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March 2017

‘Truth for Giulio Regeni!’ Transnational Activism and Human Rights Violations in Egypt

March 2, 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Room CLM 5.02, 5th floor, Clement House, 99 Aldwych
London, WC2B 4JF United Kingdom
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Listen to the podcast recording. Speakers: Sherif Azer, Egyptian human rights activist Dr John Chalcraft, Associate Professor in the History and Politics of Empire/Imperialism, LSE Department of Government Shane Enright, Community Organiser (Unions and Workplaces) and Global Trade Union Adviser, Amnesty International UK Liesbeth Ten Ham, Amnesty International Regional Representative for East Anglia Paola Regeni, mother of Giulio Regeni, Claudio Regeni, father…

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Inequality in Mexico and How to Address It

March 6, 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Room CLM 6.02, Clement House
London, United Kingdom
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Listen to the podcast Speakers: Gerardo Esquivel Hernandez, Professor of Economics at El Colegio de Mexico and Author of ‘Extreme Inequality in Mexico’ report published by Oxfam Salomon Chertorivski, Mexico City’s Secretary of Economic Development Chair: Professor Francisco Panizza, Professor in Latin American and Comparative Politics, Department of Government, LSE On March 6th – 8th 2017 the LSE Latin American…

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LSE Mexico Week 2017: The Challenge of Entangled Inequalities

March 6, 2017 @ 18:00 - March 8, 2017 @ 20:00

On March 6th – 8th 2017 the LSE Latin American and Caribbean Centre, the LSE Department of Government and the LSE Student Union Mexican Society, with the support of the Mexican Embassy in the UK and LSE Enterprise, will jointly host the 17th Mexican Week.

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May 2017

Listening to One’s Constituents? Now, There’s an Idea

May 15, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:00
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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What kinds of contacts do representatives have with their constituents? What kinds ought they to have? With better contact, would the representatives have convinced their constituents that a Clinton presidency or a Remain vote better served their interests?

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June 2017

Post Truth: The New War on Truth and How To Fight Back

June 27, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:00
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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One of the UK’s most respected commentators, Matthew d’Ancona, launches a powerful and deeply personal campaign in this urgent fightback manifesto. A precious value is being eroded – Truth. It’s time to leap to its protection.

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September 2017

If Only They Didn’t Speak English: notes from Trump’s America

September 7, 2017 @ 18:30 - 19:45
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Jon Sopel, BBC North America Editor will be talking about his new book If Only They Didn’t Speak English – Notes from Trump’s America in which he sets out to analyse how a country that he says once stood for the grandest of aspirations is now mired in a storm of political extremism, racial division, and increasingly perverse beliefs.

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Why Plumage Matters: the cultivation of political and public identity

September 28, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:00
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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Rodney Barker, whose new book Cultivating Identity: Why Plumage Matters is LSE’s first open access book, will be introducing a discussion of the components – language, dress, diet, habitat -of the identities of nations, groups, and individuals, and of the perennial tension between identity as association with other people, and identity as distinction from them, a motor of both human progress and human conflict.

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October 2017

Democracy and Its Crisis

October 5, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:00
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Winston Churchill described democracy as 'the least bad of all systems.' So it is, when it works. But it has been made to fail - notice those words: 'made to fail' - in at least two of its leading examples in today’s world, the US and the UK. This talk is about how democracy has been made to fail. And it is about how to put it right.

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Why International State-Building Fails: a New Interpretation

October 11, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 99 Aldwych
London, WC2B 4JF United Kingdom
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A panel discusses Woodward’s book, The Ideology of Failed States (CUP 2017), an analysis of the significant but counterproductive role played by the concept of failed states in shaping international order and intervention since the early 1990s.

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Syria – The Impossible Revolution: Launch of Documentary Feature Film

October 18, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 99 Aldwych
London, WC2B 4JF United Kingdom
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'Syria - The Impossible Revolution' is a feature length documentary film that explores the roots of the peaceful uprising in Syria in 2011, and how it turned into a revolution that has been so brutally crushed.

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