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The crisis always rings twice

Department of Sociology and BBC Radio 4 Analysis public conversation

This event will present the analyses contained in a new book Aftermath: The Cultures of the Economic Crisis|, edited by Manuel Castells, João Caraça, and Gustavo Cardoso. It will retrace the financial crisis that unfolded since 2008 in the United States and Europe as well as discuss the policies dealing with the crisis, the reasons for the rampant euro-crisis, and the alternative social movements opposing financial capitalism and delegitimized governments in the aftermath of the crisis.

Manuel Castells is Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), in Barcelona. He is as well University Professor and the Wallis Annenberg Chair Professor of Communication Technology and Society at the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He is Professor Emeritus of Sociology, and Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught for 24 years. He is the winner of the 2012 Holberg Prize.

Paul Mason is the Economics Editor of BBC 2's Newsnight programme. His books include Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed; and Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions. He blogs at Paul Mason|.

This public conversation will be broadcast at 8.30pm on Monday 15 October and 9.30pm on Sunday 21 October as part of the BBC Radio 4 Analysis| series.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSECastells


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Date and Time:

8 October 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Peacock Theatre
Portugal Street

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Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
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Available from:

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required, only one ticket per person can be requested.

Members of the public, LSE staff, students and alumni can request one ticket via the online ticket request form which will be live on this listing after 10pm on Monday 1 October until at least 12noon on Tuesday 2 October. If at 12noon we have received more requests than there are tickets available, the line will be closed, and tickets will be allocated on a random basis to those requests received. If we have received fewer requests than tickets available, the ticket line will stay open until all tickets have been allocated.

LSE students and staff are also able to collect one ticket per person from the New Academic Building SU shop, located on the Kingsway side of the building from 1pm on Tuesday 2 October. These tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Please note, we cannot control exactly when the ticket line will upload, and publishing delays do sometimes occur. As the system now allows requests to be made over a long period of time, if when you visit this page the ticket line is not live, we would advise revisiting the page at a later time.

For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk|

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