The UK's presidency of the European Union has led to intensive debate over Europe's future direction. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) marks this presidency with a European Series of public lectures, starting Monday 3 October with a lecture on Challenges for Germany in Europe.
The European Series is hosted by LSE's European Institute and includes searching contributions from leading thinkers and policy-makers, including:
Professor Dr Gerog Milbradt, prime minister of Saxony, on Challenges for Germany in Europe. Monday 3 October, 5pm, Shaw Library, Old Building LSE
Robert Cooper, director-general for external and politico-military affairs at the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union, on Can Europe Run the 21st Century?
Thursday 6 October, 6.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Christine Lagarde, French minister for foreign trade, on Europe and the World Trade Round: seizing the opportunity for growth and development
Monday 17 October, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Lord Patten, former EU commissioner for external relations, on Can Europe Be Put Back Together Again?
Wednesday 19 October, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Süreyya Serdengeçti, governor of the Central Bank of Turkey, on The Turkish Economy and the European Union
Thursday 27 October, 6.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Norman Stone, professor of international relations at Bilkent University, Ankara, on Where Does Europe End?
Tuesday 1 November, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Please see the individual listings online for further details, including how to obtain a ticket.
28 September 2005