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Gridlock: Why global cooperation is failing when we need it most

LSE public discussion

Date: Thursday 11 July 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Thomas Hale, Professor David Held, Kevin Young
Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge

This event grapples with the causes and consequences of the failure of leadership and negotiations across leading sectors of international concern: security, the economy and environment. It examines worrying scenarios of continuing gridlock and pathways that might lead beyond it. 

Thomas Hale is a postdoctoral research fellow, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University.

Professor David Held is master of the University College, Durham and Professor of Politics and International Relations at Durham University.

Kevin Young is an Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

This events marks the publication of Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation is Failing When it's Most Needed.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEgridlock

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A podcast of this event is available to download from Gridlock: why global cooperation is failing when we need it most.

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