The Orwell Prize 2017 Launch Debate

04 August 2016

The Announcement of the Judges and the Launch of the Orwell Prize 2017 will be marked with a debate on Experts, the Media and Politics For years the importance of evidence to politics (and life) has been taken for granted. Political parties might be … find out more

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The Orwell Prize Ceremony 2016

11 May 2016

  The winners of the Orwell Prize 2016 was announced at the Prize Ceremony on the evening of Thursday 26th May 2016, in Fyvie Hall at the University of Westminster The Orwell Prize were delighted to announce the following winners: Arkady … find out more

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The Orwell Lecture 2015

17 November 2015

Speaker: Rowan Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth Title: Words, War and Reason: Orwell and Thomas Merton on the Crises of Language To read the full text of the lecture, click here Please contact if yo… find out more

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The Broken Glass Ceiling: is gender no longer a barrier to success?

02 December 2014

What are the barriers to professional success for women in Britain today? Gender equality has changed dramatically in recent decades, yet misogynies remain, and intragender divisions may even be increasing. Three influential thinkers will debate the ne… find out more


Launch 2015: What makes a Political life?

23 October 2014

Winner of the Orwell Prize for Books 2014, Alan Johnson MP, is in conversation with David Davis MP about how politics can shape lives, and how personal histories can shape one's political values. The debate will be chaired by the director of the Orwell Pr… find out more