Centre for Research in Communication and Culture


19 July 2017

2017 General Election Conference

Presented By Loughborough University Institute of Advanced Studies

About this event

This conference, sponsored by the Loughborough University Institute of Advanced Studies, provides a unique exploration of the momentous 2017 General Election from the perspectives of those most intimately involved as strategists, journalists and analysts. The event features contributions from the campaigning, news and social media as well as polling organizations involved in the election. Confirmed participants so far include Ric Bailey (BBC), Jay Blumler (Univ of Leeds), Greg Cook (Labour), Ivor Gaber (Univ of Sussex), Gaby Hinsliff (The Observer), Michael Jeremy (ITV), Dennis Kavanagh (Univ of LIverpool and co-author, The British General Election of 2017), Damian Lyons Lowe (Survation), Keiran Pedley (GfK), Gideon Skinner (Ipsos MORI), Mike Smithson (Political Betting.com) as well as members of the Loughborough University's Centre for Research in Culture and Communication, the British Polling Council, and the UK Political Studies Association's Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Group (EPOP).

The conference is free and MeCCSA members are naturally very welcome to attend. Further details about booking click here

The volume Political Communication in Britain: Polling, Campaigning and Media in the 2015 General Election, based on our previous event is now available to buy here