CAPPE holds regular public events where audiences are invited to listen, discuss and critically debate key controversial issues for our contemporary era:
Torture and Terror: Ethics, Politics and the "War on Terror"
The Public Controversies series
Ethics and the Public Use of Images of War
The Crisis of Democracy series: Ted Honderich, Baroness Mary Warnock, Caroline Lucas
The Election Time Debate
Democracy, Climate Change and Consumerism series: Marek Kohn, Kate Soper, Kelly Rigg
The Politics of State and Student Violence