Events

Events

Members of the Government Department are involved in a whole host of public lectures and events.

Please find a list of Departmental events below.

You may also be interested in the British Government @ LSE| events programme.


PSPE Research Seminar| 

Monday 2 March, 2015

"Policy Unbundling and Special Interest Politics"|

Patrick Le Bihan, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse

Time: 13:00 to 14:30

Location: 32L LG.02

Free and open to all LSE students and staff

PSPE Research Seminar| 

Tuesday 3 March, 2015

"A Structural Model of Political Accountability "|

Allan Drazen, University of Maryland

Time: 14:00 to 15:30

Location: 32L 3.05

Free and open to all LSE students and staff.

Comparative and International Political Economy Seminar (C/IPE)  

Wednesday 4 March, 2015

"When Are Prices Politicized"

Speaker: Krzysztof Pelc (McGill University)

Time: 12:30 to 14:00

Location: TW1.1.03.

Free and open to all LSE students and staff

Conflict Research Group public lecture

Thursday 5 March, 2015

"Why We Should Talk to Terrorists"

Speaker: Jonathan Powell

Time: 18:30 to 20:00

Location: Old Theatre, Old Building

Free and open to all LSE students and staff.

 Jonathan Powell was chief of staff to Tony Blair and the chief British negotiator on Northern Ireland. In his new book Talking to Terrorists How to End Armed Conflicts, Jonathan concludes that every time we meet a new terrorist group we say we will never talk to terrorists but in the end we almost always do.

"Piketty and Politics" - A CP / CPE half day workshop

Monday 9 March, 2015

 David Soskice (Government): "Second Thoughts on Piketty"

Robert Wade (Int’l Development): "Why the Piketty phenomenon?"
Jonathan Hopkin (Government): "The Politics of Piketty"
Kitty Stewart (Social Policy): "Piketty: The implications for social policy"
John Sidel (Government) "Oligarchy or Overdetermination?"

 Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Location: Graham Wallas Room, Old Building

All academics, research students and academic visitors are invited to attend.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEPiketty

PSPE Research Seminar| 

Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

Shanker Satyanath, New York University

Time: 14:00 to 15:30

Location: 32L 3.05

Free and open to all LSE students and staff

Conflict Research Group public lecture

Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Who Protests?: Evidence from Euromaidan

Speaker: Dr Ola Onuch, University of Manchester

Time: 19:00 to 21:00

Location: Thai Theatre, NAB

Free and open to all LSE students and staff

The participants and processes of mass mobilization are not well understood and usually are explored from the perspective of elites. Onuch's Mapping Mass Mobilization. Understanding Revolutionary Moments in Argentina and Ukraine (Palgrave Macmillan 2015) examined the role of "ordinary" citizens in mass protests. In her talk she will discuss the revolutionary events in Ukraine in late 2013-early 2014.

Comparative and International Political Economy Seminar (C/IPE)  

Friday 13 March, 2015

"The Political Economy of the End of Empires"

Speaker: Jeff Colgan (Brown University)

Time: 16:00 to 17:30

Location: TW2.3.03

Free and open to all LSE students and staff

PSPE Research Seminar| 

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

"Elections as a Method of Processing Conflicts"

Adam Przeworski, New York University

Time: 14:00 to 15:30

Location: 32L 3.05

Free and open to all LSE students and staff

Conflict Research Group public lecture

Tuesday 28 March, 2015

Women in Conflict: violence, injustice and power

Speaker: Professor Helen Benedict, Dr Katherine Brown, Dr Marsha Henry

Time: 18:30 to 20:00

Location: NAB.1.04

Free and open to all LSE students and staff

Inspired by Helen Benedict’s novel and play The Lonely Soldier about women soldiers serving in Iraq, the panel debates various gendered dimensions of contemporary conflicts.

The Brian Barry Memorial Lecture 2015

Thursday 21 May, 2015

"Good Neighbour Nation: The Democracy of Everyday Life"

Speaker: Professor Nancy Rosenblum (Harvard University) 

Time: 18:30 - 20:00

Location: The New Theatre, East Building

Free and open to all. 

Further information can be found here.|

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEBrianBarry

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