Events

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Events


Parks, Leon, New Statesman (1996)


The NS guide to what's going on in politics, current affairs and culture

Conflict and transformation

From 25-31 May. With Mo Mowlam, Scilla Elworthy and others. Open Space conference and training event to explore skills and provide tools to respond more effectively to conflict in our personal lives, organisations and in the world.

Conference 25-28 May; three-day professional training 29-31 May. Findhorn Foundation, Scotland.

Tel: +44(0) 1309 691933.

www.findhom.org/conflict

The best democracy money can buy

Wednesday 8 May. Greg Palast is joined by George Monbiot to expose the truth about globalisation, corporate cons and high-finance fraudsters. 6.30pm, Bookmarks, 1 Bloomsbury Street, London W1. Phone 020 7637 1848 to book. On Thursday 9 May, Greg Palast reads from his new book. With intros from Charles Shaar Murray and Rob Newman. 8pm, Vox'n'Roll, The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, London N5. [pounds sterling]3. E-mail: rthomasl@supanet.com

TUESDAY * APRIL 23

Karl Popper: the legacy--thought and action

Raymond Tallis, writer, physician and philosopher, talks to Piers Burton-Page (BBC) about Popper and politics, and the influence of The Open Society. Third of four conversations with leading scholars, dedicated to the great philosopher Sir Karl Popper, who was born in Vienna 100 years ago. Last event on 30 April. 6pm, Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ. Free entry; please reserve by phone: 020 7584 8653 or e-mail: culture@austria.org.uk

The British Academy

Shakespeare and the anagram

By Professor Christopher Ricks, FBA, Boston University. Shakespeare Lecture. Everyone is welcome, but because of limitations on space it is advisable to register with the meetings department. The lectures begin at 5.30pm and take place at 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1. Each lecture is folio wed by a reception, to which members of the audience are invited. For further information please refer to the Academy's website: www.britac.ac.uk Telephone: 020 7969 5246 ore-mail: lectures@britac.ac.uk

SATURDAY * APRIL 27

A close look at the big picture

In association with Renewal. The conference brings together Labour Party members to discuss and debate future policy ahead of the Scottish parliamentary elections in 2003. Speakers include Jack McConnell, Alistair Darling and Douglas Alexander. Conference begins 9.30am, Edinburgh City Chambers. To register, e-mail: events@progressives.org.uk, or telephone: 020 7808 7780

MONDAY * APRIL 29

Who says our food is safe?

Speaker: Professor Roy Anderson. Chair: Sir Richard Sykes, Imperial College. During the 2001 foot-and-mouth epidemic, Prof Anderson and his colleagues employed mathematical and statistical techniques to track the epidemic as it unfolded, and evaluated options for control of the disease. As part of the Science and Society lecture series, he will give his views on the safety of food today. 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE. This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required. If you are a member of the general public, you can obtain a ticket by either phoning the public lecture ticket line on 020 7955 6100 or by e-mailing events@lse.ac.uk leaving your name, mailing address and the title of the lecture; a ticket will be sent in the post. If you are an LSE student, you can obtain a ticket from the LSESU reception in the East Building. If you are a member of the LSE staff, please e-mail events@lse.ac.uk and a ticket will be sent to you in the internal LSE post

MONDAY * MAY 6

Filling the Silence

A special evening of contemporary verse from some of our leading poets to mark Index on Censorship's 30th anniversary. With James Fenton, Andrew Motion, Paul Muldoon, Ruth Padel. 7pm-9pm at St Paul's (The Actors') Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2. …

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