Which countries have chemical and biological weapons? What are the latest technical and political developments in this area? And what are the challenges to global civil society with relations to weapons of mass destruction?
A roundtable on chemical and biological weapons will be held at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Thursday 6 November.
The speakers are:
Daniel Feakes, research fellow of Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex
Ron Manley, formerly of the UK Chemical and Biological Defence Establishment, Porton Down, was Director of Verification in the Technical Secretariat of the intergovernmental Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Sue Mayer, executive director of GeneWatch UK
Matthew Meselson, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences, Harvard
Chemical and Biological Weapons Roundtable is on Thursday 6 November at 6.30pm in the New Theatre, East Building, LSE, Houghton St, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.
Members of the press: to reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of the public: do not need to reserve tickets. Contact Conferences on 020 7955 6043 or visit www.lse.ac.uk/events for more information
This event is organised by the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at LSE. The Centre was established in 1993 and aims both to increase understanding and knowledge of global problems and to encourage interaction between academics and policy makers.
The Centre continues its series of public lectures with:
Religious and Nationalist Militant Networks
Speaker: Professor Mary Kaldor, co-director at the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, LSE
On: Thursday 20 November at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Regressive Globality: global theory in the age of George W Bush
Speaker: Professor Martin Shaw, University of Sussex
On: Tuesday 2 December at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
29 October 2003