Events

Anti-racism campaigner Baroness Doreen Lawrence OBE is to give the latest public lecture in a University of Leeds series honouring Yorkshire’s first female MP and celebrating strong women. Baroness Lawrence will discuss Women in the public eye and her personal journey. The event will be as follows:· Welcome from the University of Leeds, Vice Chancellor Simone…

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The School of Media and Communication and the Centre for Democratic Engagement/POLIS invite you to a research seminar presented by Dr Kate Dommett, on the topic of digital campaigning. Below is a summary provided by Dr Dommett on the themes that her presentation will address: Digital Campaigning has become an increasingly prominent part of election…
The Brexit vote has made many people in the UK think more than ever about who they are, how they feel about the communities they live in, their relationship with the public bodies managing their everyday lives, and their rights and responsibilities as UK and European citizens. In this session – organised in partnership with…
Programme 9.00-9.30 – Registration and Welcome 9.30-10.30 – Panel 1: The Challenges of Integrating Direct, Participatory and Representative Modes of democracy POLIS lead: Cristina Leston-Bandeira With: Andy Mycock (Huddersfield University), Alan Renwick (Constitution Unit – UCL), Olivier Rozenberg (Sciences Po, Paris), Heather Blakey (Union organiser). 10.30-11.30 – Panel 2: Information and Political Knowledge in a…