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Lent Term 2017 British Politics Seminars

last modified Feb 27, 2017 02:38 PM
A series of off-the-record insights into life in British politics.



Venue: Linnett Room, Robinson College


Friday 3rd March, 5pm


Lord Lisvane, former Clerk of the House of Commons, will talk about parliamentary practices, including on many of the EU treaties that Parliament has debated over the years. A must for everyone who hopes to understand what MPs and peers are able to do as they seek to influence the Government over Brexit.






Immediately after Lord Lisvane’s seminar at 6pm, Julie will be launching her new book, The UK’s Journeys into and out of the EU: Destinations Unknown (Routledge, 2017). Copies of the book will be available at a discount, speeches will be very short and refreshments will be provided.  For catering purposes, please let Julie know if you wish to attend the launch (email:


Venue:  Crausaz Wordsworth Building, Robinson College 


All seminars will be held on Fridays at 5pm in the Linnett Room, Robinson College.


Dr Julie Smith (Director, European Centre @ POLIS)

Dr Peter Sloman (Lecturer in British Politics)

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