The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life holds a range of talks, lectures, panels and discussions throughout the academic year. Browse photos from our past events here.

Charities Regulation Under ScrutinyCharities Regulation Under Scrutiny
16 February 2016

A panel of experts from the third sector discuss what charities are for and why they are regulated.

Paul Hirst Memorial Lecture 2016Professor Anne Phillips: ‘Are we not both human beings?’
10 February 2016

Anne Phillips (LSE) delivers the Paul Hirst Memorial Lecture on the idea of the human.

In Conversation with John McDonnellIn Conversation with John McDonnell
5 November 2015

Shadow Chancellor and Birkbeck alumnus returns to the Department of Politics for an evening in conversation with our academics.

David Willetts in Conversation with Tony WrightDavid Willetts in Conversation with Tony Wright
11 February 2016

Former Universities minister with a reputation as a big thinker joins Tony Wright in conversation.

Polly Toynbee in Conversation with Tony Wright

Polly Toynbee in Conversation with Tony Wright
11 November 2015

Author and journalist Polly Toynbee joins Tony Wright for a wide-ranging discussion of life and politics.

David RuncimanJeremy Bentham as Conspiracy Theorist
4 November 2015

Professor David Runciman explores the question: Jeremy Bentham – conspiracy theorist or theorist of conspiracy?