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Founded in 1947 in Windsor Great Park, Cumberland Lodge is a charity that empowers people to promote social progress through dialogue and debate, to build more peaceful, open and inclusive societies.

Founded in 1947 in Windsor Great Park, Cumberland Lodge is a charity that empowers people to promote social progress through dialogue and debate, to build more peaceful, open and inclusive societies.
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United Kingdom

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Founded in 1947 in Windsor Great Park, Cumberland Lodge is a charity that empowers people to promote social progress through dialogue and debate, to build more peaceful, open and inclusive societies.

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English

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Episodes

Working Identities Report Launch

11/28/2019
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The Cumberland Lodge Report, Working Identities, sheds light on the rapidly changing world of work and its wide-ranging impacts on individuals and wider society. The launch event opened with thoughts from the report's writer, Dr Eva Selenko, and was then followed by a panel discussion from Kate Bell, Prof Jacqueline O'Reilly, and Mark Littlewood.

Duration:01:07:59

Difficult Histories & Positive Identities

11/21/2019
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The audio from the launch of the 'Difficult Histories & Positive Identities' report, recorded in Westminster on 19 November 2019. The panel featured Prof Martin Daunton, Dr Ellen McAdam and Nick Dennis, and was chaired by Cumberland Lodge Chief Executive Dr Edmund Newell. The event also featured an introduction from the report's author Dr James Wallis.

Duration:01:08:16

Digital Social Innovation: Reports from a Possible Future

11/19/2019
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Dr Elaine Kasket and Maneesh Juneja talk to Cumberland Lodge Programme Director Dr Jan-Jonathan Bock following their session at the Digital Inclusion: Bridging Divides conference. Their podcast takes a look at a possible future we are heading towards in the digital age.

Duration:00:11:38

E-government: Serving Citizens Online

11/18/2019
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Cumberland Lodge Programme Director Dr Jan-Jonathan Bock talks to Fahmida Rahman, from Webroots Democracy, and Rebecca Sentance, from Pirate Party UK, following their talk at the Digital Inclusion: Bridging Divides conference.

Duration:00:14:46

Challenges for Democracy in the Digital Age

11/12/2019
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The 2019 Cumberland Lodge Debate explores new challenges facing democracy in today's digital age, drawing on insights from Lord Howell's book, Look Where We're Going: Escaping the Prism of Past Politics. The panel features Lord Howell, Dr Katherine Dommett, and Marnie Howlett. The debate is chaied by Baroness Prashar of Runnymede.

Duration:01:29:29

Arabella Dorman on her work as a war artist

10/21/2019
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Cumberland Lodge Scholar Kristin O'Donnel speaks to internationally renowned war artist Arabella Dorman about her works and what it means to be a war artist.

Duration:00:11:54

Defending Democracy: Checks & Balances Under The Rule Of Law

10/8/2019
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On Monday 30 September we hosted a panel debate on checks and balances required for maintaining democracy and the rule of law with two distinguished panellists: Neal Katyal – former Acting Solicitor-General of the United States under President Obama Lord (David) Anderson KBE QC – cross-bench life peer, former Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation (UK), and barrister specialising in EU, human rights and public law The event was chaired by Jessica Simor QC, one of the country’s leading...

Duration:01:09:30

Life Beyond the PhD 2019: Dr Faye Taylor on 'Why a PhD Still Matters'

9/19/2019
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A presentation on why studying at a doctoral level and beyond is still important in the fast moving, 21st century world we inhabit today. Dr Faye Taylor is Head of Strategic Partnerships at the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Her talk was given at Cumberland Lodge's Life Beyond the PhD 2019 conference. A video version of the presentation is available on our website:...

Duration:00:33:41

Life Beyond the PhD 2019: Ben Ryan on 'Research Culture in the UK'

9/18/2019
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Head of Research at Theos, the religion and society thinktank, talks about what it is like to work at a thinktank and how it differs from more traditional academic research. Ben was one of three speakers on the 'Research Culture in the UK' panel at the Life Beyond the PhD 2019 conference.

Duration:00:16:54

Life Beyond the PhD 2019: Dr Alix Green on 'Research Culture in the UK'

9/17/2019
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This is a recording of a talk given by Dr Alix Green at our annual Life Beyond the PhD conference. Dr Green touches on subjects such as research funding, inter-disciplinary networking, and the differences between pure research and applied research and how they connect to each other. Find out more about the conference at the link below: https://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/whats-on/life-beyond-phd-2019

Duration:00:12:38

Life Beyond the PhD 2019: Dr Rachel Cowen on 'Research Culture in the UK'

9/13/2019
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Rachel Cowen speaks on the research culture in the UK at the Life Beyond the PhD conference. Rachel is a Senior Lecturer in Manchester Medical School, co-founder of the Centre for Academic and Researcher Development and University of Manchester Lead for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. She holds a senior fellowship with the Higher Education Academy and is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management as a tutor, trainer and executive coach.

Duration:00:17:03

Life Beyond the PhD: The Role of Doctoral Research

9/4/2019
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Cumberland Lodge Programming Director Jan Bock is joined by Head of Strategic Partnerships at the Association of Commonwealth Universities Faye Taylor, Woolf Institute researcher Kitty O'Lone, and Head of Researcher Development at the University of Cambridge Steve Joy. The speakers touch on a range of issues, including the role of doctoral research in the present day and the challenges faced in research roles.

Duration:00:15:12

Life Beyond the PhD 2019: Reflections from Cumberland Lodge Scholars

9/2/2019
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Three recipients of the 2017-2019 Cumberland Lodge Scholarship (Saeed, Tamanda, and Jack)meet to talk about the 12th annual Life Beyond the PhD conference and the scholarship program as a whole.

Duration:00:07:39

Freedom of Religion or Belief in Action - Graduation address by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

8/9/2019
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The closing address delivered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, on the final day of the 2018-19 Emerging International Leaders programme at Cumberland Lodge, on 'Freedom of Religion or Belief in Action'. Lord Ahmad is the Minister of State for the Commonwealth, the UN and South Asia, and the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief. As the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Lord Ahmad supports the Prime Minister’s commitment to religious...

Duration:00:16:48

Understanding and Policing Gangs - Preventing Harm And Building Resilience

7/11/2019
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A recording of guest presentations from a session on 'Preventing Harm and Building Resilience' at the Cumberland Lodge conference on 'Understanding and Policing Gangs', held in June 2019. The session was chaired by Dr Rick Muir, Director of the Police Foundation, the UK’s independent policing think tank. Our three guest speakers were: - Sherry Peck, Chief Executive of Safer London (from 1:20) - Will Linden, Co-Deputy Director of the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit (from 16:00) - PCC Mark...

Duration:00:44:45

Understanding and Policing Gangs: Social Divisions and Identities

7/9/2019
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A recording of the 'Social Divisions & Identities' session from the Cumberland Lodge conference on 'Understanding and Policing Gangs' in June 2019, featuring presentations from: - John Pitts, Vauxhall Professor of Socio-legal Studies at the University of Bedfordshire's Institute of Applied Social Research (0:50) - Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, Chief Executive of Turning Point (from 17:52) This session was chaired by Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney QPM, national policing lead for children and...

Duration:00:31:35

Reflections on Working Identities - with Sietske van der Ploeg and Anna Thomas

3/12/2019
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Dr Jan-Jonathan Bock, Programme Director at Cumberland Lodge, talks to two participants and guest speakers from the Cumberland Lodge conference on Working Identities, on 11-12 March 2019: Sietske van der Ploeg (Head of Evidence & Impact at The Mayor's Fund for London) and Anna Thomas (Co-founder and Director of the Institute for the Future of Work). They introduce their work, and talk about the most pressing issues facing society today, regarding work. They go on to talk about what their key...

Duration:00:09:09

Contested Histories & Multiple Identities - with Professor Martin Daunton

3/6/2019
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On Tuesday 26 February, the British historian, Professor Martin Daunton, delivered a public lecture at Cumberland Lodge, on 'Contested Histories & Multiple Identities: The Place of the Past in the Present'. The lecture marked the end of a two-day conference on Difficult Histories & Positive Identities, held on 25-26 February. Martin Daunton has been emeritus professor of economic history at the University of Cambridge since his retirement in 2015. He was previously the Astor Professor of...

Duration:00:51:00

Remembering the Past, Debating the Future - with Dr Roland Löffler

3/6/2019
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Dr Roland Löffler, Director of the Regional Agency for Civic Education in Saxony, eastern Germany, delivered the keynote address to the Cumberland Lodge conference on Difficult Histories & Positive Identities, on Monday 25 February 2019. He spoke for 40 minutes, to an audience of experts and practitioners from diverse educational institutions and civil society, on 'Remembering the Past, Debating the Future: Political Education and the Challenge of Populism'. Roland studied protestant...

Duration:00:38:42

Peace, Reconciliation and Positive Identities - with Sean Pettis

3/6/2019
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Sean Pettis is Programme Manager for Legacies of Conflict at the Corrymeela Community in Northern Ireland. He was a guest speaker at the Cumberland Lodge conference on 'Difficult Histories & Positive Identities' conference, on 25-26 February 2019. In this short talk, which set the tone for a conference session on 'Peace, Reconciliation and Positive Identities', Sean addressed the following issues: - How do you reconcile a very recent difficult past, one which is still very present in the...

Duration:00:22:24