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Events

Events

The Government Department holds numerous public events throughout the academic year. Please find a list of forthcomming Departmental events below.

Find out more about our events on GovBlog.

You may also be interested in the British Government @ LSE events programme.
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Thinking about the Trump presidency

Department of Government public lecture

Tuesday 17 January 2017 | 19.00 - 20.30 
TW1 G.01, ground floor of Tower 1, St Clements Inn, LSE

Speaker: Will Howell, Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics at Chicago Harris and a professor in the Department of Political Science and the College, The University of Chicago.

Chair: Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey, Professor in Political Science in the Department of Government, LSE and Fellow of the British Academy.

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required, only one ticket per person can be requested. All our events are overticketed so please do arrive early to avoid disappointment and note that a ticket does not guarantee entry to the event. Request a ticket on eventbrite here from Tuesday 3 January 2017.

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How Do Western Democracies Cope with the Challenge of Diversity?

Department of Government public lecture

Thursday 9 February 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 99 Aldwych, LSE

Speaker: Dr. Sammy Smooha, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Haifa. 

Chair: John Hutchinson, Associate Professor (Reader) in Nationalism in Europe at the Department of Government, LSE. 

The event is free and open to all, with no ticket or pre-registration required.

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A public lecture with Ruth Davidson

Department of Government public lecture

Monday 13 February 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 99 Aldwych, LSE

Speaker: Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.

Chair: Tony Travers, Director of LSE London at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a professor in the School’s Government Department. 

The event is free and open to all, with no ticket or pre-registration required.

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Was Brexit a Populist Revolution?

Department of Government and LSE Literary Festival public lecture

Tuesday 21 February 2017 | 17.15 - 18.45
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Speakers:
Mary Dejevsky is a writer and broadcaster for The Independentnewspaper.

James Tilley is a Professor of Politics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford. He is the author of The New Politics of Class: The Political Exclusion of the British Working Class .

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett  is a freelance writer for The Guardian and co-founded The Vagenda blog.

Chair: Simon Hix is Harold Laski Professor of Political Science in the LSE Department of Government.

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Update, Wednesday 18 January: Matthew Goodwin is no longer able to speak as part of this event due to unforeseen circumstances.
 
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Nations Torn Asunder

Conflict Research Group and LSE Literary Festival public lecture

Thursday 23 February 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00
Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Speakers:
Bill Kissane is Associate Professor in Politics in the LSE Department of Government and a member of the Conflict Research Group. 

Anthony Loyd is a roving foreign correspondent for The Times. He began reporting for The Times in Bosnia over twenty years ago. 

Chair: Denisa Kostovicova (@DenisaKost) is an Associate Professor in Global Politics at the Government Department and a Research Fellow at the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the Department of International Development at LSE.

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