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Franco-British Europe Dialogues

Michaelmas Term

Wednesday 14 November 2007, 18.30, U8
The LSE European Institute, Sciences Po and the French Embassy present a 2007 Franco-British Europe Dialogue
Karoline Postel-Vinay (Research Director, CERI - Sciences Po)
'Is the Clash of Civilisations for Real?'
Chaired by Emeritus Professor Lord Wallace of Saltaire
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled.

Samuel Huntington's ' clash of civilisations ' posited the centrality of cultural conflict in the post-Cold War era.
Now, in 2007, can the accuracy of this analysis be confirmed? 


Thursday 29 November 2007, 18.30, Hong Kong Theatre
The LSE European Institute, Sciences Po and the French Embassy present a 2007 Franco-British Europe Dialogue, in association with FT Business and the Franco-British Council.
H.E.Gerard Errera (French Ambassador)
'France and Britain in Europe and the World: Let's Seize the Opportunities'|
Chaired by Professor Sarah Worthington

Most would agree that what unites those ' sweet enemies ' is much greater than what divides them. But how can shared perspectives and interests be translated into practical strategies which will make a real difference to the world? 
 


Lent Term

Tuesday 8 January 2008, 18:30-20:00, Hong Kong Theatre
LSE European Institute, Sciences Po, Paris, French Embassy: 2008 Franco-British Europe dialogue series
Maria Mendras (Research Fellow at CERI-Sciences Po)
Russia's Policy Towards Europe: aggressive retrenchment?|
Chaired by Professor James Hughes

Russia has recovered its self-confidence under Vladimir Putin. But instead of becoming more comfortable with Europe, Russia is tensing up and choosing an aggressive stand-off. Why?
 


Monday 4 February 2008, 18:30-20:00, Old Theatre
LSE European Institute, Sciences Po, Paris, French Embassy: 2008 Franco-British Europe dialogue series
Professor Bruno Latour (Sciences Po)
Another European Tradition: traceability of the social and the vindication of Gabriel Tarde|

A rival of Durkheim, Gabriel Tarde was right to argue that the subject matter of sociology is not society but connections. The understanding of the social cannot be separated from the study of other associations.
 


Monday 3 March 2008, 18:30-20:00, U8, Tower 1
LSE European Institute, Sciences Po, Paris, French Embassy: 2008 Franco-British Europe dialogue series
Pierre Hassner (Emeritus Senior Research Fellow at CERI-Sciences Po)
The West in a New World: what future for transatlantic relations?|

LSE European Institute, Sciences Po Paris, French Embassy: 2008 Franco-British Europe dialogue series The West in a New World: what future for transatlantic relations? Date: Monday 3 March 2008 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: U8, Tower 1 Speaker: Pierre Hassner Chair: Professor Lord Wallace of Saltaire

The world has changed dramatically since the end of the Cold War, but the transatlantic relationship has yet to be reviewed. The time has come to rethink it, along with the concept of the West.

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