Applying human security principles to peacekeeping missions - Kirtsen Schulze applied lessons from the Aceh conflict to EU missionsCraig Calhoun, Director of LSE, on facing the future.Dr Ilka Gleibs on how women footballers can boost performance by overcoming negative stereotypes.Campaigning: causes and connections - The public face of campaigning is celebrated at this free LSE Library exhibition, open until 31 August 2015

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Democratic Audit welcomes change to EU referendum question

Professor Patrick Dunleavy, the co-director of Democratic Audit UK, argues the new wording for the EU referendum question makes the options "crystal clear" to UK voters.

LSE's Chinese summer

August was a busy month for LSE in China, with the School hosting its annual LSE-PKU Summer School and graduation ceremony, as well as several careers fairs and pre-departure events to welcome new students to the School.

LSE announces first Harold Laski Chair

Prominent political scientist Professor Simon Hix has been named the inaugural Harold Laski Chair at LSE. The Chair commemorates LSE's former professor and one of Britain’s most prominent socialists.       

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September - December public events programme announced

The Autumn 2015 events programm is now online. Highlights include events with Shami Chakrabarti, Winnie Byanyima, Sir David Chipperfield, Dr Ben Bernanke, Margot Wallström and Professor David Harvey. 


What Economics and Public Policy Can Learn from Engineering Design

Guru Madhavan will discuss the essentials of the engineering mind-set—based on narratives from his new book and explore how the application of concepts including optimization, reliability, and efficiency could help inform and enhance approaches in economics and public policy. Event date: Wednesday 9 September

The Way Forward for Europe: a union of solidarity and differentiation?

What reforms does Europe need? Can we really strengthen the Eurozone and the EU at the same time? Is it realistic to promote further integration when member states seem to diverge so much? Emmanuel Macron, French Minister for the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs speaks at LSE later this month. Event date: Thursday 24 September

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Professor Frank Wilczek © Amity Wilczek

Speaker: Professor Frank Wilczek (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 8 July 2015, approx. 85 minutes                      


Speaker: David Smith 
Recorded: Tuesday 28 July 2015

Speaker: Professor Fawaz Gerges
Recorded: Thursday 30 July 2015                               

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What Matters in Policing       

What matters in policing? Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

Auke van Dijk, Frank Hoogewoning, and Maurice Punch

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