'Burning Issue' public lecture
Date: Friday 13 May 2011
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Tim Allen
Affliction by parasites is mostly controlled for the wealthy, but for millions of the world's
poor they are debilitating or even lethal. There are high hopes for the new mass medication programmes but treatment has not always proceeded as planned, and in some cases there has been fierce local resistance. Tim Allen will examine the facts, the failures and the future of our fight against one of humankind's most endemic invisible enemies.
Tim Allen is professor of development anthropology at LSE.
Come and be part of a studio audience for this new and interactive lecture series. The lectures include audience debate and are being filmed on 12 and 13 May for television . The full list of The Burning Issue lectures is available to view. Free food and drink will be provided in the interval between lectures.
Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #lseallen
A post lecture networking reception will take place. This reception will be free and open to all members of the audience who attended the lecture.
The Burning Issue Lectures are supported by the LSE Annual Fund and Cato Stonex (BSc International Relations 1986).
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