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Thursday, February 21, 2019

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 15:00 Speaker Tom Odell

Tom Odell

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 15:00

Speaker

Tom Odell is one of the most exciting new indie artists, starting from the bottom performing at open mic nights before being discovered by Lily Allen. In light of his new album Jubilee Road, Tom will give an insight into the life of a successful artist in such a competitive industry, as well as how he feels music has been impacted by social media and Spotify.

We will hold Open Auditions to interview this speaker.

 
 
 
 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 17:00 Misc Panel: Politics and the Black Vote

Panel: Politics and the Black Vote

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 17:00

Misc

PANELISTS:

Magid Magid:-

British-Somali activist and politician who has served as the Lord Mayor of Sheffield since May 2018.

Lord Michael Hastings:-

Crossbencher at the House of Lords and previous member of the Council of the Overseas Development Institute and the Center for Global Development in the US
 

 
 
 
 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 19:30 Debate This House Believes British Identity Is Fundamentally Racist

This House Believes British Identity Is Fundamentally Racist

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 19:30

Debate

Taking place just as Brexit legislation will be inching its way through Parliament, the traditional opening debate of the year at the Union is more timely than ever.

The Government’s slim working majority will be put under pressure, and party loyalties will be put to the test.

Is another general election in the offing? Or is Theresa May strong and stable after all?

PROPOSITION:

Adam Elliott Cooper:-

Research Associate on Urban Displacement at King’s College London. He is also a board member of The Monitoring Group, a community organisation which challenges racial violence and police misuse of power.

David Netta:-

Vice Chair of the Society of Black Lawyers, known for his involvement in high profile campaigns including the Windrush scandal and Grenfell Tower.

Student Speaker:-

This slot will be given to a student who chooses to audition for it.

OPPOSITION:

Sunder Katwala:-

Director of the identity and integration think-tank British Future.

TBC

Student Speaker:-

This slot will be given to a student who chooses to audition for it.