Tuesday 4 March 2014, 6.30-8.00pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Prof Jacques Rupnik, Prof Mary Kaldor, Prof Michael Cox; Discussant and Chair: Dr George Lawson
The end of the Cold War in 1989 ushered in a more stable world shaped by an irresistible combination of capitalism and liberalism. But did it? New wars in failing states, the spread of nuclear weapons, rising terrorism, and in 2008 the great financial crash, all pointed to an international system where the certainties of a 20th Century Cold War had given way to a new century full of uncertainty and danger.
Professor Jacques Rupnik is Research Director at the Centre for International Research (CERI), Sciences Po.
Professor Mary Kaldor is Director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the London School of Economics
Professor Michael Cox is Founding Co-Director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor in International Relations.
Discussant and Chair
Dr George Lawson is a Senior Lecturer of International Relations at LSE and serves on the LSE IDEAS Academic Management Committee.