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LSE IDEAS
Tower 1
9th and 10th Floor
Clement's Inn
WC2A 2AZ
London

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Fax: +44 (0)20 7955 6514
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A strategy for international drug policy reform|

LSE IDEAS International Drug Policy Project Coordinator, John Collins, discussed the prospects for international drug policy reform, cannabis legalisation, the Brownfield Doctrine and flexible interpretation of international treaties at the Fifth Latin American Conference on Drug Policy in Costa Rica, September 2014.

 
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Asia-Pacific economies can all win together |

In a recent interview, Professor Michael Cox discussed how APEC should be seen as part of a long-term evolutionary process that contributes to the region’s stability and economic prosperity.

 
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We are not in the midst of a new Cold War|

On the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gorbachev has warned that the world is in the midst of a new Cold War. In an interview with CNN, Dr Luc-André Brunet, Deputy Head of the Cold War Studies Programme at LSE IDEAS, argued that "the Cold War was much more than merely bad relations between Russia and the West".

 
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Berlin Wall 25th anniversary: How a massacre in East Germany was prevented|

Professor Vladislav Zubok, Head of the Russia International Affairs Programme at LSE IDEAS, discusses the political and humanitarian rationales behind Gorbachev's decision to rule out the use of force in East Germany.

 
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The US mid-term elections: Global implications|

In a recent interview for The Washington Post, Prof Cox discussed how the election results could embolden American adversaries to further prod the limits of US power. "Given the complexity of the challenges facing the West, this is about the worst time possible for a divided America and a weak Europe".

 

International Conference on the Forty Year Anniversary of the Fall of the Greek Dictatorship
LSE IDEAS Visiting Fellow Effie Pedaliu presented a paper at a major conference in Athens, Greece, which was organised by the Hellenic Parliament Foundation.

Interview with Arne Westad
LSE IDEAS Director Arne Westad to step down at the end of the academic year

LSE IDEAS Public Lecture on "A Changing World and China" covered by the Chinese media
LSE IDEAS Public Lecture Series on "China and World" is reported by several Chinese media.

 

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American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War II |

Thursday 27 November 2014, 6.30 - 8.00pm, Tower 2, Room 9.05
Speaker: Dr Andrew N. Buchanan; Chair: Professor Matthew Jones

 
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Open Government in the Age of Total War|

Tuesday 2 December 2014, 6.30 - 8.00pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Matthew Connelly; Chair: Professor Arne Westad

 
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International Conference - Southern European Socialism in the 1980s|

Friday 5 & Saturday 6 December 2014,  EUI Florence

This conference is being organised in collaboration with European University Institute and Oxford University.

 
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Stalin: Paradoxes of Power|

Thursday 11 December 2014, 6.30 – 8.00pm, Tower 2, 9.04
Speaker: Professor Stephen Kotkin; Chair: Professor Arne Westad
 

 
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The Cold War and the Culture of Secrecy|

Tuesday 13 January 2015, 6.30 - 8.00pm, venue TBC
Speaker: Professor Matthew Connelly; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

 
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Crowd-Sourcing, Surveillance, and the Era of the Synopticon|

Tuesday 17 March 2014, 6.30 - 8.00pm, venue TBC
Speaker: Professor Matthew Connelly; Chair: Professor Michael Cox