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The origins and history of the "Anglosphere" in British politics
Wed 14 December 2016, 10:15 – 12:15 GMT
Time: 10.15am - 12.15pm
Venue: 10 West 2.02
Speakers: Professor Nick Pearce, Director of the IPR and Professor Michael Kenny, Director of the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London
Audience: University of Bath postgraduate students and staff, with free registration in advance
On the morning of 14 December, the Directors of two of the UK's leading policy institutes - the University of Bath Institute for Policy Research and Queen Mary University of London's Mile End Institute - will host a symposium on the origins and history of the "Anglosphere" in British politics.
From 10.15 - 11.15am, IPR Director Professor Nick Pearce will give a lecture entitled "From Greater Britain to Commonwealth: the Late Victorian origins of the Anglosphere in Eurosceptic Ideology". Then, from 11.15am - 12.15pm, Professor Michael Kenny of Queen Mary University of London's Mile End Institute will speak on "The English Speaking Peoples: Churchill, Powell & the Anglosphere". There will be an opportunity for discussion and questions from the floor following each lecture.
The symposium is open to University of Bath postgraduate students and staff, with free registration in advance.