Second Annual CAF-LSE Global South Conference:
Geopolitics and the Global South: Challenges of the Emerging Order
Date: Friday 16 January 2015 9AM to 5.30PM
Location: Shaw Library, 6th floor Old Building
This ticket is free and open to the public. We expect the conference to attract a wide audience. In order to ensure your seat in the Shaw Library, we suggest you arrive early.
In case the conference is oversubscribed, we will have additional space in the overflow room.
Please register here
Please click here to see the full programme.
Confirmed Speakers (in order of appearance):
Chris Alden, Director of the Global South Unit
Craig Calhoun, Director of the LSE
Enrique García, President of CAF
Keynote Address: President Ricardo Lagos, former President of Chile (2000-2006)
Ambassador H.H.S Viswanathan, Observer Research Foundation India.
Professor Zhongying Pang, Renmin University of China (RUC)
Professor Didier Opertti Badán, Former Foreign Minister of Uruguay
Dan Restrepo, Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western
Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council
Professor Maxine Molyneux, Institute of the Americas, UCL
Jose Antonio Ocampo, director of the Economic and Political Development Concentration in the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Harinder Kohli, President Emerging Markets Forum
Jean-Louis Ekra, President and Chairman of the African Import-Export Bank
Professor Matias Spektor, Fundación Getulio Vargas and CAF-LSE Fellow 2014
Guillermo Fernandez de Soto, Director of CAF’s Office for Europe and Former Minister of
Foreign Affairs of Colombia.
Dr Arturo Valenzuela, Professor of Government and former Assistant Secretary, US Department of State
Dino Mahtani, former correspondent FT and Reuters, investigator for UN Security Council
Professor Christopher Hughes, Head of the International Relations Department, LSE
Closing Keynote Address: H.E. José María Aznar, Former President of the Government of Spain
For further questions and information, please contact Dr Caroline Varin, conference organiser.