The French Elections and the Global Far Right - Lecture and Roundtable

Lecture by Prof Jim Shields on the French Far Right and Roundtable on the Global Far Right, to mark the first round of the French Presidential Elections.

Date: 26-04-2017
Time: 14:00 - 16:30

Sunday 23 April marks the first round of the French Presidential Elections, in which it is predicted the Far-Right candidate, Marine Le Pen, will come first and therefore enter the second round run off with Emmanuel Macron.  

In light of this and other recent global elections, Dr Nina Wardleworth (French, LCS), Dr Claire Eldridge (History) and Dr Elizabeth Leake (History) would like to invite you to an event on 'The French Elections and the Global Far Right' between 2.00 and 4.30pm on Wednesday 26 April. 

All members of the university are welcome. Please circulate to your students.


2.00 – 3.00
The French Far Right: Keynote by Professor Jim Shields (Aston University)
Introduction by Dr Nina Wardleworth
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
3.00 – 3.20
Refreshments and Stand Up to Racism stall
Michael Sadler Foyer
3.20 – 4.30
The Far Right beyond France: Round-table

Dr Say Burgin, Dr Elisabeth Leake, Professor Jocelyn Evans, Dr Stuart McAnulla

Chaired by Dr Claire Eldridge.

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
4.30 – 5.00
Michael Sadler Foyer

Location: Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building
Cost: Free