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Containment: rebuilding a strategy against global terror

Ian Shapiro, Sterling professor of political science at Yale University, will explore the issues raised in his new book Containment: rebuilding a strategy against global terror, on Wednesday 23 May at LSE.

Ian Shapiro is Sterling professor of political science at Yale University, where he also serves as Henry R Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a past fellow of the Carnegie Corporation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.

His most recent books are The Flight From Reality in the Human Sciences and Death by a Thousand Cuts: the fight over taxing inherited wealth (with Michael Graetz). His new book, Containment: rebuilding a strategy against global terror, is published by Princeton University Press.

Professor Arne Westad, Cold War Studies Centre, will chair this event, which is one in a series of LSE Cold War Studies Centre public lectures on The End of the Cold War and the Making of a New World Order.

Containment: rebuilding a strategy against global terror is on Wednesday 23 May 2007 at 6.30-8pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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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| 

17 May 2007

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