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Sovereignty as Responsibility

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Speaker

Professor Jennifer Welsh

Professor Jennifer Welsh

Chair

Professor Karen E Smith

Professor Karen E Smith

At the annual Martin Wight memorial lecture, Professor Jennifer Welsh will talk about Sovereignty as Responsibility, previewing her new book on this theme.

The event will be preceded by a drinks reception from 6.30pm in The Garrick (downstairs). All are welcome.

Jennifer M. Welsh is the incoming Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security at McGill University (Montreal, Canada). She was previously Professor and Chair in International Relations at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and Professor in International Relations at the University of Oxford, where she co-founded the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. From 2013-2016, she served as the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, on the Responsibility to Protect.

Karen E Smith is a Professor of International Relations and Head of the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Director of the European Foreign Policy Unit (within the International Relations Department).

The International Relations (IR) Department (@LSEIRDept) is one of the oldest as well as largest in the world. We are ranked 4th in the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2019 tables for Politics and International Studies.

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