Anna Soubry MP and Kenneth Clarke MP head to Nottingham Trent University for international conference

An international conference on the ‘Future of the West’ is being held at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) this month.

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An international conference on the ‘Future of the West’ is being held at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) this month.

Several high profile speakers are due to attend the event – Crisis in the Liberal World Order: What Future for the West? – at Nottingham Conference Centre on 12 October, including Anna Soubry MP and Kenneth Clarke MP.

The day-long event is being run by the School of Social Sciences at NTU, with three panel discussions taking place, debating issues such as the causes, impact and consequences of Brexit, security in the EU after Brexit and in relation to Trump and the rise of populist parties and their threat to Europe’s liberal international order.

Other speakers on the agenda for the day include Dr Richard Wellings, Deputy Research Director, Institute of Economic Affairs, attendees from the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies in Brussels, as well as representatives from the European Parliament and academics from NTU.

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    Press enquiries please contact Sarah Mcleod, Press and Public Affairs Manager, on telephone +44 (0)115 848 8735, or via email.

    Media are welcome to attend the event, but are required to contact the press office to confirm their attendance.

    Nottingham Trent University has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

    NTU is one of the largest UK universities with nearly 28,000 students and more than 3,500 staff across four campuses, contributing £496m to the UK economy every year. It is one of the most environmentally-friendly universities, containing some of the country’s most inspiring and efficient award-winning buildings. It holds the highest gold rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework for its outstanding teaching and learning.

    The University is passionate about creating opportunities and its extensive outreach programme is designed to enable Nottingham Trent to be a vehicle for social mobility. NTU is the sixth biggest recruiter of students from disadvantaged backgrounds in the country and 95.6% of the its graduates go on to employment or further education within six months of leaving.

    NTU is home to world-class research, winning The Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2015 - the highest national honour for a UK university. It recognised the University’s pioneering projects to improve weapons and explosives detection in luggage, enable safer production of powdered infant formula and combat food fraud.

    With an international student population of approximately 2,600 from around 100 countries, the University prides itself on its global outlook.

Anna Soubry MP and Kenneth Clarke MP head to Nottingham Trent University for international conference

Published on 3 October 2017
  • Subject area: Politics and international studies
  • Category: Press office; School of Social Sciences

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