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Constructing Narrative: Thatcher, and the Rhetorical Road to Brexit

1:15pm - 3:00pm / Wednesday 29th November 2023 / Venue: The Moot Room, University of Liverpoo, L3 5TR South Teaching Hub
Type: Lecture / Category: Department
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  • Suitable for: Open to all with an interest in UK politics and its contentious relationship with the European Union.
  • Admission: Free event
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The lecture is open to all with an interest in UK politics and its contentious relationship with the European Union. This includes members of the public, political activists, students, alumni, postgraduates, doctoral candidates, and academics in Liverpool and beyond. The lecture looks at how, through the construction of language and the utilisation of rhetorical tropes, the road to Brexit has its origins throughout UK membership of the European group, including in the period prior to joining.

About the Lecture and Speaker

The lecture is organised under the auspices of the Network for the Interface of Classics and Politics at Liverpool. The lecture based on research conducted by Dr Andrew S. Roe-Crines. The research used in the development of this lecture has been published academic outlets such as the journal ‘Contemporary British History’ and the collection ‘Thatcherism in the 21st Century’. The lecture will be Chaired by Dr David Jeffery who will be asking and taking questions to Dr Roe-Crines following the lecture. There will be drinks after the lecture.