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Accidental Anarchist: life without government

Film screening of the BBC4 documentary 'The Accidental Anarchist' and Q&A with Carne Ross.

This film traces Carne's worldwide quest to find a better way of doing things - from a farming collective in Spain, to Occupy Wall Street to Rojava in war-torn Syria - as he makes the epic journey from Government insider to anarchist.

Speaker: Carne Ross, Founder, Independent Diplomat

Chair: Ayça Çubukçu (Dr), Assistant Professor in Human Rights, LSE

Date:  Tuesday 21 November 2017, 6.30 pm - 8.00pm                         

Venue: NAB.1.04 - New Academic Building, Lincoln's Inn Fields             

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About the speaker:

CCARNE-cropjpgarne Ross is a former British diplomat, author and journalist. Having resigned from the British foreign service after giving secret testimony to an official inquiry into the Iraq war, he then set up the world's first independent diplomatic advisory group, Independent Diplomat, which advises marginalised countries and groups around the world.           

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