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The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

Start: Dec 5, 2016 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 5, 2016 8:00:00 PM

In this talk, Dr. Egle Rindzeviciute will discuss her new book 'The Power of Systems' (Cornell UP, 2016).  In The Power of Systems, Egle Rindzeviciute introduces readers to one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War: the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, an international think tank established by the U.S. and Soviet governments to advance scientific collaboration.

Who are the global top 1%?

Start: Dec 7, 2016 12:30:00 PM
End: Dec 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Dr Paul Segal (King's College) will present his research on the global rich at this seminar, hosted by the UCL SSEES Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies.

Romanian elections: Political risks, economic outlook and social concerns

Start: Dec 12, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 12, 2016 8:00:00 PM

On 11th December Romania will hold Parliamentary elections whose outcome will shape the political, economic and social future of the country. In the past year, Romania had the one of the highest economic growth rates in the EU and strong foreign investor interest, despite being in the midst of a political crisis, large-scale crackdown on high-level corruption and having a technocratic government for a year.

Solidarity According to Women

Start: Dec 13, 2016 7:00:00 PM
End: Dec 13, 2016 9:00:00 PM

As part of the UCL SSEES December Conference: 'Is the Magic Lantern Still Shining? The Rise of Illiberal Democracy and the Contested Legacy of 1956 and 1989 in Poland and Hungary', and in collaboration with Feminist Sisters and Razem, we are very pleased to offer a screening of "Solidarity according to women".