Events: The Ns Guide to What's Going on in Politics, Current Affairs and Culture

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PARTNERSHIP IN POWER

Do you want to take part in discussing the development of policy for the next Labour Party General Election Manifesto? Labour East is holding Regional Policy Forums in Norwich on 8 June and Cambridge on 13 July.

For further information: www.laboureast.labour.co.uk, email: James_Adams@new.labour.org.uk or telephone Labour East on 01473 228 700

DEVELOPING PHILOSOPHY OF MANAGEMENT CROSSING FRONTIERS

Wednesday 26-Saturday 29 June.

A four-day conference in association with Reason in Practice: The Journal of Philosophy of Management, at St. Anne's College, Oxford. 75 speakers from 20 countries include Robin Blackburn, Professor of Sociology, University of Essex; Tom Donaldson, Professor of Legal Studies and Director of the Ethics Programme, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania: Ed Freeman, director of the Olsson Centre for Applied Ethics, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia; Leigh Hafrey, senior lecturer in Communication and Ethics, Sloan School, MIT, and Michael Luntley, Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick.

For more information, please contact: Nigel Laurie, Tel: 01883 715417 or e-mail: conference02@managementphilosophers.com

For more information please visit: www.managementphiosophers.com

tuesday * june 11

TUNING INTO DEMOCRACY

Hansard Society/BBC discussion on public sector radio and the political process.

Speakers: Jenny Abramsky, director, BBC Radio; Mark Byford, director, BBC World Service and Dr Karen Ross

6.15pm - 7.30pm, followed by reception. Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 1 Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ. Free entry. Contact hansard@hansard.lse.ac.uk or fax (020) 7955 7492

wednesday * june 12

MAKE VOTES COUNT WOULD VOTING REFORM HELP THE FAR RIGHT?

Speakers: Oona King, Labour MP for Bethnal Green, Bow, Lord Richard Holme Lib Dem Peer and chairman of the Hansard Society, and Lee Jasper, senior adviser on equalities for the Mayor of London

Chair: David Lipsey, Make Votes Count.

6.30pm - 7,l5pm Grand Committee Room, House of Commons, London SW1 (allow 1/2 hr for security check) e-mail: info@makevotescount.org.uk to reserve a place or tel: 020 7928 2076 during of (ice hours after 10 June

thursday * june 13

MEDIA DEREGULATION - THE US EXPERIENCE

Bob McChesney (media analyst) on lessons from the US experience and Granville Williams (CPBF) on the Communications Bill.

6.15pm - 8.00pm NUJHQ 308/312 Grays Inn Road, London WC1. Free admission. Details: Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom: freepress@cpbf.org.uk

monday * june 17

THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF BENITO MUSSOLINI

Tom Behan. Organised by the London Socialist Historians Group.

5.30pm, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet St. WC1. Details from Keith Flett 07803 167266

tuesday * june 18

INTERNATIONAL POLICY SEMINAR

Speakers: John McDonnell MP(Chair), Dan Plesch (RUSI), Alice Mahon MR Andy Gilchrist (FBU) and Tony Benn, Bruce Kent (CND)

7pm - 9pm Wilson Room, Portcullis House Victoria Embankment London SW1. …