Workplaces need to change if we are to create a more ethnically diverse culture - Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey discusses the lack of ethnic diversity in the professionsIn the midst of a complex mediaeval London street pattern O'Donnell + Tuomey have woven a little of their magic - LSE's Saw Swee Hock Student Centre is nominated for the RIBA Stirling PrizeOne of the stumbling blocks to curbing obesity has been the lack of political will - Adam Oliver discusses the policy battle to reduce the nation's expanding girthTwins and short spaced births are linked to premature death among parents - Emily Grundy discusses the implications of raising children close in age

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First World War at LSE|LSE academics commemorate the outbreak of the First World War.Professor Sir Peter Hall|The influential urban planner and former lecturer in LSE’s Department of Geography has died at the age of 82.Internet speed closely linked to property values|Home owners in London are willing to pay up to 8 per cent above the market price for properties in areas offering very fast internet speeds, according to a new LSE study.

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Michael Pollan - Image Copyright Fran Collin 

Jo Fidgen interviews Michael Pollan|

For the past twenty-five years, Michael Pollan has been writing books and articles about the places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in the built environment. LSE alumnus Jo Fidgen will interview Michael and take questions from the audience in a session to be recorded for an edition of Analysis on BBC Radio 4. Event date: Wednesday 3 September.

 

The Shifts and The Shocks: what we’ve learned – and still have to learn – from the financial crisis|

Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times Martin Wolf gives an insightful and timely analysis of why the financial crisis occurred, and of the radical reforms needed if we are to avoid a future repeat. At this event he will be in conversation with Adair Turner. Event date: Tuesday 16 September.

Financing Africa’s future: infrastructure, investment and opportunity|

Low investment in infrastructure is a critical constraint on economic growth in Africa. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank will assess the challenges and offer his views on the way forward. Event date: Tuesday 23 September.

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Mandela the Lawyer     

Speakers: George Bizos, Professor David Dyzenhaus, Lord Joffe, Dr Jens Meierhenrich
Recorded: Thursday 12 June 2014, approx. 120 minutes

 

Speaker: Professor Conor Gearty
Recorded: Wednesday 9 July 2014, approx. 72 minutes

Speaker: Professor David M Clark, Professor Lord Layard, Andrew Marr
Recorded: Thursday 10 July 2014 , approx. 72 minutes

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Social Housing In Europe by Kathleen Scanlon, Christine Whitehead and Melissa Fernandez Arrigoitia   

Social Housing in Europe|

Kathleen Scanlon, Christine Whitehead and Melissa Fernandez Arrigoitia

 
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