In 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 PrizeLSE awards two Honorary Fellowships - Sir Anthony Battishill and Professor Jeffrey Golden recognised for their outstanding serviceOne 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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British Academy elects four Fellows from LSE|Four academics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) have been elected Fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their outstanding research.Rising prices, falling wages and welfare cuts – a recipe for debt  |A new LSE report finds households in Newham, one of the poorest boroughs in London, face crippling debt and financial pressures despite a widespread desire to work and an aversion to high-cost lenders.Saw Swee Hock Student Centre nominated for RIBA Stirling Prize|LSE's Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, the first new building commissioned by LSE in over 40 years, has been shortlisted for the 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize.

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Kingsley Moghalu  

Emerging Africa: how the global economy’s ‘last frontier’ can prosper and matter|

To many, Africa is the new frontier. As the West lies battered by financial crises, Africa is seen as offering limitless opportunities for wealth creation in the march of globalisation. In his new book which he will discuss in this talk Kingsley Moghalu, in considering the questions of what Africa means to today’s Africans and whether Africa is truly on the rise, challenges conventional wisdoms about Africa’s quest for growth. Event date: Wednesday 23 July.  

 

Too Young To Wed |

Photographer Stephanie Sinclair’s photographic exhibition, Too Young To Wed, produced in association with UNFPA, has been published and exhibited around the world. It will on display at LSE from later this month. Event date: Monday 21 July to Friday 1 August.  

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.

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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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