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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 

 
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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

 
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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

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

 
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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

 
2012GradConf

10th Annual LSE-GWU-UCSB InternationalGraduate Conference on the Cold War

19 to 21 April 2012

 
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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