Might This Be Of Interest: EMM Seminar

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The below event is not affiliated with the Athenaeum, however, has been organised in conjunction with a Proprietor.

On Friday 1 March, the European Movement Merseyside is holding a seminar entitled:

“Global Village or Global Fiction? Which way forward for world trade?

Our venue is:

The Richmond Hotel, Hatton Garden, Liverpool

Time 12.00 – 18.00

Registration and networking from 12.00 – 12.45

Opening by Lord Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Christine Banks,

With Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson to make a speech during the afternoon.

The plan is for the event to be split into three headings:

The Downfall of Democracy and the Resurrection of Europe.

What has Europe done for us: the reasons to remain.

Trade within Europe and beyond: the Global Future?

Each Panel will have a chairperson and talks will be approximately 10mins followed by Q&A session.

Guests we have confirmed to date include:

Frank McKenna is the founder member and Chief Executive of Downtown In Business,

Meghnad Desai is Emeritus Professor of Economics at LSE and a Labour Peer.

Stephen Kinsella Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts), is partner and head of the European Antitrust/Competition group at Sidley, based in the Brussels office.

John Farnell,  “Former EU official, currently Associate, Oxford University China Centre”.

Adrian Hill, Former Bank CEO, Landowner and Farmer in Cumbria and Argyll, serial Private Equity Chairman.

Professor Frank McDonough LJMU & internationally renowned expert on the Third Reich.

Professor Phil Harris, Executive Director, Business Research Institute and China Centre, University of Chester.

Professor Philip McCann, Professor of Urban and Regional Economics, University of Sheffield

Declan Breathnach TD Fianna Fáil, Junior Spokesperson on North-South Bodies & Cross-Border Co-Operation.

Rt Hon George Howarth MP

Alison McGovern MP

Wajid Khan MEP

Carmel Nolan, Head of Communications TSSA

Nick Dearden (Global Justice)

Mike Buckley Head of Labour for a Peoples Vote.

Professor Michael Dougan, Professor of European Law & Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law, at the University of Liverpool.

Dirk Hazell Leader of the European Peoples Party

Professor Bryce Evans Associate Professor of History & Politics at Liverpool Hope University.

Check for updates at Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/global-village-or-global-fiction-which-way-forward-for-world-trade-tickets-56097845165