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Peter Tatchell asks: "What next for democracy?" (2015)

The human rights campaigner spoke at University Place to talk all things democracy last month, offering an alternative take to the General Election campaign.

The ITV referendum team
24 June 2016
Following the tumultuous events of referendum night, here's a group photo of the ITV news team, with Manchester's Professor Jane Green, who followed the twists and turns of the night's events.

Manchester Professor to sit in ITV’s Referendum hot seat
23 June 2016
The University of Manchester’s Professor Jane Green is once again making the final preparations to provide live analysis on ITV when she takes the hot seat in ITV’s Referendum Result Live Programme.

Election was won on wealth creation says Mandelson
15 June 2015
Labour lost the General Election because it did not have a convincing wealth creation strategy according to Lord Peter Mandelson. The former Cabinet Minister was speaking at a Democracy and Elections seminar with our political scientists

Peter Tatchell video now online
14 May 2015
Anyone who missed Peter Tatchell: what next for democracy at The University of Manchester can now catch up with the event on YouTube

Our Politics Expert Media Group in the news
6 May 2015
During the most uncertain election for a generation, the media has been regularly turning to University of Manchester political scientists for their analysis of this tightly fought campaign.

Sky News’ Stand Up Be Counted Campaign launches at University
9 April 2015
Sky News’ Stand Up Be Counted campaign - the digital initiative that aims to give 16-25 year olds a voice - will be embarking on a tour of key constituencies across the UK from Monday 13th April, kicking off at The University Manchester.

General Election MOOC goes live
9 March 2015
The contributions of two democracy and Elections colleagues are featuring in a free Leeds University online course for students and teachers studying the 2015 General Election.

DemElect experts speak at PHM
2 March 2015
Leading leading pollsters and academics are discussing current thinking on the 2015 election at a special People's History Museum event