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The European Institute has one of the most active events programmes in the School, making LSE one of the leading platforms globally for informed public discussion on the history and identity of Europe, and the policy challenges confronting the EU and the UK. The EI hosts over 30 public events a year, with high-level speakers from politics, public administration, academia and the media, including presidents, prime ministers, EU commissioners, and heads of European agencies and EU institutions.

 

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2023/24

24.06

What is driving the green backlash in European urban politics? | LSE Festival
Saturday 15 June, 12.00pm to 1.00pm BST

Speakers: Liam Beiser-McGrath, Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy Department of Social Policy, LSE; Ciarán Cuffe, member of the European Parliament (2019-2024); Jean-Louis Missika, Visiting Senior Fellow, LSE Cities; Shirley Rodrigues, London Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy (2016-2024) 

Chair: Catarina Heeckt, Programme Lead for the European Cities Programme and Policy Fellow, LSE Cities

Venue: In-person and online public event (Wolfson Theatre, CKK Building

Hosted by LSE Cities and LSE European Institute as part of the LSE Festival: Power and Politics

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Global middle powers and the changing world order | LSE Festival
Wednesday 12 June, 6.30pm to 7.30pm BST

Speakers: Chris Alden, Professor of International Relations and Director, LSE IDEAS; Yolanda Kemp Spies, Director of Diplomatic Studies Programme, Oxford University; Buğra Süsler, Lecturer, UCL Department of Political Science and Head of Turkey and the World Programme, LSE IDEAS

Chair: Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor of European Politics and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute

Venue: In-person public event (Wolfson Theatre, CKK Building) 

Hosted by Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE Ideas and LSE European Institute as part of the LSE Festival: Power and Politics

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5th LSE Workshop on Political Economy of Turkey
Friday 7 June, 9.00am to 6.00pm BST

Keynote speaker: Ufuk Akçiğit, Arnold C. Harberger Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

Hosted by the Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute, LSE School of Public Policy and LSE Systemic Risk Centre 

Venue: In-person public event (CBG.1.01, Sumeet Valrani Lecture Theatre, Centre Building, LSE)

 View the programme and find out more

Watch the video or listen to the podcast 


 

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The 2024 European elections and the challenges ahead
Thursday 6 June, 6.30pm to 8.00pm BST

Speakers: Tony Barber, European Comment Editor, Financial Times; Heather Grabbe, Senior Fellow, Bruegel and Visiting Professor, University College London and KU Leuven; Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and Professor, Department of Government, LSE

Chair: Chris Anderson, Ralf Dahrendorf Professor of European Politics and Society, LSE

Venue: In-person and online public event (Old Theatre, Old Building) 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and EUROPP – European Politics and Policy

 Find out more

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Race and Empire in Europe's Borders 
Thursday 23 May, 10.30am to 5:30pm BST

Speakers: Nadine El-Enany, University of Kent; Emmanuel Achiri, ENAR; Janine Silga, Dublin City University; Tarsis Brito, LSE; Hope Barker; Arshad Isakjee, University of Liverpool; Thom Davies, University of Nottingham; Jelena Obradovic-Wolchnik, Aston University; Magda El Ghamari, Collegium Civitas; Eva Polonska, LSE; Patrick Kimunguyi, LSE; Martina Tazzioli, University of Bologna

Chair: Eva Polonska, LSE.

Venue: In-person and online public event (LSE Campus)

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) 

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Supporting Ukraine's European destiny: a multilateral's perspective
Monday 18 March, 6.30pm to 8.00pm GMT

Speaker: Odile Renaud-Basso, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Institutional remarks: Eric Neumayer, LSE President and Vice Chancellor on an interim basis; Catherine de Vries, Dean for International Affairs and Professor of Political Science, Bocconi University

Chair: Angelo Martelli, Programme Director, LSE-Bocconi Double Degree in European International Public Policy and Politics

Venue: In-person and online public event (Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House) 

Hosted by the European Institute and Bocconi University

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The 2024 European elections and beyond - Understanding the politics of the coming Brussels power-play 
Thursday 14 March, 6.30pm to 8.00pm GMT

Speaker: Klaus Welle, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE European Institute and former Secretary General of the European Parliament (2009-2022)

Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow, LSE European Institute

Venue: In-person and online public event (CBG.2.03, Centre Building)

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

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Building prosperity through social solidarity and economic dynamism 
Tuesday 12 March 2024 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Speaker: Humza Yousaf, First Minister of Scotland

Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow, LSE European Institute

Venue: In-person and online public event 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

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The Politics of the Future
Monday 11 March, 6.30pm to 8.00pm GMT

Speakers:  Richard Bellamy, University College London, Professor of Political Science; Gerard Delanty, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Sussex; Kimberly Hutchings, Professor of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London; Anne Phillips,Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science, LSE;  Jonathan White, Deputy Head and Professor in Politics, LSE European Institute;

Chair: Marta Lorimer, Fellow in European Politics, LSE European Institute

Venue: In-person and online public event (LSE LectureTheatre, Centre Building)

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

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Major Economic Challenges facing The EU After the elections
Monday 4 March, 6.00pm to 7.00pm CET

Speakers: Nicholas Barr, Professor of Public Economics, LSE European Institute; Francesco Billari Rector, Bocconi University; Stefano Caselli, Dean, SDA Bocconi School of Management; Angelo Martelli, Director, LSE-Bocconi Double Degree in European and International Public Policy and Politics, LSE European Institute; Lanny Martin, Director, MSc Politics and Policy Analysis, Bocconi University; Catherine De Vries, Dean for International Affairs, Bocconi University;

Venue: Bocconi University, Room N08, Piazza Sraffa 13

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the University of Bocconi

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Experimentalist Governance: From Architectures to Outcomes
Tuesday 27 February, 6.30pm to 20.00pm GMT

Speakers: Niamh Moloney, Professor of Law, LSE Law School; Bernardo Rangoni, Senior Lecturer, University of York; Anthony Teasdale, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE European Institute

Chair: Jonathan Hopkin, Professor of Comparative Politics, LSE European Institute

Venue: In-person and online public event (Sumeet Valrani Lecture Theatre, Centre Building, LSE)

Hosted by the LSE European Institute 

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Empowering the Economy

Monday 12 February 2024, 5.00pm to 6.00pm GMT

Speakers: Christian Lindner,Germany’s Federal Minister of Finance and a member of the German parliament.

Chair: Eric Neumayer, LSE President and Vice Chancellor on an interim basis.

Venue: In-person and online public event (LSE Campus, venue to be confirmed to ticket holders) 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute 

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Late Soviet Britain: Why Materialist Utopias Fail 

Thursday 08 February, 6.30pm to 8pm GMT 

Speakers: Dr Abby Innes, Associate Professor of Political Economy, LSE European Institute; Rafael Behr, journalist and political columnist for the Guardian.

Chair: Professor Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy at LSE. 

Venue: In-person and online public event (MAR.1.04, Marshall Building LSE)

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

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Russia's war against Ukraine 

Tuesday 30 January, 6.30pm to 8pm GMT

Speakers: Gwendolyn Sasse, Director, Centre for East European and International Studies and Einstein Professor, Humboldt University; Sam Greene, Professor in Russian politics, King’s College

Chair: Abby Innes, Associate Professor of Political Economy, European Institute, LSE 

Venue: In-person and online public event (Sumeet Valrani Lecture Theatre, LSE)

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

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NATO Enlargement and Türkiye's Partnership with the West

Wednesday 24 January 2024 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Speakers: Sinem Akgül Açıkmeşe, Professor, Kadir Has University; Lisel Hintz, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins SAIS; Tacan İldem, retired diplomat, who served as NATO Assistant Secretary-General from 2016 to 2020.

Chair: Yaprak Gursoy, Professor and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE

Venue: Online Public Event however registration is required.

Hosted by Contemporary Turkish Studies and LSE Ideas. 

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Protect, strengthen, prepare - 2024 as a moment of truth for the future of the European continent

Tuesday 23 January, 3.30 to 4.30 pm 

Speaker: Alexander De Croo, Prime Minister of Belgium.

Chair: Chris Anderson, Ralf Dahrendorf Professor of European Politics and Society, LSE.

Venue: In-person and online public event 

Hosted by the European Institute 

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Bank of England and LSE European Institute - Workshop on Behavioural Macro and Finance

Friday 19 January, 8.55am to 5.45pm GMT

Venue: In-person and online public event (Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building LSE)

 Find out more 


 

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The geopolitics of Germany: ninth November – then and now

Thursday 09 November, 6.30pm to 8.00pm GMT

Speaker: Klaus Welle, Visting Professor in Practice, European Institute, LSE

Chair: Chris Anderson, Ralf Dahrendorf Professor of European Politics and Society, European Institute, LSE

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

Venue: In-person and online public event (MAR.1.04, Marshall Building, LSE)

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Black feminism in Europe

Monday 30 October, 6.30pm to 8.00pm BST

Speakers: Mame-Fatou Niang, Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Carnegie Mellon University; SM Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Department of Gender Studies, LSE.

Chair: Joanna Lewis, Director, LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security

Venue: In-person and online public event (Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE)

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The future of European Union integration in light of the economic and geopolitical challenges

Speaker: Pierre Moscovici, former French Minister of Finance and European Commissioner

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professorial Research Fellow, European Institute, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute

Venue: In-person and online event (Sheikh Zayed Theatre, CKK Building, LSE)

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Talking Justice After Mass Atrocity Crimes

Friday 20 October, 6.00pm to 7.30pm BST

Speakers: Paul Drew, Professor, Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York; Ger Duijzings, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Regensburg; Inger Skjelsbaek, Professor and Director of the Center for Gender Studies, University of Oslo

Chair: Denisa Kostovicova, Associate Professor of Global Politics, European Institute, LSE

Hosted by Justice Interactions and Peacebuiling (JUSTINT) and LSE European Institute

Venue: Yangtze Theatre, Centre Building, LSE

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Homelands: a personal history of Europe

Thursday 19 October, 6.30pm to 8.00pm BST

Speaker: Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, Oxford University

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

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How to slay a dragon: building a new Russia after Putin

Tuesday 10 October, 6.30pm to 8.00pm BST

Speaker: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, commentator and activist

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professorial Research Fellow, European Institute, LSE

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

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The transition paradox: navigating the path to becoming the world's first fossil-free welfare state

Monday 09 October, 6.45pm to 8.15pm BST

Speaker: Mikael Damberg, Former Minister of Finance, Government of Sweden

Chair: Andrés Velasco, Professor of Public Policy and Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the LSE School of Public Policy

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With or without the IMF? The ups and downs of the Turkish political economy since 2000

Wednesday 04 October, 6.00pm to 7.30pm BST

Speakers: G. Kemal Ozhan, Senior Economist, Bank of Canada and Research Economist, National Bureau of Economic Research; Selva Demiralp, Professor of Economics, Koç University and Director of the Koç University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum; Sinan Ülgen, Director and founding chairman, Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM), and Senior Fellow, Carnegie Europe 

Chair: Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor of European Politics and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE

Hosted by Contemporary Turkish Studies and the LSE European Institute

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Eurowhiteness: culture, empire and race in the European project

Tuesday 3 October, 6.30pm to 8.00pm BST

Speakers: Gurminder K. Bhambra, Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies in the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex; Hans Kundnani, Associate Fellow and former Europe Programme Director, Chatham House; Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge; Mike Wilkinson, Professor of Law, LSE

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the LSE Law School

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Permacrisis: a plan to fix a fractured world

Wednesday 27 September, 7.00pm to 8.00pm BST

Speakers: Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; Mohamed A. El-Erian, President of Queens' College, Univeristy of Cambridge; Michael Spence, Philip H. Knight Professor Emeritus of Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Chair: Silvana Tenreyro, Professor of Economics, LSE

Hosted by the LSE European Institute

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2022/23

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LSE Festival | At the Heart of War: Ukrainian resilience and resistance through art 

From Monday 22 May, 10.00am to 6.00pm BST

Artists and Photographers: Svitlana Biedarieva, George F. Kennan Fellow at the Kennan Institute, Wilson Center; Yan Dobronosov, Ukrainian photojournalist; Kostiantyn Liberov, Ukrainian photojournalist; Vlada Liberova, Ukrainian photojournalist; Olha Pryymak, Royal College of Art London.

Hosted by the Department of International Relations and the European Institute as part of LSE Festival: People and Change.

Venue: Atrium Gallery, Old Building LSE.

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What Art Makes of War: perspectives on and from the Ukraine War

Speakers: Svitlana Biedarieva, George F. Kennan Fellow, Kennan Institute, Wilson Center; Rachel Kerr, Professor of War and Society, King's College London; Denisa Kostovicova, Associate Professor in Global Politics, LSE European Institute; Olha Pryymak, Artist, Royal College of Art London.

Chair: Jennifer Jackson-Preece, Associate Professor in Nationalism, LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and in-person public event (MAR.2.07, Marshall Building)

Find out more.

Watch the video here.


 

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Turkey’s Economic Problems and Solutions: A small open economy approach

Friday 2 June, 6.00pm to 7.30pm BST

Speaker: Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan, Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park 

Chair: Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor of European Politics and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, LSE Systemic Risk Centre and LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies 

Venue: Online

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A Decolonial Moment in European & EU Studies

Wednesday 31 May, 10:00am to 5:00pm BST

Keynote Speaker: Gurminder K Bhambra, Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies at the University of Sussex.

Speakers: Diamond AshiagborPeo HansenJan OrbieEva Połońska-KimunguyiOlivia RutazibwaIyiola SolankeWendy Willems.

Chairs: Chris Anderson, Sonya Onwu, Eva Połońska-Kimunguyi.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute as part of the European Institute's Beyond Eurocentrism Programme

Venue: MAR.1.08, Marshall Building, LSE and Online

Find out more.

Listen to the podcast of the keynote address here.


 

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Growing Apart: cities, nations and the future of Europe

Speakers: Aziza Akhmouch, Head of Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development Division, OECD; Neil Lee, Professor of Economic Geography, LSE; Ben Rogers, Bloomberg Distinguished Fellow in Government Innovation, LSE Cities

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE

Hosted by LSE Cities and the LSE European Institute

Venue: Online and in-person (MAR1.08, Marshall Building, LSE)

Find out more.

Listen to the podcast here.


 

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Maurice Fraser Annual Lecture | Ukraine, Europe and the Return of Geopolitics

Wednesday 17 May, 6.30pm to 8.00pm BST

Speaker: Klaus Welle, Former Secretary General, European Parliament (2009-2022)

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professorial Research Fellow and Director of the Hellenic Observatory, LSE European Institute

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and in-person (Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building LSE).

Find out more.

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The Conflict, Justice and Peace Platform Annual Lecture | Nationalism and the return of geopolitics

Tuesday 21 March, 6.30pm to 8.00pm GMT

Speakers: Lars-Erik Cederman, Professor, ETH Zurich; Anna Getmansky, Associate Professor, International Relations, LSE.

Chair: Denisa Kostovicova, Associate Professor at the European Institute LSE.

Hosted by the Conflict Justice and Peace Platform, LSE Department of International Relations, LSE Department of Government, LSE Department of International Development, and LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and in-Person (Auditorium, Centre Building LSE).

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Celebrating Women in Science and Technology

Thursday 9 March, 6:30pm to 8:00pm GMT

Speakers: Melis Duyar, Senior Lecturer, University of Surrey; Özge Eyice, Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London; Zeynep Kalender Atak, Senior Scientist, AstraZeneca; Zeynep Okray, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of Oxford; Emine Yılmaz, Professor, University College London.

Chair: Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor and Chair, Contemporary Turkish Studies at LSE.

Hosted by Contemporary Turkish Studies and the European Institute.

Hosted as part of the programme for Turkish Week: 100 Years of the Republic.

Venue: Online and in-person public event (Thai Theatre, New Academic Building).

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100 years of the Republic of Türkiye: Changing Ideas of Modernity

Wednesday 8 March, 6.30pm to 8.00pm GMT

Speakers: Faruk Birtek, Emeritus Professor, Boğaziçi University; Şuhnaz Yılmaz, Professor, Koç University; Laurent Mignon, Professor, University of Oxford; Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor and Chair, LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies.

Chair: Jonathan Hopkin, Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Government

Hosted by the Contemporary Turkish Studies and the European Institute.

Hosted as part of the programme for Turkish Week: 100 Years of the Republic.

Venue: Online and in-Person (Auditorium, Centre Building LSE).

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Cities in the Aftermath of the Earthquakes: Experiences, Needs and Possible Futures in Turkey

Speakers: Mehmet Nuri Gültekin, Professor of Sociology, Gaziantep University; Mehmet Karlı, Research Fellow, European Studies Centre of the University of Oxford; Nilüfer Numanoğlu Atalay, Co-Founder and Trustee, Turkey Mozaik Foundation; Richard Sennett, Professor, LSE Department of Sociology.

Chair: Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor and Chair, Contemporary Turkish Studies at LSE.

Hosted by Contemporary Turkish Studies and the European Institute

Hosted as part of the programme for Turkish Week: 100 Years of the Republic.

Venue: Online and in-Person (Auditorium, Centre Building LSE).

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Meritocracy, Growth, and Lessons from Italy's Economic Decline

Speakers: Lorenzo Codogno, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE European Institute; Giampaolo Galli, Italian Economist and Politician; Angelo Martelli, Assistant Professor, LSE European Institute; Alberto Mingardi, Director General of Istituto Bruno Leoni; Leila Talani, Professor of International Political Economy, King's College London.

Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow, LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and in-person public event (LSE Lecture Theatre, Centre building).

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Emerging Europe's chronic distrust: Lessons from the region's COVID puzzle

Speakers: Christopher Dann, PhD student, Stanford University; Joan Costa-i-Font, Professor of Health Economics, Department of Health Policy; Piroska Nagy Mohácsi, Visting Professor in Practice, Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa; Előd Takáts, Visiting Professor in Practice, School of Public Policy.

Chair: Andrés Velasco, Professor of Public Policy and Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE.

Hosted by the Corvinus University of Budapest, the LSE School of Public Policy and the LSE European Institute.

Venue: In-Person (LSE Lecture Theatre, Centre Building LSE) and Online.

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Inside the Deal: how the EU got Brexit done

Speakers: Stefaan De Rynck, Senior Adviser to Michel Barnier, European Union's Chief Negotiator for Brexit; Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser, Centre for Economics and Business Research.

Chair: Tony Travers, Associate Dean, LSE School of Public Policy.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the LSE School of Public Policy.

Venue: Online and in-Person (Old theatre, Old Building LSE).

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Global Trade Policy Challenges: preparing for the next decade

Wednesday 1 February, 6.30pm to 8.00pm GMT

Speakers: Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Director in DG Trade of the European Commission; Iana Dreyer, Founder and Editor of Borderlex.eu; Crawford Falconer, Second Permanent Secretary, Department for International Trade; Han-Koo Yeo, former Minister for Trade, Republic of Korea; Geoffery Yu, Senior EMEA Market Strategist at BNY Mellon; John Alty, Visiting Professor, LSE European Institute.

Chair: Robert Basedow, Assistant Professor, LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and in-Person (Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE)

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Europe's Coming of Age

Thursday 26 January, 6:30pm to 8:00pm GMT

Speakers: Loukas Tsoukalis, Emeritus Professor, University of Athens; Helen Wallace, Fellow, British Academy

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professor in European Politics, European Institute

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and in-Person (MAR.1.04, Marshall Building LSE).

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Changing Borders after Ukraine: the justice and utility of secession

Thursday 26 January, 1.00pm to 2.15pm GMT

Speakers: Timothy William Waters, Professor, Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Chair: Denisa Kostovicova, Associate Professor in Global Politics, LSE.

Venue: In person (CBG.1.06, Centre Building, LSE).

Hosted by the LSE South East Europe Research Unit and the LSE European Institute.

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Growth for Good: reshaping capitalism to save humanity from climate catastrophe

Tuesday 17 January, 6:30pm to 8:00pm GMT

Speakers: Alessio Terzi, Lecturer, HEC Paris and Sciences; Anna Valero, Senior Policy Fellow at LSE's Centre for Economic Performance.

Chair: Angelo Martelli, Assistant Professor, LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the LSE School of Public Policy.

Venue: Online and in-Person (Auditorium, Centre Building LSE)

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Digital Trade Integration: A new global dataset for 21st century trade policy

Monday 14 November, 6:30pm to 8:00pm GMT

Speakers: Sabina Ciofu, Associate Director (International) at techUK; Martina Ferracane, Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute; Graham Floater, Director for trade policy at the Department for International Trade, Sam Lowe, Partner at Flint Global.

Chair: Robert Basedow, Assistant Professor for International Political Economy at the European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and CIVICA.

Venue: Online and In-Person.

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European Remembrance

Tuesday 8 November, 6:30pm to 8:00pm GMT

Speakers: Dr Paris Chronakis, Lecturer in Modern Greek History, Royal Holloway, University of London; Professor Meena Dhanda, Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Politics, University of Wolverhampton; Professor James Mark, Department of History, University of Exeter.

Chair: Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor in European Philosophy and Head of the LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute as part of the LSE European Institute Series: 'Beyond Eurocentrism’. 

Venue: Online and In-Person.

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The Early History of Humanity: We Have Never Been Stupid (Until Now?)

Wednesday 2 November, 6:00pm to 7:00pm GMT

Speaker: Professor David Wengrow, Professor of Comparative Archaeology, UCL.

Chair: Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor in European Philosophy and Head of the LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute as part of the LSE European Institute Series: 'Beyond Eurocentrism’. 

Venue: Online and In-Person.

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Foreign States in Domestic Markets

Monday 24 October, 6:30pm to 8:00pm BST

Speakers: John Alty, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE European Institute; Dr Robert Basedow, Assistant Professor, LSE European Institute; Adrienne Klasa, Asset Management Reporter, Financial Times; Professor Mark Thatcher, Professor of Public Policy, Department of Political Science, Luiss University, Rome; Dr Tim Vlandas, Associate Professor of Comparative Social Policy, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford.

Chair: Dr Xinchuchu Gao, Fellow in European Political Economy, LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and In-Person.

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Archaeology and Soft Power: Cultural Diplomacy between Türkiye and the UK

Tuesday 18 October, 6:00pm to 7:30pm BST

Speakers: Professor Stephen Mitchell, Emeritus Professor of classics and ancient history, University of Exeter; Sir David Logan, British Ambassador to Turkey from 1997-2001; Professor Tuna Şare Ağtürk, Marie Curie Research Fellow, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford and Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University. 

Chair: Professor Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute and the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.

Venue: Online and In-Person.

The in-person event will be followed by a reception.

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Ideas and European Education Policy: Constructing the Europe of Knowledge

Tuesday 11 October, 6:30pm to 8:00pm BST

Speaker: Dr Marina Cino Pagliarello, Visiting Fellow, LSE European Institute.

Discussant: Professor Michelle Cini, Professor of European Politics, University of Bristol.

Chair: Dr Mareike Kleine, Associate Professor in EU and International Politics European Institute, LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and In-Person.

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From Annexation to War: Russia's Aggression in Ukraine

Monday 3 October, 6:30pm to 8:00pm BST

Speakers: Dr Rory FinninUniversity Associate Professor of Ukrainian Studies, University of Cambridge; Dr Olesya Khromeychuk, Director of the Ukrainian Institute in London; Dr Ellie Knott, Assistant Professor in Qualitative Methods, Department of Methodology, LSE.

Chair: Dr Denisa Kostovicova, Associate Professor in Global Politics, LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the Department of Methodology and LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online and In-Person.

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Europe At Risk? Democracy and Peace in a Global and Changing Europe

Thursday 8 September, 6:30pm to 8:30pm (CEST)

The Europe Salon, Sofitel Brussels Europe, Brussels, Belgium 

Speakers: Marta Lorimer, Fellow in European Politics at the European Institute, LSE, Niclas Poitiers, Research Fellow at Bruegel, and Borja Guijarro Usobiaga, Security & Defence - Strategic Communications at European External Action Service.

Chair: Chris Anderson, Ralf Dahrendorf Professor of European Politics and Society, LSE European Institute.

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2021/22

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Ukraine's Wartime Economy and Financial Challenges

Speaker: Valeria Gontareva, Former Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine and Visiting Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy at LSE.

Chair: Professor Andres Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Hosted by the LSE School of Public Policy and the European Institute.

Venue: LSE campus.

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Competition Policy in Europe After the COVID-19 Crisis 

Thursday 16 June 2022, 1pm to 2pm BST

Speakers: Roberto Alimonti, expert in competition economics with over 10 years of professional experience; Natura Gracia, partner in the Linklaters Antitrust & Foreign Investment group, qualified in Spain and England and Wales; Ruben Maximiano, Regional Manager and Senior Competition Expert at the OECD in Paris. 

Chair: Dr Angelo Martelli, Assistant Professor in European and International Political Economy at the LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by LSE Festival: How Do We Get to a Post-COVID World and the European Institute.

Venue: Online and In-Person.

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70 Years in NATO: Turkey's partnership with the western alliance since 1952 

Wednesday 8 June 2022, 5:30pm to 7pm BST

Speakers: Professor Oya Dursun-Özkanca, Endowed Chair of International Studies and Professor of Political Science at Elizabethtown College, USA; Colonel Rich Outzen, Geopolitical Consultant and Retired Colonel who served in the US State Department’s Policy Planning Staff;  Professor Gencer Özcan, Professor of International Relations at Istanbul Bilgi University.

Chair: Professor Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by Contemporary Turkish Studies and the European Institute.

Venue: Online.

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Criminalizing the Buying of Sex? Experiences from the Nordic Countries 

Tuesday 24 May 2022, 6pm to 7.30pm BST

Speakers: Anna Błuś, Researcher on Western Europe and Women’s Rights at Amnesty International’s Europe Regional Office; Julian Curico, a Swedish current full service sex worker and the chair of Red Umbrella Sweden; Suzanne Hoff, International Coordinator of La Strada International; Elene Lam, an activist, community organizer, educator, and human rights defender; Charlotte Lee and Niki Adams, spokeswomen for the English Collective of Prostitutes; Dr Niina Vuolajärvi, Assistant Professor in International Migration at the LSE European Institute.

Chair: Dr Oula Kadhum, LSE Fellow in International Migration at the European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online.

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The Criminalisation of Irregular Migration in Europe 

Tuesday 17 May 2022, 5pm to 6pm BST

Speakers: Dr Matilde Rosina, Fellow in International Migration, LSE European Institute.

Discussant: Dr Natascha Zaun, Assistant Professor in Migration Studies, LSE European Institute.

Chair: Dr Eiko Thielemann, Associate Professor in Political Science and Public Policy at the LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

Venue: Online.

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The French Presidential Elections of 2022: what they mean for France and for Europe

Tuesday 29 March 2022, 6pm to 7:30pm BST

Speakers: Dr Marta Lorimer, Fellow in European Politics, LSE European Institute; Professor Rainbow Murray, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London; Christine Ockrent, journalist and former chief operating officer of France 24 and RFI.

Chair: Professor Chris Anderson, Professor in European Politics and Policy at the LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

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What Europe? Continuity and Change in Public Opinion About European integration 

Tuesday 15 March 2022, 4.30pm to 6pm GMT

Speakers: Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and professor in the Department of Government; Professor Liesbet Hooghe, W.R Kenan Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Research Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence; Professor Lauren McLaren, Professor of Politics at the University of Leicester. 

Chair: Professor Chris Anderson, Chris Anderson is Professor in European Politics and Policy and the LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, as part of the LSE European Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebrations. 

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Flexible Europe: Differentiated Integration, Fairness and Democracy

Thursday 10 March 2022, 6:15pm to 7:45pm GMT

Speakers: Richard Bellamy, Professor of Political Science, UCL Dept of Political Science; Marta Lorimer, Fellow in European Politics, LSE European Institute; Oliver Gerstenberg, Senior Lecturer, UCL Laws; Charles Grant, Director, Centre for European Reform; Sean Hanley, Associate Professor in Comparative Central and East European Politics, UCL SSEES; Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy, LSE European Institute; Stella Ladi, Reader in PublicManagement, Queen Mary University of London (TBC)

Chair: Claudia Sternberg, Head of Academic Programmes, UCL European Institute

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and UCL European Institute.

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A Hamilton moment for Europe? Demystifying the Next Generation EU and the EU Recovery Funds

Wednesday 09 March 2022, 6:30pm to 8pm GMT

Speakers: Professor Anthony Bartzokas, Visiting Professor in Practice at the LSE Hellenic Observatory and former EBRD Board Director for Greece; Dr Frank Neffke, Former Research Director of the Growth Lab at Harvard's Center for International Development; Vedrana Jelusic Kasic, Member of the Management Board of Privredna banka Zagreb; Ines Rocha, EBRD’s Managing Director of Impact & Partnerships. 

Chair: Dr Corrado Macchiarelli, Visiting Fellow in European Political Economy at the LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

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Freedom in Transition

Monday 7 March 2022, 5pm to 6pm GMT

Speakers: Professor Lea Ypi. Professor in Political Theory in the Government Department, LSE.

Chair: Dr Abby Innes, Associate Professor of Political Economy in the European Institute at the LSE. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

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One Party After Another: The Disruptive Life of Nigel Farage

Wednesday 02 March 2022, 5pm to 6pm GMT

Speaker: Michael Crick, journalist and author of One Party After Another: The Disruptive Life of Nigel Farage.

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the LSE School of Public Policy. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, School of Public Policy, and Library. 

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In Conversation with Nadia Calviño Santamaría

Thursday 17 February 2022, 3pm to 4pm GMT

Speaker: Nadia Calviño Santamaría, First Vice-President of the Government of Spain and Minister for the Economy and Digital Transformation.

Discussant: Professor Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Chair: Professor Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Princesa de Asturias Chair and a Professor of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Geography and Environment.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the Cañada Blanch Centre.

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30 Years of EU Migration and Asylum Policies: success or failure?

Monday 14 February 2022, 5:30 to 7pm GMT

Speakers: Sophie Magennis, Head of Policy and Legal Support at UNHCR Representation for EU Affairs; Professor Florian Trauner, Jean Monnet Chair at the Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB); Dr Natascha Zaun, Assistant Professor in Migration Studies at the European Institute at LSE. 

Chair: Dr Eiko Thielemann, Associate Professor in Political Science and Public Policy in the Department of Government and the European Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, as part of the LSE European Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebrations. 

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UK-Turkey Trade Partnership Post-Brexit: Limits and Prospects

Wednesday 9 February 2022, 3.30 to 5pm GMT

Speakers: Dr Pınar Artıran, Assistant Professor, WTO Chair Holder and the Director of the Research Center on International Trade and Arbitration Law at Istanbul Bilgi University; Christopher Gaunt OBE, Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Turkey; Lord Robin Janvrin, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Turkey from 2015-2021; Dr Mustafa Kutlay, Senior Lecturer in the Department of International Politics at City, University of London.

Chair: Professor Yaprak Gürsoy, Professor and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies.

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Autumn Term  

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Europe: A Philosophical History

Wednesday 17 November 2021, 4pm to 5.30pm

Speaker: Professor Simon Glendinning is Head of the LSE European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy. 

Chair: Dr Cristóbal Garibay-Petersen, Fellow in European Philosophy in the European Institute at LSE.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

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Queering Europe: nationalism and sexuality

Thursday 11 November 2021, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Speakers: Professor Fatima El-Tayeb, Professor of Ethnicity, Race & Migration and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University; Abeera Khan, Fellow in Gender and Culture at the Department of Sociology, LSE; Professor Richard Mole, Professor of Political Sociology at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies; Dr Alyosxa Tudor, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London

Chair: Dr Jacob Breslow, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality in LSE's Department of Gender Studies. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and Department of Gender Studies, and part of the LSE European Institute Series: 'Beyond Eurocentrism’. 

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Maastricht 30 years on – lessons learnt?

Wednesday 10 November 2021, 5:30pm to 7pm

Speakers: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Professor in European Politics at the LSE European Institute; Professor N. Piers Ludlow, Head of the LSE Department of International History; Professor Dame Helen Wallace, previously Centennial Professor at the LSE European Institute.

Chair: Professor Yaprak Gürsoy, Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, as part of the LSE European Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebrations. 

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Maurice Fraser Memorial Lecture  - Britain, Europe and America: lessons from the recent past and prospects for the near future

Monday 25 October 2021, 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Speakers: Lord Kim Darroch, former British Ambassador to the United States (2016-2019) and Security Adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron (2012-2015). 

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics in the European Institute at LSE. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, as part of the LSE European Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebrations. 

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Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi: Forgotten Father of Europe

Thursday 21 October 2021, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Speaker: Martyn Bond, former European civil servant and BBC foreign correspondent. 

Discussant: Claudia Hamill, former Visiting Fellow at University of Maastricht. 

Chair: Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor in European Philosophy and Head of the LSE European Institute.

This event will explore the book, Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard: Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi and his Vision of Europe, written by Martyn Bond, and researched and edited by Claudia Hamill. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, as part of the LSE European Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebrations. 

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The Euro@30: has the common currency finally grown up?

Wednesday 06 October 2021, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Speakers: Professor Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at the LSE European Institute; Professor Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy at the LSE European Institute, Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times.

Chair: Dr Angelo Martelli, Assistant Professor in European and International Political Economy at the LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute, as part of the LSE European Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebrations. 

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My Secret Brexit Diary


Speaker: Michel Barnier, European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2021.

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies, Professor in European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory at LSE.

Introductory and closing remarks: Baroness Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Germany After Merkel: end of an era or more of the same?

Thursday 23 September 2021, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Speakers: Dr Ulrike Franke, senior policy fellow at ECFR; Dr Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform, Mujtaba Rahman, Managing Director, Europe, at the Eurasia Group; Dr Daniela Schwarzer, Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia at the Open Society Foundations. 

Chair: Professor Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy at the European Institute and an Adjunct Professor (Privatdozentin) of Economics at the Economics Department of the Free University of Berlin.

Hosted by LSE European Institute.

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2020/21

Spring Term

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Recovery or Radical Transformation: the effect of COVID-19 on justice systems

Thursday 17 June 2021, 4pm-5pm

Speaker: Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice since January 2021. 

Chair: Professor Andrew Murray, Professor of Law with particular reference to New Media and Technology Law and Deputy Head of LSE's Department of Law.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and Department of Law. 

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Europe's Refugee 'Crisis': where are we now?

Wednesday 16 June 2021, 4pm-5:30pm

Speakers: Professor Heaven Crawley, Professor of International Migration at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations and at Coventry University; Dr Lucy Mayblin, political sociologist whose research focuses on asylum, human rights, policy-making, and the legacies of colonialism; Catherine Woollard, Director of the European Council of Refugees and Exiles; Masooma Torfa, co-founder and directing member of Female Fellows an NGO that is working on the integration and empowerment of migrant women in southern Germany.  

Chair: Dr Manmit Bhambra, Research Officer in the Religion and Global Society Research Unit at LSE, and Research Director for Migration at the 89 Initiative, Belgium.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the 89 Initiative, as part of the series 'Beyond Eurocentrism'

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The Response of Major Cities to the Challenges of the 21st Century

Tuesday 08 June 2021, 5pm-6pm

Speaker: Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona, Spain. 

Chair: Professor Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age at LSE.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and LSE Cities.

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The Long-term Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis on the Euro Area

Thursday 03 June 2021, 6pm-7pm

Speaker: Poul Mathias Thomsen, former Director of the IMF's European Department and Visiting Professor in Practice at LSE European Institute.

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics in the European Institute at LSE.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and 'Europe in Question' Discussion Paper Series.

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Emergency politics beyond the state: Europe’s exceptional transformation

Tuesday 25 May 2021, 6pm–7:30pm

Speakers: Dr Christian Kreuder-Sonnen, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Organizations at Friedrich Schiller University Jena; Dr Christian Rauh, Political scientist in the Global Governance unit of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Professor Berthold Rittberger, Chair of Political Science and International Relations at LMU Munich; Professor Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration &  Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University; Professor Jonathan P. White, Deputy Head of the LSE European Institute and Professor in Politics. 

Discussant: Dr Christopher Bickerton, Lecturer in politics at POLIS and Official Fellow at Queens’ College, Cambridge;

Chair: Dr Claudia Sternberg, scholar of European and international politics at the UCL European Institute. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the UCL European Institute, as part of the UCL European Politics Series. 

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Winter Term 

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Is Europe White? Assessing the Role of Whiteness in Europe Today

Monday 15 March 2021 5.30pm-7pm

Speakers: Dr Jean Beaman, Associate Professor in Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara; Dr Neema Begum, Research Associate, Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity, University of Manchester; Professor David Theo Goldberg, Director of the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute and Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and Criminology, Law, and Society at UC Irvine. 

Chair: Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece, Associate Professor in Nationalism, LSE European Institute and Department of International Relations.

Hosted by LSE European Institute.

This event is part of the LSE European Institute Series: 'Beyond Eurocentrism’. 

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UK Market Regulation After Brexit: higher, lower or stay the same?

Tuesday 09 March 2021, 5pm-6.30pm GMT

Speakers: Minette Batters, President of the National Farmers Union of England and Wales; Tony Danker, Director-General of CBI; Professor Sam Fankhauser, Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at LSE; Frances O'Grady, General Secretary of the TUC.

Chair: Baroness Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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How the Pandemic Polarised Us

Tuesday 02 March 2021, 6.30-7.30pm GMT

Speakers: Dr Florian Foos, Assistant Professor in Political Behaviour, Department of Government, LSE; Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and Professor, Department of Government, LSE; Professor Peter Trubowitz, Professor of International Relations; Director of the US Centre, LSE and Associate Fellow, Chatham House. 

Chair: Professor Chris Anderson, Professor in European Politics and Policy, European Institute, LSE.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and Department of Government. 

This event is part of the LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World.

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How Was Brexit For You? A Reflection On What We Learnt

Wednesday 17 February 2021, 5pm-6.30pm GMT

Speakers: Professor Catherine Barnard; Professor of European Union and Labour Law, Trinity College, University of Cambridge; Baroness Catharine Hoey, former Labour MP for Vauxhall and a vocal campaigner to Leave the EU; Dr Gerard Lyons, economist and Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth Investments; Sir Ivan Rogers, former UK Permanent Representative to the EU.

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean, LSE School of Public Policy.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Outside the EU: options for Britain

Tuesday 9 February 2021, 4pm-5.30pm GMT

Speakers: Dr Martin Westlake, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE European Institute; Sebastian Remøy, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Public Affairs at Kreab; Dr Sara Hagemann, Associate Professor in European Politics, LSE European Institute. 

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies; Professor in European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Assessing Next Generation EU

Wednesday 27 January 2021, 4pm-5:30pm GMT

Speakers: Lorenzo Codogno, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE European Institute and Senior Fellow, LUISS School of European Political Economy in Rome; Paul van den Noord, affiliate member at the Amsterdam School of Economics (University of Amsterdam).

Discussant: Professor Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy, LSE European Institute.

Chair: Dr Angelo Martelli, Assistant Professor in European and International Political Economy,  LSE European Institute.

Hosted by LSE European Institute.

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The Impact of Brexit on Higher Education

Speakers: Professor Simon Hix, Pro-Director for Research at LSE and Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, Department of Government, LSE; Dr Beth Thompson, Head of Policy and Advocacy - UK & EU, Wellcome Trust; Professor Wendy Thomson, Vice-Chancellor of the University of London. 

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean, LSE School of Public Policy.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Autumn Term
 

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The 'True' Brexit: where are we now?

Thursday 10 December 2020, 5pm-6:30pm GMT

Speakers: Professor Katy Hayward, Professor of Political Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast and a Senior Fellow at ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’; Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Advisor at the Centre for Economics and Business Research and former Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service; Jill Rutter, Senior Research Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe; Professor Tony Travers is Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE.

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics and the Director of the Hellenic Observatory.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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After Brexit: the UK in the North Atlantic trade triangle

Thursday 12 November 2020, 5pm-6:30pm GMT

Speakers: Anthony Gardner, former US Ambassador to the European Union; Beatrice Kilroy-Nolan, former senior EU and trade advisor to the Prime Minister in No.10 Downing Street; Luisa Santos, Deputy Director General at BusinessEurope.

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE.

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Them and Us: how immigrants and locals can thrive together

Wednesday 4 November, 6pm-7.30pm GMT

Speaker: Philippe Legrain, Visiting Senior Fellow, LSE European Institute; former economic adviser to the President of the European Commission.

Discussant: Heather Grabbe, Director, Open Society European Policy Institute.

Chair: Professor Nicholas Barr, Professor of Public Economics, European Institute.

Hosted by LSE European Institute. 

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Anti-System Politics: the crisis of market liberalism in rich democracies

Tuesday 27 October 2020, 4pm-5:30pm (GMT)

Speaker: Professor Jonathan Hopkin, Professor of Comparative Politics in the Department of Government and European Institute at LSE. 

Chair: Professor Waltraud Schelkle is Professor in Political Economy in the European Institute at LSE. 

Hosted by LSE European Institute and Department of Government. 

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The Paradox Between Human Rights and Security Politics

Thursday 22 October 2020, 5pm-6.30pm BST

Speaker: Professor Daniela Haarhuis, Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, Germany.

Discussant: Gijs de Vries, Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE European Institute, and former State Secretary of the Interior in the government of The Netherlands.

Chair: Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece, Associate Professor in Nationalism at the LSE European Institute and Department of International Relations. 

Hosted by LSE European Institute. 

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The European Central Bank Between the Financial Crisis and Populisms: a conversation with Ewald Nowotny

Monday 19 October 2020, 2pm-3.30pm BST

Speakers: Dr Sebastian Diessner, Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute; Dr Corrado Macchiarelli, Principal Economist at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR); Mara Monti, visiting fellow at the LSE European Institute; Professor Ewald Nowotny, Austrian economist and Social Democratic politician, former governor of Austria's central bank Oesterreichische Nationalbank and former member of the European Central Bank’s Governing Council; Professor Claudia Wiesner, Professor for Political Science at Fulda University of Applied Sciences.

Chair: Professor Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy at the LSE European Institute

Hosted by LSE European Institute. 

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Young People and (anti-) Racism: whose lives matter in Europe?

Monday 12 October 2020, 5pm-6.30pm BST

Speakers: Dr Manmit Bhambra, Research Officer in the Religion and Global Society Research Unit at the LSE; Hiba Latreche, General Secretary of the Forum of European Muslim Youth and Student Organisations (FEMYSO); Magid Magid, former Green Party MEP representing Yorkshire & the Humber at the European Parliament and was previously the youngest ever Lord Mayor of Sheffield; Dr. Emilia Zenzile RoigFounder and Executive Director of the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ). 

Chair: Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece, Associate Professor in Nationalism, with a joint appointment in both LSE's European Institute and the Department of International Relations. 

Hosted by LSE European Institute and the 89 Initiative.

This event is part of the LSE European Institute Series: 'Beyond Eurocentrism’. This event series aims to explore how the shape and shaping of Europe – its political-economy, its political policy making, or its political culture – needs to be rethought in a time of the exhaustion of Eurocentrism.

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Growth and solidarity: cities reimagining human mobility in Africa and Europe

Friday 09 October 2020, 1pm-2.30pm BST 

Speakers: Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE, Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone; Marta Foresti, Director of ODI Europe and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the LSE Institute of Global Affairs; Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of Milan, Italy.

Discussant: Professor Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies at LSE and Director of the Urban Age and LSE Cities.

Chair: Dr Angelo Martelli, Assistant Professor in European and International Political Economy at LSE's European Institute.

Hosted by LSE European Institute.

This event is part of the LSE European Institute Series: 'Beyond Eurocentrism’. This event series aims to explore how the shape and shaping of Europe – its political-economy, its political policy making, or its political culture – needs to be rethought in a time of the exhaustion of Eurocentrism.

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Brexit and Culture Wars: is this a new 'normal'?

Monday 05 October 2020, 5pm-6.30pm BST

Speakers: Professor John Denham, Director of the Centre for English Identity and Politics at the University of Southampton and former Labour cabinet minister; Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and professor in the Department of Government and the European Institute; Chaminda Jayanetti, politics, social policy and public services journalist who has been published in The GuardianThe Independent, and The Observer.

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

Hosted by LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

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2019/20

Spring Term

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Negotiating Our Post-Brexit Future: where are we heading?

Tuesday 30 June 2020 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Speakers: Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labour Law, University of Cambridge; Dr Meredith Crowley, Reader in International Economics at the University of Cambridge and Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe (UKCE); Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of British Chambers of Commerce; Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King’s College London, and Director of The UK in a Changing Europe; Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE.

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics and the Director of the Hellenic Observatory. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

This event is part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Brexit and the Post-COVID-19 Options for the Economy

Monday 22 June 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Speakers: Professor Sir Tim Besley, School Professor of Economics of Political Science and Sir W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics, Department of Economics, LSE; Wolfgang Münchau, Director of Eurointelligence and a columnist for the Financial Times; Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Advisor, Centre for Economics and Business Research and former Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service. 

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and School of Public Policy.

This event is part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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The Political Scar of Epidemics

Wednesday 17 June 2020 6:30 pm to 8:00pm

Speakers: Professor Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science at University of California, Berkeley; Dr Cevat Giray Askoy, Principal Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London; Dr Orkun Saka, Assistant Professor in Finance at the University of Sussex.

Discussants: Professor Chris Anderson, Professor in European Politics and Policy at LSE's European Institute; Dr Anna Getmansky, Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Department of International Relations at LSE.

Chair: Professor Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at the LSE European Institute.

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

This event is part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response.

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Six Political Philosophies in Search of a Virus: critical perspectives on the coronavirus pandemic
LEQS Annual Lecture 2020

Monday 15 June 2020 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Speaker: Professor Gerard Delanty,  Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought at the University of Sussex, Brighton.

Discussant: Dr Sonja Avlijaš, Research Associate at Sciences Po, Paris and Institute for Economic Sciences, Belgrade.

Chair: Dr Cristóbal Garibay-Petersen, Fellow in European Philosophy in the European Institute at LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and LSE “Europe in Question” (LEQS) Discussion Paper Series

This event is part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response.

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Europe in the Time of Coronavirus: responding to the political and economic challenges of COVID-19

Tuesday 09 June 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Speakers: Professor Chris Anderson, Professor in European Politics & Policy, LSE European Institute; Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor in European Philosophy and Head of the LSE European Institute; Professor Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy, LSE European Institute.

Chair: Professor Esra Özyürek, Professor in European Anthropology and Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute. 

Hosted by the LSE European Institute.

This event is part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response.

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The Great Reversal in the Time of COVID-19

Professor Thomas Philippon, Max L. Heine Professor of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University; and Dr Angelo Martelli, Assistant Professor in European and International Political Economy, European Institute at LSE.

Chair: Professor Erik Berglof, Director of the Institute of Global Affairs, LSE School of Public Policy.

Hosted by LSE European Institue, School of Public Policy and Institute of Global Affairs.

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Coronavirus and Brexit: two cases of quarantine? 

Thursday 30 April 2020, 14:00-15:30

Speakers: Sir Simon Fraser, former Permanent Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Head of the UK Diplomatic Service; Dr Sara Hagemann, Academic Director for the School of Public Policy, LSE; Professor Christian Lequesne, Professor at the Sciences-Po Centre for International Studies; Professor Brigid Laffan, Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (EUI).

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and School of Public Policy.

This event is part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Winter Term

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The Rise of Modern Europe

Wednesday 04 March 2020, 13.00-14.00

Speakers: Professor Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE; Professor Helen Parish, Professor of Early Modern History, University of Reading; and Dr Darian Meacham, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Maastricht University.

Chair: Dr Dina Gusejnova, Assistant Professor in International History at LSE.

Venue: Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute.
Part of the LSE Festival: Shape the World

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The State of European Banking Union: two proposals to resurrect it

Tuesday 25 February 2020, 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Luis Garicano, Member of the European Parliament and leader of Ciudadanos in Europe.

Chair: Professor Andrés Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute, School of Public Policy, Centre For Macroeconomics and Financial Markets Group Research Centre.

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What has European Integration Ever Done for Us?

Wednesday 19 February 2020, 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Professor Esra Özyürek, Professor in European Anthropology, European Institute, LSE; Rossella Pagliuchi-Lor, UNHCR’s Representative to the UK; and Professor Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy at the European Institute, LSE.

Chair: Professor Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute.

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Brexit and the Future of British Politics 

Monday 17 February 2020, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and Professor in the Department of Government and the European Institute, LSE; Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Buckingham; and Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE.

Chair: Professor Erik Berglof, Director of the Institute of Global Affairs.

Hosted by the European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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How Can Peace be Measured?

Wednesday 12 February, 18.30-20.00

Speaker: Professor Richard Caplan, Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford and Professor Mary Kaldor, Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit, LSE.

Chair: Dr Denisa Kostovicova, Associate Professor in Global Politics, European Institute, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and The Conflict and Civil Society Unit, Department of International Development.

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The Future of Anglo-German Relations: beyond Brexit 

Monday 3 February 2020, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Rt Hon Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones, Conservative peer in the House of Lords and former Minister for Security and Counter Terrorism; Sir Malcolm Rifkind, former British MP, and previous UK Defence Secretary and Foreign Secretary; and Dr. Norbert Röttgen, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the German Bundestag.

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the LSE School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute, School of Public Policy, and the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS, in collaboration with the LSESU German Society. 

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Brexit: third time lucky?

Friday 31 January 2020, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labour Law at Trinity College, University of Cambridge; Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King’s College London, and Director of the The UK in a Changing Europe; John Mills, founder and Chairman of JML, economist and author; Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Advisor, CEBR and former Joint Head of the UK Government Economics Service; and Sir Ivan Rogers, former Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union.

Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the LSE School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and School of Public Policy, in collaboration with The UK in a Changing Europe. 

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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The Implications of Brexit for the UK Economy 

Monday 27 January 2020, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Dr Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth and Board Member of Bank of China (UK); Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Advisor, CEBR and former Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service, and Professor John Van Reenen, Ronald Coase Chair in Economics, Department of Economics, LSE.

Chair: Professor Waltraud Schelkle, Professor in Political Economy at the European Institute, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Securing Freedom in the Age of Connectivity: Toward a Deeper German-British Partnership?

Thursday 16 January 2020, 17:30-19:00

Speaker: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Germany’s Federal Minster of Defence and recently elected Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU).

Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer, LSE's Pro-Director (PVC) Faculty Development and Professor of Environment and Development in the Department of Geography and the Environment.

Hosted by the European Institute and the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS, in conjunction with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

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Autumn Term

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Rethinking the governance of the EU and the euro: Hard-earned lessons

Monday 9 December 2019, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: George Papaconstantinou, former Greek Finance Minister; Professor Panicos Demetriades, former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus and former member of Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

Chair: Professor Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, LSE and Academic Co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum.

Hosted by the European Institute and the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS.

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Developing the European Union for the Future

Wednesday 4 December 2019, 15:00-16:00

Speaker: Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg.

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics and the Director of the Hellenic Observatory. 

Venue: LSE Campus, venue TBC to ticketholders.

Hosted by the European Institute and the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS.

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Europe 2020: the European year in review

Tuesday 03 December 2019, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Dr Swati Dhingra, Associate Professor in Economics, LSE; Dr Spyros Economides, Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics, European Institute, LSE; Dr Sara Hagemann, Academic Director for the LSE School of Public Policy, and Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, Department of Government, LSE.

Chair: Professor Chris Anderson, Professor in European Politics and Policy, European Institute, LSE.

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the LSE School of Public Policy.

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French Muslims in Perspective: nationalism, post-colonialism and marginalisation under the Republic 

Wednesday 27 November, 18:30-20:00 

Speakers: Dr Fiona Adamson, Reader (Associate Professor) in International Relations, SOAS; Dr Joseph Downing, LSE Fellow in Nationalism, LSE European Institute.

Chair: Dr Angelo Martelli,  Assistant Professor in European and International Political Economy, European Institute, LSE.

Venue: Auditorium, Centre Building, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute

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The Future of Football in Europe: access and sustainability

Tuesday 19 November 2019, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Alasdair Bell, Deputy Secretary General of FIFA; Ebru Köksal, Senior Advisor, J Stern & Co and Chair, Women in Football; Umberto Gandini, Vice Chairman of the European Club Association and Gabriele Marcotti, Italian sports journalist, sports author, and radio-television presenter.

Chair: Professor Chris Anderson, Professor in European Politics & Policy, European Institute, LSE.

Venue: Old Theatre, OId Building, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute

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The International Peace Architecture, the EU, and the Uncovering of the 'Counter-Peace'

Thursday 14 November, 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Professor Oliver Richmond, Professor of Politics, University of Manchester

Chair: Dr Denisa Kostovicova, Associate Professor in Global Politics, European Institute, LSE

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute

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The UK and Germany in a Changing Europe

Tuesday 12 November, 19:00-20:15

Speaker: H.E. Dr Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the UK.

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone,  Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics, European Institute, LSE.

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Brexit Meets its Halloween? Assessing the immediate future for the UK and the EU

Thursday 31 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labour Law at Trinity College, University of Cambridge; Vicky Pryce, former Joint Head of the UK Government Economics Service; Sir Ivan Rogers, former Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union, and Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the LSE School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE.

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Professor in European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, LSE.

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy.

*Part of the LSE Programme: Brexit and Beyond*

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Trading Across the Globe: an analysis of the political economy of China and Europe

Thursday 17 October, 18:30-20:00 

Speakers: Dr Robert Basedow, Assistant Professor in International Political Economy, LSE European Institute; Prof Dr DING Chun, Professor in Economics and Director of the Centre for European Studies, Fudan University; Dr YU Jie, Senior Research Fellow on China, Chatham House and Associate Fellow at LSE IDEAS and Dr Thomas Sampson, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, LSE

Chair: Prof Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, European Institute, LSE.

Venue: Old Theatre, OId Building, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute

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Francois Villeroy de Galhau

Challenges Facing the Euro

Tuesday 17 September, 17:30-19:00

Speaker: François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Bank of France and member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

Chair: Professor Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum, European Institute, LSE.

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS.

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2018/19

Spring Term

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Britain and Europe: how did we get here, and where do we go next?
The Maurice Fraser Annual Lecture Series

Friday 21 June, 12:00-13:15

Speaker: Rt Hon David Miliband, Former Foreign Secretary; President and CEO of the International rescue Committee in conversation with Professor Kevin Featherstone, Professor in European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, LSE.

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Social Media and the Politicization of European Politics: curse or blessing?

Thursday 6 June, 18:30-20:00 (German time)

Speakers: Mareike Kleine, Associate Professor in EU and International Politics, European Institute, LSE; Isabell Hoffman, Senior Expert, Bertelsmann Stisftung and Founder and co-author of eupinions; Kai Whittaker, Member of the German Parliament (CDU/CSU); Jon Worth, Blogger and Visiting Lecturer at the College of europe, Bruges; Michael Zürn, Director of the Research Unit on Global Governance, Berlin Social Science Centre.

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute

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Afropean: notes from black Europe

Wednesday 5 June, 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Johny Pitts, Author and Founder of Afropean.com

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute

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Anti-System Politics in Europe: the crisis of market liberalism in rich democracies
LEQS Annual Lecture 2019

Thursday 30 May, 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Jonathan Hopkin, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Government, LSE.

Chair: Miriam Sorace, LSE Fellow in EU Politics, European Institute, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and LSE “Europe in Question” (LEQS) Discussion Paper Series

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Revolution Française: Emmanuel Macron and the quest to reinvent a nation

Tuesday 21 May, 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Sophie Pedder, Paris Bureau Chief of The Economist.

Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute and Co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute 

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What Might the European Elections Mean for the Future of the EU?

Thursday 16 May, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent; Sara Hagemann, Associate Professor in European Politics, European Institute, LSE; Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, Department of Government, LSE.

Chair: Professor Andrés Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy

*Part of the LSE Programme on Brexit*

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Conference: FUTURE EUROPE
London Event

Friday 10 May, 07:45-15:00

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Brexit: re-thinking the future of higher education in the UK

Wednesday 1 May, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Julia Black, Strategic Director for Innovation, LSE; Edward Byrne, President & Principal, King’s College London; Nick Hillman, Director of Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI).

Chair: Marina Cino Pagliarello, ESRC Post-Doctoral Fellow (Industrial Strategy), European Institute, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy

*Part of the LSE Programme on Brexit*

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Winter Term

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Brexit: what have we learnt? What can we expect?

Thursday 28 March, 18.30-20.00

Speakers: Catherine Barnard, Professor in European Union Law and Employment Law, University of Cambridge; Sir Charles Bean, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, LSE and former Deputy Governor, Bank of England; Jill Rutter, Programme Director for Brexit, Institute for Government.

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professor in European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy

*Part of the LSE Programme on Brexit*

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Taking Back Control? Brexit and the Future of Europe

Friday 15 March, 18:30-20:00

Speaker: Wolfgang Streeck, Emeritus Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne

Chair: Peter Ramsay, Professor of Law, Department of Law, LSE

Hosted by the LSE Law Department, the European Institute, and the School of Public Policy

*Part of the LSE Programme on Brexit*

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Speaking Up for Brussels: reflections on the role of the European Commission

Wednesday 13 March, 18.30-20.00

Speaker: Margaritis Schinas, European Commission Chief Spokesperson and Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communication

Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute and Co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute

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Brexit: the future of Europe and the Franco-British relationships

Thursday 7 March, 12.30-13.30

Speaker: Nathalie Loiseau, French Minister for European Affairs

Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute and Co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum, LSE

Admission: Open to LSE students and staff only. This event is free to attend, but a ticket must be booked via Eventbrite.

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy

*Part of the LSE Programme on Brexit*

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Reflections on the Future of Europe with Paolo Gentiloni

Wednesday 6 March, 12.30-14.00

Speaker: Paolo Gentiloni, Italian politician, member of the Democratic Party and former Prime Minister of Italy

Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute and Co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum, LSE

Hosted by the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE Ideas, and the European Institute

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The Haunting of Neo-liberalism

Thursday 28 February, 18.00-19.00

Speakers: Robert Eaglestone, Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought  Royal Holloway, University of London; Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor of European Philosophy, LSE and Maja Zehfuss, Professor of International Politics, University of Manchester

Chair: Danielle Sands, Fellow at the Forum for Philosophy & Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture, Royal Holloway, University of London

Part of the LSE Festival 2019 & in conjunction with the The Forum for Philosophy

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Brexit: The Constitution and the future of the UK

Tuesday 19 February, 18.30 - 20.00 

Speakers: Catherine Haddon, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government and Vernon Bogdanor, Research Professor, Centre for British Politics and Government, King's College London

Chair: Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy

*Part of the LSE Programme on Brexit*

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A Short History of Europe

Tuesday 12 February, 18:30-20:00 

Speaker: Sir Simon Jenkins, columnist for The Guardian, author and BBC broadcaster

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute

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Brexit: with a little help from our friends

Thursday 7 February, 18.30 - 20.00 

Speakers: HE Janice Charette, Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom; HE George Brandis QC, Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom; HE Foo Chi Hsia, High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to the United Kingdom; HE Sir Jerry Mateparae GNZM QSO KStJ, New Zealand High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

Chair: Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy

*Part of the LSE Programme on Brexit*

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What Now? The Political and Judicial Future of the Catalan Independentist Movement

Thursday 31 January, 18.30-20.00

Speakers: Aamer Anwar, Rector of the University of Glasgow and a criminal defence lawyer; Alfred Bosch, Catalan Minister of Foreign Action and Institutional Relations, Clara Ponsati Obiols, Former Minister of Education of Catalonia and Professor of Economics, University of St Andrews and José Ignacio Torreblanca, Head of the Madrid office of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Chair: Paul Preston CBE, FBA, Príncipe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish Studies and Director of the Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies at the London School of Economics.

Co-hosted by the European Institute and the Catalan Observatory

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Looking Ahead: the 89ers and the future of the EU

Wednesday 30 January, 18.30-20.00

Speaker: Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, University of Oxford.

Welcome Address: Michael Cottakis, President, 1989 Generation Initiative

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professor in European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, LSE.

Hosted by the European Institute and the 1989 Generation Initiative. 

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Europe's Response to the Challenge of Migration and Security

Wednesday 23 January, 19.00-20.00

Speaker: Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship.

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professor in European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory, LSE. 

Hosted by the European Institute and the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS. 

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Autumn Term

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How Far Has Brexit Reached? Taking Stock of Progress and Risks 

Wednesday 28 November, 18:30-20:00

Speakers: Catherine Barnard, Professor in European Union Law and Employment Law at the University of Cambridge; Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist at the Confederation of British Industry; Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, LSE; Stephen Wall, Former British Ambassador to Portugal and Permanent Representative to the European Union.

Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Director of the Hellenic Observatory

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy,  Part of the “New World (Dis) Orders” Series

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Brexit Forum: The UK and the EU; past, present and future

Monday 26 November 2018, 19:15-20:30

Speakers: Jennifer Jackson-Preece, Associate Professor of Nationalism, European Institute and Department of International Relations, LSE; Piers Ludlow, Professor of International History, Deputy Head of Department; Robert Saunders, Senior Lecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary University; Karen Smith, Professor of International Relations, Director of the European Foreign Policy Unit 
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics

Venue: Workspace 4, LSE LIFE, LSE Library

Hosted by the European Institute, the School of Public Policy and LSE Library. 

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Brexit: Gains, Losses, and Dilemmas

Wednesday 21 November, 18.00 - 20.00

Speakers: Alessio D'Angelo, Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, Middlesex University; Colette Fagan, Professor of Sociology and Vice-President for Research, University of Manchester; Roberta Guerrina, Professor of Politics, University of Surrey; Linda Hantrais, Emeritus Professor of European Social Policy, Loughborough University; Eleonore Kofman, Visiting Professor, LSE; Annick Masselot, Professor of Law, University of Canterbury
Chair: Ania Plomien, Assistant Professor in Gender and Social Science, LSE

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Hosted by Department of Gender Studies, the School of Public Policy and the European Institute

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Managing heterogeneity in Europe: does one size fit all?

Tuesday 20 November, 19.00 - 20.30

Speaker: Thomas Wieser, former President of the Economic and Financial Committee and of the Eurogroup Working Group
Chair: Erik Berglof, Director of the Institute of Global Affairs and Professor in Practice, Department of Economics, LSE.

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute and the Institute of Global Affairs

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Europe Beyond Brexit: the Europeans' perspective

Tuesday 13 November, 18.30 - 20.00

Speakers: Robert Klemmensen, Professor of International Politics, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark and Visiting Fellow at LSE European Institute; Corrado Macchiarelli, Lecturer in Economics and Finance at Brunel University London and Visiting Fellow at LSE European Institute; Charlotte Ruhe, Managing Director for Central and South Eastern Europe, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Shahin Vallee, Member of the euro50 group; former Senior Economist at Soros Fund Management and Economic Advisor to the President of the European Council.
Chair: Roch Dunin-Wąsowicz, Fellow at the Department of Social Science, UCL Institute of Education; Managing Editor of LSE Brexit and co-investigator at the Generation Brexit project at the LSE European Institute.

Venue: CLM 5.02, Clement House, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy

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The New Left and the New Right; Continuity, Rupture and the Politics of Emotion in Europe

Monday 12 November, 18.00-20.00

Speakers: Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Professor of Education and Sociology, American University and Jan Kubik, Professor of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL
Chair: Esra Özyürek, Associate Professor and Chair for Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE

Venue: CLM 5.02, 5th Floor, Clement House

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Uncertain Futures: imaginaries, narratives, and calculation in the economy

Thursday 1 November, 18.30-20.00

Speakers: Jens Beckert, Director Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies; Richard Bronk, Visiting Fellow, European Institute, LSE; Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy, LSE; Ekaterina Svetlova, Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, University of Leicester and Lord Adair Turner, Chair, Institute of New Economic Thinking and the Energy Transitions Commission.
Chair: George Gaskell, Professor of Social Psychology and Research Methodology, LSE.

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building

Hosted by the European Institute and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies

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Brexit: The Impact on Government and Parliament 

Tuesday 23 October,18:30-20:00

Speakers: Vernon Bogdanor, Professor of Government, Kings College, London; Joe Owen, Associate Director, Institute for Government Working on Brexit; and Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE.
Chair: Sue Cameron, Journalist and broadcaster who has worked at the FT, Daily Telegraph and BBC

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute and the School of Public Policy.

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Judging: a common or civil law legal system?

Wednesday 10 October, 18.30-20.00

Speaker: Vassilios Skouris, Former President of the European Court of Justice 
Chair: Neil Duxbury, Professor of English Law, LSE

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Co-hosted with the Department of Law, LSE

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Banking on Markets; the transformation of bank-state ties in Europe and beyond

Tuesday 9 October, 19.00-20.30

Speakers: Rachel Epstein, Professor of International Relations and European Politics, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver; Abby Innes, Assistant Professor of Political Economy, European Institute, LSE; Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy, European Institute, LSE.
Chair: Ulrich Sedelmeier, Reader in International Relations, Department of International Relations, LSE.

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE

Hosted by the European Institute, Part of the“New World (Dis) Orders” Series

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Peter Sutherland Memorial Lecture
Is a Rules Based, Open, Globalisation Still Worth Fighting For?

Monday 8 October, 14.30-16.00

Speaker: Pascal Lamy, Former Director-General of the World Trade Organization 
Chair: Minouche Shafik, LSE Director
Venue: Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE

Hosted by the London School of Economics and the University College Dublin. Supported by the LSE’s European Institute and Institute of Global Affairs.

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Reforms to Strengthen the European Monetary Union 

Tuesday 2 October, 18:30 - 20:00 

Speaker: Vítor Constâncio, Former Vice President of the European Central Bank and Former Governor of the Bank of Portugal 
Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow, European Institute 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

Co-hosted with the School of Public Policy and the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS.  

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How Does The Euro Shield Europe From Future Crises?

Thursday 13 September, 18.30 - 20.00

Speaker: Mário Centeno, President of the Eurogroup and Finance Minister of Portugal 
Chair: Minouche Shafik, LSE Director
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

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2017/18

Spring Term

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The Thatcher and Major Governments In Retrospect: reflections on 18 years in power  The Maurice Fraser Annual Lecture Series

Location: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Date: Thursday 21 June, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke CH QC MP in conversation with Professor Tony Travers, Interim Dean of the LSE School of Public Policy and Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of LSE European Institute

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Christian Identity and (In)Tolerance In Secular Western Europe

Location: Room 4.10, Old Building
Date: Thursday 7 June, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Neha Sahgal, Associate Director of Research, Pew Research Center
Esra Özyürek, Associate Professor and Chair for Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE European Institute
Nasar Meer, Professor of Race, Identity and Citizenship, University of Edinburgh
Chair: Matthew Engelke, Professor, LSE Department of Anthropology

This event is co-hosted with LSE Faith Centre, LSE Religion and Global Society and the Pew Research Center

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How to Lose a Referendum

Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Date: Monday 4 June, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Jason Farrell, senior political correspondent for Sky News
Paul Goldsmith, politics and economics teacher at Latymer Upper School and author of the Goldblog
Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Director of the Institute of Public Affairs, LSE

This event is co-hosted with the LSE Institute of Public Affairs

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The French Revolution: one year on

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building
Date: Thursday 24 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Professor at Sciences Po Paris and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. He was the Director for Programme and Ideas of Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign
Christine Ockrent, journalist and broadcaster; former Chief Operating Officer of France 24 and RFI; Editor in Chief of the weekly news magazine L’Express
Chair: Professor Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow, LSE European Institute 

This event is co-hosted with the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS.

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Migration after Brexit

Location: Alumni Theatre
Date: Tuesday 22 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Dr Floris de Witte, Associate Professor of Law, Law Department, LSE
Dr Natascha Zaun, Assistant Professor in Migration Studies, European Institute, LSE 
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute, LSE

This event is co-hosted with the Institute of Public Affairs 

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Counter Revolution: liberal Europe in retreat

Location: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Date: Wednesday 16 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Jan Zielonka, Professor of European Politics and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow, St Antony's College, University of Oxford
Chair: Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy, European Institute, LSE 

This event is co-hosted with the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS.

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Structural Reforms and European Integration

Location: The Canada Blanch Seminar Room, Cowdray House
Date: Friday 11 May, 09.00 - 18.30

This is the second workshop of the research project "Structural Reforms and European Integration: theory, measurement and econometric evidence", with the LSE, UCL and Brunel University of London and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

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The other neoliberalism: German Ordoliberalism after the Euro crisis

Location: Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Date: Thursday 10 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Michelle Everson, Professor of Law, School of Law, Birkbeck University of London
Albert Weale, Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy, Department of Political Science, UCL
Jonathan White, Professor of Political Science, European Institute, LSE
David Woodruff, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics in the LSE Department of Government
Chair: Dr Lucia Rubinelli, Fellow in Political Theory, Department of Government

This event is co-hosted with the Department of Government, LSE.

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The Catalan Crisis: populism and secessionism

Location: to be confirmed to ticketholders
Date: Tuesday 8 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Dr Pedro Sanchez, Secretary General of PSOE (Spanish Socialists and Workers' Party), leader of the opposition in Spain and vice president of the Socialist International

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Europe in a Map: people and borders in times of change

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building
Date: Wednesday 2 May, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Simon Glendinning, Professor of European Philosophy at LSE’s European Institute and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy
Elspeth Guild, Jean Monnet Professor ad personam at Queen Mary, University of London and Radboud University Nijmegen
Natascha Zaun, Assistant Professor in Migration Studies at LSE’s European Institute 

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Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building 
Date: Thursday 26 April, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Tony Barber, Europe Editor of the Financial Times
Catherine De Vries, Professor of Politics and Director of the Essex Centre of Experimental Social Science, Department of Government, University of Essex
Simon Hix, Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, Department of Government, LSE
Chair: Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions, European Institute, LSE

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Winter Term

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The Greco-German Affair in the Euro Crisis: mutual recognition lost?

Location: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Date: Tuesday 20 March, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni, PhD student, European Institute, LSE
Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford, UK.
Claudia Sternberg, Senior Research Associate at University College London’s European Institute, UK. 
Jonathan White is Professor of Politics at the European Institute, LSE.

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The Governance of the Eurozone: Problems and Prospects

Location: CLM 6.02, Clement House
Date: Tuesday 13 March, 18.30 - 20.00 
Speaker: Paul de Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at the LSE European Institute
Chair: Dr Vassilis Monasiriotis, Associate Professor of Political Economy at the LSE European Institute

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Article 50: one year on  

Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Date: Monday 12 March, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: 
Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union Law, University of Cambridge.
Simon Hix, Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, Department of Government, LSE.
Jill Rutter, Programme Director for Brexit, Institute for Government
Tony Travers, Director, Institute of Public Affairs, LSE.
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics

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The Brexit negotiations: the view from Brussels 

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building 
Date: Monday 5 March, 18.30 - 20.00 
Speaker: Stefaan de Rynck, Senior Advisor to Michel Barnier
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute

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Brexit: what next?

Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Date: Thursday 1 March, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Hilary Benn, Labour MP for Leeds Central and Chair of the Select Committee on Exiting the European Union
Chair: Tony Travers, Director, Institute of Public Affairs, LSE 

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Perspectives for the European Common Security and Defence Policy

Location: TBC to ticketholders 
Date: Wednesday 28 February, 16.00 - 17.15 
Speaker: Ursula von der Leyen, Germany's Minister of Defence 
Chair: Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science

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The Impact of Brexit on London 

Location: CLM 5.02, Clement House
Date: Tuesday 27 February, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Naomi Clayton, Policy and Research Manager at Centre for Cities
Niamh Moloney, Professor of Law, LSE Law Department 
Chair: Tony Travers, Director, Institute of Public Affairs, LSE

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Becoming Madam Chancellor: Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic

Location: Room COW 1.11, Cowdray House
Date: Monday 26 February, 12.30 - 14.00
Speaker: Joyce Mushaben, Curators' Professor of Comparative Politics & Gender Policies, Indiana University
Chair: Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy, European Institute 

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Combatting the five giants in 21st century European welfare states

Location: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Date: Thursday 21 February, 16.00 - 17.15 

This event is part of the LSE Festival: 'Beveridge 2.0 - Rethinking Beverdige for the 21st Centruy'

A distinguished panel discusses the most promising European welfare state reforms to combat Beveridge's social evils, presented in a video by European Institute students.

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Citizen's Basic Income Day 

Date: Tuesday 20 February

Morning Session: 9.00 - 13.00, Room CLM 3.02, Clement House 

Afternoon Session: 13.30 - 17.45, The Venue, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre 

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Academic Freedom and the New Populism 

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building 
Date: Thursday 8 February, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Michael Ignatieff, Rector and President of Central European University in Budapest
Chair: Simon Glendinning, Professor of European Philosophy at the European Institute and the Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

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What do the Italian Elections Mean for Europe?

Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building 
Date: Wednesday 31 January, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Francesco Caselli, Norman Sosnow Professor of Economics at the LSE Department of Economics
Lorenzo Codogno is Visiting Professor in Practice at the LSE European Institute.
Miriam Sorace is LSE Fellow in EU Politics at the European Institute. 
Chair: Dr Sara Hageman, Associate Professor in European Politics at the LSE European Institute

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Economic Convergence in the Euro Area: coming together or drifting apart?

Location: Shaw Library, Old Building  
Date: Monday 29 January, 12.30 - 14.00
Speaker: Jeffrey Frnaks, Director of the IMF Europe Office and Senior Resident Representative to the European Union   

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What industrial strategy can the UK achieve after Brexit?

Location: CLM.2.02, Clement House
Date: Thursday 25 January, 18.30 - 20.00 
Speakers: Steve Coulter, Visiting Fellow, LSE European Institute
Swati Dhingra, Lecturer in Economics, LSE Department of Economics

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Clean Brexit: why leaving the EU still makes sense

Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Liam Halligan,  British economist, journalist and broadcaster
Dr Gerard Lyons, leading UK and international economist and writer 
Chair: Tony Travers, Director of the Institute of Public Affairs  

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Challenges for the Eurozone

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building
Date: Thursday 11 January, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup and former Minister of Finance for the Netherlands
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute 

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Autumn Term 

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Less populist, more popular: my vision for the EU in 2018

Location: Shaw Library, Old Building 
Date: Monday 18 December 2017, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
Chair: Iain Begg, Professorial Reserch Fellow, LSE European Institute 

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The Brexit Alternatives and their Implications 

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building
Date: Monday 27 November, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: 
Joachim Blatter, Professor of Political Science at the University of Lucerne.
Erik O Eriksen, the Director of ARENA and Professor of Political Science, University of Oslo.
Sieglinde Gstöhl, Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe (Belgium).

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The Implications of Brexit for Human Rights in the UK

Location: CLM.3.02, Clement House, Aldwych|
Date: Wednesday 22 November, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Conor Gearty, Professor of Human Rights Law, LSE Law
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute 

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The Future of the Euro

Location: Wolfson Thetre, New Academic Building 
Date: Tuesday 21 November. 18.30 - 20.00 
Speaker: Paul de Grauwe
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute 

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Brexit and Interest Rates 

Location: TBC to ticketholders
Date: 15 November, 13.00 - 14.00
Speaker: Ben Broadbent became Deputy Governor of the Bank of England 
Chair: Minouche Shafik, LSE Director 

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Regional Economic Impacts of Brexit

Location: CLM.4.02, Clement House, Aldwych 
Date: 15 November, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Swati Dhingra, Lecturer in Economics, LSE Department of Economics
Henry Overman, Professor of Economic Geography, LSE Department of Geography and Environment
Chair: Jonathan White, Professor of Politics, LSE European Institute 

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The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy

Location: Wolfson Theatre
Date: Wednesday 8 November
Speaker: Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Open Society Foundations fellow
Chair: Philippe Legrain, European Institute, LSE

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Gordon Brown: a life in politics

Location: TBC to ticketholders
Date: Wednesday 8 November 
Speaker: Gordon Brown
Chair: Minouche Shafik 

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The Brexit Negotiations: make or break?

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building
Date: Thursday 2 November 
Speakers: Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the European Institute
Philippe Legrain, founder of think tank Open and Senior Visiting Fellow, European Institute 
John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator for The Independent and visiting professor at King's College London.
Chair: James Tilley, Professor of Politics and Fellow of Jesus College at the University of Oxford.

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No More Cake and Eat it: making a Brexit deal for workers

Location: Hong Kong Theatre
Date: Tuesday 31 October, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Frances O' Grady, TUC General Secretary
Chair: Tony Travers, Director of the Institute of Public Affairs 

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UK and EU Foreign Policy Challenges Following Brexit

Location: CLM 3.02, Clement House
Date: Wednesday 25 October, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Karen Smith, Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, LSE 
Chair: Kevin Featherstone is Head of the European Institute, LSE

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The Impact of Brexit on European Financial Centres 

Location: Old Theatre
Date: Monday 23 October, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg's Finance Minister
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute 

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Orbán's Hungary: An Exception or a Role Model for Central and Eastern Europe? 

Location: Alumni Theatre
Date: 18 October, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Paul Lendvai, Hungarian-born Austrian journalist and author  
Chair: Abby Innes, Assistant Professor of Political Economy

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The Political Economy of Monetary Solidarity: Understanding the Euro Experiment

Location: Old Theatre
Date: Thursday 12 October, 18.30 - 20.00
Speakers: Philippe Legrain, Think Tank OPEN, Senior Visiting Fellow EI
Jonathan White, Professor of Politics, LSE
Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge
Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy
Chair: Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the European Institute

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The Future of Europe Post-Brexit

Location: Venue TBC to ticketholders
Date: Thursday 28 September, 18.30 - 20.00
Speaker: Guy Verhofstadt, Heads of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament and the Brexit negotiation team
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute 

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Professor Mario Monti

Can National Politics Still Support International Integration? The Case of the EU

Location: Venue TBC to ticketholders
Date: Monday 25 September, 18.30 -20.00
Speaker: Professor Mario Monti, Head of Bocconi University    
Chair: Dame Minouche Shafik, LSE Director  

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A changing Germany in a changing Europe? The German Elections and its implications for Europe

Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building 
Date: Thursday 14 September, 18.45 - 20.00
Speakers: Professor William Paterson, Aston University
Christian Odendahl, Centre for European Reform
Dr Natascha Zaun, LSE European Institute  
Chair: Dr Waltraud Schelkle, LSE European Institute 

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2016/17

Spring Term

First Confession: a sort of memoir
Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speaker: Chris Patten, Chancellor of Oxford University
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the LSE European Institute

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Managing the complexity: what brexit could mean for British business
Date: Thursday 6 July 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speaker: Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director General. Rain Newton-Smith, CBI Chief Economist 
Chair: Professor Tony Travers, Director of LSE London

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Britain and France
Date: Thursday 29 June 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speaker: Edward Llewellyn, UK Ambassador in France
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the LSE European Institute

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On track for Brexit?
Date: Monday 12 June 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speakers: Neil Carmichael, Conservative Candidate for Stroud. Jenny Jones, Green Party Member of the House of Lords
Chair: Professor Tony Travers

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Illiberal Democracy in Unstable Times: A roundtable on the perils of democracy in Central & Eastern Europe
Date: Thursday 18 May 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speakers: Miklos Haraszti, CEU Jan Zielonka, Oxford University Denisa Kostovicova, Dept of Government, LSE
Chair: Jennifer Jackson-Preece

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Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization
Date: Thursday 4 May | 18.30 - 20.00  

Speaker: Professor Assaf Razin, Professor Emeritus at the Tel Aviv University
Chair: Professor Paul de Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy 

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Whither Europe? Historical Perspectives on 2017
Date: Thursday 29 April 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speakers: Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at LSE.Abby Innes, Assistant Professor of Political Economy at LSE’s European Institute. Mike Savage, Martin White Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of LSE’s International Inequalities Institute. Alan Sked, Professor Emeritus of International History at LSE

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Winter term

The Treaty of Rome 60 Years on: are the founding fathers still relevant to today? 
Date: Tuesday 21 March 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speaker: Etienne Davignon
Respondent: Professor Hellen Wallace
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

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The Road to Somewhere: the populist revolt and the fututre of politics 
Date: Monday 20 March 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00 

Speaker: David Goodhart
Chair: Tony Travers 

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The French presidential election: implications for France and Europe
Date: Tuesday 14 March 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speakers: Dr. Françoise Boucek, Queen Mary University of London. Professor Christian Lequesne, Sciences Po Paris
John Peet, The Economist
Chair: Professor Sara Hobolt, LSE European Institute

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Britain, Brexit and the EU: was this a love affair gone wrong or always an unhappy marriage of convenience? 
Date: Monday 6 March 2017 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speaker: Sir Stephen Wall
Respondent: Dr. Piers Ludlow
Chair: Jennifer Jackson-Preece

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Protecting children in war and conflict: European and global implications for child rights
Date: Thursday 12 January | 18.30 - 20.00

Speaker: Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Chair: Jennifer Jackson Preece

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Autumn Term 

Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit?
Date: Thursday 8 December 2016

The European Institute celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a day of EU and UK focused expert panel events and networking activities, following the UK's Brexit decision.

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Italy's economic challenges and the constitutional referendum
Date: Friday 2 December 2016 | 13.00 - 14.30 

Speaker: Lorenzo Codogno
Chair: Dr Waltraud Schelkle

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2017: Will the EU survive?
Date: Thursday 1 December 2016 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speakers: Agata Gostynska-Jakubowska, Professor Philippe Marlière, Professor Anand Menon, Bojan Pancevski, Michiel van Hulten
Chair: Dr. Sara Hageman

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Europe’s Incompatible Trinities
Date: Monday 21 November 2016 | 18.30 - 20.00

Speakers: Marco Buti, Paul De Grauwe, Mareike Kleine
Chair: Iain Begg

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Unleashing Demons: the inside story of Brexit
Date: Monday 14 November 2016 | 6.30 - 8.00pm

Speaker: Craig Oliver, David Cameron’s former Director of Politics and Communications
Chair: Professor Tony Travers

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Iceland's Road to Recovery - Key Lessons
Date: Wednesday 19 October 2016 | 18.30 - 20.00 

Speaker: Lilja Alfreðsdóttir
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

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EU and Brexit
Date: Friday 23 September 2016 | 1.30-2.30pm 

Speaker: Martin Schulz
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

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Britain after Brexit: will something continue to turn up?
Date: Tuesday 20 September 2016 | 6.30 - 8pm

Speaker: David Smith
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

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The Euro: and its threat to Europe
Date: Tuesday 30 August 2016 | 6.30-8pm

Speaker: Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Chair: Dr Waltraud Schelkle

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2015/16

Spring Term 

Where next for the UK and the EU after the referendum?
Date: Tuesday 28 June 2016

Speakers: Simon Hix, Harold Laski Professor of Political Science at the LSE and a UK in a Changing Europe ESRC Senior Fellow. Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King’s College London and Director of The UK in a Changing Europe. Angus Armstrong, Director of Macroeconomics at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). Patrick Dunleavy, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Government Department, LSE. 

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LSE's Referendum Night 2016
Date: Thursday 23 June 2016 | 21:00-02:00 

The UK voted in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. The LSE European Institute in partnership with The UK in a Changing Europe organised the LSE Referendum Night 2016, an evening of panel debates between LSE academics and external experts as well as expert commentaries as the first referendum results came in.

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The LSE Commission on the Future of Britain in Europe Report Launch Event
Date: Tuesday 7 June 2016

Speakers: Professor Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute at LSE. Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Dr. Sara Hagemann, Assistant Professor at the European Institute, LSE and ESRC Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative.

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Equality - Smart Economics
The European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' series
Date: Tuesday 7 June 2016

Speaker: Magdalena Andersson, member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, Minister of Finance since 2014
Chair: Professor Erik Berglöf

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The UK and Europe: An insider's view
The European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' series
Date: Thursday 2 June 2016

Speaker: Professor Jonathan Faull, British Official in the European Commission and Director-General of "Task Force for Strategic Issues related to the UK Referendum"

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Slippery Slope: Europe's Troubled Future
The European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' series
Date: Thursday 26 May 2016

Speaker: Giles Merritt, former Financial Times correspondent and current Editor-in-Chief and Founder of 'Friends of Europe', a leading Brussels think tank, and the policy journal Europe's World.
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

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The Single EU Capital Market: progress and challenges
European Institute, Financial Markets Group and Systemic Risk Centre public lecture
Date: Monday 23 May 2016

Speaker: Jonathan Hill, current European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union 
Chair: Professor Charles Goodhart

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Britain: leading, not leaving - the case for remaining in the European Union
The European Institiute 'Perspectives on Europe' series
Date: Wednesday 11 May 2016

Speaker: Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the UK
Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun

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Should we stay or should we go now?
LSE European Institute "Europe in Question" Annual Lecture 2016
Date: Tuesday 10 May 2016

Speaker: ProfessorDanny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography and Fellow of St Peter’s College, University of Oxford
Chair: Dr. Vassilis Monastiriotis

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The Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association agreement: what lessons for Brexit?
UK in a Changing Europe and European Institute event
Date: Thursday 14 April 2016

Speakers: Michiel van Hulten, Visiting Senior Fellow, LSE European Institute
Matt Steinglass, Europe Editor, Economist
Professor Sara Hobolt, LSE European Institute
Professor Anand Menon, Director of the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative, King's College London
Chair: Dr. Sara Hagemann, LSE and ESRC Senior Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe Initiative and LSE European Institute

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 Winter term

The World’s Climate Capital? COP21 and the Greening of Paris
European Institute and LSE Cities public lecture
Date: Tuesday 15 March 2016

Speaker: Celia Blauel, Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of the Environment, Sustainable Development, the Climate Plan for Energy, and Hydric resources since 2014
Chair: Philipp Rode, Director of LSE Cities and Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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How to boost growth as the Oil Price Falls: transformation and reform of the Norwegian economy
The European Institiute 'Perspectives on Europe' series
Date: Friday 11 March 2016 

Speaker: Siv Jensen, Norwegian Minister of Finance since October 2013
Chair: Professor Iain Begg

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Too Important to fail: Humanitarian financing in a more fragile world
The European Institiute 'Perspectives on Europe' series
Date: Thursday 10 March 2016

Speaker: Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Commission for Budget and former Humanitarian Aid Commissioner
Chair: Professor Iain Begg

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Managing Europe - What is Germany's Responsibility?
LSESU German Society and LSE European Institute Lecture
Date: Thursday 3 March 2016

Speaker: Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) who has served as Germany’s Federal Minister of Finance in the second and third Merkel cabinets since 2009
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

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Public Lecture: One School, Two Visions
Date: Thursday 25 February 2016 

Speakers: Professor Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS
Professor Chandran Kukathas, Head of the Department of Government, LSE
Chair: Professor Simon Glendinning
This event formed part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2016, which took place from Monday 22 - Saturday 27 February 2016, with the theme 'Utopias'.

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Britain and the EU: a view from the European Parliament
Date: Friday 5 February 2016

Speaker: Martin Schulz,  President of the European Parliament
Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun

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Hungarian perspective on the future of Europe
The European Institute Perspectives on Europe Series
Date: Thursday 4 February 2016 

Speaker: Mr Péter Szijjártó, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade 2014 - current

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Autumn Term

'How Growth Regimes Change: The Co-Evolution of Economics and Politics in the Developed Democracies'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture
Date: 8 December 2015

Speaker: Prof Peter A. Hall, LSE Centennial Professor and Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies at Harvard University
Chair: Dr. Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy

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'Unstable Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood: a range of threats to European security'
Date: 26 November 2015 

European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture.
Speaker: Edgars Rinkevics, Latvia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

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'Europe's Perfect Storm: racism, anti-Semitism, terrorism and resurgent nationalism'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture
Date: 23 November 2015

Speaker: Michel Wieviorka, French sociologist
Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser

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'Next Steps in EU Antitrust Law: boosting national enforcement'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture
Date: 20 November 2015

Speaker: Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition

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'Climate change and migration to Europe'
LSE European Institute, LSE Institute for Global Affairs, LSE Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, the Embassy of France in the United Kingdom and the European Commission Representation in the UK public debate
Date: 18 November 2015 

Speakers: Neil Adger, Professor of Human Geography, University of Exeter. Mary Robinson, UN Special Envoy for Climate Change and former President of Ireland. Alain Le Roy, Secretary General of the European External Action Service. 
Chair: Professor Lord Stern, first holder of the IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government, Director of the India Observatory and Chairman of the Asia Research Centre. 

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'A turbulent period in Turkey'
European Institute public talk
Date: 9 November 2015

Speaker: Caglar Keyder, LSE Centennial Professor at the European Institute and Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York, Binghamton and at Koc University, Istanbul
Chair: Dr. Esra Özyürek Associate Professor and Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the European Institute, LSE.

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'The Way Forward for Europe: a Union of solidarity and differentiation?'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture
Date: 24 September 2015

Speaker: Emmanuel Macron, French Minister for the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs. 
Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser

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'Drifting apart? The social reality of Europe after the crisis'
European Institute public debate co-hosted with Policy Network
Date: 5 October 2015

Speakers: Roger Liddle and Patrick Diamond, chair and vice-chair, Policy Network and co-authors of 'The Social Reality of Europe After the Crisis: Trends, Challenges and Responses'
Respondents: Jonathan Hopkin, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, LSE. John Park, Assistant General Secretary, Community Trade Union 
Chair: Dr Mareike Kleine

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'Migration and security challenges in the Mediterranean: every country for itself or a European response?'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture
Date: 13 October 2015

Speaker: Angelino Alfano, Italian Minister of the Interior
Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser, Head of the European Institute and Professor of Practice in European Politics. 

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'The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture & book launch
Date: 13 October 2015

Speaker: Martin Sandbu, Economics writer for the Financial Times

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'Jobs only for the most skilled at the right age?'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture
Date: 26 October 2015

Speaker: Fredrik Reinfeldt, former Prime Minister of Sweden

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'Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals: a new partnership between state and private sector'
European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public lecture
Date: 27 October 2015

Speaker: Sir Suma Chakrabarti, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Chair: Dr. Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy at the European Institute, LSE.

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