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Photograph of Sergei StanishevSergei Stanishev, Prime Minister of Bulgaria, will give a public lecture at LSE on Thursday 8 February. His talk will focus on the European Union, and examine the benefits and shortcomings for, and from, the new members.

This event is one in a series FT Business - LSE European Institute: The Future of Europe public lectures. Forthcoming speakers in the series include Neelie Kroes, European commissioner for competition, and Franco Frattini, a vice president of the EU Commission and commissioner responsible for justice, freedom and security.

Sergei Stanishev is prime minister of Bulgaria, a position he has held since 2005, and is chairman of the Bulgarian Socialist Party Supreme Council. He graduated in history from the Moscow State University and specialised in international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from 1999-2000.

Professor Kevin Featherstone, LSE's European Institute, will chair this event.

European Union - Benefits and Shortcomings for and from the New Members is on Thursday 8 February 2007 at 1-2pm in the New Theatre, East Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. Click here for details of how to request a ticket|



The next event in the series takes place on Friday 19 February 2007. Neelie Kroes, European commissioner for competition, will speak on Getting More from Financial Services Markets: greater competition for a better deal for consumers|.

This is followed by a lecture by Franco Frattini lecture entitled Future of EU Migration and Integration Policies| on Friday 23 February 2007.

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The Bulgarian PM Sergey Stanishev will give a lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) called The EU, advantages and drawbacks of newcomers, the press office of the Bulgarian government announced today.

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