Programme

10am

Registration and tea/coffee

10.30am

Welcome and opening remarks
Professor Dame Athene Donald & Mrs Gillian Secrett 

10.45am

Establishing a Framework for Political Leadership
Chair: Professor David Howarth 
Dr Toby James 
Dr Peter Sloman
Professor Georgia Sorenson
Dr Kristina Spohr

12.15pm

Lunch
(available for purchase in the College Dining Hall or Buttery)

1.15pm

Assessing Political Leadership: Some case studies
Chair: Professor David Reynolds
Professor John Charmley
Professor Richard Toye
Dr John Campbell 

3pm

Tea/Coffee

3.30pm

The Challenges of Political Leadership Today
Chair: Professor David Runciman
The Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke
Dr Julian Huppert
Ms Laura Sandys 

5pm

Keynote: The Rt. Hon. Lord Mandelson
Chair: The Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke
Charles Clarke will introduce and chair remarks by Lord Mandelson, who will use his long experience in government to reflect on the challenge of political leadership.   

5.45pm

Closing Remarks

6pm

Drinks Reception

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