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Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq: is there a role for law in modern warfare?

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Christopher Greenwood, professor of international law at LSE, will give a public lecture at the School on Thursday 27 April. He will look at Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq and ask Is there a role for law in modern warfare?

Modern warfare throws up a number of challenges for international humanitarian law. In this lecture, Professor Greenwood seeks to map out the role of law in the context of three of the world's most recent conflicts.

Professor Christopher Greenwood is convenor of LSE's Law Department and chair of the International Humanitarian Law Project. He is also a Queen's Counsel practising in the field of public international law.

Professor Sarah Worthington, LSE, will chair this event.

Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq: is there a role for law in modern warfare? is on Thursday 27 April 2006 at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

11 April 2006

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