21st Century Challenges: How global crises provide the opportunity to transform the world

Event Details

Saturday 6 February, 2010


London School of Economics, Old Theatre

Speaker(s): Professor Lord Anthony Giddens, Professor David Held, Professor Mary Kaldor, Professor Danny Quah

The world now confronts crises unique in their global character. Distinguished LSE experts argue these crises provide an opportunity to transform the world and to build capacity for responding to extreme global challenges. The event marked the launch of LSE Global Governance.

Anthony Giddens (pictured, middle) was director of LSE between 1997 and 2003. David Held is Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science and co-director of LSE Global Governance. Mary Kaldor is professor of global governance and co-director of LSE Global Governance. Danny Quah (pictured , left) is professor of economics and co-director of LSE Global Governance.

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