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LSE Connect Winter 2014

Welcome to the online version of LSE’s alumni magazine

LSE Connect is published in June and December and mailed free of charge to over 100,000 LSE alumni worldwide. The magazine is also read by current and prospective students, current and former staff, visitors and friends of the School.

Winter 2014 issue

LSE Connect winter 2014

To read the current issue online, click the magazine cover on the right or read the main articles below. If you prefer, you can download a full PDF Winter 2014, or individual articles below, for personal use.


Language of Light

The language of light

Don Slater and Mona Sloane take a sociological look at the impact of light, and alumnus Carlosfelipe Pardo describes a recent collaboration.

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Ending the Drug Wars

Ending the drug wars

John Collins calls for a fresh approach to the global response on drugs.

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Hunger Pains

Hunger pains: rise of the food bank

Anne Power examines safety nets and the new poverty trap, while alumnus Ben Goodyear offers and insider's view from a Brixton food bank.

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A Leap in the Dark

A leap in the dark

Student entrepreneur Kat Kimmorley talks to Candy Gibson about lighting India's urban slums.

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LSE's War

LSE's war: 1914-18

David Stevenson looks back at how the conflict shaped the School in its early years.

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War and Peace

War and peace

Archivist Carys Lewis uncovers fascinating stories of pacifist activism during the first world war.

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LSE and Me

LSE and me: Omotade "Tade" Aina

From his early days at LSE, Omotade "Tade" Aina (MSc Sociology 1977) knew he was never destined to be a cloistered scholar.

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Alumni at Large

Alumni at large: Monisha Kaltenborn

Monisha Kaltenborn (LLM 1996) was named the first female team principal in Formula One's near 70-year history.

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Also included in the print edition

Headline news
Campus: media studio and LSE bees
LSE icons: from our picture archives
Research update
Q&A: Chris Yates and Patrick Mears

Alumni news, events, reunions, group activities
Class notes
Alumni relations round-up


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