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The New Population Bomb? The Politics of Population Change

Department of International Development discussion

Date: Tuesday 1 May 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Professor Jack Goldstone, Professor Eric Kaufmann, John Parker
Chair: Dr Elliott Green

This panel will discuss the current global demographic revolution – the contrast between an aging developed world and a youthful developing world. This marks the publication of Political Demography: how population changes are reshaping international security and national politics.

Jack Goldstone is the Virginia E and John T Hazel Jr Professor at the George Mason School of Public Policy.

Eric Kaufmann is professor of politics at Birkbeck College, University of London.

John Parker writes about globalisation without economic policy. He was previously bureau chief in Washington, Moscow and Brussels for the Economist.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email e.d.green@lse.ac.uk| or call 020 7852 3632.

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