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LSE European Institute - APCO Worldwide Perspectives on Europe Lecture Series

The European Institute – APCO Worldwide Perspectives on Europe Series is the European Institute's principal public lecture programme. Since its inception, the Perspectives on Europe series has hosted a diversity of public and academic luminaries including UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs David Milliband, President of Kosovo Dr Fatmir Sejdiu, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Thomas Mirow, and Columbia Professor Mark Mazower

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Summer Term Events 2010


Europe and North America in a Changing Global Economy

Thursday 27 May 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Gutierrez 1Carlos Gutierrez (Former US Secretary of Commerce 2005 - 2009; currently Chairman of Global Political Strategies)
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A Lecture by Joaquin Almunia, Vice-President of the European Commission

Monday 14 June 2010, Lecture Theatre tbc, 3:30 - 4:30pm

Joaquin AlmuniaJoaquin Almunia (Vice-President of the European Commission for Competition)
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Lent Term Events 2010


Getting fiscal consolidation right: Lessons from Sweden

Thursday 14 January 2010, Old Theatre, Old Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Anders Borg

Anders Borg  (Swedish Minister of Finance)
George Osborne MP
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Europe after the European Age: Historical Reflections

Wednesday 20 January 2010, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Professor Mark Mazower

Professor Mark Mazower (Columbia University)
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Europe and the Balkans: What Now?

Wednesday 3 February 2010, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6:30 - 8:00pm 

Tim Judah

Tim Judah (The Economist) 
Nick Thorpe (BBC)
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 'Europe - the traitors kiss'

 Thursday 4 February 2010, New Theatre, East Building, 6:30 - 8:00pmChris Bryant

Chris Bryant MP
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France's famous labour market: trends, policies and new initiatives for combating unemployment

Thursday 4 March 2010, Shaw Library, Old Building, 6:00 - 7:00pm
Laurent Wauquiez


Laurent Wauquiez
(French Employment Minister)
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Italy Today: The Sick Man of Europe?

Monday 8 March 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Andrea Mammone (Editor of Italy Today, Kingston University)
Giuseppe A. Veltri (Editor of Italy Today, European Commission)
Simona Milio (ESOC Lab, LSE)
Discussant: John Peet (The Economist)
Chair: Marco Simoni (European Institute)
This panel discussion marks the launch of the book Italy Today.

What future for European defence? French and British perspectives on NATO and the EU' s Common Security and Defence Policy

Wednesday 10 March 2010, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Bastien Irondelle (Chargé de recherche Sciences Po)
Clara O'Donnell (Research Fellow, CER)
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The Future of Capitalism and Globalisation: Global Perspectives and a European Agenda

Monday 22 March 2010, Old Theatre, Old Building, 5:30 - 6:45pm
Karel De Gucht (European Commissioner for Trade)
Marc De Vos (Professor, Ghent University Law School)
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Victims or Survivors? The Emerging Economies and the Economic Crisis

Wednesday 5 May 2010, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Thomas Mirow

 

Thomas Mirow (President, EBRD)
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Michaelmas Term Events 2009


Building windmills not walls - Hungary's approach in the economic storm

Friday 9 October 2009, , Sheikh Zayed Theatre, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Gordon Bajnai

Gordon Bajnai (Prime Minister of Hungary)
Howard Davies  (Director, LSE)
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What is Europe? Where is Europe?

Monday 19 October 2009, New Theatre, East Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire
Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LSE)
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Revolution 1989: What exactly happened?

Wednesday  21 October 2009, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6:30 - 8:00pm Victor Sebestyen

Victor Sebestyen (Journalist)
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Building the Centre-right in Europe: impressions from a lifetime's experience

Tuesday 27 October 2009, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Wilfried Martens

Wilfried Martens (President, European People's Party)
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Can the accession magic work again? The limits of the EU's transformative power in South-Eastern Europe

Wednesday 28 October 2009, New Theatre, East Building 6:30 - 8:00pm

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Heather Grabbe (Director, Open Society Institute - Brussels) 
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'20 years after the collapse of the Iron Curtain: have our dreams come true'

Monday 2 November 2009, Old Theatre, Old Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Vaclav HavelVáclav Havel (Former President of Czech Republic)
Ján Čarnogurský (Former President of Solvakia)
Markus Meckel (Member of German Bundestag)
Miklós Németh (Former Prime Minister of Hungary)
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Reconciling Energy and the Environment; the Norwegian Experience

Friday 20 November 2009, LSE Campus, 2:00 - 3:00pm

Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg (Prime Minister of Norway)
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Can Europe pay its people? Policy options for a continent in transition

Wednesday 2 December 2009, New Theatre, East Building, 6:30 - 8:00pm

David WillettsDavid Willetts MP  (Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills)
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