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Arguing about Immigration

Hosted by the Centre for International Studies

When: Monday 21 October 2019, 6.00-7.30pm
Where: Sheik Zayed Theatre, NAB, LSE
Professor Michael Walzer, Professor Emeritus of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

In this public event, Professor Walzer will focus on the US debate, arguing against open borders but asking the UK and the US to consider their current immigration policies. He also issues a warning about future refugees and immigrants generated by global warming for which the US and UK are unprepared. 

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Book launch: Anatomies of Revolution

Hosted by LSE IDEAS and the Department of International Relations

When: Tuesday 22 October 2019, 6.30-8.00pm
Where: Sumeet Valrani Theatre, 1st floor, Centre Building, LSE
Kimberly Hutchings, Professor of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University, London;
Mary Kaldor, Director of the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit at the Department of International Development, LSE;
George Lawson, Associate Professor of International Relations at LSE
Stephen M Walt, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University
Chair: Ayça Çubukçu, Associate Professor in Human Rights and Co-Director of LSE Human Rights at LSE

Some of the world's best-known and most acute scholars of revolution will discuss the main themes that emerge from George Lawson's Anatomies of Revolution during this roundtable.

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Martin Wight Memorial Lecture
Sovereignty as Responsibility

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

When: Monday 11 November 2019, 7.30-8.30pm
Where: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Speaker: Professor Jennifer Welsh, Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security at McGill University (Montreal, Canada)

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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