Conference Programme

The full conference schedule is now available: 

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Here are some of the programme highlights:

Monday 30 March

11:30      Political Behaviour in Parliaments
               Sponsored by the Journal of Legislative Studies
               Speakers:Professor David Arter (University of Tampere), Dr Einnion Dafydd
               (Cardiff University), Ekaterina Kolpinskaya (University of Exeter), Paul
               Thomas (University of Toronto)

14:00      Deliberative World
               Professor John Dryzek (University of Canberra)

17:45      PSA Leonard Schapiro Lecture
               Sponsored by Government and Opposition

Making immigration work: how Britain and Europe can overcome their 
immigration crises
Professor Randall Hansen (University of Ontario)

19:00      Reception sponsored by Government and Opposition


Tuesday 31 March

11:00      Is the Mould of British Politics Finally Broken?
Roundtable with Professor John Curtice (University of Strathclyde) and Dr Robert 
Ford (University of Manchester)

13:30      Political Science in the 21st Century
               Speakers: Professor Steven Rathgeb Smith (Executive Director, APSA), Dr Rosie 
               Campbell (Birkbeck, University of London) and Professor Nicola Phillips (University 
of Sheffield)

15:30      General Election Roundtable
red by the British Journal of Politics & International Relations
               Speakers: Professor Cees van der Eijk (University of Nottingham), Professor Justin
               Fisher (Brunel University), Professor Jonathan Tonge (University of Liverpool, Dr
               Meryl Kenny (University of Leicester)

19:30      Annual Conference Dinner at Cutlers' Hall
               After Dinner Speaker: Rt Hon John Bercow MP


Wednesday 1 April

13:30     Why Politics Matters to You
              Q&A Session for invited A/AS Level students with Rt Hon David Blunkett MP