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LSE is one of Europe's most influential platforms for addressing issues, trends and policies affecting both the European Union and the wider Europe. The European Institute is proud to host events with distinguished speakers from the worlds of politics, business, media and culture.

Current Events

Fiscal decentralisation and local government financing in Serbia and Montenegro

Speakers: Sanja Kmezić and Jadranka Kaluđerović, EURAK Belgrade - Regional Research Promotion Programme

Date:Tuesday 16 February 2016
VenueCOW 1.11 (LSE)
Time: 18:00-19:30


Still Europeanized?: Greek Foreign Policy During the Eurozone Crisis

Speaker: Angelos CHRYSSOGELOS, National Bank of Greece Postdoctoral Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE

Date: Tuesday 23 February 2016
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House
Time: 18.00-19.30


Public Lecture: One School, Two Visions

Speakers: Professor Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS (pictured); Professor Chandran Kukathas, Head of the Department of Government, LSE

Date: Thursday 25 February 2016
Venue: Thai Theatre, New Academic Building
Time: 7-8.30pm

This event forms part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2016, taking place from Monday 22 - Saturday 27 February 2016, with the theme 'Utopias'. All events in the Festival are free to attend and open to all. E-tickets will be available to book online after 10am on Tuesday 2 February via LSE online store.

1 March 2016 book launch
BOOK LAUNCH: Who's to blame for Greece? Austerity in Charge of Saving a Broken Economy

Theodore PELAGIDIS, NR Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution, USA, Professor of Economics, University of Piraeus; Michael MITSOPOULOS, PhD Boston University, Coordinator of Research and Analysis, Hellenic Federation of Enterprises

Date: Tuesday 1 March 2016
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Time: 18.30 - 20.00

Free entry event - first come first served basis
For more information on the book please visit the Palgrave website.

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Experiments with austerity and anti-poverty policies in Greece

Speaker: Vassilis ARAPOGLOU,  Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology,University of Crete; Visiting Senior Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE

Date: Tuesday 8 March 2016
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House
Time: 18.00-19.30

We are grateful to the National Bank of Greece for funding this research project.

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How to boost growth as the Oil Price Falls: transformation and reform of the Norwegian economy

The European Institiute 'Perspectives on Europe' series

Speaker: Siv Jensen, Norwegian Minister of Finance since October 2013

Date: Friday 11 March 2016
Venue: Shaw Library, 6th Floor, Old Building
Time:  1-2pm

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.
Pension Reforms in the Balkans and their Neighbours

Speaker: Dr Bernard Casey, Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE 

Date: Tuesday 15 March 2016
Venue: COW 1.11 (LSE)
Time: 18:00-19:30



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