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Since the establishment of LSEE in September 2009, we have endeavoured to maintain an interesting and varied programme of public events both here at the LSE and in the region. This page is updated throughout the year with fresh announcements.

Visiting Speaker Programme

The LSEE Research on SEE Visiting Speaker Programme is a regular series of research seminars aimed at bringing research and scholarship by academics, policy professionals and other South Eastern Europe experts to a wider audience.
Seminars take place on occasional Tuesdays at 6pm, during term times. The first 2016-17 VSP have already been announced - see the Visiting Speaker page for more details.

Upcoming events:


Tuesday, 25 October 2016

The Belgrade-Pristina dialogue: The normalisation of relations and regional stability
Speaker: Marko Đurić, Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Government of the Republic of Serbia
Chair: Dr James Ker-Lindsay, LSEE Research on SEE, London School of Economics
Venue and Time: COW 1.11, 6:00-7:00pm

This event is free and seats are allocated on a first come, first serve basis



Recent events

Kolinda GK

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

A defining moment in European and transatlantic resilience: Croatian perspectives
Speaker: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute, LSE; Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Time: 7:00-8:00pm


Tuesday, 12 July 2016
Brexit: What consequences for the Western Balkans?
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE


Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Pension Reforms in the Balkans and their Neighbours
Dr Bernard Casey, Personal Social Services Research Unit,
LSE  COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30

Selimi profile 62x82

Friday, 11 March 2015
Talk by Petrit Selimi, acting Foreign Minister of Kosovo
Speaker: H.E. Petrit Selimi
Chair: Dr James Ker-Lindsay
NAB 1.15 (LSE), 15:30-16:30

RCooper profile

Thursday, 3 March 2016
'The Agreement': Film screening and panel discussion 
With: Sir Robert Cooper (LSE and formerly FCO); Dr Joanna Hanson (LSE and formerly FCO); Dr James Ker-Lindsay (LSE)
Thai Theatre, LSE New Academic Building, 18:30 - 20:30

Sanja Kmezic

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Fiscal decentralisation and local government financing in Serbia and Montenegro 
Sanja Kmezić and Jadranka Kaluđerović, EURAK Belgrade - Regional Research Promotion Programme
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30


Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Post-accession conditionality – monitoring without punishment?
Dr Eli Gateva, LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30

Valentin Inzko

Wednesday, 27 January 2016
Guest lecture by H.E. Valentin Inzko, High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina Twenty Years After Dayton - Opportunities and Challenges in 2016
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building (LSE), 18:00-19:00


Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Evaluating the EU’s ‘new approach’ to judicial reform in the Western Balkans: unintended consequences or unrealised goals?
Professor Adam Fagan, Queen Mary University of London
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30


Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Constructive Incoherence: Contesting Kosovo's Status in the European Union
Dr Lorinc Redei, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30


Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Imposing local neoliberalism in South East Europe: How to destroy an economic space without really trying
Dr Milford Bateman, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (Croatia) and St Mary's University in Halifax (Canada)
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30


Tuesday, 20 October 2015
A talk by Ambassador Aleksandar Andrija Pejović
European Institute & LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe public talk
Speaker: Aleksandar Andrija Pejović is the Chief Negotiator for Montenegro’s Accession to the EU
COW 1.11 (LSE), 17:30-18:30
Listen to the event podcast

Montenegro Workshop

21-22 September 2015
LSEE Research Network on Social Cohesion Regional Workshop: Barriers to Inclusive Growth in the Western Balkans 
Venue: Hotel Maestral, Miločer, Montenegro