Events

 Upcoming LSE public lectures 

 Autumn 2021 

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The Human in Human Rights - Part III

Wednesday 20 October 2021, 4pm-5.30pm

Hosted by LSE Human Rights and the Department of Sociology

In the final part of his three-part lecture series, Craig Calhoun explores how pursuing human rights is challenged not only by physical transformations of human beings but also changing relationships to each other through complex systems and technologies including artificial intelligence.

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The Geopolitics of Greece: continuities and discontinuities

Thursday 28 October, 4.00pm-5.30pm

Geopolitics has always been invoked as an explanation for Greek foreign policy and its position in the European and broader international order. This event will examine to what extent the intersection of geography and politics accounts for Greece’s external relations and to what extent it provides a useful link in understanding Greece’s international position in 1821 and the 21st Century.

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Social Unrest in Colombia and Chile: causes and cures

Friday 29 October 2021 6pm-7.30pm

Hosted by the LSE School of Public Policy

Why did Colombia and Chile experience bouts of social unrest and street violence recently? What are the roots of this discontent and what can be done about it? Might a new social contract in those countries provide a way out?

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Putting Peace Back Into Politics

Tuesday 9 November 2021 1pm-2.15pm

Hosted by LSE WPS

Join us as our speakers reflect on the cost of broken promises and the failure to learn lessons, whilst highlighting ways to effectively prioritise and foster peace in both politics and the public arena in the midst and in the aftermath of violent conflict.

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Dismantling the Apartheid of Our Time: the Palestinian Liberation Movement as an anti-racist struggle

Monday 13 December 2021 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Hosted by LSE Human Rights and the Department of Sociology

In April 2021, Human Rights Watch sent shock waves across the human rights community and political circles alike when it published a report accusing Israel of the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution. The report built on decades of the intellectual work and political advocacy of Palestinians scholars and organizations. Notably, the HRW report diverges from those legacies in significant ways.

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Past events

Reconciliation Processes in Post-Conflict Societies: Colombia and beyond

Tuesday 5 October 2021, 4pm-5.30pm

Hosted by the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science 

Despite advances in the Colombian 2016 Peace Accords, central challenges remain, particularly in territories of the country heavily hit by violence. This online event will look at the context of peace, justice, forgiveness and reconciliation processes in Colombia and beyond, by sharing international experiences from other post-conflict societies.

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Transnational Organised Crime in the Western Balkans: Effects in the Region and Beyond

Thursday 7 October, 4.30 - 6pm 

Researchers and policy experts discuss how Western Balkans organised crime groups came to dominate the global criminal underground from North America to South Africa.

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Dramatic interactions for justice and peace

Wednesday 13 October, 6 - 7.30pm 

This unique event brings together artists and academics to experience and discuss how drama and storytelling can contribute to rebuilding identity and meaning in post-conflict societies. Extracts from two new audio plays by writers in Kosovo, part of a new podcast series from writers in the Balkans, will be streamed as part of a panel discussion between theatre makers and academics about the power and place of art in promoting justice and peace.

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Is Peace Just the Absence of War?

Tuesday 21 September 2021, 1pm-2.15pm

Hosted by the Centre for Women, Peace and Security 

21 September marks the International Day of Peace, an opportunity to commit to building a culture of peace. But what exactly is a culture of peace and how do we build it? On this 40th anniversary of World Peace Day our world is far from peaceful.

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