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The Politics of Squares

Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit public discussion

As part of the launch of the tenth anniversary edition of the Global Civil Society yearbook, two of the founding editors will discuss the radicalisation of civil society with Ahmed Naguib and Laurie Penny, and ask what is new about the current politics of squares.

Helmut K Anheier is dean at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, and one of
the founding editors of the Global Civil Society yearbook.

Mary Kaldor is director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, LSE, and one of the founding editors of the Global Civil Society yearbook.

Ahmed Naguib is an activist and co-founder of the Council of the Trustees of the Revolution in Egypt, who mobilised a march to Tahrir on 28 January 2011.

Laurie Penny is a journalist and feminist activist, and has tweeted regularly from both
the London and New York Occupy actions under the moniker @pennyred.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #lsesquares


Professor Helmut K Anheier | talks
Professor Mary Kaldor | talks
Ahmed Naguib | talks
Laurie Penny | talks
(Chair) Catherine Feischi | talks


Date and Time:

2 May 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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