AFLSE Events and News for Early 2007



The AFLSE Chapters and the LSE Foundation are launching 2007 with a great range of events for alumni in Chicago, Houston, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC.  Do not miss the opprtunity to meet Chinese Ambassador to the US, Zhou Wenzhong, in Washington, DC;  Conor Gearty, distinguished LSE Professor of Human Rights Law, will speak and attend a reception in New York City, and a panel discussion on the Evolution of European Union-USA Relations is planned for Chicago.   In addition, happy hour/alumni mixers are scheduled for San Francisco, New York and Houston (see below).

LOGIN to http://www.aflse.org for further details and to sign up.  While you are online check on your membership status and click on the MEMBERSHIP link to review the benefits brought to you by the AFLSE.

See also the latest news from the School:  Director, Howard Davies, has been chosen to chair the committee for the most prestigious literary prize in the UK, and formal recognition has been given to the relationship between the LSE and Malaysia.



San Francisco: First Mondays
Monday, 02/5/07 at 6:30pm
LSE alumni, recent grads, future students, and friends are always welcome!

The first Monday of each month LSE alumni in the San Francisco area meet at 6:30pm.


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New York City: LSE Seven O'clock Club
Monday, 02/5/07 at 7:00pm
Come join us for our monthly networking mixer!

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Washington, DC: You are cordially invited to an evening with Zhou Wenzhong
Wednesday, 02/7/07 at 6:30pm
Zhou Wenzhong is the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the United States.


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New York City: Can Human Rights Survive? Lecture by LSE Prof. Conor Gearty
Tuesday, 02/20/07 at 6:30pm
Prof. Gearty is the Director of the LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights
SOLD OUT!

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Chicago: Panel Discussion and Reception
Wednesday, 02/28/07 at 6:30pm

Topic: US, Europe & The UK:
Blair & Bush, Iraq, and the Evolution of EU-US Relations


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Houston: LSE Alumni Mixer
Monday, 03/5/07 at 6:00pm

Meet old friends, LSE grads, and new members in an authentic British pub environment.

All are cordially welcome!


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Howard Davies to be chair of judges for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2007
Sunday, 01/21/07 at 2:13pm
The Director of LSE, Howard Davies, has been named the chair of judges for the 2007 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. The award is widely recognised as one of the world’s most significant and prestigious literary prizes.

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LSE to establish a Malaysia Room in its New Academic Building
Thursday, 01/25/07 at 7:30am
The honourable prime minister of Malaysia, Dato Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi, visited LSE on Tuesday 23 January to donate £50,000 toward the installation of a Malaysia Room at the LSE New Academic Building.

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