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Annual Forum of the YouGov Centre at Cambridge: ‘The Trump-Brexit Challenge to Globalisation'

When Nov 17, 2016 05:00 PM to
Nov 18, 2016 03:30 PM
Where Various locations, Cambridge
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On behalf of the YouGov-Cambridge team:

Please join us for the annual Forum of the YouGov Centre at Cambridge, looking this year at ‘The Trump-Brexit Challenge to Globalisation’.

The event happens over two days: on the afternoon of Thursday 17th November at Corpus Christi College and all day Friday 18th November at the Cambridge Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS).

Buffet breakfast and lunch will be provided on Friday 18th November, with registration from 09.30, opening remarks at 10.30, lunch at 12.15 and closing drinks at 15.30. Attendance at the Forum is by registration only.

Space will be limited and seats will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.
To register attendance, please complete the mini registration form by clicking here and selecting which sessions you wish to attend


Date: 17/11/2016
Location Part 1: McCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street, CB2 3QN (behind the Eagle Pub)

Location Parts 2 & 3: POLIS Department, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT 

Thurs 17 Nov/Part 1: The Trump-Brexit Challenge to Globalisation (@ McCrum Theatre)

17:00 Welcome remarks
Stephan Shakespeare (Chief Executive & Founder of YouGov)
Professor David Runciman (Head of the POLIS Department) 

17:10 Keynotes
Chuka Umunna (Labour MP for Streatham)
Diane James (MEP for South East England/UKIP)

18.15 Panel: The implications for UK-China trade
Chair: Andrew Rawnsley (Chief Political Commentator, Observer)
Tina Fordham (Managing Director and Chief Global Political Analyst, Citi)
Dr Kun-Chin Lin (Director of the Centre for Rising Powers and Lecturer, POLIS)
Dr Linda Yueh (Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University)
Bruno Bensaid (Co-founder, Shanghaivest Ltd)

Fri 18 Nov/Part 2: Populism versus Parties in British and US Politics (@ POLIS)

09.30 Registration

10.30 Welcome remarks
Professor David Runciman (Head of the POLIS Department)
Stephan Shakespeare (Chief Executive & Founder of YouGov)

10.35 YouGov briefing
Professor Doug Rivers (Chief Scientist at YouGov and Professor of Political Science at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University)
Joe Twyman (Head of Political and Social Research for Europe, Middle East and Africa at YouGov)

10.50 Panel
Chair: Professor David Runciman (Head of the POLIS Department)
Paul Mason (writer/broadcaster)
Matthew Elliot (Former Chief Executive, Vote Leave)
Lord Stewart Wood (Baron Wood of Anfield)
Laura Sandys (CEO, Challenging Ideas/former Conservative MP for South Thanet)

12.30 Lunch

Fri 18 Nov/Part 3: The Geopolitics of Trump-Brexit (@ POLIS)

14.00 YouGov briefing
Joe Twyman (Head of Political and Social Research for Europe, Middle East and Africa at YouGov)

14.15 Panel: Geopolitics and geo-identity: Britain and the rest of Europe after 2016
(in partnership with the Cambridge Forum on Geopolitics)

Chair: Professor Brendan Simms (Professor in the History of International Relations, POLIS)
General Sir Peter Wall (Director, Amicus/former Chief of the British Army)
Bronwen Maddox (Director, Institute for Government)
Sonia Delesalle-Stolper (UK correspondent for Libération)
John Jungclaussen (London Correspondent, Die Zeit)

15.45 Drinks Reception


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