Our 2018 conference will take place at the University of Liverpool on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th April 2018.

The conference, “Thatcherism Now”, focuses on Thatcherism after Thatcher.

The call for papers is now open and available here. We invite abstracts of (up to) 350 words, to be submitted by Friday 3rd November 2017. (Please submit Word documents, not PDF files).

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speakers will include Stephen Farrall (Sheffield), David Jeffery (Liverpool) and Lord Michael Heseltine. You can read more about Steve, David and Lord Heseltine here.

The conference also features a roundtable discussion on “Women in Conservative Studies”. The panel will feature high-profile female academics and is sponsored by the Political Studies Association Women in Politics Specialist Group.

Details about how to sign up for the conference will be made available once the abstract submission deadline has passed.