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LSE Europe Forum in Zurich

LSE Europe Forum in Zurich 2016

As part of LSE’s 120th anniversary celebrations, alumni and friends of LSE around the globe are invited to reconnect with the School and each other at a series of regional LSE Global Forums. The Forums will celebrate the achievements of the School and our alumni.

We are delighted to announce that the first LSE Europe Forum will take place in Zurich on Monday 18 January 2016

This event will bring the School to your doorstep, giving you the opportunity to learn about the latest developments on campus, meet leading LSE academics and discuss ground-breaking research as well as the issues that are shaping lives and societies on a global scale.

The LSE Europe Forum in Zurich will feature a state of the School address from LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun, LSE Faculty Panel Discussions, as well as plenty of opportunities for networking with alumni and friends.

LSE Europe Forum - Event Details
Date: Monday 18 January 2016
Time: 4pm - 9.30pm
Host: Professor Craig Calhoun, LSE Director
Location: Park Hyatt, Beethoven-Strasse 21, Zurich, Switzerland


LSE Europe Forum in Zurich - Programme

16.00          Registration

16.30          Welcome Address
                   Patrick Mears (LLB 1979), Chair, LSE Alumni Association

                   Professor Craig Calhoun, LSE Director and President

17.00          Panel Discussion: The Future of Europe

                   Chair: Professor George Gaskell, Special Adviser to the Director, LSE

                   Professor Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow, European Institute, LSE
                   Professor Sara Hagemann (MSc Government 2003, PhD Government 2007),
                   Assistant Professor, European Politics, LSE
                   Professor Simon Hix (BSc Government 1990, MSc Government 1992),
                   Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, LSE

18.15          Refreshments and Networking (Registration continues)

19.00          Conversation: Global Migration and Urban Growth

                   Dr Chaloka Beyani, Associate Professor of International Law, LSE
                   Dr Graham Floater, EGC Director and Principal Research Fellow, LSE

20.15          Closing Remarks, Professor Craig Calhoun

20.30          Networking Reception

The event is open to all LSE alumni - places are limited and registration is essential.

Tickets: £30 per person (approx CHF45)
Registration includes all Forum sessions, refreshments and networking reception at the Park Hyatt.

Please note online registrations have now closed. If you would like to attend the event, please contact Camilla Langlands:

If you have any questions about the LSE Europe Forum in Zurich, please do not hesitate to contact us at: