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LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security appoints New Visiting Professors in Practice

Jane Connors, Lord Hague, Angelina Jolie Pitt and Madeleine Rees to contribute to new MSc programme in Women, Peace and Security, the first of its kind internationally.

New brain-training tool to help people cut down on drinking

Paul Dolan, Professor of Behavioural Science, launches a free online tool to help people who want to cut down on alcohol. 

New LSE book on the transformation of post-industrial European cities

Anne Power's new book, Cities for a Small Continent, collects evidence from seven archetypal European industrial cities to show that far from being "jobless poor and dirty", they are stuffed with assets that can be recycled and reused.

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Tales of the Unexpected: gender equality and social progress in Bangladesh

This panel featuring Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen will discuss why gender indicators for Bangladesh have shown a marked improvement despite various development indices not reflecting a similar upswing. Event date: Friday 3 June

 

Stop Bombing Hospitals: Medecins Sans Frontieres and the protection of medical space

Medecins Sans Frontieres has witnessed first-hand the impact that violations have on the civilian population and infrastructure including their own facilities. Vickie Hawkins, General Director of MSF UK, will in this talk explore the recent changes that have been proposed to strengthen the laws of war and the challenges that humanitarians face to ensure that hospitals, medical centres and medical staff are protected in times of war. Event date: Tuesday 31 May

Industrial Development – China and Africa

Chang-Tai Hsieh, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth and John Sutton, the Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics at LSE will explore the strengths and pitfalls of China’s growth model and the lessons for African industrial development. Event date: Wednesday 1 June

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Rights Under Pressure: practising constitutional law in
turbulent times 
                                                                                 
Video

Speaker: Professor Susanne Baer (pictured)
Recorded: Tuesday 10 May 2016, approx. 87 minutes    

 
Rethinking the Global Monetary System                                
Audio

Speaker: Dr Raghuram Rajan
Recorded: Tuesday 10 May 2016 

Speaker: Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw
Recorded: Wednesday 11 May 2016

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The Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

 
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