Lecture and Conversation from LSE Professor of International History Odd Arne Westad April 27th

Join LSE Alumni and Friends on Friday 27 April to meet

LSE Professor of International History Odd Arne Westad 

Born in Norway, Professor Westad studied history, philosophy and modern languages at the University of Oslo
and received his PhD in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During the 1980s he worked
for several international aid agencies in Southern Africa and South Asia. He has taught at the University of North
Carolina and at Johns Hopkins University and served for eight years as Director of Research at the Norwegian Nobel
Institute. Since 1998 he has been in the Department of International History at LSE, where he teaches Cold War
history and the history of East Asia. He served as Head of Department 2004-07.Professor Westad He co-directs LSE IDEAS, a centre for international affairs, diplomacy and strategy, is an editor of the journal Cold War History, and a general editor of the three-volume Cambridge History of the Cold War. His 2005 book, The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times has been translated into 14 languages and is the recipient of several awards.  His new book on Chinese foreign policy since 1750 will be published in 2012. In 2011 he was nominated as one of two candidates for the President of the American Historical Association. 

Professor Westad will introduce his forthcoming book, Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750, and there will be a meeting and discussion to follow, with light refreshments

DATE: FRIDAY 27th April 2012

LOCATION: Wine Cellar (private room)
VENUE: Legal Sea Foods, Boston - Park Square
26 Park Plaza (Theater District)
Boston, MA 02116

TIME: 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM

COST: Paid members of AFLSE registered in advance $5
Non-members registered in advance $15
At the door $25

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PARKING: Legal Sea Foods validation will net you savings Monday – Friday after 5pm and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Park for $8 for up to 3 hours in the Motor Mart Garage, right above the restaurant.

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AFLSE Boston: Lecture and Conversation with LSE Professor of International History
Friday, 04/27/12 at 12:00pm
AFLSE Members and Friends are invited to attend a Meeting and Discussion with LSE Professor Odd Arne Westad.

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