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Prospects for American Hegemony in the 21st Century

Wednesday 14 February, 6pm
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

What are the factors that allowed the United States to emerge as a global hegemony in the mid-20th century? What sustained the hegemony during and after the Cold War? And what is the likelihood that the United States will sustain its dominance - and for how long?

In his lecture, Yale University's Professor John Lewis Gaddis will be discussing the prospects of American hegemony in the 21st century. The lecture will be chaired by LSE's Professor William Wallace.

This lecture, organised by LSE's International Relations department, will be held on Wednesday 14 February at 6pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych. It is unticketed, free and open to all.

For further information please email events@lse.ac.uk| or call 0207 955 6043

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Journalists are invited to attend this lecture.

If you would like further information or to reserve a seat, please contact Susanne Baker, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email pressoffice@lse.ac.uk|

Notes for Editors

  • John Lewis Gaddis is Robert A Lovett Professor of History at Yale University, Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institute and Eastman Visiting Professor, University of Oxford. Professor Gaddis is on the advisory board of the Cold War International History project and is currently working on a book on historical methodology, as well as a biography of George F Kennan.

14 February 2001

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