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Turkish Minister of Affairs to speak at LSE

Wednesday 29 May, 6pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

Kemal Dervis, Minister of Economic Affairs, Turkey, will be speaking on Some Thoughts on the End and the New Beginning of History: an economist's perspective at LSE on Wednesday 29 May.

Prior to becoming the Turkish Minister of Economic Affairs in March 2001, Kemal Dervis worked at the World Bank, holding a variety of positions, most recent being Vice-President responsible for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management. He holds a degree in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a PhD in economics from Princeton University, USA.

Lord William Wallace, LSE, will chair the event with Professor Asaf Savas Akat, Istanbul Bilgi University, moderating the lecture.

This lecture is free and open to all. No ticket is required. There will be a reception following the lecture at the Robinson Room, 3rd Floor, Old Building.

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

Notes:

This event is organised by the European Institute, LSE, and Istanbul Bilgi University.

24 May 2002

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