The Constitution Unit



The Unit’s forthcoming and past seminars, conferences and lectures are listed below. Most of our events are free of charge and open to the public. To attend our events it is essential to book and details of how to do so are available via the links below. You can also contact the Unit directly if you require more information.

Forthcoming events

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Past events 

Ian Shapiro - Democratic Competition

Democratic Competition: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

12 December 2018 6pm

In this seminar, distinguished US academic Ian Shapiro drew from his new book with Frances Rosenbluth – Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself (Yale University Press, 2018).

Digital Democracy

Digital Democracy: brave new world or bubble and hype?

03 December 2018 6.15pm

Can the online world can enhance rather than harm democracy?

House of Lords

The Burns report on Shrinking the Lords: Where are we, One Year on?

The Burns report reported at the end of October 2017, proposing a system of phased retirements to reduce the size of the House of Lords.

Nicola Sturgeon at UCL

School of Public Policy seminars

The SPP Policy and Practice Seminar Series includes presentations of scholarly research and talks by high-profile policy makers, practitioners and academics.