Denver LSE Alumni Chapter Presentation and Discussion - May 17th


Dear [first_name],


You are cordially invited to a presentation and discussion on "Growing Inequality and Its Political Implications" with Karin Widig. The issues of inequality are at the forefront of politics in the US and Europe.  What are the facts behind the debate?

Our speaker will be Karin Wedig, an expert in developing economies and Assistant Professor at the Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.  Karin’s perspective on the growing inequality in the developed world is informed by her research and policy work on inequality and power asymmetries in low and middle income countries as well as disparities at international levels.

Following Karin’s presentation, there will be a group discussion on the implications of growing inequality for US and European politics.

Karin read for her BSc from the LSE and taught development studies there in 2010.  Her MPhil is from Cambridge and PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.  Karin has extensive experience working for the German bi-lateral development agency and United Nations Organizations, serving in Germany, Switzerland, France, East, West and North Africa, and Indonesia.  Her full CV is available here.

This event will be hosted at the home of Bart Alexander, Denver Chapter co-chair - 404 Clayton St, Denver 80206.  Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Tuesday May 17th, 2015 from 7:00 until 8:30pm.

Please confirm your attendance by May 13 with an online RSVP by clicking here(There is no fee for this event.)

Questions about this event or the AFLSE Denver chapter, contact the chapter leaders at


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