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A Critical Debate about the Nature of Globalisation

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Ralph Miliband Lecture Series

Date: Thursday 12 January 2006
Time: 6.30pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor Martin Wolf, Professor David Held
Chair: Professor Michael Cox

One of the big debates in globalization theory is the controversy between Martin Wolf and David Held about the form and changing nature of globalization. Both authors agree, that "globalization" exists, but disagree over its exact form and consequences.

Professor Martin Wolf is associate editor and chief economics commentator of the Financial Times. David Held is professor of political science at LSE and co-director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first serve basis. 


Presentation of Professor Martin Wolf's lecture (PDF)
Transcript of Professor David Held's lecture (PDF)

For further information email events@lse.ac.uk or phone 020 7955 6043.