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Immigration and Asylum In Britain

British Government @ LSE public discussion

Date: Thursday 5 November 2015
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Professor Eric Kaufman, Professor Alan Manning, Polly Toynbee, Professor Christine Whitehead
Chair: Professor Tony Travers

This event will discuss immigration and asylum policies in Britain. The event will specifically discuss economics, public opinion, communities and poverty.

Eric Kaufmann is Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Alan Manning is Professor of Labour Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Polly Toynbee is a Columnist for the Guardian.

Christine Whitehead is Professor of Housing Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Tony Travers is Director of LSE London, a research centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a Visiting Professor in the LSE’s Government Department and Director of British Government @ LSE.

British Government@LSE (@LSEGovernment) is an initiative currently based in the Government Department to promote and develop research on British Government being conducted at the LSE. So far world class speakers have attended our events, talking on a range of topics. 

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEImmigration1

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries contact Martin Rogers email gov.britgov@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6060. For further information visit the British Government@LSE website

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