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Out of Europe? The United States in an Asian age

LSE IDEAS public lecture

Date: Wednesday 2 March 2011 
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor Michael Cox, Professor Arne Westad
Chair: Professor Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson argues that the world is now being shaped more by the emerging economies of the East than by the once dominant West. But within the West another kind of power shift is taking place, one that leads to the growing irrelevance of Europe. Is this true? And does it really matter?

Michael Cox is professor of international relations at LSE and codirector of LSE IDEAS.

Arne Westad is professor of international history at LSE and co-director of LSE IDEAS. 

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