An extra-special colloquium to hear from key experts, and to discuss the events (including Presidential and Congressional elections) and trends of an extraordinary year in American politics - and to look to the future.
11.00 Lecture: The 2016 Election Outcome
Professor Gary Gerstle (Mellon Professor of American History, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)
11.50 Lecture: 'Remembering Ronald Reagan in Donald Trump’s America'
Professor Iwan Morgan (UCL Institute of the Americas) - and author of many books including 'Reagan:American Icon' (2016)
12.45 Presentation of Richard Neustadt Prize by Professor the Baroness Williams of Crosby
To Professor Emeritus Donald Ratcliffe (Durham) : Oxford RAI Honorary Research Fellow, author of The One-Party Presidential Contest: Adams, Jackson and 1824’s Five-Horse Race
13.00 Lunch [Included in ticket price]
13.45 Lecture: Policing and American Democracy: past and present
Professor Dan Kryder Eccles British Library Fulbright Scholar and Head of Government at Brandeis University
14.35 Lecture: Unknown and Known: Continuity and Change in US Foreign Policy from Bush to Trump.
Dr Luca Trenta (Swansea University)
15.30 Coffee Break
16.00 Congress to Campus Round Table
The Honorable Martin Frost (D-TX) and The Honorable Phil Gingrey (R-GA)
Chair: Dr Alex Waddan (Leicester University)
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