Monday, January 12, 2015
DRONFIELD LABOUR PARTY DISCUSSION MEETING
TOPIC : THE PROBLEM WITH DEMOCRACY
SPEAKER : MATTHEW FLINDERS
TIME : 8pm to 9.15pm
DATE : SUNDAY, 8 FERUARY 2015
VENUE : CONTACT CLUB, SNAPE HILL LANE, DRONFIELD
Matthew Flinders is a Professor in the Department of Politics at Sheffield University and is the Founding Director of the Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics. The Crick Centre itself being named after the late Bernard Crick who was also a Professor in the same Department and as a major political theorist produced influential works such as "The Reform of Parliament" (1962) and "In Defence of Politics" (1964). Matthew Flinders is Chair of Political Studies Association. He regularly produces evidence at the request of Governmental and Parliamentary Committee's and his own publications include books entitled "Walking Without Order" (2008), "Democratic Drift" (2009) and "Defending Politics" (2012).