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The Summer Term 2015 programme is now online. You can browse a flipbook pdf of the programme or browse the events by date. Highlights includ Professor Kristin Forbes and Julia Gillard. Newly added events include Amitav GhoshProfessor Joseph S NyePark WonsoonHerman Van Rompuy, Professor Gayatri Spivak and Virginia Postrel.

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Professor Matthew Kahn

Quality of Life in Urban China: economic growth and the environment
Department of Geography and Environment and Grantham Research Institute public lecture 

Speaker: Professor Matthew Kahn
Date: Tuesday 26 May, 6.30pm

Professor Lord Desai

Hubris: Why Economists Failed to Predict the Crisis and How to Avoid the Next One
Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics public lecture

Speaker:  Professor Lord Desai
Discussants: Professor Charles Goodhart, Stephen King
Date: Wednesday 27 May, 6.30pm

Harry Walker

Equality Without Equivalence: an anthropology of the common
Malinowski Memorial Lecture 2015

Speaker: Dr Harry Walker
Date: Thursday 28 May, 6pm

Kevin Rudd

A Lecture by Kevin Rudd 
Ralph Miliband Programme “War and Peace” lecture series

Date: Monday 1 June, 6.30pm

Tickets available from Thursday 21 May

Lisa Appignanesi

On Free Speech
Forum for European Philosophy public discussion

Speakers: Professor Lisa Appignanesi, Professor Rae Langton, Dr Stephen Law, Professor Peter McDonald
Date: Tuesday 2 June, 6.30pm





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