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LSEE is part of the LSE's European Institute, a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence



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 every second Tuesday at 6pm, during term times. See the Visiting Speaker page for more details.


Upcoming events 2015

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



Recent events 2014-15


Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Guest Lecture: EU Foreign Policy: the View from Bulgaria
HE Mr Daniel MItov, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Bulgaria Venue: Alumni Theatre (NAB.LG.09), New Academic Building, LSE
Time: 17:30 - 18:30


Monday,11 May 2015
Book Launch: State-Building in Kosovo: Democracy, Corruption and the EU in the Balkans
with Dr Andrea Lorenzo Capussela (author)
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, (COW 1.11),  1st floor, Cowdray House, LSE, London WC2A 2AE
The paper that accompanies this book, containing part of the evidence used in Chapter 5, on the rule of law, is available here.


7-8 May, 2015
Workshop: Resistance or   Resilience? New Avenues of activist citizenship in Southeast Europe
Closed Roundtable event
Organised by the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University & LSEE - Research on South Eastern Europe, LSE


Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Book Launch: Public Policy Making in the Western Balkans: case studies of selected economic and social policy reforms
Chair: Dr Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic, (Senior Research Fellow, Department of International Development, LSE)
Speakers: Marija Babovic (Professor of Sociology, University of Belgrade); Slavo Radosevic (Professor of Industry and Innovation, UCL); Adam Fagan (Professor of European Politics, Queen Mary)
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, (COW 1.11),  1st floor, Cowdray House, LSE, London WC2A 2AE
More information on how to get a copy of the book can be found here.


Friday, 13 March 2015
A LSEE-SEESOX Public Event
Conference: Russia in the Balkans
Venue: Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE
Time: 9.15 - 17.30
Conference booklet and programme


Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Kosovo's EU integration process after seven years of independence; what's next?
Guest Lecture by Bekim Çollaku, Minister of European Integration of the Republic of Kosovo
: Cañada Blanch Room, (COW 1.11),  1st floor, Cowdray House, LSE, London WC2A 2AE
Time: 2-3.30 pm


Monday 19 January 2015
Lecture by Macedonian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Dr Fatmir Besimi
Title: The Western Balkans in the European Union: Mission to be Completed
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, (COW 1.11), 1st floor, Cowdray House, LSE
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm


Monday, 1 December 2014
Panel Discussion on Romanian Presidential Elections 2014
Where does Romania go to from here? Romania and the Presidential Elections
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, (COW 1.11), Cowdray House, LSE
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm


Monday, 3 November 2014
Guest Lecture by Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati
Long standing stability in South East Europe: from security to economic growth
Venue: KSW.1.04, 1st floor, 20 Kingsway, LSE


Monday, 27 October 2014 
The View in to the Future: Serbia and the Western Balkans in the EU Lecture by the Serbian Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vučić
: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB, LSE campus
Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm


Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Book Launch: False Apocalypse
LSEE Research on SEE and Istros Books, with the support of English PEN and the Anglo-Albanian Association, present the book launch of Fatos Lubonja's "False Apocalypse: From Stalinism to Capitalism". The event will be followed by a reception.