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The Lost Continent: Europe's darkest hour since the Second World War

LSE European Institute Perspectives on Europe public lecture and book launch

Date: Wednesday 8 May 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Gavin Hewitt
Chair: Dr Piers Ludlow

Gavin Hewitt will discuss the story of a flawed dream, a noble vision that turned dangerous and which has led Europe into its gravest crisis for which it was totally unprepared.

Gavin Hewitt has been the BBC’s Europe editor since 2009. He is an award-winning journalist and has covered stories all over the world. His new book is The Lost Continent: The BBC's Europe Editor on Europe's Darkest Hour Since World War Two.

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.


A podcast of this event is available to download from The Lost Continent: Europe's darkest hour since the Second World War.

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