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February 2017
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The Challenges for Governance in the UK

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych
London, WC2B 4JF United Kingdom
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Prof Tony Travers, LSE Government & Director, LSE London
This lecture forms part of a series intended for students from across the LSE. The series addresses a range of important issues that arise for Britain and the EU within the Brexit negotiations. As such, the intention is to inform, but also to prompt debate of a complex and uncertain agenda. The format will vary - over lectures, debates, panel discussions – and will be accessible to all.

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Politics after Brexit and Trump: Rick Pildes in conversation with Mervyn King

February 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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A year of unpredictable political upheavals in the industrialised world promises an interesting period ahead. What are the lessons from Brexit and the Trump election for our democracy?
NYU Law School's Richard H Pildes and former Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King discuss.

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Paolo Gentiloni: The Future of Europe

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
LSE campus, Houghton St
London , WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Paolo Gentiloni, the Prime Minister of Italy, talks about the future of Europe

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Was Brexit a populist revolution?

February 21 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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Brexit has been viewed by many as part of a populist revolution sweeping not only the UK, but Europe and beyond. Why did Britain vote for Brexit? Was it a result of a UKIP-led revolt on the right?
With Mary Dejevksy, Matthew Goodwin, Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett and Simon Hix.

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March 2017
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Britain, Brexit and the EU: a love affair gone wrong or always a marriage of convenience?

March 6 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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Britain, Brexit and the EU: was this a love affair gone wrong or always an unhappy marriage of convenience?
With Sir Stephen Wall and Dr Piers Ludlow

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The Future of Global Governance and the Fall of International Organisations

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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Formal international organisations in the world are in decline. Does this mean trouble for global governance or will new institutional forms succeed where IOs failed? With Jon C W Pevehouse and Ulrich Sedelmeier.

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The Road to Somewhere: the populist revolt and the future of politics

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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David Goodhart explores the political and moral intuitions that are sharply dividing Brexit Britain, and offers a proposal for a new political settlement.

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The Treaty of Rome 60 years on: are the founding fathers still relevant to today?

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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As the UK prepares to leave the EU and we witness varieties of Euroscepticism across Europe, was the original conception of European integration misconceived from the start? Are there other lessons to be drawn from today? With Etienne Davignon and Professor Dame Helen Wallace.

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The State of Advanced Economies: forces, interactions and uncertainties

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Professor Olivier Blanchard will discuss the main forces interacting to shape the world economy, and the uncertainties associated with them, namely the legacies of the financial crisis; the decrease in productivity growth; and populism and populist policies.

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April 2017

Why Britain Voted To Leave the EU – and What It Might Mean For The General Election

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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The referendum result defied predictions. What drove the Leave vote? Will its supporters get what they wanted from Brexit? And how will Leave supporters vote in the snap General Election? Prof Matthew Goodwin, co-author of the new book Why Britain Voted to Leave the EU, introduces a wide-ranging discussion with Simona Guerra, James Ball and Marta Lorimer, chaired by Prof Tony Travers.

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