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Recent Highlights

The Thatcher and Major Governments In Retrospect: reflections on 18 years in power  
The Maurice Fraser Annual Lecture Series

Location: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Date: Thursday 21 June, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke CH QC MP in conversation with Professor Tony Travers, Interim Dean of the LSE School of Public Policy and Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of LSE European Institute
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How To Lose a Referendum

Date: Monday 4 June, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Jason Farrell, Sky News Senior Political Correspondent
Paul Goldsmith, Politics and Economics Teacher, Latymer Upper School and Author of the Goldblog
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The French Revolution: one year on

Date: Thursday 24 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers
: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Professor at Sciences Po Paris and the Hertie School of Governance Berlin, Mercator Senior Fellow at Bruegel and Programme and Ideas Director for Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign
Christine Ockrent, Journalist, Broadcaster, Editor-In-Chief of L'Express and former Chief Operating Officer of France 24 and RFI
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Counter Revolution: liberal Europe in retreat

Date: Wednesday 16 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Jan Zielonka, Professor of European Politics and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
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The Other Neoliberalism: German Ordoliberalism after the Euro crisis

Date: Thursday 10 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Michelle Everson, Professor of Law, School of Law, Birkbeck University of London
Albert Weale, Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy, Department of Political Science, UCL
Jonathan White, Professor of Political Science, LSE European Institute
David Woodruff, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, LSE Department of Government
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The Catalan Crisis: populism and secessionism

Date: Tuesday 8 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Dr Pedro Sanchez, Secretary General of PSOE (Spanish Socialists and Workers' Party), leader of the Spanish opposition and vice president of the Socialist International
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Europe In a Map: people and borders in times of change

Date: Wednesday 2 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Simon Glendinning, Professor of European Philosophy, LSE European Institute and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy
Elspeth Guild, Jean Monnet Professor ad personam, Queen Mary University of London and Radboud University Nijmegen
Natascha Zaun, Assistant Professor in Migration Studies, LSE European Institute
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Themes

Brexit 

 

How To Lose a Referendum

Date: Monday 4 June, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Jason Farrell, Sky News Senior Political Correspondent
Paul Goldsmith, Politics and Economics Teacher, Latymer Upper School and Author of the Goldblog
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Article 50: one year on

Date: 12 March 2018
Speakers: Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law, University of Cambridge
Simon Hix, Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, LSE Department of Government
Jill Rutter, Programme Director for Brexit, Institute for Government
Tony Travers, Director, LSE Institute of Public Affairs
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The Brexit Negotiations: the view from Brussels

Date: 5 March 2018
Speaker: Stefaan De Rynck, Senior Adviser to Michael Barnier (Chief EU Negotiator for Brexit) and Professor, College of Europe
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Brexit: what next?

Date: 1 March 2018
Speaker: Hilary Benn, Labour MP for Leeds Central and Chair of the Select Committee on Exiting the European Union
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The Impact Of Brexit On London 

Date: 27 February 2018
Speakers: Naomi Clayton, Policy and Research Manager, Centre for Cities
Niamh Moloney, Professor of Law, LSE Law Department
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Clean Brexit: why leaving the EU still makes sense

Date: 17 January 2018
Speakers: Liam Halligan, British economist, journalist and broadcaster
Dr Gerard Lyons, leading UK and international economist and writer
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The Brexit Alternatives and Their Implications 

Date: 27 November 2017
Speakers: Joachim Blatter, Professor of Political Science, University of Lucerne
Erik O. Eriksen, Director of ARENA and Professor of Political Science, University of Oslo
Sieglinde Gstöhl, Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe
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The Implications Of Brexit For Human Rights In the UK 

Date: 22 November 2017
Speaker: Conor O' Gearty, Professor of Human Rights Law, LSE Department of Law
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Regional Economic Impacts Of Brexit

Date: 15 November 2017
Speakers: Swati Dhingra, Lecturer in Economics, LSE Department of Economics
Henry Overman, Professor of Economic Geography, LSE Department of Geography and Environment
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The Brexit Negotiations: make or break?

Date: 2 November 2017
Speakers: Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the LSE European Institute
Philippe Legrain, founder of think tank Open and Senior Visiting Fellow, LSE European Institute 
John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator for The Independent and Visiting Professor, King's College London
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No More Cake and Eat It: making a Brexit deal for workers

Date: 31 October 2017
Speaker: Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary
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UK and EU Foreign Policy Challenges Following Brexit

Date: 25 October 2017
Speaker: Karen Smith, Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, LSE 
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The Impact Of Brexit On European Financial Centres

Date: 23 October 2017
Speaker: Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Finance Minister
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The Future Of Europe Post-Brexit

Date: 28 September 2017
Speaker: Guy Verhofstadt, Head of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament and the Brexit negotiation team
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Managing the Complexity: what Brexit could mean for British business 

Date: 6 July 2017
Speaker: Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director General
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Britain, Brexit and the EU: was this a love affair gone wrong or always an unhappy marriage of convenience?

Date: 6 March 2017
Speakers: Sir Stephen Wall, former diplomat in Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service
Piers Ludlow, Associate Professor, LSE Department of International History
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Britain and Europe: towards Brexit? European Institute 25th Anniversary Event

Date: 8 December 2016
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2017: will the EU survive?

Date: 1 December 2016 
Speakers: Agata Gostynska-Jakubowska, Professor Philippe Marlière, Professor Anand Menon, Bojan Pancevski, Michiel van Hulten
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EU and Brexit

Date: 23 September 2016
Speaker: Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament
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Britain After Brexit: will something continue to turn up?

Date: 20 September 2016
Speaker: David Smith, Economics Editor for The Sunday Times
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Should We Stay Or Should We Go Now? LSE European Institute "Europe in Question" Annual Lecture 2016

Date: 10 May 2016
Speaker
: Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography and Fellow of St Peter’s College, University of Oxford
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Germany 

The Other Neoliberalism: German Ordoliberalism after the Euro crisis

Date: Thursday 10 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Michelle Everson, Professor of Law, School of Law, Birkbeck University of London
Albert Weale, Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy, Department of Political Science, UCL
Jonathan White, Professor of Political Science, LSE European Institute
David Woodruff, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, LSE Department of Government
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The Greco-German Affair In the Euro Crisis: mutual recognition lost?

Date: Tuesday 20 March, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni, PhD student, LSE European Institute
Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford
Claudia Sternberg, Senior Research Associate at University College London’s European Institute
Kevin Featherstone, Head of the LSE European Institute
Jonathan White, Professor of Politics at the LSE European Institute
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A Changing Germany In a Changing Europe? The German Elections and their implications for Europe

Date: 14 September 2017
Speakers: Professor William Paterson, Aston University
Christian Odendahl, Centre for European Reform
Dr Natascha Zaun, LSE European Institute
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Managing Europe: what is Germany's responsibility? LSESU German Society and LSE European Institute Lecture

Date: 3 March 2016
Speaker: Dr Wolfgang Schäuble, Member of the German Christian Democratic Union party
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The Return Of the 'German Question'

Date: 26 January 2015
Speakers: Hans Kundnani, Quentin Peel
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Being German, Becoming Muslim: race, religion and conversion in the new Europe

Date: 21 January 2015
Speakers: Dr Esra Özyürek, Dr Ruth Mandel, Dr Nasar Meer, Professor Joel Robbins
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Strengthening Competitiveness and Growth in Europe

Date: 30 October 2012
Speaker: Philipp Rösler, German Vice-Chancellor
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France 

The French Revolution: one year on

Date: Thursday 24 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers
: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Professor at Sciences Po Paris and the Hertie School of Governance Berlin, Mercator Senior Fellow at Bruegel and Programme and Ideas Director for Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign
Christine Ockrent, Journalist, Broadcaster, Editor-In-Chief of L'Express and former Chief Operating Officer of France 24 and RFI
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Britain and France

Date: 29 June 2017
Speaker: Edward Llewellyn, UK Ambassador in France
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The French Presidential Election: implications for France and Europe

Date: 21 March 2017
Speakers: Christian Lequesne, Francoise Boucek, John Peet
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France’s Place In Europe: one year into the Socialist presidency

Date: 5 June 2013
Speaker: Jean-François Copé, founder of think tank Generation France and leader of the French opposition
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Why I Am a Euro-Optimist

Date: 4 March 2013
Speaker: Alain Juppé, Former Prime Minister of France
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European Union 

Counter Revolution: liberal Europe in retreat

Date: Wednesday 16 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Jan Zielonka, Professor of European Politics and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
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Euroscepticism and the Future Of European Integration

Date: Thursday 26 April, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Tony Barber, Europe Editor of the Financial Times
Catherine De Vries, Professor of Politics and Director of the Essex Centre of Experimental Social Science, Department of Government, University of Essex
Simon Hix, Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, Department of Government, LSE
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Perspectives for the European Common Security and Defence Policy

Date: 28 February 2018
Speaker: Ursula von der Leyen, German Minister of Defence
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Economic Convergence In the Euro Area: coming together or drifting apart?

Date: 29 January 2018
Speaker: Jeffrey Franks, Director of the IMF Europe Office and Senior Resident Representative to the European Union
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Challenges For the Eurozone

Date: 11 January 2018
Speaker: Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup and former Netherlands Minister of Finance
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Less Populist, More Popular: my vision for the EU in 2018

Date: 18 December 2017
Speaker: Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
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Can National Politics Still Support International Integration? The case of the EU

Date: 25 September 2017
Speaker: Professor Mario Monti, Head of Bocconi University
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Whither Europe? Historical Perspectives in 2017

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017
Speakers: Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS and LSE Emeritus Professor of International Relations 
Dr. Abby Innes, Assistant Professor of Political Economy at LSE's European Institute
Professor Mike Savage, Martin White Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of LSE International Inequalities Institute
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The Treaty Of Rome 60 Years On: are the founding fathers still relevant to today?

Date: 21 March 2017
Speaker: Etienne Davignon
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2017: will the EU survive?

Date: 1 December 2016
Speakers: Agata Gostynska-Jakubowska, Professor Philippe Marlière, Professor Anand Menon, Bojan Pancevski, Michiel van Hulten
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Europe's Incompatible Trinities

Date
: 21 November 2016
Speakers: Marco Buti, Paul de Grauwe, Mareike Kleine
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The Euro and Its Threat To Europe

Date: 30 August 2016
Speaker: Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia Business School and Chair of the Management Board and Director of Graduate Summer Programs, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester
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Should we stay or should we go now? LSE European Institute "Europe in Question" Annual Lecture 2016

Date: 10 May 2016
Speaker: Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography and Fellow of St Peter’s College, University of Oxford 
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Britain and the EU: a view from the European Parliament

Date: 5 February 2016
Speaker: Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament
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Next Steps In EU Antitrust Law: boosting national enforcement

Date: 20 November 2015
Speaker: Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition, former Danish Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior and former Deputy Prime Minister of Denmark
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The Way Forward For Europe: a union of solidarity and differentiation?

Date: 24 September 2015
Speaker: Emmanuel Macron 
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From Ukraine To Syria: what foreign policy priorities for the new European Commission?
In partnership with ECFR and the EU Commission

Date: 3 November 2014
Speakers: Nick Witney, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR
Spyros Economides, Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics, LSE
Quentin Peel, Senior Fellow, Chatham House
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The 2014 EP Elections: a victory for European democracy?

Date: 2 June 2014
Speakers: Dr Sara Hagemann, Professor Iain Begg, Dr Mareike Kleine
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European Parliamentary Elections: what’s at stake?

Date: 30 April 2014
Speakers: Professor Maurice Fraser, Stuart Wheeler, Mark Leonard, Dr Sara Hagemann
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Discovering Cooperation In Regional Organizations: is the European Union a paragon?

Date: 18 March 2014
Speaker: Professor Gary Marks 
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Accountability and Efficiency In the European Union: twenty years of co-decision

Date: 6 March 2014
Speakers: Sara Hagemann, LSE European Institute
Fergal O’Regan, Head of Unit at the European Ombudsman
Anthony Teasdale, Director General, European Parliamentary Research Service and Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE European Institute 
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The UK and the EU: sovereign illusions in an age of interdependence

Date: 5 March 2014
Speaker: Alexander Stubb, Finnish Minister for European affairs and Foreign Trade 
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The United Kingdom and the European Parliament Elections: voting for, against or about the European Union?

Date: 12 February 2014
Speakers: Professor Vernon Bogdanor, Professor Simon Hix, Professor Damian Chalmers and Mats Persson
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Insurance and Adjustment In a Diverse Monetary Union: what can the Eurozone learn from the UK?

Date: 29 January 2014
Speakers: Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Alberto Montagnoli, Danuta Hübner, Julia Darby
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Can the European Union Reconnect With Its Citizens?

Date: 14 October 2013
Speaker: Gavin Hewitt, BBC Europe Editor 
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The 2014 European Elections: why this time will be different

Date: 2 October 2013
Speakers: Simon Hix, Professor of European and Comparative Politics, LSE
Doru Frantescu, VoteWatch Policy Director
Mats Persson, Open Europe Director
Gergely Polner, Head of Public Affairs at European Parliament UK Office
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Why Europe Matters: the case for the European Union

Date: 17 June 2013
Speaker: John McCormick, Professor of European Union Politics, Indiana University
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Why I Am a Euro-optimist

Date: 4 March 2013
Speaker: Alain Juppé, Former Prime Minister of France
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EU At a Cross-road and the Future Of Our European Project: a view from Central Europe

Date: 13 February 2013
Speaker: Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
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Geopolitical Oblivion Or a Pragmatic Approach? Britain, the EU and European foreign policy in 2012

Date: 6 February 2013
Speakers: Helga Schmid, Deputy Secretary General, EEAS
Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
Dr Heather Grabbe, Director, Open Society European Policy Institute
Dr Spyros Economides, LSE European Institute
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Blaming Europe? Citizens, Governments and the Media

Date: 5 December 2012
Speaker: Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the LSE European Institute
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The Future Of the European Union After the Euro Crisis: political union and its discontents

Date: 3 December 2012
Speakers: Ulrike Guérot, José Ignacio Torreblanca, Mark Leonard, Anthony Teasdale
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The Eurozone’s Design Failures: can they be corrected?

Date: 28 November 2012
Speaker: Professor Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy and Head of the LSE European Institute
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Europe's Unfinished Currency: the political economics of the Euro

Date: 1 November 2012
Speaker: Dr Thomas Mayer, Senior Fellow at the Center of Financial Studies at Goethe University
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Philosophy and European Union

Date: 19 June 2012
Speaker: Simon Glendinning,  Reader in European Philosophy in the LSE European Institute and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy
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Migration 

The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate Of Western Democracy

Date: 8 November 2017
Speaker: Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Open Society Foundations Fellow
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Climate Change and Migration To Europe

Date: 18 November 2015
Speakers: Professor Neil Adger, Mary Robinson, Alain Le Roy, Lord Nicholas Stern
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How Can European Migration Policies Promote Development?

Date: 23 May 2012
Speakers: Tobias Billström in conversation with Peter Sutherland
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Political Economy

Combatting the Five Giants In Twenty-First Century European Welfare States

Date: 21 February 2018
Speakers: Kathleen Henehan, Professor Nicola Lacey, Stewart Wood Baron Wood of Anfield
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Citizens' Basic Income Day

Date: 20 February 2018
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Economic Convergence In the Euro Area: coming together or drifting apart?

Date: 29 January 2018
Speaker: Jeffrey Franks, Director of the IMF Europe Office and Senior Resident Representative to the European Union
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Challenges For the Eurozone

Date: 11 January 2018
Speaker: Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup and former Netherlands Minister of Finance
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Less Populist, More Popular: my vision for the EU in 2018

Date: 18 December 2017
Speaker: Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
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The Future Of the Euro

Date: 21 November 2017
Speaker: Paul de Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, LSE European Institute
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The Political Economy Of Monetary Solidarity: understanding the Euro experiment

Date: 12 October 2017
Speakers: Philippe Legrain, think tank Open and Senior Visiting Fellow, LSE European Institute
Jonathan White, Professor of Politics, LSE European Institute
Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge
Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy, LSE European Institute
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The Euro and Its Threat To Europe

Date: 30 August 2016
Speaker: Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia Business School and Chair of the Management Board and Director of Graduate Summer Programs, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester
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How to boost growth as the Oil Price Falls: transformation and reform of the Norwegian economy

Date: 11 March 2016
Speaker: Siv Jensen, Norwegian Minister of Finance (2013- )
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How Growth Regimes Change: the co-evolution of economics and politics in the developed democracies

Date: 8 December 2015
Speaker: Professor Peter A. Hall, LSE Centennial Professor and Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies at Harvard University
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A Stress Test Of the Welfare State

Date: 2 February 2015
Speaker: Tito Boeri, Professor of Economics and Dean for Research, Bocconi University, Milan and BP Centennial Professor at the LSE
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Transatlantic Free Trade: the final push? British, French and US Perspectives on a TTIP agreement

Date: 13 October 2014
Speakers: Pascal Lamy, Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation (2005-13)
Sir Peter Ricketts, British Ambassador to France
Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the UK
Peter Sutherland, Chair of the LSE Council, Chairman of Goldman Sachs International and Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation (1993-95)
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From Subsidy To Strategic Investment: what can the EU's new reformed Regional Policy do for growth and jobs in 2014 - 2020?

Date: 28 May 2014
Speakers: Johannes Hahn, European commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy, in conversation with Professor Iain Begg
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The EU Economy After the Great Recession

Date: 29 April 2014
Speaker: Pier Carlo Padoan, Italian Minister of Economy and Finance
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Insurance and Adjustment In a Diverse Monetary Union: what can the Eurozone learn from the UK?

Date: 29 January 2014
Speakers: Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Alberto Montagnoli, Danuta Hübner, Julia Darby
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Structural Reforms To Stimulate Growth: more pain for workers and another credit bubble in the making?

Date: 4 December 2013
Speakers: Tito Boeri, Gilles Saint-Paul and Laurence Boone
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European Competitiveness: is completing the single market the key?

Date: 21 November 2013
Speakers: Yiannos Papantoniou, Damian Chalmers and Sebastien Dullien
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Macroeconomic Stabilisation In Times Of Austerity: how can national income be anchored again?

Date: 20 November 2013
Speakers: Lucrezia Reichlin, Martin Weale, Paul De Grauwe 
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Competition Policy: European and global perspectives

Date: 11 November 2013
Speaker: Joaquín Almunia, Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Competition (2010 - 2014)
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The UK In the EU Single Market: what next? Opportunities and challenges

Date: 17 October 2013
Speaker: Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services 
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The Future Of Europe’s Economy: deliverance or disaster?

Date: 18 September 2013
Speakers: Paul De Grauwe, Holger Schmieding, George Magnus, Thomas Mayer
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Ireland's Economic Recovery and the EU Presidency: stability, jobs and growth

Date: 11 March 2013
Speaker: Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland
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Perspectives On the European Crisis From a Small Open Economy

Date: 16 January 2013
Speaker: Anders Borg, Swedish Minister for Finance
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The Eurozone’s Design Failures: can they be corrected?

Date: 28 November 2012
Speaker: Professor Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy and Head of the LSE European Institute
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Europe's Unfinished Currency: the political economics of the Euro

Date: 1 November 2012
Speaker: Dr Thomas Mayer, Senior Fellow at the Center of Financial Studies at Goethe University
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Strengthening Competitiveness and Growth In Europe

Date: 30 October 2012
Speaker: Philipp Rösler, German Vice-Chancellor
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Spain's Economic Policy Strategy

Date: 4 October 2012
Speaker: Luis de Guindos, Spanish Minister of the Economy and Competitiveness
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A European Policy Outlook: the crisis and beyond

Date: 17 September 2012
Speaker: Pierre Moscovici, French Finance Minister
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The Eurozone's Awkward Threesome: fiscal stance, macroeconomic stability and growth

Date: 8 May 2012
Speaker: Leszek Balcerowicz, former Polish Deputy Prime Minister
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Can Greece Get Out Of the Crisis?

Date: 28 March 2012
Speakers: Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Chairman of the Board of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises
Moritz Kraemer, Managing Director EMEA, Standard & Poor's
Vicky Pryce, Senior Managing Director - Economics, FTI Economics
Poul Thomsen, Deputy Director, European Department of the International Monetary Fund and Head of the Troika Programme for Greece
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Growth For Europe: resuscitating the single market

Date: 29 February 2012
Speaker: Petr Nečas, former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
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Archive 

2017 - 2018

Euroscepticism and the Future Of European Integration

Date: Thursday 26 April, 18.30 - 20.00 Speakers: Tony Barber, Europe Editor of the Financial Times Catherine De Vries, Professor of Politics and Director of the Essex Centre of Experimental Social Science, Department of Government, University of Essex Simon Hix, Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, Department of Government, LSE
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The Greco-German Affair In the Euro Crisis: mutual recognition lost?

Date: Tuesday 20 March, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni, PhD student, LSE European Institute
Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford
Claudia Sternberg, Senior Research Associate, UCL European Institute
Jonathan White, Professor of Politics, LSE European Institute
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Article 50: one year on

Date: 12 March 2018
Speakers: Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law, University of Cambridge
Simon Hix, Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, LSE Department of Government
Jill Rutter, Programme Director for Brexit, Institute for Government
Tony Travers, Director, LSE Institute of Public Affairs
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The Brexit Negotiations: the view from Brussels

Date: Monday 5 March, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Stefaan De Rynck, Senior Adviser to Michael Barnier (Chief EU Negotiator for Brexit) and Professor, College of Europe

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Brexit: what next?

Date: Thursday 1 March, 18.30 - 20.00     
Speaker: Hilary Benn, Labour MP for Leeds Central and Chair of the Select Committee on Exiting the European Union

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Perspectives for the European Common Security and Defence Policy

Date: Wednesday 28 February, 16.00 - 17.15  Speaker: Ursula von der Leyen, German Minister of Defence
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The Impact Of Brexit On London 

Date: Tuesday 27 February, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Naomi Clayton, Policy and Research Manager, Centre for Cities
Niamh Moloney, Professor of Law, LSE Law Department
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Combatting the Five Giants In Twenty-First Century European Welfare States

Date: Thursday 21 February 2018, 16.00 - 17.15 
Speakers: Kathleen Henehan, Resolution Foundation
Professor Nicola Lacey, School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy at LSE and an Associate Member of the International Inequalities Institute
Stewart Wood Baron Wood of Anfield
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Citizens' Basic Income Day

Date: 20 February 2018, 09.00 - 17.45
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Academic Freedom and the New Populism

Date: 8 February 2018, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Michael Ignatieff, Rector and President of Central European University
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What Do the Italian Elections Mean For Europe?

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Francesco Caselli, Norman Sosnow Professor at the LSE Department of Economics
Lorenzo Codogno, Visiting Professor in Practice at the LSE European Institute
Miriam Sorace, Fellow in EU Politics at the LSE European Institute
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Economic Convergence In the Euro Area: coming together or drifting apart?

Date: Monday 29 January, 12.30 - 14.00
Speaker: Jeffrey Franks, Director of the IMF Europe Office and Senior Resident Representative to the European Union

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Clean Brexit: why leaving the EU still makes sense

Date: 17 January 2018, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Liam Halligan, British economist, journalist and broadcaster
Dr Gerard Lyons, leading UK and international economist and writer
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Challenges For the Eurozone

Date: Thursday 11 January, 18.30 - 20.00 Speaker: Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup and former Netherlands Minister of Finance Listen to podcast


Less Populist, More Popular: my vision for the EU in 2018

Date: 18 December 2017
Speaker: Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
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The Brexit Alternatives and Their Implications 

Date: 27 November 2017
Speakers: Joachim Blatter, Professor of Political Science, University of Lucerne
Erik O. Eriksen, Director of ARENA and Professor of Political Science, University of Oslo
Sieglinde Gstöhl, Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe
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The Implications Of Brexit For Human Rights In the UK 

Date: 22 November 2017
Speaker: Conor O' Gearty, Professor of Human Rights Law, LSE Department of Law
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The Future Of the Euro

Date: 21 November 2017
Speaker: Paul de Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, LSE European Institute
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Regional Economic Impacts Of Brexit

Date: 15 November 2017
Speakers: Swati Dhingra, Lecturer in Economics, LSE Department of Economics
Henry Overman, Professor of Economic Geography, LSE Department of Geography and Environment
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The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate Of Western Democracy

Date: 8 November 2017
Speaker: Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Open Society Foundations Fellow
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The Brexit Negotiations: make or break?

Date: 2 November 2017 
Speakers: Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, LSE European Institute
Philippe Legrain, founder of think tank Open and Senior Visiting Fellow, European Institute 
John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator for The Independent and Visiting Professor, King's College London
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No More Cake and Eat It: making a Brexit deal for workers

Date: 31 October 2017 
Speaker: Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary
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UK and EU Foreign Policy Challenges Following Brexit

Date: 25 October 2017
Speaker: Karen Smith, Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, LSE 
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The Impact Of Brexit On European Financial Centres

Date: 23 October 2017, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Finance Minister
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Orbán's Hungary: an exception or a role model for Central and Eastern Europe? 

Date: 18 October 2017
Speaker: Paul Lendvai, Hungarian-born Austrian journalist and author
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The Political Economy Of Monetary Solidarity: understanding the Euro experiment

Date: 12 October 2017
Speakers: Philippe Legrain, think tank Open, Senior Visiting Fellow, LSE European Institute
Jonathan White, Professor of Politics, LSE European Institute
Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge
Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy, LSE European Institute
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The Future Of Europe Post-Brexit

Date: 28 September 2017
Speaker: Guy Verhofstadt, Head of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament and the Brexit negotiation team
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Can National Politics Still Support International Integration? The case of the EU

Date: 25 September 2017
Speaker: Professor Mario Monti, Head of Bocconi University
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A Changing Germany In a Changing Europe? The German elections and their implications for Europe

Date: 14 September 2017 
Speakers: Professor William Paterson, Aston University
Christian Odendahl, Centre for European Reform
Dr Natascha Zaun, Assistant Professor in Migration Studies, LSE European Institute  
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2016 - 2017

First Confession: a sort of memoir

Date: 11 July 2017 
Speaker: Chris Patten, Chancellor of Oxford University
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Managing the Complexity: what Brexit could mean for British business

Date: 6 July 2017
Speaker: Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director General
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Britain and France

Date: 29 June 2017
Speaker: Edward Llewellyn, UK Ambassador in France
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Illiberal Democracy in Unstable Times: the perils of democracy in Central & Eastern Europe

Date: 18 May 2017
Speakers: Professor Miklos Haraszti, Dr Denisa Kostovicova, Professor Jan Zielonka
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Israel and the World Economy: the power of globalisation

Date: 4 May 2017
Speaker: Assaf Razin, Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University
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Whither Europe? Historical Perspectives in 2017

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017
Speakers: Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS and LSE Emeritus Professor of International Relations 
Dr. Abby Innes, Assistant Professor of Political Economy at LSE's European Institute
Professor Mike Savage, Martin White Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of LSE International Inequalities Institute
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The Treaty Of Rome 60 Years On: are the founding fathers still relevant today?

Date: 21 March 2017
Speakers: Etienne Davignon, Professor Hellen Wallace
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The Road To Somewhere: the populist revolt and the future of politics

Date: 20 March 2017
Speaker: David Goodhart
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The French Presidential Election: implications for France and Europe

Date: 21 March 2017
Speakers: Christian Lequesne, Francoise Boucek, John Peet
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Britain, Brexit and the EU: was this a love affair gone wrong or always an unhappy marriage of convenience?

Date: 6 March 2017
Speaker: Stephen Wall
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Protecting Children In War and Conflict: European and global implications for child rights

Date: 12 January 2017
Speaker: Helle Thorning-Schmidt
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Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit? LSE European Institute 25th Anniversary panels on Brexit

Date: 8 December 2016
Speakers: Professor Julia Black, Professor Sara Hobolt, Professor Niamh Maloney, Professor Danuta Hübner, Professor Samuel Fankhauser, Professor Simona Iammarino, Professor Iain Begg, Professor Paul De Grauwe, Professor Tony Travers, Dr Jennifer Jackson Preece
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2017: will the EU survive?

Date: 1 December 2016
Speakers: Agata Gostynska-Jakubowska, Professor Philippe Marlière, Professor Anand Menon, Bojan Pancevski, Michiel van Hulten
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Europe's Incompatible Trinities

Date: 21 November 2016
Speakers: Marco Buti, Paul de Grauwe, Mareike Kleine
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Iceland's Road to Recovery - Key Lessons

Date: 19 October 2016
Speaker: Lilja Alfreðsdóttir
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EU and Brexit

Date: 23 September 2016
Speaker: Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament
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Britain After Brexit: will something continue to turn up?

Date: 20 September 2016
Speaker: David Smith, Economics Editor for The Sunday Times
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2015 - 2016

The Euro and Its Threat To Europe

Date: 30 August 2016
Speaker: Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia Business School and Chair of the Management Board and Director of Graduate Summer Programs, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester
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Should we stay or should we go now? LSE European Institute "Europe in Question" Annual Lecture 2016

Date: 10 May 2016
Speaker: Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography and Fellow of St Peter’s College, University of Oxford 
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The World’s Climate Capital? COP21 and the Greening of Paris

Date: 15 March 2016
Speaker: Celia Blauel, Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of the Environment, Sustainable Development, the Climate Plan for Energy and Hydric resources since 2014 
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How to boost growth as the Oil Price Falls: transformation and reform of the Norwegian economy

Date: 11 March 2016
Speaker: Siv Jensen, Norwegian Minister of Finance (2013- )
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Too Important To Fail: humanitarian financing in a more fragile world

Date: 10 March 2016
Speaker: Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Commission for Budget and former Humanitarian Aid Commissioner
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Managing Europe: what is Germany's responsibility?

Date: 3 March 2016
Speaker: Dr Wolfgang Schäuble, German Christian Democratic Union (CDU) politician, served as German Federal Minister of Finance in the second and third Merkel cabinets
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One School, Two Visions Literary Festival 2016

Date: 25 February 2016
Speakers: Professor Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS
Professor Chandran Kukathas, Head of the Department of Government, LSE
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Britain and the EU: a view from the European Parliament

Date: 5 February 2016
Speaker: Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament
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Hungarian Perspective On the Future Of Europe

Date: 4 February 2016
Speaker: Mr Péter Szijjártó, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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How Growth Regimes Change: the co-evolution of economics and politics in the developed democracies

Date: 8 December 2015
Speaker: Professor Peter A. Hall, LSE Centennial Professor and Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies at Harvard University
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Unstable Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood: a range of threats to European security

Date: 26 November 2015
Speaker: Edgars Rinkevics, Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs
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Europe's Perfect Storm: racism, anti-Semitism, terrorism and resurgent nationalism

Date: 23 November 2015
Speaker: Michel Wieviorka, Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and President of the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme
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Next Steps In EU Antitrust Law: boosting national enforcement

Date: 20 November 2015
Speaker: Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition, former Danish Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior and former Deputy Prime Minister of Denmark
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Climate Change and Migration To Europe

Date: 18 November 2015
Speakers: Professor Neil Adger, Mary Robinson, Alain Le Roy
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2014 - 2015

Philosophy, the Public and Other Subjects

Date: 10 February 2015
Speaker: Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor of European Philosophy at LSE
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A Stress Test Of the Welfare State

Date: 2 February 2015
Speaker: Tito Boeri, Professor of Economics and Dean for Research, Bocconi University, Milan and BP Centennial Professor at the LSE
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The Return Of the 'German Question'

Date: 26 January 2015
Speakers: Hans Kundnani, Research Director, European Council on Foreign Relations and Associate Fellow, Birmingham University
Quentin Peel, Mercator Senior Fellow, Chatham House
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Being German, Becoming Muslim: race, religion and conversion in the new Europe

Date: 21 January 2015
Speakers: Esra Özyürek, Associate Professor in Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute
Ruth Mandel, Reader in Social Anthropology, University College London
Nasar Meer, Reader in Comparative Social Policy and Citizenship, Strathclyde University and Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Fellow
Joel Robbins, Sigrid Rausing Professor in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge
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What Europe?

Date: 17 November 2014
Speakers: Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, University of Oxford, and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Renaud Dehousse, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Law and Political Science, Sciences Po, Paris
Giuseppe Laterza, Chairman, Laterza Publishing
Jan Zielonka, Professor of European Politics and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford 
Recorded: 17 November 2014 
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The Limits Of Transformation From Above: Turkey since 1914

Date: 11 November 2014
Speaker: Çağlar Keyder, Centennial Professor, LSE European Institute and Professor, Department of Sociology, Boğaziçi University
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From Ukraine To Syria: what foreign policy priorities for the new European Commission?
In partnership with ECFR and the EU Commission

Date: 3 November 2014
Speakers: Nick Witney, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR
Spyros Economides, Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics, LSE
Quentin Peel, Senior Fellow, Chatham House
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Transatlantic Free Trade: the final push? British, French and US Perspectives on a TTIP agreement

Date: 13 October 2014
Speakers: Pascal Lamy, Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation (2005-13)
Sir Peter Ricketts, British Ambassador to France
Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the UK
Peter Sutherland, Chair of the LSE Council, Chairman of Goldman Sachs International and Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation (1993-95)
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2013 - 2014

The 2014 EP Elections: a victory for European democracy?

Date: 2 June 2014
Speakers: Dr Sara Hagemann, Professor Iain Begg, Dr Mareike Kleine
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From Subsidy To Strategic Investment: what can the EU's new reformed Regional Policy do for growth and jobs in 2014 - 2020?

Date: 28 May 2014
Speakers: Johannes Hahn, European commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy, in conversation with Professor Iain Begg
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Fixing Europe Dialogue 2: John Peet and Hugo Dixon

Date: 27 May 2014
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Fixing Europe Dialogue 1: Roger Bootle and Philippe Legrain

Date: 12 May 2014
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European Parliamentary Elections: what’s at stake?

Date: 30 April 2014
Speakers: Professor Maurice Fraser, Stuart Wheeler, Mark Leonard, Dr Sara Hagemann
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The EU Economy After the Great Recession

Date: 29 April 2014
Speaker: Pier Carlo Padoan, Italian Minister of Economy and Finance
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Discovering Cooperation In Regional Organizations: is the European Union a paragon?

Date: 18 March 2014
Speaker: Professor Gary Marks 
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A Crisis of European Democracy?

Date: 11 March 2014
Speakers: Catherine de Vries, Claes de Vreese, Mark Franklin, James Tilley
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Accountability and Efficiency In the European Union: twenty years of co-decision

Date: 6 March 2014
Speakers: Sara Hagemann, LSE European Institute
Fergal O’Regan, Head of Unit at the European Ombudsman
Anthony Teasdale, Director General, European Parliamentary Research Service and Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE European Institute 
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The UK and the EU: sovereign illusions in an age of interdependence

Date: 5 March 2014
Speaker: Alexander Stubb, Finnish Minister for European affairs and Foreign Trade 
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Surprise What Surprise?: the old 'new' nationalisms in post-security Europe

Date: 26 February 2014
Speaker: Professor Mabel Berezin, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Cornell University
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The United Kingdom and the European Parliament Elections: voting for, against or about the European Union?

Date: 12 February 2014
Speakers: Professor Vernon Bogdanor, Professor Simon Hix, Professor Damian Chalmers and Mats Persson
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Winning and Losing From EU Enlargement: politics and principles

Date: 11 February 2014
Speakers: Lord Timothy Boswell and Robert Cooper
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The Rise of Euroscepticism: causes and prospects

Date: 30 January 2014
Speakers: Matthew Goodwin, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
Peter Kellner, President of YouGov (2007 -) and former Political Editor of New Statesman 
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Insurance and Adjustment In a Diverse Monetary Union: what can the Eurozone learn from the UK?

Date: 29 January 2014
Speakers: Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Alberto Montagnoli, Danuta Hübner, Julia Darby
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Structural Reforms To Stimulate Growth: more pain for workers and another credit bubble in the making?

Date: 4 December 2013
Speakers: Tito Boeri, Gilles Saint-Paul and Laurence Boone
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An Industrial Compact for Europe

Date: 3 December 2013
Speaker: Antonio Tajani
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European Competitiveness: is completing the single market the key?

Date: 21 November 2013
Speakers: Yiannos Papantoniou, Damian Chalmers and Sebastien Dullien
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Macroeconomic Stabilisation In Times Of Austerity: how can national income be anchored again?

Date: 20 November 2013
Speakers: Lucrezia Reichlin, Martin Weale, Paul De Grauwe 
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Competition Policy: European and global perspectives

Date: 11 November 2013
Speaker: Joaquín Almunia, Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Competition (2010 - 2014)
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The UK In the EU Single Market: what next? Opportunities and challenges

Date: 17 October 2013
Speaker: Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services 
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Can the European Union Reconnect With Its Citizens?

Date: 14 October 2013
Speaker: Gavin Hewitt, BBC Europe Editor 
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The 2014 European Elections: why this time will be different

Date: 2 October 2013
Speakers: Simon Hix, Professor of European and Comparative Politics, LSE
Doru Frantescu, VoteWatch Policy Director
Mats Persson, Open Europe Director
Gergely Polner, Head of Public Affairs at European Parliament UK Office
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The Future Of Europe’s Economy: deliverance or disaster?

Date: 18 September 2013
Speakers: Paul De Grauwe, Holger Schmieding, George Magnus, Thomas Mayer
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2012 - 2013

Why Europe Matters: the case for the European Union

Date: 17 June 2013
Speaker: John McCormick, Professor of European Union Politics, Indiana University
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Representing Europeans: a pragmatic approach

Date: 6 June 2013
Speaker: Professor Richard Rose, Visiting Professor, European University Institute, Florence
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France’s Place In Europe: one year into the Socialist Presidency

Date: 5 June 2013
Speaker: Jean-François Copé, founder of think tank Generation France and leader of the French opposition
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The Lost Continent: Europe's darkest hour since World War Two

Date: 8 May 2013
Speaker: Gavin Hewitt, BBC Europe Editor
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Britain and the EU: an ever-closer union of peoples?

Date: 2 May 2013
Speaker: Sir Malcolm Rifkind, Conservative Member of Parliament for Kensington and former Foreign Secretary
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Ireland's Economic Recovery and the EU Presidency: stability, jobs and growth

Date: 11 March 2013
Speaker: Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland
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Why I Am a Euro-optimist

Date: 4 March 2013
Speaker: Alain Juppé, Former Prime Minister of France
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Literary Festival 2013: My Mediterranean

Date: 1 March 2013
Speaker: David Abulafia, Professor of Mediterranean History, University of Cambridge
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EU At a Cross-road and the Future Of Our European Project: a view from Central Europe

Date: 13 February 2013
Speaker: Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
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Geopolitical Oblivion Or a Pragmatic Approach? Britain, the EU and European foreign policy in 2012

Date: 6 February 2013
Speakers: Helga Schmid, Deputy Secretary General, EEAS
Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
Dr Heather Grabbe, Director, Open Society European Policy Institute
Dr Spyros Economides, LSE European Institute
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Perspectives On the European Crisis From a Small Open Economy

Date: 16 January 2013
Speaker: Anders Borg, Swedish Minister for Finance
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Blaming Europe? Citizens, Governments and the Media

Date: 5 December 2012
Speaker: Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the LSE European Institute
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The Future Of the European Union After the Euro Crisis: political union and its discontents

Date: 3 December 2012
Speakers: Ulrike Guérot, ECFR Representative for Germany
José Ignacio Torreblanca, El Pais columnist and Head of ECFR Madrid
Mark Leonard, Co-Founder and Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations
Anthony Teasdale, Director, EU Internal Policies, in the secretariat of the European Parliament and LSE Senior Visiting Fellow
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The Eurozone’s Design Failures: can they be corrected?

Date: 28 November 2012
Speaker: Professor Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy and Head of the LSE European Institute
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Europe's Unfinished Currency: the political economics of the Euro

Date: 1 November 2012
Speaker: Dr Thomas Mayer, Senior Fellow at the Center of Financial Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt
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Strengthening Competitiveness and Growth In Europe

Date: 30 October 2012
Speaker: Philipp Rösler, German Vice-Chancellor
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The Mediterranean: an opportunity?

Date: 26 October 2012
Speaker: Lawrence Gonzi, Prime Minister of Malta
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Spain's Economic Policy Strategy

Date: 4 October 2012
Speaker: Luis de Guindos, Spanish Minister of the Economy and Competitiveness
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A European Policy Outlook: the crisis and beyond

Date: 17 September 2012
Speaker: Pierre Moscovici, French Finance Minister
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2011 - 2012

Philosophy and European Union

Date: 19 June 2012
Speaker: Simon Glendinning, Reader in European Philosophy, LSE European Institute and Director of the LSE Forum for European Philosophy
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Freud On Translation

Date: 6 June 2012
Speaker: Robert J. C. Young, Julius Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University
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How Can European Migration Policies Promote Development?

Date: 23 May 2012
Speakers: Tobias Billström, Swedish Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy, in conversation with Peter Sutherland, United Nations Special Representative for Migration
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The Eurozone's Awkward Threesome: fiscal stance, macroeconomic stability and growth

Date: 8 May 2012
Speaker: Leszek Balcerowicz, former Polish Deputy Prime Minister
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On Guilt

Date: 8 May 2012
Speakers: Robert Eaglestone, Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought, Royal Holloway, University of London
Edward Harcourt, University Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Oxford 
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Can Greece Get Out Of the Crisis?

Date: 28 March 2012
Speakers: Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Chairman of the Board of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises
Moritz Kraemer, Managing Director EMEA, Standard & Poor's
Vicky Pryce, Senior Managing Director - Economics, FTI Economics
Poul Thomsen, Deputy Director, European Department of the International Monetary Fund and Head of the Troika Programme for Greece
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Re-Thinking Alienation

Date: 13 March 2012
Speaker: Rahel Jaeggi, Professor of Practical Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
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Growth For Europe: resuscitating the single market

Date: 29 February 2012
Speaker: Petr Nečas, former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
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Literary Festival 2012: the Culture of Europe

Date: 29 February 2012
Speakers: Sir Roger Scruton in conversation with Professor Maurice Fraser, LSE Senior Fellow in European Politics 
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