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LSE Library power outage: 6 May, 9pm

There has been a power outage in the Library. Students have been evacuated and the School is working to establish the cause of the problem. We are working to restore power as soon as possible.


Study spaces have been made available in the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and 32 LIF. Both buildings will remain open until the Library has been reopened.


LSE ranked best UK university for Economics and Media studies|LSE has been ranked the best place in the UK to study Economics and Media & Communications in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.No such thing as an empty nest when it comes to graduates|An LSE study looking at the relationship between parents and their adult children returning to live at home after university has revealed mixed experiences.

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Peter Katzenstein                              

Anglo-American Civilisation and its Discontents in World Affairs|

Peter Katzenstein and Walter S Carpenter Jr, Professor of International Studies at Cornell University, will discuss the Anglo-American civilisation, how it compares to the world’s other civilisations, and the possibilities for a more inclusive global civilisation. Event date: Wednesday 6 May


The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian traditions and a sustainable future|

Director of the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore, Professor Prasenjit Duara will discuss his new book, which suggests that Asian ideas can help us address the crises of the 21st century.  Event date: Monday 11 May

Inequality Matters: austerity policies, gender and race|

Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont, Stephanie Seguino will discuss how austerity policies lead to cuts in social spending that have a potentially disproportionately negative effect on women, youth and racial or ethnic minorities. Event date: Thursday 14 May

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Øystein Olsen                

Speaker: Øystein Olsen
Recorded: Monday 27 April 2015, approx. 89 minutes            


Speakers: Dr Fabienne Peter, Professor Catherine Rowett, Dr Stephen de Wijze
Recorded: Monday 27 April 2015, approx. 94 minutes         

Speakers: Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Tom Clark, Professor Baroness Lister
Recorded: Thursday 30 April 2015, approx. 80 minutes                   

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The Politics of the Human        

The Politics of the Human|

Anne Phillips

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