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Care, Rights And Covid-19

Care, Rights And Covid-19

On 18 May 2021 we discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the human rights of care experienced people in Scotland.
Online event COVID-19
David Lammy MP Power Hour

David Lammy MP Power Hour

Introduced by University of Glasgow Principal, Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, David joined Centre Director Kezia Dugdale in conversation discussing his early life, his book "Tribes" and how he’s used the role of a MP to secure justice for the Windrush Generation and victims of the Grenfell fire.
Power Hours Online event
David Lammy Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

David Lammy Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

David is the Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Labour MP for Tottenham.
Online event Power Hours - The Director's Cut
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Power Hour

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Power Hour

In conversation with Kezia Dugdale, Tanni discusses her work in the House of Lords, looking at the Duty of Care in sport after high profile incidents of abuse, bullying, racism and discriminations, as well as her hopes and fears for the future.
Power Hours Online event
Sen. Sarah McBride Power Hour

Sen. Sarah McBride Power Hour

She has been involved in community advocacy for most of her life, including working for former Governor Jack Markell, the late Attorney General Beau Biden, and as a White House intern during the Obama Administration. Most recently, she served as a spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign, the United States of America’s largest LGBTQ equal rights organization.
Power Hours Online event
Tanni Grey-Thompson Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

Tanni Grey-Thompson Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

Tanni Grey-Thompson is a multi-gold medal winning Paralympian and disability rights campaigner.
Online event Power Hours - The Director's Cut
Sen. Sarah McBride Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

Sen. Sarah McBride Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

When Sarah McBride was elected in November 2020 to the first state senate district of Delaware, she became the first openly transgender state senator in American history.
Online event Power Hours - The Director's Cut
Mo Hussein Power Hour

Mo Hussein Power Hour

He was part of David Cameron’s communications team in 10 Downing Street for four years and has also worked as Media Advisor to the British Forces in Afghanistan. He’s now the Director of Public Affairs for the London based PR agency PLMR.
Power Hours Online event
Mo Hussein Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

Mo Hussein Power Hour – The Director’s Cut

Mo is now the Public Affairs Director of leading PR and Marketing firm PLMR, but prior to that he worked in communications in the heart of the Conservative UK government.
Online event Power Hours - The Director's Cut
David Muir Speaker Series: Joel Benenson

David Muir Speaker Series: Joel Benenson

Watch Board member David Muir in conversation with US pollster Joel Benenson as they reflect on Joe Biden's win and consider what will come next.
David Muir Speaker Series Employability
In Conversation with Andrew Adonis

In Conversation with Andrew Adonis

Described as one of the greatest and most inspirational figures of the twentieth century, Ernest Bevin was the Minister of Labour in the wartime coalition during the Second World War. He was at Churchill’s right hand, masterminding the home front while the war supremo commanded the battle front.
Online event
Festival of Politics 2020: Is Digital Destabilising Democracy? – 21 Nov

Festival of Politics 2020: Is Digital Destabilising Democracy? – 21 Nov

How do we protect the truth in the digital age? During the Arab Spring social media was seen as a liberating force that empowered civil society, driving greater political participation from young people.
Festival of Politics