After 12pm, Talks & lectures, Politics

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Alan Johnson: Talk

A talk from the politician, Alan Johnson.

Elmgreen School, London SE27

Tue 17 Mar

£10

All profits go to the Family Rights Group, of which Alan is a patron

Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

Fri 6 Mar

Main House

£9 / 01768 774411

Britain in the EU after the General Election

A discussion on Britain's in the EU, with the panel including Hans-Hartwig Blomeier, head of the KAS in the UK, Hugh Aitken, head of the CBI Scotland, Christina McKelvie MSP and a senior academic.

Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0131 650 4673

Equality for Women is Progress for All: How can Men Contribute Positively?

A look at the ways in which men can be involved in equal rights for women.

Arthurstone Community Library, Dundee

Tue 10 Mar

Free

Part of Dundee Women's Library.

An Evening With Ann Widdecombe

Former Tory politician and sometime ballroom dancer Ann Widdecombe talks about herself.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Sun 12 Apr

£17.50 / 01934 645544

General Election 2015: Can Westminster deliver for women?

A discussion about the upcoming General Election and whether or not women are fairly represented in politics.

Central Baptist Church, Dundee

Thu 12 Mar

Free

Part of Dundee Women's Festival.

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Islam and Feminism: Are They Compatible?

A workshop that explores Islam and feminism to see whether the two can be reconciled. Guest speaker is Talat Yaqoob.

Number Ten, Dundee

Wed 4 Mar

£2

Part of Dundee Women's Festival.

London Thinks: The Rise of UKIP

In the run-up to the General Election, Samira Ahmed chairs a panel discussion on the rise of UKIP.

Conway Hall, London WC1R

Thu 19 Mar

£15 (£5; Members £5)

Love Food? Rise of Food Banks

An evening of community food and discussion. Featuring input from Oxfam, Poverty Alliance and Dennistoun's Everlasting Foodbank.

Redmond's of Dennistoun, Glasgow

Mon 9 Mar

Free

Made in Britain?

A panel discussion on the future of manufacturing in the UK.

Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers), London SW7

Wed 25 Mar

£10 (Members £7) / 020 7591 3000

  • 19:00 – 20:30 Made in Britain? Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers), London

The Politics of James Bond

Prof Jeremy Black talks about the politics behind the James Bond series.

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth

Tue 10 Mar

£6.60 (£4.50) / 01752 585050

Saturday Evening Lecture Series

A series of key debates in modern medicine, politics and the environment.

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01382 385108

Jocelyn Bell Burnell – 'Tapping all our talents: Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics'

Free / 01382 385108

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, 'Tapping all our talents: Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics'.

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 01382 385108

Professor Dame Sally Davies: 'The risks to society of unrestricted antibiotic use'

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01382 385108

Allan Little talks about his experiences as a war correspondent.

…and 2 more dates until 16 May

Taking Part: What did you do in the Referendum

A discussion about democratic participation aimed at women who voted in the 2014 Scottish independence referendum.

Arthurstone Community Library, Dundee

Thu 5 Mar

Free

Part of Dundee Women's Festival.