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Ordinary Liberty: what Americans really mean by freedom

Professor Orlando Patterson, Harvard University, will give a public lecture on America and liberty on Monday 12 June at LSE.

This event links Professor Patterson's long standing interest in freedom in the making of the modern world and his more recent research on its relevance for modern America in relationship to the intersecting problems of race, immigration and multiculturalism.

Professor Orlando Patterson is John Cowles Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.

Professor Iwan Morgan of the Institute for the Study of the Americas and Professor Michael Cox, LSE, will chair this event, which is hosted by LSE's Cold War Studies Centre.

Ordinary Liberty: what Americans really mean by freedom is on Monday 12 June 2006 at 6pm 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| 

posted 31 May 2006

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