• Reconstructing Democracy in the 21st Century

    Can human rights ever be global? Karen Benett, Senior Research Fellow, The Human Rights and Social Justice Institute. Closing the gender gap. A hopeless task? Dr Diana Stirbu, Advisor to the Welsh Assembly, Senior Lecturer, TheFaculty of Law Governance & International Relations. Coalition government weaker or stronger democracy? Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global […]

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  • British Business – A bright future?

    Key note Speaker: John Cridland Director-General of the CBI Paul Grimwood Chief Executive of Nestlé UK and Ireland Richard France Managing Director of Oakgate Group Plc Jim Riley co-founder of tutor2u.co.uk

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  • Scotland and the Modern World: Human Rights and Sustainable Development

    Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the UK: Rebecca Kay, Anna Beesley and Claire Bynner – Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMnet) Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights: Jemma Neville – Scottish Human Rights Commission Environmental Security: International and Regional Challenges: Dr Eamonn Butler – Glasgow Global Security Network Sustainable development: engaging and empowering […]

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  • Should Capitalism be reformed?

    Who benefits from Globalisation? Michael Kuczynski, Pembroke College Should market forces be free to price the basic needs for life: food, fuel, water etc? One International Do pressure groups in the US undermine democracy? Dr Helen Thompson, Clare College Can capitalism be reformed? Professor Stephen Haseler

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  • Challenges and Opportunities for Britain in the 21st Century

    ‘Should Britain stay in the EU?’ Dr Giacomo Benedetto, Lecturer in Politics, Royal Holloway University of London ‘Why do we need to boost women’s representation in politics, and how might we do it?’ Dr Nicholas Allen, Senior Lecturer, PIR, Royal Holloway University of London ‘Do the costs of Globalisation outweigh the benefits?’ Dr Martyn Bond, […]

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  • Can we be truly ethical in a Globalised world?

    The Economic Advantages of Increased Globalisation. Dr Steven Davies, Institute of Economic Affairs ‘Working conditions in outsourced industries’ Ilana Winterstein, Media and Events Coordinator, Labour Behind the Label ‘Stability in Financial Services’: what role does financial industry and government play in finding feasible international solutions to reducing risk? Mr. Sukhdev Johal – Reader, School of […]

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  • Publish and be damned

    The Levenson Report and the Freedom of the Press – Media identity; Information and Privacy in the 21stCentury Welcome – Leo Winkley Head Master & Laurence Smy Chairman of TEAM Keynote Speaker – Krishnan Gurumurthy (Channel 4 News) followed by Q&A Special Guest Speakers – William Bartlett, composite artist at Framestore (winner of : James […]

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  • The 2015 UK General Election and its Wider Implications

    Welcome – Charlie Barrowcliff Head of Government and Politics at St Dominic’s & Laurence Smy Chairman of TEAM Hustings – a Candidate’s Perspective This session focused on the views of Conservative and Labour candidates for the two constituencies in Harrow. The candidates received 5 minutes to outline their opinions of the 2015 UK General Election, […]

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  • Europe: In or Out?

    Europe: In or out? Welcome – Ewa Kolczynska, Headteacher of Gumley House Convent School FCJ & Laurence Smy, Chairman of TEAM. Speaker Introduction –Loredana Roberts, Director: Global Learning & Communication. Speakers Millicent Scott, Education Projects Manager at The European Parliament Office, London. “What is the European Union and How Does it Work?” Ryan Bourne, Head […]

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  • Brussels Study Tour 2014

    April marked the anniversary of the 51st Easter study tour in a trip to Brussels led by Antony Frost. As the clock struck twelve on 7th April 2014, Laurence Smy, Antony Frost and Laura Higgins met a plethora of study tour participants at St Pancras International including students from various universities, teachers, business people, a […]

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