Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE, on facing the future.Dr Ilka Gleibs on how women footballers can boost performance by overcoming negative stereotypes.In their eyes they are ‘fighting the good fight’ and ensuring their country’s laws are upheld - PhD student Amanda Conroy researches the mindset of America’s private border patrollersCampaigning: causes and connections - The public face of campaigning is celebrated at this free LSE Library exhibition, open until 31 August 2015Recognising the true economic effects of land-use planning -Paul Cheshire has transformed our understanding of land-use planning by revealing its substantial economic impacts

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The final Gearty Grilling: Craig Calhoun on the future of LSE

Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE and world-renowned social scientist, discusses his research and the future of LSE.

Domestic politics drives Putin's foreign policy, says new LSE book

Internal political objectives of regime consolidation drive Russia's foreign policy, including its behaviour in Ukraine, according to a new LSE book.

LSE academic advises Greek Debt Truth Committee

Dr Margot Salomon, LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Law Department has prepared a legal brief for the Special Committee of the Hellenic Parliament on the audit of the Greek Debt (Debt Truth Committee).

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Gerard Grech

Digital Capital: where next for London in the tech revolution?

The extraordinary growth of the UK's Digital Economy reflects all the paradoxes of British culture and history. What has been the impact of the creative entrepreneur and disruptive technology on the way we live, and where could it take us next? Gerard Grech, the CEO of Tech City UK delivers this public lecture. Event date: Tuesday 7 July 2015  


A Beautiful Question: finding nature's deep design 

In his new book, world-class physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that had guided his pioneering work in quantum physics. As his book looks to demonstrate, this quest has also guided the work of all scientific pursuit in the western world, from Pythagoras and Plato to Galileo and Newton, Maxwell and Einstein. Event date: Wednesday 8 July 2015

The Impact of Geography on International Politics 

Foreign Affairs broadcaster and journalist, Tim Marshall, author of new book Prisoners of Geography explains how decisions made by world leaders are constrained by geography. It is true that to understand world events, you need to understand people, ideas and movements… but if you don’t know geography, you’ll never have the full picture. Event date: Monday 13 July 2015 

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Francesca Klug

Speakers: Shami Chakrabarti, Professor Francesca Klug (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 10 June 2015, approx. 86 minutes                      


Speakers: Professor Lisa Appignanesi, Professor Rae Langton, Dr Stephen Law, Professor Peter McDonald
Recorded: Tuesday 2 June 2015               

Speaker: Caroline Criado-Perez
Recorded: Wednesday 3 June 2015                                              

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