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Podcasts 2019

from the Department of International Relations

Catch up with this year's events

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Book launch roundtable discussion:
Rebel Politics: a political sociology of armed struggle in Myanmar's borderlands

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

When: Monday 9 December 2019
Speakers:
David BrennerLecturer in International Relations at Goldsmiths, University of London. 
Alicia de la Cour Venning, researcher at the International State Crime Initiative in the School of Law at Queen Mary’s, University of London. 
Jurgen Haacke, Associate Professor of International Relations at LSE. 
Kai Htang Lashi, spokesperson on Foreign Affairs for the Kachin National Organisation (KNO), founded by exile Kachin revolutionaries. 
Martin Smith, senior advisor to the Transnational Institute. 
William A. Callahan, Professor of International Relations at LSE. 

The event launches David Brenner's new book Rebel Politics: A Political Sociology of Armed Struggle in Myanmar’s Borderlands with a roundtable discussion on the changing dynamics of the civil war in Myanmar, one of the most entrenched armed conflicts in the world.

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The Hedley Bull Lectures 2019: The Present, Past and Future of Civil War

Hosted by the Centre for International Studies

Monday 18 November - The Present of Civil War

Wednesday 20 November  - The Past of Civil War

Friday 22 November - The Future of Civil War

Speaker: Professor Stathis Kalyvas, the Gladstone Professor of Government in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford.

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The Return of the Policy That Shall Not Be Named: industrial policy and the IMF in Global Economic Governance

Hosted by the Departments of International Relations and International Development

When: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Speakers: 
Reda Cherif, Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Fuad Hasanov, Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and an Adjunct Professor of Economics at Georgetown University.
Natalya Naqvi, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at LSE
Robert Wade, Professor of Political Economy and Development in the Department of International Development at LSE.
Jostein Hauge, economist and a Research Associate at the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy at the University of Cambridge

After decades of neglect, industrial policy is making a comeback at key institutions for global economic governance. The authors of a seminal IMF paper on modern industrial policy in an era of globalisation will present their recent work on this controversial topic.

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Book launch roundtable: The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

When: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Speakers: 
Michael Yahuda, Professor Emeritus of International Relations, LSE
Christopher R Hughes, Professor of International Relations, LSE
Yuka Kobayashi, Assistant Professor in China and International Politics at SOAS, University of London
Chair: William A Callahan, Professor of International Relations, LSE

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Martin Wight Memorial Lecture
Sovereignty as Responsibility

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

When: Monday 11 November 2019
Speaker: Professor Jennifer Welsh, Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security at McGill University (Montreal, Canada)

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Book launch: Anatomies of Revolution

Hosted by LSE IDEAS and the Department of International Relations

When: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Speakers: 
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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No Longer Special? The Death of Anglo-America?

Public debate hosted by LSE IDEAS and the Department of International Relations

When: Thursday 3 October 2019
Speakers: 
Professor G John Ikenberry, Albert G Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University; 
Dr Kori Schake, Deputy Director-General at the International Institute for Strategic Studies;
Professor Linda Yueh, Visiting Professor, LSE IDEAS
Chair: Professor Michael Cox, Director LSE IDEAS

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The Wealth Effect: how the great expectations of the middle class have changed the politics of banking crises

Hosted by the Systemic Risk Centre

Date: Thursday 4 April 2019
Speakers: 
Jeffrey Chwieroth, Professor of International Political Economy, Department of International Relations, LSE
Andrew Walter, Professor of International Relations, School of Social and Political Sciences, Melbourne (and formally Reader in International Political Economy at LSE)

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LSE Festival: Protesting Inequalities

Hosted by LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders

Date: Saturday 2 March 2019
Speakers: Bird la Bird, Dr Aviah Sarah Day, Dr Armine Ishkanian, Professor Tomila Lankina, Dr Olga Onuch
Chair: Professor Bev Skeggs

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Book launch: The Politics of International Political Theory: Reflections on the Works of Chris Brown

Department of International Relations Public Event

Date: Monday 11 February 2019
Speakers: Professor Mathias Albert, Professor Chris Brown, Professor Kimberly Hutchings, Professor Anthony F Lang Jr, Professor Peter Trubowitz
Chair: Dr Henry Radice

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International Liberalism and its Discontents

Department of International Relations Public Lecture

Date: Thursday 31 January 2019
Speaker: Professor Stephan Haggard

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The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities

Department of International Relations and United States Centre Public Lecture

Date: Thursday 17 January 2019
Speaker: Professor John J Mearsheimer

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