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LSE hosts European Foreign Policy Conference

A conference on European foreign policy is being held at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 July. 

Howard Davies, director of LSE, will open the conference with Professor Christopher Hill, Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at LSE, giving the keynote address on Friday morning. 

Also speaking is Lord Hannay of Chiswick, British ambassador to the EU (1985-90) and the UN (1990-95) and British special representative to Cyprus (1996-2003), who will speak on transatlantic relations on Saturday morning.  

The conference is organised by the International Relations Department of LSE, the Millennium journal of international studies and FORNET, a European foreign policy research network.  

Discussion over the two days will focus on five topics: Europe as a security factor; the European Union's foreign economic policy; theorising European foreign policy; the European Union's neighbourhood policies; and the European Union and the Far East. For more information and a full schedule of the conference, including a list of speakers, click here|

Participants are also invited to attend a wine reception on Friday evening. 

LSE European Foreign Policy Conference is on Friday 2 July from 10am in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, and Saturday 3 July from 10am in the New Theatre, East Building, LSE. Tickets cost £10, which includes conference fees, coffee, light snacks and the wine reception, and participants must pre-register to attend. 

To register, please send checks made out to 'LSE' to European Foreign Policy Conference, London School of Economics and Political Science, Dept of International Relations, c/o Michael Aktipis, Houghton Street,
London WC2A 2AE. Alternatively, credit card details can be emailed to aktipis@lse.ac.uk| or phoned in to 07929 204575.

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Press: to attend this event, please pre-register with Michael Aktipis by emailing aktipis@lse.ac.uk| or call 07929 204575.

Notes:

For more information on the Department of International Relations, see Department of International Relations|

Millennium:Founded in 1971 at LSE, Millennium is one of the leading journals in the field of international relations. The journal has a worldwide individual and institutional circulation and constitutes an excellent resource for students, academics and anyone with an interest in the ideas and actors that work to shape our world and world views. 

FORNET: FORNET - a European foreign policy research network - represents the first formal attempt to structure and co-ordinate a network of researchers across Europe focusing on foreign policy governance. FORNET is a forum for informed discussion and scholarly debate on all aspects of European foreign policy among academics and practitioners.

24 June 2004

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