American Politics Group Colloquium 2018
Friday 9 November 2018, 10.30-17.00
Eccles Centre, British Library
What’s current in US Politics? What effect will the presidency of Donald Trump have on the mid-term elections? International experts will discuss these and other questions in the American Politics Group colloquium at the British Library. This day-long event is ideal for academics, postgraduate students, researchers and teachers.
- Professor Robert Mason (University of Edinburgh) – ‘The Republican party and Donald Trump: perspectives from history?’
- Dr Emma Long (UEA) – ‘The Supreme Court and the American Political Order’
- Dr Jacob Parakilas (Chatham House), Ms Ashlee Goodwin (Committee Specialist for the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy), Ms Kara Owen (Director, Americas at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), and Prof Patrick Porter (Birmingham) on US Foreign Policy
- Former Members of Congress Martin Lancaster (D-NC, 1987-1995) and Tim Petri (R-WI, 1979-2015) share their insights.