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Putin's Russia and its Challenge to the Postwar Liberal Order

Hosted by LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speaker

Bridget Kendall

Bridget Kendall

Chair

Minouche Shafik

Minouche Shafik

Former BBC Correspondent, Bridget Kendall was appointed the first female Master of Peterhouse, the University of Cambridge's oldest College, in 2016.

Educated at Oxford and Harvard, she joined the BBC World Service in 1983 and became the BBC's Moscow correspondent in 1989, covering the collapse of the Soviet Union as well as Boris Yeltsin's rise to power. She was then appointed Washington Correspondent before moving to the senior role of BBC Diplomatic Correspondent, reporting on major conflicts such as those in Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria and Ukraine. Her interviews with global leaders include Margaret Thatcher, Hillary Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev and Vladimir Putin.

Among her awards are the James Cameron Award for distinguished journalism and an MBE from Her Majesty the Queen in the 1994 New Year's Honours list. She is host of the BBC radio's weekly discussion programme, The Forum.

Minouche Shafik is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.

Twitter hashtags for this event: #LSEFestival #NewWorldDisorders

This event is part of the LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders running from Monday 25 February to Saturday 2 March 2019, with a series of events exploring how social science can tackle global problems.

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