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| 

Tuesday 22 February, 2015

"Efficiency of Flexible Budgetary Institutions"

Speaker: Renee Bowen, Stanford Business School

Time: 14:00 to 15:30

Location: 32L 3.05

Free and open to all LSE students and staff.

Social Movements and Popular Mobilisation in the MENA Research Theme|'.

Wednesday 25 February 2015

"The Non-Contentious Politics of Labour Protests in Egypt"

Speaker: Dr Marie Duboc, University of Tübingen

Chair:Dr John Chalcraft, LSE


Location: Room 9.05, Tower 2, Clement's Inn, LSE

Attendance: This is a registration only event. Please register using our online booking form|.

Comparative Politics and Comparative Political Economy Seminar|

Thursday 26 February, 2015

"Authoritarian governing with repression versus responsiveness: a within-country comparative study in China"

Speaker: Mayling Birney (LSE) 

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Location: EAS.E168

Free and open to all LSE students and staff.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEChina

Comparative and International Political Economy (C/IPE) Seminar

Friday 27 February, 2015

"In Place of Inter-state Retaliation: The EU’s Rejection of WTO-style trade sanctions"

Speaker: Will Phelan (Trinity College Dublin) 

Time: 13:00 - 14:30

Location: 32L. LG.18

Free and open to all LSE students and staff.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSETrade

"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

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