Monday, 25 June 2012
In honour of the late Ben Pimlott, Twentieth Century British History, the Centre for Contemporary British History, and Oxford Journals have established this annual lecture series. This year's lecture will be delivered by Jean Seaton on; The BBC and National Life: The 'Insider' or 'Outsider'? The corporation during the 1970s and 80s.
We very much hope to see as many of you there as possible for the lecture and reception. All welcome so please do share this invitation. Admission is free just RSVP to Katriona Lewis
Thursday, 14 June 2012
|Andy Mycock (right)|
Congratulations to Dr Andy Mycock (Huddersfield) and Professor Jon Tonge (Liverpool) who have just been awarded a CiCea award for their article 'A Big Idea for the Big Society - The Advent of National Citizen Service' which appeared in issue 82 1 of the Political Quarterly. You can read more about the award here and read the article here.
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
|Gamble by Rowson|
Wednesday, 6 June 2012
Might the peace dividend and constitutional settlement which have underpinned the Northern Ireland ‘miracle’ since 1994 be under threat? Or is there now sufficient momentum in both of Northern Ireland's main ethnic communities that such an outcome can be safely averted? This paper summarises the thinking of our symposium and special issue on this topic, updating our picture of the Northern Ireland peace process.
Read the full article
(Free - registration required)
Subscribe to Political Quarterly
Monday, 4 June 2012
New Labour arguably left Britain more comfortable in its diversity and better protected by anti-discrimination law. Equal treatment for gay people advanced significantly and the Human Rights Act provides a modern Bill of Rights for everyone in the Kingdom. Curiously however, parallel laws dishonoured these values in thought, word and deed. Home affairs hyperactivity left ours a less friendly country in which to seek asylum, dissent or even be young...