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Surge in female political candidates in May UK elections

New research from LSE shows a rise of more than 10 percentage points in the proportion of female candidates for some of May’s elections, but gains in elected representatives are likely to be more modest.

LSE stays top in London

LSE has maintained its position as the top university in London and third in the UK, according to the latest university rankings.

New LSE book dissects 'selective austerity' since the crisis

A new LSE book offers an authoritative, evidence-based analysis of the impact government policies have had on inequality and on delivery of services such as health, education, adult social care, housing and employment since the 2008 recession.

David Chipperfield c Ingrid von Kruse

Protect and Develop 

In this lecture renowned British architect David Chipperfield will discuss the current state of planning in London and the importance of finding a balance between development and conservation. Event date: Thursday 5 May


Rethinking the Global Monetary System

Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, has been the main voice of emerging economies demanding a more balanced global monetary system. He would like to see more coordination to reduce volatility and a more effective “global safety net” to protect those most vulnerable. Emerging economies must be more involved in rethinking and reshaping the system. Event date: Tuesday 10 May

Britain: leading, not leaving – the case for remaining in the European Union

Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will give his first major public speech of the European Referendum campaign at LSE. Event date: Wednesday 11 May

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Speakers: Lord Dyson, Ruth Herz, Dikgang Moseneke (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 13 April 2016, approx. 91 minutes    

What Works: gender equality by design                   

Speaker: Professor Iris Bohnet
Recorded: Thursday 14 April 2016

Speaker: Professor Slavoj Žižek
Recorded: Wednesday 20 April 2016

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