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Informal Governance in the European Union: how governments make international organisations work

LSE European Institute ‘Perspectives on Europe’ public debate and book launch

Date: Wednesday 22 January 2014 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Dr Mareike Kleine, Professor Duncan Snidal, Luuk van Middelaar, Professor Helen Wallace
Chair: Professor Simon Hix

This roundtable of eminent scholars and practitioners of the EU will debate a new way of thinking about how the EU and other international organisations really work as well as discussing the book’s insights and the implications of its argument.

Simon Hix (@simonjhix) is professor of European and comparative politics at LSE.

Mareike Kleine is lecturer in EU politics at LSE.

Duncan Snidal is professor of international relations at the University of Oxford.

Luuk van Middelaar (@LuukvMiddelaar) is advisor to the president of the European Council.

Helen Wallace is an emeritus professor at the European Institute at LSE.

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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.

The 2014 LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 'Reflections' will take place from Monday 24 February - Saturday 1 March. LSE’s 6th Literary Festival will explore the distinctive qualities of the social sciences' and the arts' approaches to understanding the world around us, with speakers including Melvyn Bragg, AS Byatt, Tracy Chevalier, Professor Paul Dolan, Stella Duffy, Sebastian Faulks, Patrick Flanery, Professor Margaret Macmillan, Kenan Malik and Michael Rosen.


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