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LSE Director's Dialogue with Stephen Green

Date: Thursday 2 July 2009
Time: 6.45-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Howard Davies and Stephen Green

As the world's financial order is in a state of flux, how do we align our desire to improve material human wealth, and capitalism, with our spiritual and psychological needs? Do businesses and banks in particular have a duty to society that goes beyond the creation of profit? Does open market capitalism remain our best hope for creating wealth that benefits all of society? Green and Davies discuss history, politics, religion and economics.

This event marks the launch of Stephen Green's book Good Value.

Howard Davies is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to this, from 1997-2003 he was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, the single regulator for the UK financial sector, which was created under his leadership from nine separate regulatory agencies. From 1995-1997 he was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.

Stephen Green is currently chairman of HSBC, following his time as CEO from 2003 - 2006. He is chairman of the British Banker's Association, and chair of the Prime Minister's Business Council for Britain.

Ticket Information

Thursday 25 June, 9.30am: All tickets for this event have now been allocated.  You will be notified if your ticket request has not been successful.

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Returns Queue

There will be a returns queue in operation at this event, situated outside the Old Theatre.  Any seats left empty by ticket holders will be filled by those in the returns queue shortly before the start of the event.  Entry via the returns queue is not guaranteed.

Video Link

There will be a live video link of this event taking place in the New Theatre, East Building.  Entry will be on a first come, first served basis.

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