The Burning Issue is a ticketed series of three lectures being filmed for television over two nights in May. Intercut with location-filmed reports and offering the chance to take part in a live debate, these lectures are a novel and exciting departure
All are welcome to attend and food and drink will be served between the two lectures on the first night, with a post lecture networking reception taking place on the second night. All lectures will take place in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre in the New
Tickets are available from 10am on Tuesday 3 May for the lectures on the evening of
12 May, and on Wednesday 4 May for the lectures on the evening of 13 May. Tickets will be available via each event weblisting, which can be found below.
Thursday 12 May
5.30pm – 6.30pm: Professor Conor Gearty will talk on The DNA of Human Rights.
6.30pm – 7.15pm: Food and drink available
7.15pm – 8.30pm: Professor Emily Jackson will talk on The Right to Die.
Friday 13 May
6.30pm – 7.30pm: Professor Tim Allen will talk on Parasites – enemy of the poor.
7.30pm: 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).