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Reshaping politics in an uncertain world - Global Civil Society 2004-05 yearbook launch

Global Civil Society 2004-05 will be launched at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Tuesday 5 October with a debate on reshaping politics in an uncertain world, between Professor Kenneth Anderson, Dr Heba Raouf Ezzat, Professor Lord Giddens and Professor Mary Kaldor.

The war in Iraq brought global politics into the living rooms of ordinary people around the world in 2003-04. This defining event, which influenced the domestic agenda in many countries, may change the way people perceive power and the politics of power.

Global Civil Society 2004-05, the latest issue in the Global Civil Society Yearbook series, addresses the reshaping of global politics in the aftermath of the war and covers such key issues as the role oil and activism, international trades unions, philanthropy and the new pioneers of global civil society.

  • Professor Kenneth Anderson is based at the Washington College of Law, American University and the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University
  • Dr Heba Raouf Ezzat is based at Cairo University, Egypt
  • Professor Lord Giddens was director of LSE from 1997 to 2003 and is emeritus professor of sociology at LSE
  • Professor Mary Kaldor is director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at LSE.

Anna Ford, journalist, will chair this debate.

Global Civil Society: reshaping politics in an uncertain world is on Tuesday 5 October at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. For more information, email Events at events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.

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  • To reserve a press seat for this event, contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk 
  • For more information on the Yearbook, email Fiona Holland at f.c.holland@lse.ac.uk 

Notes:

The Global Civil Society Yearbook is a joint project of the Centre for Civil Society and the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at LSE. It is the flagship publication of LSE's Global Civil Society Programme.  

29 September 2004

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