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Chemical and Biological Weapons Roundtable

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.

Ends

  • Members of the press: to reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk 
  • 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

Notes

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

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