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Felix-Salmon

Tuesday 27 January 2015, 6.30-8.00pm

Sovereigns, Vultures and Ignoble Cowardice

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Felix Salmon
Chair: Professor Ken Shadlen

About the event:

Atrocious jurisprudence has plunged Argentina into an unwanted default and upended the world of sovereign debt.

About the speaker:

Felix Salmon (@felixsalmon|) is a prominent financial journalist. He has been described as "the most read financial blogger of his generation". He has written extensively about sovereign debt restructuring, which is the topic of this lecture.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSESalmon

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ or contact us at events@lse.ac.uk| or 0207 955 6043.

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Trading Visions (March 2015)

Wednesday 4 March 2015, 6.00-7.30pm

Is Fair Trade Still Relevant?

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre
Speakers: Adam Brett, Topical Wholefoods; Tom Allen, Trading Visions.
Chair: Professor Jude Howell

About the event: 

Most people on the planet are now part of increasingly consolidated global supply chains. Climate change means we need to consume less. Inequality between and within nations continues to grow. Big businesses are moving away from third party certification initiatives. Is fair trade still relevant?

About the speakers:

Adam Brett co-founded Tropical Wholefoods, and is a director of Fullwell Mill. He has been a self-employed entrepreneur since 1990, working on the development of fair trade food businesses in Uganda, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, Zanzibar and Zambia. He is also a Trustee and Judge for the Ashden Awards for Renewable Energy.

Tom Allen: (details to follow).

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEFairTrade

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ or contact us at events@lse.ac.uk| or 0207 955 6043.

Media queries: please contact the Press Office if you would like to request a press seat or have a media query about this event, email LSE.Press.Events@lse.ac.uk|. Please note that press seats are usually allocated at least 24 hours before each event.

 

 

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