How Did Thatcher’s Children Fare?


We would like to bring to your attention a free one day seminar in London (at the British Academy). The seminar deals with the long term legacy of Thatcherism and Thatcherite social and economic policies, and includes contributions from leading political scientists and criminologists and health researchers.

If you would like to attend, please email Prof. Stephen Farrall to reserve a place. Places are limited and so we advise that you reserve a place as soon as possible.


The draft programme is as follows: 


10am Openining Address with Stephen Farrall

10.10am Session One: Thinking about legacies at the Macro-level with Colin Hay and Stephen Farrall

11.10am Coffee Break

11.30am Session Two: Using Age-Period-Cohort Analyses and Longitudinal Datasets to Explore Attitudinal Legacies with Maria Grasso and Emily Gray

12.30pm Lunch

1:15pm Session three: Margaret Thatcher's Long Shadow with Tim Bale and Clare Bambra

2:30pm Coffee Break

2:45pm Session Four: How Ought we to View Thatcherism and the 1980s Now? with Stephen Farrall and Roundtable (tbc)


Please note this is not a PSA event. If you would like more information on this event, please contact the organiser directly. 

British Academy
10-11 Carlton House Terrace
SW1Y 5AH London