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Anti-racism campaigner Baroness Doreen Lawrence OBE was our guest speaker for this year’s Alice Bacon Lecture. Due to current circumstances, the lecture was delivered online with excellent attendance and feedback. Baroness Lawrence gave a moving account of her own personal journey from her beginnings in Jamaica to the struggles she has faced throughout her life,…
We’re very pleased to announce that Dante Junior Solano Silva has been awarded the first Politics of Global Challenges International Scholarship for his PhD proposal on ‘Shaping subjectivities: the socio-psychological change in times of economic growth and competing development politics in Latin America (2001 – 2015)’. Dante’s PhD will be based in the Centre for Global…
Dr Victoria Honeyman, Associate Professor of British Politics, has written an article for UK in a Changing Europe on what the 2021 local elections mean for the UK Labour Party.
CDE has been successful in bringing the PSA’s British Journal of Politics and International Relations (BJPIR) to POLIS from 1 August 2021. We are excited by this opportunity to build on the tremendous work of the Edinburgh editorial team and extend BJPIR’s excellent reputation. CDE members Derek Edyvane, Richard Hayton, Jack Holland and Victoria Honeyman will be…
The Centre for Democratic Engagement hosted a truly global conference on the 26 March 2021, with three hubs across the globe: Australia, Europe, Brazil. This pioneering conference brought together over 200 officials, academics and representatives of third sector organisations from 41 countries to discuss public engagement and its impact on parliaments. This was a highly…