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Brexit and populism: a sociological perspective - Insights Public Lecture
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  • Thursday 22nd February 2018 17:30 (1 hour, 15 mins)
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Professor Mike Savage, London School of Economics and Political Science

Thursday 22nd February, 17:30-18:45

A powerful language of inequality informs the Brexit/Trump phenomenon, with language’ of ‘left behinds’, ‘elites’, ‘racial inequalities’, and class. This lecture offers a more nuanced sociological perspective, seeking to unravel the longer term processes, ambivalences and complexities.

Free admission, all seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Public lectures at Newcastle University are free and open to all. The aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate.

Many speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. The lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

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All lectures are free and open to all, with spaces allocated on a first-come first-served basis. For more popular talks an overspill room will be in operation.

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Location

  • Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
  • Newcatle University
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE1 7RU

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