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November 21

Campaign Annual SAGE Lecture 2017: Louise Richardson FAcSS

Annual SAGE Publishing Lecture 2017: Educational Inequality in a Populist Era 

to be given by

Professor Louise Richardson FAcSS, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Sixty-One Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET

 6.00pm – 8.00pm

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You are invited to join the Campaign for Social Science at our Annual SAGE Publishing Lecture, which this year will be delivered by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Professor Louise Richardson FacSS.

A political scientist by training, with research expertise in international security, Professor Richardson was previously the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, and also spent 20 years on the faculty of Harvard University, latterly as Executive Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Professor Richardson will use her lecture to examine some of the complex challenges facing the Higher Education sector in today’s deeply uncertain, ‘post-truth’ world. The Rt Hon Lord David Willetts FAcSS, Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation and former Minister for Universities and Science, will deliver a response.


5.30pm Registration & coffee

6.00pm Campaign Annual SAGE Lecture 2017, followed by Q&A.

7.15pm Networking reception

8.00pm Close

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For more information, please contact the Campaign team on [email protected]

Start: November 21 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 21 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Sixty One Whitehall
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7747 2643
Sixty One Whitehall
London, SW1A 2ET United Kingdom

December 14

President’s Lunch 2017 – Edinburgh

Thursday 14th December

Royal Society of Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

11:30am – 3pm

We are delighted to be returning to the congenial setting of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and to welcome John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills. This highlight of the Academy’s social calendar will afford the usual excellent networking opportunities and be hosted by the President, Professor Sir Ivor Crewe FAcSS. Fellows, member learned societies and their guests will enjoy reception drinks, before being seated for three courses of fine Scottish cuisine in the Wellcome West Room. New Fellows will have the opportunity to be presented with their certificate of the Award of Fellow by the President.


11.30am – Drinks reception

12.15pm – Welcome from The President, Professor Sir Ivor Crewe FAcSS

12.30pm – LUNCH

2.00pm – John Swinney MSP

2.15pm – Welcome to new Fellows & presentation of certificates – The President

2.45pm – Close

If you would like to pay by cheque or invoice, please contact us to request tickets with your billing address, address for ticket delivery (if different) and dietary requirements.

Start: December 14 @ 11:30 am
End: December 14 @ 3:00 pm
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