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Naomi Klein to speak at LSE

Escape from the Global Fortress: the state of the globalisation debate

Monday 14 October, 6.30pm
Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street

Live video link: Old Theatre, Old Building. Doors to open 30 mins before event, on a first come, first served basis.

Naomi Klein, author of No Logo, will give the audience an overview of the global revolt against corporate power on Monday 14 October at LSE. From the Seattle World Trade Organisation protests in 1999, through the crackdown on dissent post-September 11, she will build a case that globalisation has not been about taking barriers down, but about putting new fences up.

Naomi Klein is an award winning journalist and author of many publications including No Logo: taking aim at the brand bullies. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications and a collection of her work, entitled Fences and Windows: dispatches from the front lines of the globalization debate will be published in October 2002. For the past six years, she has travelled throughout North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe, tracking the rise of anti-corporate activism.

This lecture is free and open to all but a ticket is required. All tickets for this event have now gone. A returns queue will be in operation on the night (30 minutes before the event begins) with any empty seats being filled with people from the returns queue just before the event begins.

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To reserve a press seat, contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

Notes

This lecture is part of the Miliband Lectures on Global Economic Governance series. The series continues with:

  • Economic Terror, Deep Democracy: street reports from Argentina and South Africa. Speaker: Naomi Klein. On: Tuesday 22 October at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
  • Companies in the Front Line: corporations and the anti-globalisation movement. Speaker: Noreena Hertz. On: Thursday 14 November at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
  • Women on the Edge: globalisation and gender. Speaker: Noreena Hertz. On: Tuesday 3 December at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE.

3 October 2002

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