Department of Political Science


Policy & Practice

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 6.15 and 8pm during term time in JZ Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building in Gower Street. These are public events: all students and the general public are welcome to attend. Drinks reception is taking place at 5.15 in UCL School of Public Policy, Common Room.

2017/18 Policy and Practice Seminar Series

Date & Time 
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5 October '17  Carne Ross 
Chaired by Professor Robert Hazell 
'Carne Ross - The Independent Diplomat'   
12 October '17  Quentin Peel 
Chaired by Dr Christine Reh 
'Macron, Merkel & May: who is going to set the European Agenda?'   
19 October '17  Steve Richards 
Chaired by Professor Meg Russell 
'From Trump to Corbyn; how to explain the Rise of the Outsiders'  
26 October '17  Vincent Boland 
Chaired by Dr Alan Renwick 
'There goes the neighborhood: Anglo-Irish relations and Brexit'   
2 November '17  Nick Vaughan-Williams     Chaired by Manuel Vogt 'The Everyday Politics of Migration and Border Security in Europe'   
16 November '17  Anne Applebaum
Chaired by Melanie Garson
'Fake news, disinformation and democracy'  Register here
23 November '17  Adam Oliver 
Peter John 
Manu Savani

Chaired by Albert Weale
'How behavioural economics can transform public policy'

Register here

Please note this event will be taking place in School of Public Policy, Council Room.

30 November '17  Gus O'Donnell
'Brexit: Deal or no Deal'  Register here
7 December '17  Michael Jacobs 'Beyond the crisis: Time for an Economic Paradigm'  Register here
14 December '17  Daniel Kelemen
Chaired by Christine Reh & co-organised with UCL European Institute
'Europe's Other Democratic Deficit: National Authoritarianism in Europe's Democratic Union'   Register here