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Launch event and film for Alan Renwick’s new book, "Faces on the Ballot"

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The publication earlier this year of Alan Renwick’s new book, Faces on the Ballot: The Personalization of Electoral Systems in Europe was celebrated in late July with a launch event held at UCL.  Dr Renwick introduced the book, which he co-authored with Professor Jean-Benoit Pilet of the Université libre de Bruxelles and which is published by Oxford University Press.  He also discussed implications for current electoral reform debates in the UK.  Three leading expert experts on electoral systems then presented their responses to the book: Professor Justin Fisher (Brunel University), Professor Roger Scully (Cardiff University), and Darren Hughes (Deputy Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society).  The Unit’s Dr Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson chaired.

Event: Five years as Lord Speaker: reflections on the Lords and its future. A conversation with Baroness D'Souza. 

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Baroness D'Souza is coming to the end of her five-year term as Lord Speaker, being only the second ever holder of this position. 

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