Ethics in Public Life
The Ethics in Public Life Research Group is a multi-disciplinary network of scholars engaged in research on questions of public ethics, broadly conceived.
The Group organises conferences, public lectures, research projects, and other activities on a range of topics which address key ethical issues across the disciplines of science, politics, history, and business.
- 2015 Public lecture series, featuring Tariq Ali, Shami Chakrabarti, Michael Meacher MP, and Jonathan Porritt.
- 2016 Workshop on ‘The Ethics of Political Participation’, convened by Dr Phil Parvin. Contributors: Michael Bennett, Sarah Birch, Eva Erman, Alfred Moore, Phil Parvin, Ben Saunders, and Demetris Tillyris. Papers published as a special edition of the peer reviewed journal Res Publica.
- 2018 Workshop on ‘Participation in a Populist Age’, co-hosted by the New Economics Foundation, Westminster. Participants included: Stella Creasey MP, Sirio Canos Donnay (Podemos), Alan Finlayson (University od East Anglia), Jess Garland (Electoral Reform Society), Will Jennings (University of Southampton), Trish Rich (SumOfUs).