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Previous Events - 2012

FinancialCrises

The Politics of Financial Crises: Lessons Across Continents|

Thursday 29 November, 9.00am, Arundel House
Speakers: Various.

 
122211Lundestad

The Rise and Decline of the American "Empire"|

Thursday 22 November 2012, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Geir Lundestad; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

 
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Islamists in Power - Governing the Arab World|

Wednesday 21 November 2012, 6.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Gilles Kepel; Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun

 
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The Gulag: What We Know Now and Why It Matters|

Tuesday 20 November 2012, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Anne Applebaum; Chair: Professor Arne Westad

 
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9/11 and the Attack on Muslims|

Tuesday 13 November 2012, 6:30pm, BOX, 5th Floor Tower Three
Speaker: Tan Sri Dr Munir Majid; Chair: Professor Arne Westad 

 
121101ARNEbook

Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750|

Thursday 1 November 2012, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Arne Westad; Chair: Professor Michael Cox 

 
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The Global Drug Wars|

Tuesday 23 October 2012, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building   Speakers: Dr. William McAllster, Professor David Courtwright, Dr. Ethan Nadelmann, Nigel Inkster; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

 
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Historians at work: Inside the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)| 

Monday, 22 October 2012, 4pm, COL 2.01
Speaker: Dr William B. McAllister; Chair: Dr Roham Alvandi

 
121018Cuba

The Cuban Missile Crisis: Regional Perspectives 50 years on|

Thursday 18 October 2012, 6.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Professor Antony Kapcia, Professor Hal Klepak, Dr. Carlos Alzugaray Treto; Chair: Dr. Piers N Ludlow

 
121017True Belivers

True Believers: Collaboration and Opposition under Totalitarian Regimes|

Wednesday 17 October 2012, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Anne Applebaum; Chair: Professor Arne Westad

 
121010Europe in Crisis

Reinventing Europe: One Crises, Many Futures |

Wednesday 10 October 2012,  6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre
Speakers: Robert Cooper, Richard Corbett, John Peet

 
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Europe in Crisis Seminar|

Wednesday 10th October 2012, 12:30pm - 6:00pm, COL 2.01, Columbia House
Speakers: Various

 
121010_McCain

A Conversation with Senator John McCain|

Wednesday 10th October 2012, 2.00pm – 3.00pm, LSE Campus TBC
Speaker: Senator John McCain; Chair: Dr. Munir Majid 

 
121004NKorea

The Demise of Kim Jong Il and Its Impact on North East Asia Security|

Thursday 4 October 2012, 6.30pm, COL 2.01 Columbia House
Speaker: Mr. Aidan Foster-Carter; Chair: Professor Arne Westad

 
120529ChinaDebate

Kiss of the Dragon? China’s Geoeconomic Strategy in a Changing Global Order
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Tuesday 29 May 2012, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Jonathan Fenby, Guy De Jonquieres, Linda Yueh 
Chair: Professor Arne Westad

 

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Iran and Israel: Covert War Games in Africa|

Thursday 24 May 2012, 12noon to 2:00pm, EAS.E168 (LSE East Building)
Speaker: Dinesh Mahtani
Chair: Dr Chris Alden

 
120517UKArgentina

UK-Argentina: Is There a Way Forward?|

Thursday 17 May 2012, 6.30pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Ambassador Alicia Castro, Dr John Hughes Moderator: Professor George Philip

 
120510CoxStokes 

 US Foreign Policy, 2nd Edition - Book Launch|

Thursday 10 May 2012, 6.30pm, COL 2.01 Columbia House    Speakers: Professor Michael Cox, Dr Doug Stokes

 
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Negotiating While Fighting: Peace initiatives, the Vietnam War, and British perspectives|

Wednesday, 9 May 2012, FCO
Speakers: Sylvia Ellis, Richard Fyjis-Walker, Professor James Hershberg, Andrew Preston, Professor Patrick Salmon, Sir Robert Wade-Gery, Professor John Young; Chair: Professor Matthew Jones, Alex Ellis

 
120508Brazil

 

Governor Tarso Genro and Professor Carlos Henrique Horn on the current economic and political situation in Brazil|

Tuesday 8 May, 2012, 5.00pm to 6.30pm, COL 2.01, Columbia House Speakers: Governor Tarso Genro and Professor Carlos Henrique Horn: Moderator: Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch; Chair: Dr Francicso Panizza

 
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Anticipations of the Asian Century (May 3-4): Conference Report|

Many have argued that the 21st century will belong to Asia. LSE IDEAS hosted a two-day conference to study to this concept and its implications in May, looking both at the historical backdrop to Asia's rise and potential future trajectories.

 
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 After The Arab Spring: Power Shift in the Middle East?|

Tuesday 1 May 2012, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Dr Amnon Aran, Roger Cohen,Professor Anoush Ehteshami; Chair: Dr Toby Dodge

 
The Ba'th Party

Saddam Hussein's Ba'th Party, Inside an Autoritarian Regime|

Wednesday 25 April, 6.30pm, COL 2.01, Columbia House
Speaker: Professor Joseph Sassoon; Chair: Dr Toby Dodge

 
122404Fenby

Tiger Head Snake Tails, China today, how it got there and where it is heading|

Tuesday 24 April, 6.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Jonathan Fenby, Chair: Professor Arne Westad

 
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Indian Democracy's Ferocious Faultlines|

Monday, 12 March, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Patrick French, Dr Mukulika Banerjee, Professor Sunil Khilnani, Professor  Maitreesh Ghatak
Chair: Dr Ramachandra Guha

 
120306Cricket

Sport and the Nation: Interpreting Indian History through the Lens of Cricket|

Tuesday, 6 March, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Dr Ramachandra Guha; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

 
120306Chevening

 Views from China: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going?|

Tuesday, 6 March, 1:30pm-3:30pm, COL 2.01, Columbia House
Speakers: Dr. Liu Dong, Ms Yu Haining, Ms Zhao Xuelan

 
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25 years after: Soviet lessons for security transition in the Afghanistan of 2014|

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 6.30pm, NAB 2.04
Speakers: Sir Rodric Braithwaite, Jorrit Kamminga; Chair: Dr N. Piers Ludlow

 
122702Piracy

Piracy in Somalia: Inside the Pirate Business|

Monday, 27 February, 7.00pm, COL 2.01, Columbia House
Speaker: Professor Stig Hansen; Chair: Dr Sue Onslow  

 
120216Mauritius

African Development: The Miracle of Mauritius|

16 February 2012, 6.30pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Pierre Dinan, Chair: Dr Chris Alden

 
Russia 18thC

Reflections on Russia's place in Europe in the 18th century|

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 6.30pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Alexandar Kamenskii, Chair: Professor Janet Hartley

 
120126 IndiaSuperpower

Ten reasons why India will not and should not become a Superpower|

Thursday 26 January 2012, 6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Ramachandra Guha; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

 
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The Soviet Union's Collapse: Causes and Consequences|

Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 6.30 pm, Hong Kong Theatre
Speakers: Sir Rodric Braithwaite, Andrei Grachev, Professor Margot Light; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

 

 

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