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The European Union and the Challenge of Globalisation

FT Business - LSE European Institute The Future of Europe Lecture Series

Date: Thursday 5 October 2006
Time: 6.30pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Matti Vanhanen
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

Matti Vanhanen is prime minister of Finland. Prior to this served as defence minister and he has been a member of the Finnish Parliament since 1991. Finland currently holds the rotating presidency of the European Union.

This event is part of 'The Future of Europe Series', hosted jointly by FT Business and the European Institute.

The next event in the series will take place on Thursday 12 October. Giorgio Napolitano will present a lecture entitled 'Is there a Future for European Integration?'.

Ticket Information

Update: 14:30am Wednesday 27 September

All tickets for LSE students have been allocated.

The online ticket request form is now closed as all tickets for members of the public, LSE staff and alumni have now been allocated. Tickets for this event were sent out on Wednesday 27 September.

If you have not been successful in requesting a ticket then please note the following:

Returns Queue

There will be a returns queue in operation for this event. Shortly before the event starts we will fill any empty seats left by ticket holders with people from the returns queue. The returns queue will be located outside the Old Theatre. Entry is not guaranteed to this event via the returns queue.


The European Union and the Challenge of Globalisation (PDF)


A podcast of this event is available to download from the LSE public lectures and events podcasts channel.

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