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America Votes

LSE public discussion

Date: Monday 29 October 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor Craig Calhoun, Professor Michael Cox, Dr Pippa Malmgren, Professor Sir Robert Worcester
Chair: Xenia Dormandy

With just a week to go to the US presidential election, this panel of experts will assess the state of the race, look back at Barack Obama’s first term, what a second term would bring, or what “President Romney” would mean for the US and the wider world.

Craig Calhoun is director of LSE.

Michael Cox is Founding co-director of LSE IDEAS.

Pippa Malmgren is the president and founder of Principalis Asset Management, former financial market advisor in the White House and member of the National Economic Council.

Robert Worcester was the founder of MORI and is an honorary fellow of LSE.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEUSvotes

On 12 November there will be a public discussion about the results of the US election entitled America and the World - After the Election.


A podcast of this event is available to download from America Votes.

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