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"World on the Edge": the crisis of the western liberal order

Hosted by the Department of International Relations

Online public event

Speakers

Professor G. John Ikenberry

Professor G. John Ikenberry

Professor Beate Jahn

Professor Beate Jahn

Professor John J. Mearsheimer

Professor John J. Mearsheimer

Chair

Professor Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox

This event will debate the crisis of the liberal order: is the cause of the crisis liberalism itself, or does it have as much to do with Trump and the rise of populism as anything else?

Explore the clash between liberalism and realism.

Meet our speakers and chair

G. John Ikenberry is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. He is also Co-Director of Princeton’s Center for International Security Studies. Ikenberry is also a Global Eminence Scholar at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea.

Beate Jahn is Professor of International Relations, Head of the Department of International Relations and President of the European International Studies Association (EISA).

John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1982.

Michael Cox was appointed to a Chair at the LSE in 2002, having previously held positions in the UK at The Queen's University of Belfast and the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth. He helped establish the Cold War Studies Centre at the LSE in 2004 and later co-founded LSE IDEAS in 2008 with Arne Westad.

More about this event

The Department of International Relations (@LSEIRDept) is one of the oldest as well as largest in the world. It is ranked 4th in the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2019 tables for Politics and International Studies.

This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECOVID19

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This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required.

Registration will open after 10am on Tuesday 2 February.

For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk.

This event will be streamed live on Facebook

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