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Events

Fabian events run throughout the year and across the country from our flagship New Year and summer conferences, to policy roundtables, lectures and local Fabian Society meetings.

Fabian fringe at Labour party conference Liverpool 2018

23 September 2018, 10:00 - 25 September 2018, 23:00

The Fabian Society will host a number of public and private fringe events from Sunday 23 to Tuesday 25 September. As ever we will host our flagship conference events - Fabian Question Time and the Fabian Party on the last night of conference.

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PAST EVENTS

Meeting

Women At Work: Gendered Experience and the Changing World of Work

18 July 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

Discussing the challenges that face women in the world of work and what policies are required to address these and ensure greater gender equality in the workplace. Organised by the Changing Work Centre - a joint research initiative from Community and the Fabian Society.

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Local Fabians

Local Fabian Societies Annual Houses of Parliament Tea

10 July 2018, 14:00

Featuring the debate 'Is Britain Becoming More Divided?' and afternoon tea in the Cholmondeley Room. Members of local Fabian Societies are invited to join us for the afternoon in the Houses of Parliament for a debate and afternoon tea to celebrate the achievements of local Fabians from the past year.

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Publication launch

Take Good Care: Improving support and wellbeing in later life

09 July 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

The launch the 'Take Good Care' report with shadow mental health and social care minister Barbara Keeley MP. We asked our contributors to consider the offer politicians should make on the services and entitlements older people need to live well.

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Meeting

A New Collectivism: The Future of Trade Unions

04 July 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

Caroline Flint MP, Anna Turley MP, Sue Ferns and Antonia Bance discussing the challenges facing trade unions and the innovations they need to thrive. Organised by the Changing Work Centre – a joint research initiative from Community and the Fabian Society.

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Local Fabians

Peterborough Fabians Education Conference

29 June 2018, 09:00 - 13:30

Raising Aspiration and Transforming Life Chances for Peterborough’s Young People

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Meeting

Prioritising People and Planet: Pascal Lamy and Lisa Nandy MP

25 June 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

The launch of the Lamy Group report setting out a compelling progressive agenda responding to rapid changes in society, technological leaps, major demographic changes and the intensification of globalisation.

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Conference

100 Years of Suffrage: Our Vote, Our Voice

23 June 2018, 10:00 - 17:00

Marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, this conference will reflect on the past and look to the future of women making change.

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Conference

Scottish Fabians Conference: Futures of Scotland

16 June 2018, 10:00 - 17:00

Featuring a keynote speech from Gordon Brown and sessions on Brexit, equality and the future of Labour in Scotland.

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Conference triple threat

FEPS-Fabian Summer Conference 2018: Labour Vision

19 May 2018, 10:00 - 17:30

Focusing on policy priorities for the next Labour government, the outcome of the May local elections and the road towards Brexit.

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Publication launch

Raising the Bar report launch

16 April 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

Raising the Bar: How household incomes can grow like they used to

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Publication launch

Labour Country: How to reconnect with rural communities

27 March 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

The launch of the 'Labour Country' report which asks how Labour can go outside of its comfort zone and become a natural party of the countryside.

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Local Fabians

Launch of the Leeds Fabians

09 February 2018, 19:00 - 21:00

We have some fantastic speakers for the evening where the theme will be Brexit. Speakers include Hilary Benn MP (Labour MP, Leeds Central & chair, Brexit select committee) and Dr Sophia Price (head of politics and international relations, Leeds Beckett University) and Andrew Harrop (general secretary, Fabian Society).

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Local Fabians

Launch of the North East London Fabians

29 January 2018, 19:00 - 21:00

Featuring a discussion on 'The Changing World of Work' with Stella Creasy MP

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Conference

Fabian New Year Conference 2018: Policy Priorities for the Left

13 January 2018, 10:00 - 17:30

Featuring a keynote speech from Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and a special 'in conversation' with Keir Starmer MP.

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Meeting

Fabian Society AGM 2017

18 November 2017, 14:00 - 16:00

Our AGM is an opportunity for all members to have their say on the direction of the Fabian Society and ask about our work. We will host a discussion ahead of the formal business of our AGM. This year’s panel discussion will be The Year in Review: Twelve months of British politics.

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Meeting

Gordon Brown in conversation with Robert Peston

10 November 2017, 09:30 - 13:30

Gordon Brown (former prime minister) and Robert Peston ( ITV’s political editor and presenter of Peston on Sunday) in conversation, chaired by Ria Bernard (Chair, Young Fabians).

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Party Conference fringe

Fabian fringe at Labour party conference 2017

24 September 2017, 10:00 - 26 September 2017, 23:30

The Fabian Society hosted 18 fringe events on a wide range of topics, in addition to our flagship events - Fabian Question Time and the Fabian Party.

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Local Fabians

Local Societies Tea 2017

12 July 2017, 13:00 - 16:00

Local Fabian Society members' annual tea in the House of Lords

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Highlights of Fabian Summer Conference 2017

A taste of our day of post general election analysis and debate

Our publications

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Consensus continued?

The next stage of pension reform

The last 15 years have seen impressive cross-party consensus on pensions policy, particularly the establishment and extension of auto-enrolment into workplace pensions. But further reforms are required to ensure more people have sufficient resources ...

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A Picture of Health

The NHS at 70 and its future

What does the NHS need to ensure it survives another 70 years and beyond? This report explores a comprehensive agenda for the future of the NHS looking at how it is funded, organised and reformed.
Edited by Jonathan Ashworth MP
July 2018

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Take Good Care

Improving support and wellbeing in later life

This new Fabian Society report explores what the left's agenda should be for older people's care, support, independence and wellbeing.
July 2018

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Raising the bar front cover

Raising the bar

How household incomes can grow the way they used to

What do we need to do to get household incomes growing the way they used to before the financial crash? This collection explores how to create the sustainable economic growth that will be needed if living standards are to rise significantly.
Edited ...

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A New Collectivism

How private sector trade unions can innovate and grow

How trade unions can modernise to meet the challenges of the changing world of work.
Edited by Cameron Tait and Tobias Phibbs
December 2017

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Fabian Reviews

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Spring 2018

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on the impact of gentrification on our cities - and our political class - with Luke John Davies, Gloria de Piero and Loretta Lees.

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Winter 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on how Labour needs to reshape the economy, with Michael Jacobs, Chi Onwurah MP, Caroline Flint MP, Andrew Cumbers and David Walker, plus Kate Murray interviews shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler MP.

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Autumn 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on Labour's offer for social security, public services and workers with Ruth Patrick, Heather Wakefield and Jane Mansour, plus Kate Murray interviews David Lammy MP.

Also in this issue: Allen Simpson makes the...

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Summer 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on the task ahead for Labour with Lewis Baston, Jeremy Gilbert, Philip Collins and Olivia Bailey, plus Kate Murray interviews Emily Thornberry MP.
Also in this issue: Charles Lees assesses Martin Schulz and the ...

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Spring 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on whether the European left can make a comeback with Philippe Marliere on France's radical reformer and Eunice Goes on social democracy's renewal, plus Kate Murray interviews Angela Rayner MP.
Also in this issu...

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Winter 2016

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on how Labour should look to the local for a route back into power with Jim McMahon MP, Sarah Hayward, Jessica Studdert and Andrew Harrop, plus Mary Riddell interviews Keir Starmer MP.
Also in this issue: a ...

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Autumn 2016

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review looks at the calls for a British patriotic vision to bring the country together again and the rediscovery of English socialism with Ben Jackson, Tom Kelsey, Jon Wilson and Andrew Harrop, plus Mary Riddell interviews Neil...

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Summer 2016

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on how a continent, country and party were pulled apart, with Ruth Davis, John Denham, Andrew Harrop and Duncan Weldon, plus Conor Pope interviews Angela Eagle.

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Spring 2016

Fabian Review

The forthcoming spring issue of Fabian Review outlines new opportunities for transforming attitudes to welfare and new approaches to tackling poverty. With Andrew Harrop, Olivia Bailey and Alison McGovern.

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