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2017/18 Programme


Please note that we are currently working on the 2017/18 programme and new speakers will be added to the programme when they are confirmed.

2017/18 Programme
Date Speaker Lecture Title Registration Details

Monday 6 November '17

6.00-7.00pm, OC0.03 (The Oculus)

Margaret Gilmore

Writer, broadcaster and security analyst

"The Terrorist Hunters" Registration closed

Thursday 23 November '17

MS.01 - Zeeman Building

Dr Mike Walker

Chief Economist, Competition Market Authority (CMA)

"Why is Competition Policy Becoming so Difficult?" Registration closed

Monday 8 January '18

MS.01 - Zeeman Building

Dr David Goodhart

Journalist, author and think tanker

"Anywheres and Somewheres: The New Tribes Shaping British Politics" Book your place via the registration form

Monday 29 January '18

OC1.05 - Oculus

Vinay Gupta

Co-founder of Mattereum

"Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin" Book your place via the registration form

Monday 19 February '18



Sumit Dey-Chowdhury

Senior Economist, Office for National Statistics

Topic to be confirmed (working title: Key Challenges Facing Economic Statistics) Registration form to open shortly

Monday 23 April '18


M1 WBS Teaching Centre

Andy Haldane

Chief Economist and the Executive Director of Monetary Analysis and Statistics, Bank of England

Topic to be confirmed Registration form to open shortly