Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation is Failing when We Need it Most

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 6.30-8pm, Thursday, 11th July 2013


Speaker: Thomas Hale, Professor David Held, Kevin Young

Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge


This event grapples with the causes and consequences of the failure of leadership and negotiations across leading sectors of international concern: security, the economy and environment. It examines worrying scenarios of continuing gridlock and pathways that might lead beyond it. 

Thomas Hale is a postdoctoral research fellow, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University.

Professor David Held is master of the University College, Durham and Professor of Politics and International Relations at Durham University.

Kevin Young is an Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

This events marks the publication of Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation is Failing When it's Most Needed.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEgridlock

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email or call 020 7955 6043.


For a discussion of the topic of this event please see: Gridlock: The Contemporary Breakdown of Global Governance

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