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Speaker(s): Professor Helmut Anheier, Professor Mient Jan Faber, Professor Marlies Glasius, Professor Mary Kaldor
Chair: Dr Denisa Kostovicova

Recorded on 23 January 2012 at New Theatre, East Building

The panel will discuss the political implications of giving power to ordinary people in an era when the nation-state has lost its primacy as a political actor. The event launches the book Bottom-up Politics: an agency-centred approach to globalisation.

Helmut Anheier is professor of sociology at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.

Mient Jan Faber is Professor Emeritus at the Free Universit, Amsterdam and visiting professor at the University of Houston.

Marlies Glasius is Professor of Citizens Involvement in War Zones and Post-Conflict Zones at the Faculty of Social Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, and a Visiting Fellow at the LSE Human Security and Civil Society Research Unit.

Mary Kaldor is professor of Global Governance and director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, LSE.

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