A Tale of Two Misperceptions:

Europe and America in an Age of Austerity

A talk featuring

LSE International Relations Faculty

Professor Michael Cox, Associate Professor Robert Falkner,

Dr Federica Bicchi and Dr Nicholas Kitchen

Thursday 4th April 2013

6:00 - 8:00pm

Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
275 Battery Street, 30th Floor
San Francisco, CA

Space is limited. Refreshments will be served.

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Free for AFLSE Members/$10 non-members

About the talk:

Please join us for a lively look at the crisis in Europe and how it is seen in the US, as well as how Europe now sees the US under President Obama. 



Professor Michael Cox: Professor Cox  is Chair in the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics.  In 2004 he helped establish the Cold War Studies Centre,  and in 2008 IDEAS, a foreign policy Centre based at the LSE which aims to bring the academic and policy words together. Professor Cox is a well-known speaker on global affairs and has lectured  in the United States, Australia, Asia, and in the EU. He has spoken on a range of contemporary global issues, though most recently he has focused on the role of the United States in the international system, the rise of Asia, and whether or not the world is now in the midst of a major power shift. 

Associate Professor Robert Falkner: Robert Falkner is a Reader (Associate Professor) in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). His main teaching and research interests are in the fields of international political economy and global environmental politics, with a special focus on climate policy, risk regulation for emerging technologies and the role of business in global governance.

Dr Federica Bicchi - Dr Bicchi's is a Lecturer in International Relations of Europe at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her research interests lie in EU foreign policy and external relations - especially as they relate to the Middle East and to the Mediterranean countries.

Dr Nicholas Kitchen – Dr Kitchen is Research Officer in Global Power and the Gulf at the LSE Kuwait Programme, and serves as Editor in Chief of IDEAS Reports and Programme Coordinator of the LSE IDEAS Transatlantic Relations Programme. His current research interests include classical and neoclassical realism, US Foreign Policy, and the role of ideas in international relations.

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