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Michael Cox|

Co-Head of Programme


Peter Trubowitz|
Co-Head of Programme


Nicholas Kitchen|

Deputy Head of Programme

United States International Affairs Programme


The LSE IDEAS United States International Affairs Programme  focuses on how the United States acts in the world, and in particular, the structural role of the United States in the current international system. More »|



CALL FOR PAPERS - US Foreign Policy Conference |

The US Foreign Policy Conference will take place September 17th-19th, 2014, at the London School of Economics. Across 3 days, the conference will bring together scholars of US foreign policy from the UK, Europe and the United States, along with policymakers and postgraduate students – over 100 participants in all. More here. |


USIAP Welcomes New Programme Associates|

The United States International Affairs Programme welcomes 21 new Programme Associates who are drawn from across the academic and policy world. Associates are regular contributors to LSE IDEAS' events, publications and multimedia content.


Munk School – SIS – LSE IDEAS Conference ‘US Foreign Policy in International Perspective’|

Tuesday 12th November 2013, LSE IDEAS USIAP hosted a conference in partnership with the Munk School of Global Affairs and the American University School of International Service.



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Recent Events 


Feeling Imperial: The Shaping of American Attitudes towards the Philippines|

Thursday 8 May 2014, 1.00 - 2.30pm, B13, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Speaker: Professor Andrew Rotter; Chair: Professor Matthew Jones 


US Power in the Cold War from Kennedy to Reagan|

Thursday 20 February 2014, 6.30 - 8.00pm, B13, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Speakers: Professor Matthew Jones, Dr Barbara Zanchetta; Chair: Dr Piers Ludlow 


An American or an Asian Century?|

Tuesday 18 February 2014, 6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB
Speaker: Professor John Ikenberry; Discussant: Professor Michael Cox; Chair: Dr Kirsten Schulze