The University of East London School of Humanities and Social Sciences teams up with Our Kingdom to present
The 2010 General Election: Will it Mean anything at All?
Wednesday 21st April
2:00pm to 5:00pm
All welcome – no charge
UEL staff are joined by two leading political commentators to discuss the issues.
Anthony Barnett, founder of openDemocracy.net and editor of the Our Kingdom blog. See his recent article for New Statesman at http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2010/03/labour-brown-british-britain.
Following the election on 6th May, Goldsmiths is planning a new series around the question Is Democracy Possible Here in the UK?.
The Centre for the Study if Global Media and Democracy presents
on May 13th
with Angela McRobbie (Goldsmiths, author of The Aftermath of Feminism, 2009) and Colin Leys (Goldsmiths and Queens University, Ontario, author of Market-Driven Politics, 2000).
On May 20th
Democratic Futures? Democracy beyond the UK
with Jeremy Gilbert (UEL, author of Anticapitalism and Culture, 2008), Alice Mattoni (European University Institute, Florence) and Samuel Toledano (International Visiting Fellow, Goldsmiths).
Plus on April 29th Luc Boltanski and Nancy Fraser in discussion on Capitalism and Critique – Goldsmiths main building RHB 309 5-7pm, followed by drinks reception. For more details click here or write to Kate Nash firstname.lastname@example.org.