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The Office of Development and Alumni Relations is pleased to announce
the Lent term instalment of the Alumni Lecture Series:

LSE Director's Inaugural Alumni Lecture
Wednesday 30 January 2013, 6.30-8pm
Professor Craig Calhoun will deliver the State of the School

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, Lincoln's Inn Fields, LSE
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception until 9pm

About the Event
Craig Calhoun took up his post as LSE Director on 1 September 2012, having left the United States where he was University Professor at New York University and director of the Institute for Public Knowledge and President of the Social Science Research Council. Professor Calhoun is a world-renowned social scientist whose work connects sociology to culture, communication, politics, philosophy and economics.

Professor Calhoun is an American citizen but has deep connections with the United Kingdom. He took a D Phil in History and Sociology at Oxford University and a Master's in Social Anthropology at Manchester. He co-founded, with Richard Sennett, Professor of Sociology at LSE, the NYLON programme which brings together graduate students from New York and London for co-operative research programmes.

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