Academics from the Department of International History at LSE will reassess the 1942 Beveridge Report in the light of German, American, and British planning for reconstruction after World War II.
Matthew Jones is Professor of International History at LSE. He works on US foreign relations, British foreign policy, and nuclear history during the Cold War.
David Motadel is Assistant Professor of International History at LSE. He works on the history of modern Europe and Europe's relations with the wider world.
David Stevenson is Professor of International History at LSE. His research includes the continuities between the First World War and the Second.
Megan Black is Assistant Professor of International History with research interests in the United States and the world, environmental history, and political economy. She completed doctoral work at George Washington University and a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University. Her current manuscript, The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power, is forthcoming with Harvard University Press.
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This event is part of the LSE Festival: Beveridge 2.0 running from Monday 19 to Saturday 24 February 2018, with a series of events rethinking the welfare state for the 21st century and the global context.
A podcast of this event is available to download from Beveridge in Context: reconstruction planning during the Second World War and after.
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