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Trade Union Rights: why is Britain always different - and always worse?
TUC Annual Congress fringe event, Monday 10 September 2012, Brighton
H&P's Trade Union Forum is holding its first event at the TUC Annual Congress, from 5.30-7.30pm on Monday 10 September, Syndicate Room 3, at the Brighton Centre. Speakers include: Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary Designate, John Monks, former ETUC General Secretary, Keith Ewing, Professor of Public Law, King's College London and Jim Moher, former union official and historian. Places are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information click here [pdf 131kb]
Making history matter in policy making and the media
Cambridge University Alumni Weekend, Friday 21 September 2012, Cambridge
This lively panel offers insiders' insights into the challenges and benefits of bringing history to bear on the current policy agenda and the making of TV and radio documentaries. With extracts from award-winning BBC history programmes, panellists will reflect on the usefulness of academic history today and the extent to which broadcasters and policy makers can engage with it. Speakers include Chris Bowlby, BBC Radio, Rachel Fentem, HM Treasury, David Reynolds, Professor of International History and Charles Keidan, Pears Foundation (Chair). The event is from 4.15-5.15pm, Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick site, Cambridge University. This event is open to Cambridge University alumni and their guests. For information on how to book click here.