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The Basque Country in a Globalising World

Global Dimensions Public Lecture

Date: Wednesday 20 November 2002
Time: 5.00pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Juan Jose Ibarretxe, Professor Lord Desai, Professor Derek R. Diamond and Professor John Gray

President Ibarretxe will address the contribution and role of smaller countries and cultures in trying to create effective, coherent and inclusive communities, economies development policies and networking at European and global levels. Professors Derek Diamond and John Gray will respond with their view of national identities in a globalising world.

Juan Jose Ibarretxe is President (Lehendakari) of The Basque Country; Professor Lord Desai is Director of Centre for the Study of Global Governance, LSE; Professor Derek R. Diamond is Emeritus Professor of Geography with special reference to Urban and Regional Planning; Professor John Gray is Professor of European Thought, LSE