Political Awareness Week - Guest Speakers

Political Awareness Week featured an array of guest speakers including Old Edwardians, West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street (1981), MP Saqib Bhatti (2003) and former Director of Counter-Terrorism at the Home Office, Robert Whalley (1965). Talks were on topics including race, identity, gender and sexuality in politics and a virtual ‘Question Time' like debate.

Question Time Debate

Question Time debate with the Mayor of the West Midlands, OE Andy Street, Labour MP for Edgbaston and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Preet Kaur Gill, MP for Meriden, OE Saqib Bhatti, and Councillor Matt Bennett.

You can find details of this debate below.

Details

Date: February 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this debate, please book below.

Robert Whalley on the Civil Service

OE Robert Whalley, former Director of Counter Terrorism at the Home Office, talks about the Civil Service with Q & A.

You can find the details about the talk below.

Details

Date: February 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Professor Barbara Krauthamer on Race and Slavery

Professor Barbara Krauthamer, Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts, discusses Race and Slavery with Q & A.

You can find the details about the talk below.

Details

Date: February 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Dr Elliot Evans on Gender and Politics

Dr Elliot Evans, Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, talks about Gender and Politics with Q & A.

You can find details about the talk below.

Details

Date: February 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

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