Distinguished external speakers that form a unique part of our teaching programme
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 in Anatomy G29 JZ Young Lecture Theatre. These are public events: all students and the general public are welcome to attend. The seminars are followed by drinks reception until 9pm in UCL Cloisters.
2015/16 Policy and Practice Seminar Series
|Date & Time||Title||Speaker||More Information|
|19 October 2015, 6pm||The Future of the BBC||Lord Fowler||
|21 October 2015, 4.45pm||Magna Carta: A 21st Century Perspective & Book Launch||PSA Event||
|27 October 2015, 6pm||50 fewer MPs: challenges for the next constituencies review?||Prof Ron Jonston & Tony Bellringer||
|30 November 2015, 6pm||Britain’s New Political Class: All Change in the House?||Dr Jennifer Hudson||
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 & Time
|14 October '15||Paul Bou-Habib (Essex)||Historical Responsibility for Climate Change||
|21 October '15||Jeff McMahan (Oxford)||Proportionality and Necessity in Jus in Bello|
|4 November '15||Catriona McKinnon (Reading)||Risking Extinction: An International Crime?|
|18 November '15||Simon Hope (Stirling)||Idealisation, Justice, and Practical Reason|
|25 November '15||Katrina Forrester (Queen Mary)||Ethics and the State: John Rawls before A Theory of Justice|
|9 December '15||Miriam Ronzoni (Manchester)||The European Union as a Demoi-cracy: Really a Third Way?|