Beyond Gridlock

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building ,


Dr Thomas Hale

Dr Thomas Hale

Professor David Held

Professor David Held


Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi

The world increasingly needs effective international cooperation, but multilateralism appears unable to deliver it in the face of deepening interdependence, rising multipolarity, and the growing complexity and fragmentation that characterise the global order. The new book Beyond Gridlock, which this talk will be about, explores seven pathways through and even beyond gridlock.

Thomas Hale (@thomasnhale) is Associate Professor of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

David Held is Professor of Politics and International Relations, Durham University. 

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi is Associate Professor of Global Politics at LSE.

The Department of International Relations (@LSEIRDept) is now in its 90th year, making it one of the oldest and largest in the world.

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