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Previous guest speakers

2019

CANCELLED: CBP Guest Speaker Series with Rt Hon Mark Spencer

Date
29 November 2019
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Rt Hon Mark Spencer, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip as well as MP for Sherwood to deliver a talk at the School of Politics and International Relations.

CANCELLED: CBP Guest Speaker Series with Andrew Bridgen

Date
29 November 2019
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Andrew Bridgen, Member for North West Leicestershire to deliver a talk at the School of Politics and International Relations.

CANCELLED: CBP Guest Speaker Series with Chris Leslie

Date
22 November 2019
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Chris Leslie, MP for Nottingham East to deliver a talk at the School of Politics and International Relations.

CANCELLED: CBP Guest Speaker Series with Lord Steve Bassam

Date
01 November 2019
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Lord Steve Bassam, Shadow Spokesperson (Further and Higher Education) to deliver a talk at the School of Politics and International Relations.

CBP Guest Speaker Series with Maggie Throup

Date
25 October 2019
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Maggie Throup, Member for Erewash to deliver a talk on 'How to Win a Marginal Seat: 2015 and 2017 compared' at the School of Politics and International Relations.

CBP Guest Speaker Series with Annunziata Rees-Mogg

Date
18 October 2019
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Annunziata Rees-Mogg, MEP for East Midlands to deliver a talk at the School of Politics and International Relations.

CBP Guest Speaker Series with with Chris Williamson

Date
11 October 2019
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Chris Williamson, Labour MP for Derby North to deliver a talk at the School of Politics and International Relations.

CBP Guest Speaker Series with Geoff Hoon

Date
04 October 2019
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics (CBP) is delighted to be inviting Geoff Hoon, Former Secretary of State for Transport to deliver a talk at the School of Politics and International Relations.

2018

How we conduct market research, and how you can too: An introduction to the market research industry, why you'll love it, and what skills you will need to make it

Date
12 February 2018
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Description
The Centre for British Politics is pleased to kick off our spring seminar series with Dr Michael Turner, Research Director at BMG Research.

Then and Now: Comparing and Contrasting the European Referendums of 1975 and 2016

Date
02 March 2018
Location:
Keighton Auditorium
Description
The Centre for British Politics is delighted to welcome Neil Carmichael, former Chair of the Education Select Committee

CBP seminar with Ian Gutteridge

Date
19 March 2018
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics welcomes Ian Gutteridge, Chief of Staff to Maggie Throup MP for Erewash, to present in our next seminar.?

The Hi-tech, New Tech Social Media Impact on Political Campaigning

Date
02 November 2018
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics welcomes social media guru Dave Porter

Brexit: A Damage Audit

Date
16 November 2018
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics welcomes Neil Carmichael, Pro-Remain Conservative MP for Stroud 2010-2017

Delivering Care Services in Austerity Britain: Can Councils Cope Anymore?

Date
23 November 2018
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics is delighted to announce Councillor Kay Cutts, leader of Nottinghamshire County Council, will present the next seminar in our guest speaker series

Why I Want To Be An MP: The Dos and Don'ts of Election Campaigning

Date
30 November 2018
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics welcomes Catherine Atkinson (Labour candidate for Erewash) and Jane Hunt (Conservative candidate for Nottingham South)
 

2017

General Election 2017: A Quake or Just a Shake?

Date
30 May 2017
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
The Centre for British Politics is hosting a panel event on Tuesday 30th May discussing the General Election in June:

May's hung parliament. So how did that happen?

Date
06 October 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Mark Stuart (University of Nottingham) presents to CBP on Friday 6 October.

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: how Labour won the online election campaign

Date
13 October 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Dave Porter (Social media guru) will present to the Centre for British Politics.

Winning in the margins: how to do it and lessons for Labour

Date
20 October 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Labour MP for Gedling Vernon Coaker presents to CBP 'Winning in the margins: how to do it and lessons for Labour'.

Leaflet Wars: Can an election leaflet still deliver votes in the digital age?

Date
27 October 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Dr Caitlin Milazzo (SPIR) will present to CBP on Friday 27 October.

Can May Make It? Labour's route map back to power

Date
03 November 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Alan Simpson, the Advisor to the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell, and former Labour MP, presents to CBP 'Can May Make It? Labour's route map back to power'.

Count-down to Brexit March 2019: What then?

Date
10 November 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building, University Park
Description
Jeremy Browne, City of London's envoy on Brexit, and former Liberal Democrat MP and Foreign Office minister presents to CBP.

So why didn't Theresa May win by a landslide?

Date
24 November 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Sir Edward Garnier QC, Solicitor General and former Conservative MP for Harborough, presents to the Centre for British Politics.

Rolling back socialism: How the Tories won the Coalfield vote

Date
01 December 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Ben Bradley, Conservative MP for Mansfield, presents to the Centre for British Politics.

Brexit: How will the House of Lords shape its outcome?

Date
08 December 2017
Location:
C11 Portland Building
Description
Baroness Tina Stowell of Beeston, former Conservative Cabinet minister and former leader of the House, presents to the Centre for British Politics.
 

2016

Shy Tories or terrified Tories? Why the polls got it wrong in 2015

Date
29 January 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Lord Robert Hayward, pollster and former Conservative MP, will speak on 'Shy Tories or terrified Tories? Why the polls got it wrong in 2015' on 29 January.

UKIP: busted flush or political threat?

Date
05 February 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Dr Caitlin Milazzo, joint author of UKIP: Inside the campaign to redraw the map of British Politics, will speak on 'UKIP: busted flush or political threat?' on 5 February.

Why Labour lost: can it win again?

Date
12 February 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Chris Leslie MP, former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, will speak on 'Why Labour lost: can it win again?' on 12 February.

Working and campaigning for MPs: dream job?

Date
19 February 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Michael Watkinson, Conservative Party campaign organiser and Bex Bailey, parliamentary assistant to Liz Kendall MP, will speak on 'Working and campaigning for MPs: dream job?' on 19 February.

What now for the Lib Dems: revival or irrelevance?

Date
26 February 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Jeremy Browne, former Lib Dem MP and Coalition minister, will speak on 'What now for the Lib Dems: revival or irrelevance?' on 26 February.

Winning in a marginal seat: an A-Z guide

Date
04 March 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Maggie Throup, MP for Erewash and Ian Gutteridge, election agent, will speak on 'Winning in a marginal seat: an A-Z guide' on 4 March.

Why the Conservatives won the 2015 General Election

Date
22 April 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Kenneth Clarke MP, former Cabinet minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer, will speak on 'Why the Conservatives won the 2015 General Election' on 22 April.

The tartan hammer: explaining the SNP landslide

Date
29 April 2016
Location:
B63 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Mark Stuart, author and Assistant Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, The University of Nottingham, will speak on 'The tartan hammer: explaining the SNP landslide' on 29 April.

Brexit Britain: the impact on the party system

Date
07 October 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
?Mark Stuart will present on Brexit Britain: the impact on the party system on 7 October.

Labour after Brexit: Can it ever win back power?

Date
14 October 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
Lilian Greenwood will present on Labour after Brexit: Can it ever win back power? on 14 October.

Tories after Brexit: Can Theresa May win in the marginals?

Date
21 October 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
?Gavin Barwell will present on Tories after Brexit: Can Theresa May win in the marginals? on 21 October.

Corbynistas on the March: Is Jeremy Corbyn more in tune with a post-Brexit Britain?

Date
28 October 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
Alan Simpson will present on Corbynistas on the March: Is Jeremy Corbyn more in tune with a post-Brexit Britain? on 28 October.

Farage-free: Is there a future for UKIP?

Date
04 November 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
All welcome to a lecture on UKIP after Brexit on 4 November.

Euro scepticism: is the genie back in the bottle or will UKIP still cast its spell?

Date
18 November 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
Caitlin Milazzo will present on Euro scepticism: is the genie back in the bottle or will UKIP still cast its spell? on 18 November.

"Brexit means Brexit". But what does Brexit actually mean now?

Date
25 November 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
Andrew Lewer, pro-leave Conservative MEP, will present on "Brexit means Brexit": But what does Brexit actually mean now? on 25 November.

Out and into the world or Little Britain?

Date
02 December 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
Anna Soubry MP will present on Out and into the world or Little Britain? on 2 December.

Future of post-Brexit Britain

Date
09 December 2016
Location:
C11 Portland
Description
Alan Simpson will present on the Future of post-Brexit Britain on 9 December.
 

2015

Building up a Local Following

Date
30 January 2015
Description
Nick Palmer, former Labour MP for Broxtowe, 1997-2010, and Labour candidate for Broxtowe in 2015, will speak on 'Building up a Local Following'.

Building up a Local Brand

Date
06 February 2015
Description
Vernon Coaker, Labour MP for Gedling since 1997, will speak on 'Building up a Local Brand'.

The Electoral Rise of the SNP and possible impact on the 2015 general election

Date
13 February 2015
Description
Dr Mark Stuart, Assistant Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations, will speak on 'The Electoral Rise of the SNP and possible impact on the 2015 general election'.

The Conservative Pitch to Voters in 2015

Date
20 February 2015
Description
Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP, former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Home Secretary, and Conservative MP for Rushcliffe since 1970, will speak on 'The Conservative Pitch to Voters in 2015'.

Working for an MP and running an election campaign in 2015

Date
27 February 2015
Description
Mark Kaye, election agent for Shabana Mahmood MP (Labour) and Ben Bradley, Campaign Manager for Mark Spencer MP (Conservative) will speak on 'Working for an MP and running an election campaign in 2015'.

Predicting the Outcome of the 2015 General Election

Date
06 March 2015
Description
Rob Hayward, Conservative Elections Expert, will speak on 'Predicting the Outcome of the 2015 General Election'.
 

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