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This week’s Gearty Grilling: Lilie Chouliaraki on humanitarian communication|Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor of Media and Communications, discusses the ethics of using celebrities to front humanitarian campaigns.LSE report reveals £8 billion cost of mental health problems in pregnancy|Perinatal mental health problems cost the UK £8.1 billion each year, according to report released by LSE and the Centre for Mental Health. TRIUM Executive MBA Programme ranked number one in world by Financial Times survey|TRIUM Global Executive MBA Programme, in which LSE is a partner, has been ranked number one in the world in annual ranking of Executive MBA programmes.

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MSF exhibition                  

Afghanistan: the transition| 

This LSE Arts and Medecins Sans Frontieres’ photography exhibition, in collaboration with documentary photographers Andrea Bruce and Mikhail Galustov, will highlight the serious problems of accessing basic health care in Afghanistan. Event date: 27 October – 28 November


Nominal Democracy? Prospects for Democratic Global Governance|

Democratic global governance is a worthy ideal, but it is a naïve pursuit which risks purely nominal democracy. Robert O Keohane, Professor of International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, will speak at LSE. Event date: Tuesday 28 October

The Slovak Republic in the European Union|

Robert Fico, Prime Minister of Slovakia, will deliver a public lecture at LSE discussing Slovakia’s position in the European Union. Event date: Thursday 30 October

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Scotland has had its say, now it is the turn of the whole UK. LSE has already begun. On 26 June 2014, the School's new Saw Swee Hock Student Centre hosted a very special celebration of democracy: ConstitutionUK's Constitutional Carnival.


Speaker: Professor Lord Giddens
Recorded: Tuesday 14 October 2014, approx. 86 minutes  

Speaker: Dr Joyce Banda
Recorded: Wednesday 15 October 2014, approx. 83 minutes        

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Illegality Inc by Ruben Andersson    

Illegality, Inc.|

Ruben Andersson

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