UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


What kind of democracy do we need for prosperity in the 21st century?

18 January 2024, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm

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Join us for a Director's Seminar with Prof Andrew Gamble, Chair in Politics at University of Sheffield.

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UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


G29 JZ Young Lecture Theatre
UCL Anatomy Building
Gower Street
United Kingdom

Prof Andrew Gamble holds the Chair in Politics at University of Sheffield Department of Politics and International Relations. He rejoined the Department in October 2014, having previously been a lecturer, Reader and Professor in the Department from 1973 until 2006. He was Head of Department between 1986 and 1992 and a Pro-Vice Chancellor between 1994 and 1998. He was one of the founder members of the Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) in 1994, and Director 1999-2004. From 2007 until 2014 he was Professor of Politics and a Fellow of Queens’ College at the University of Cambridge. He was Head of the Department of Politics in Cambridge 2007-8 and then Head of the newly formed Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) 2009-12. On his retirement from Cambridge in 2014 I became Emeritus Professor of Politics. He has been joint editor of two journals: New Political Economy (1996-2008), and The Political Quarterly (1997-2012).


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About this event series

Deliberative democracy: Rethinking democracy for 21st century prosperity

This Director’s Seminars and Soundbites series provides a thought-provoking exploration of the contemporary discussions surrounding deliberative democracy's structure and form, as well as the possibilities for renewing democracy. It aims to stimulate critical thinking and foster open dialogues regarding the challenges confronting us.

Director's Seminars are an opportunity for audiences to get an in-depth theoretical perspective on sustainable and inclusive prosperity. These Seminars are given by academics who are pushing for new ways of thinking and new ways of researching society's grand challenges.

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