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Fluke: chance, chaos and why everything we do matters

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 29th Jan 2024

 Free

Brian Klaas will explore how our world really works, driven by strange interactions and random events. How much difference does our decision to hit the snooze button make? Did one couple's vacation really change the course of the twentieth century? What are the smallest accidents that have tilted the course of history itself?

His new book, Fluke, is a provocative new vision of how our world really works - and why chance determines everything.

Meet our speaker and chair

Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) is an associate professor of global politics at University College London. He is a contributing writer for The Atlantic, host of the award-winning Power Corrupts podcast, and frequent guest on national television. Klaas has conducted field research across the globe and advised major politicians and organizations including NATO and the European Union.

More about this event

This event will be available to watch on LSE Live. LSE Live is the new home for our live streams, allowing you to tune in and join the global debate at LSE, wherever you are in the world. If you can't attend live, a video will be made available shortly afterwards on LSE's YouTube channel.

The Department of Government (@LSEGovernment) is home to some of the most internationally respected experts in the study of politics. Within the Department, our expertise centres on six sub-disciplinary pillars of political research: Comparative Politics, Conflict Studies, Political Behaviour and Political Psychology, Political Economy and Institutional Analysis, Political Theory, and Public Policy and Public Administration.


Contact and Booking Details

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 29th Jan 2024

 Free

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2024-01-29 2024-01-29 Europe/London Fluke: chance, chaos and why everything we do matters Brian Klaas will explore how our world really works, driven by strange interactions and random events. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2024/01/29/fluke-chance-chaos-and-why-everything-we-do-matters-369007 LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science,Houghton Street, London,London,London

Location

LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science,

Houghton Street, London,
London,
London,
WC2A 2AE

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