Katie Ghose

Distinguished Lecture Series - Why we love democracy but hate politics: how to be a 21st Century democratic citizen

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Katie Ghose is the Chief Executive of Women's Aid

  • From: Wednesday 8 November 2017, 7.15 pm
  • To: Wednesday 8 November 2017, 8.15 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 2, Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU,
  • Cost: Free
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 8 November 2017, 9.00 am

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Katie Ghose is a barrister and campaigner. She became the Chief Executive of Women's Aid in 2017.

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Lecture synopsis:

In this lecture Katie Ghose explored the state of British democracy and identified the practical ways in which democratic participation can be renewed and revitalised in the 21st Century.

Katie reflected upon seven years at the helm of the Electoral Reform Society, an independent organisation campaigning for a better democracy in the UK. She presented a series of democratic innovations that could help bridge the gap between people and politics at a time of alienation and declining trust in politicians and political institutions.

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Katie Ghose's Lecture

Location details


Lecture Theatre 2, Newton Building


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham, NG1 4BU

Past event

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