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Public Lectures

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Upcoming public lectures

The Five Giants and the Ministers who Made a Difference

Monday 19 February 2018, 6.30-7.30pm

Sir Julian Le Grand and Nicholas Timmins


Beveridge and Voluntary Action for the 21st Century

Tuesday 20 February 2018, 7.00-8.00pm 

Dr Jonathan Roberts and Kawsar Zaman 


Both events are part of the LSE Festival honouring William Beveridge. Tickets will be available closer to the event. 


Science Britannia? Research after Brexit

Jeremy FarrarMinouche Shafik and Sir Tom Hughes-Hallett

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A Better World is Possible – the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress

Lord Sainsbury and Stephan Chambers 

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Previous public lectures 

2 March 2017

In Conversation with Michael Sandel: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Public Good

Professor Michael Sandel teaches political philosophy at Harvard University. He has been described as "the most relevant living philosopher," a "rock-star moralist"(Newsweek) and "currently the most popular professor in the world."(Die Zeit)

In this public lecture he debated the nature of capitalism, democracy, and the public good with a view to answer some of the big questions of our age. Professor Tim Besley chaired the conversation. 

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