The Latest From Britain:
An Evening with LSE Experts
Please join us for an evening of conversation and drinks on the terrace with
LSE Professors Tony Travers and Simon Hix as they discuss
British Public Opinion and the coming General Election,
and Britain and Europe
Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
The Princeton Club of NY
15 West 43rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
McCosh and Dickinson Rooms
New York, NY
Reception to follow on the North Terrace (weather permitting).
SOLD OUT: This event is sold out. To add your name to the waiting list, please phone to 646-442-2895.
About the Speakers
Simon Hix is Professor of European and Comparative Politics and Head of the at the LSE. He is a renowned expert on European and EU politics, European elections and the European Parliament, and Britain’s relationship with the EU. He has held visiting professor appointments at inter alia Stanford, Berkeley, UC San Diego, Sciences-Po in Paris, and the Korean Institute for International Economic Policy in Seoul. He regular provides advice to the EU institutions and the British government and written and oral evidence to the European affairs committees in the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Simon is also a Fellow of the British Academy.
Tony Travers is a Professor in the Department of Government at LSE and Director of British Government at LSE. He is a an expert on British and urban politics, city government and London. He has been a member of the UK Audit Commission, recently chaired the London Finance Commission and is currently a member of the City Growth Commission. He has been an advisor to a number of major foundations in the UK and the US and has given written and oral evidence to the Public Accounts Committee, the Education Committee and Communities & Local Government Committee of the House of Commons. He writes and broadcasts in Britain and internationally.