Chaired by Professor Robert Hazell (UCL)

'Helping citizens to save themselves: why election observation matters' Register for this event

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Speaker
Topic
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Scotland

22 October 1pm

Prof Iain McLean & Jim Gallagher

The Day After Judgement: Scotland and the UK after the referendum

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All the Political Theory Seminars are from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm and will be held in the Council Room, School of Public Policy, UCL, 29 Tavistock Square, London WC1.

MA in Legal and Political Theory students will be issued with the seminar paper as soon as it is available (usually around a week before the seminar). Papers may also be downloaded from the PAL page on Moodle and from the SPP website below.

More information about Legal and Political Theory at UCL here. 

2014/15 Legal and Political Theory Seminar Series
  Date
Speaker
Topic
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brownlee LPT Wednesday, 8th October '14
Kimberley Brownlee (Warwick) 'The competent judge problem'
Download the paper here
freyenhagen LPT Wednesday, 22nd October '14
Fabian Freyenhagen (Essex) 'The ideal-theoretical framework rests on a mistake'
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Howard LPT Hor Wednesday, 29th October '14
Jeff Howard (Essex) 'Kidnapped: The ethics of paying ransom'
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chambers LPT 12th November '14
Clare Chambers (Cambridge) 'The limitations of contract: Regulating relationships in the marriage-free state'
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Mckinnon LPT Wednesday, 3rd December '14
Catriona McKinnon (Reading) 'Crimes against future people'
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  Wednesday, 10th December '14
Leif Wenar (KCL) 'Unity Theory'
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This lecture series showcases the work of prominent international scholars in the study of religion and political theory. It is organised by UCL’s Religion and Political Theory (RAPT) Centre. It is open to all.

Unless otherwise stated, all lectures take place are at 5pm, and will be held in the Council Room, School of Public Policy, The Rubin Building, 29-30 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9QU. 

  Date
Speaker
Topic
More information
Sullivan RAPT 24 September '14
Professor Winnifred Sullivan
'Spiritual Governance: The Chaplain as Priest of the Secular'
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