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From Inter-regnum to General Crisis: a discussion on trends in international politics now

Thursday 31 October, 6.30pm
Old Theatre, Old Building 

Current world politics will be debated in a lecture entitled From Inter-regnum to General Crisis: a discussion on trends in international politics now, on Thursday 31 October at LSE.

This debate brings together Professor Gwyn Prins of the School's European Institute, the first new Alliance Research Professor to be affiliated jointly with LSE and Columbia, and Professor Jack Snyder, Robert and Rénee Belfer Professor of Political Science, at Columbia. The discussion is then opened by Professor Margot Light, convenor of LSE's Department of International Relations, and Dr Karen Smith, Lecturer in International Relations at LSE. This event marks a further celebration of LSE's strategic alliance with Columbia.

Gwyn Prins is author of Heart of War (Routledge, August 2002). Jack Snyder was formerly director of the Institute for War and Peace at Columbia, and is about to publish a new book on democracy and war. Margot Light is Professor of International Relations and co-edited Ethics and Foreign Policy (CUP, September 2001) with Dr Karen Smith.

Professor Paul Taylor, Professor of International Relations and director of the European Institute, will chair the event.

This event, organized by the European Institute with SIPA, Columbia University, and LSE's Department of International Relations, is free and open to all and no ticket is required.

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

22 October 2002

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