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Michael Kenny

Michael Kenny is the director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge. He leads research in place and public policy, and re-making government in the 21st century. Before he arrived in Cambridge, he held positions at: Queen’s University, Belfast; the University of Sheffield, where he was appointed Head of Department; and Queen Mary University of London, where he was the inaugural director of the Mile End Institute. He is currently a visiting fellow at the UCL’s Constitution Unit, sits on the Leverhulme Trust’s Advisory Committee, is co-director of the British Academy’s Governing England programme, and is a member of an external experts panel convened by the Scottish Parliament to advise on the constitutional implications of Brexit.

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Events featuring this speaker

Regional Imbalances and Deep Devolution

Gillian Bristow, Michael Kenny, Bob Kerslake, Henri Murison

Has devolution stalled? What have been the successes and problems so far? What should cities be demanding?

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17 October 2019 10:00am - 11:00am Watershed

Renewing Democracy

Michele Acuto, Claudia Chwalisz, Darren Hughes, Michael Kenny, Ece Temelkuran

Is there a role for cities in making democracy work for all? How do we get the city leaders we need? How can we get citizens engaged in their city?

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17 October 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm Watershed