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Dato' Seri Syed Hamid Albar to speak at LSE

Malaysian foreign minister Dato' Seri Syed Hamid Albar will give a public lecture at LSE on Monday 10 September. His lecture is entitled '40 Years of ASEAN: its evolution and its challenges today'.

This lecture is the keynote lecture at the LSE and ESRC New Security Challenges Programme Conference being held at LSE. The conference is entitled Comparing Security Cultures in Africa, and Southeast and Central Asia and takes place at LSE on 10 and 11 September.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok. Its aims and purposes are to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region and to promote regional peace and stability.

The Honourable Dato' Seri Syed Hamid Albar is foreign minister of Malaysia, a position he has held since January 1999. Prior to this he served as minister in the prime minister's department and minister of justice from 1990-95, and as minister for defence from 1995-99.

40 Years of ASEAN: its evolution and its challenges today is on Monday 10 September 2007 at 6-7.15pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. Click here for details on how to obtain a ticket - available from 10am on Monday 3 September|

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Press tickets: To reserve a press ticket, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7107 5025 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

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Comparing Security Cultures in Africa, and Southeast and Central Asia takes place at LSE on 10 and 11 September. This event is closed to the public but for more information, contact Dr Jürgen Haacke, Department of International Relations, j.haacke@lse.ac.uk| 

The Transnational Challenges, Security Cultures and Regional Organisations at LSE is part of the New Security Challenges Programme, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It investigates how regional security cultures mediate collective policy responses and their implementation by regional organisations in addressing a range of transnational security threats. For more information, see: Transnational challenges, security cultures and regional organisations|

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's largest funding agency for research and postgraduate training relating to social and economic issues. It supports independent, high quality research relevant to business, the public sector and voluntary organisations. The ESRC's planned total expenditure in 2007/08 is £181 million. At any one time the ESRC supports over 4,000 researchers and postgraduate students in academic institutions and research policy institutes. More at http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk| 

22 August 2007

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