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Power Shifts - LSE China Conference explores the rise of global Chinese business

LSE held its fifth LSE China Conference and 13th annual LSE-Peking University Summer School in Beijing this month, with close to 400 people attending the conference and 265 students from 50 countries and territories being taught by academics from LSE and PKU.

Mary Morgan appointed first Albert O. Hirschman Professor at LSE

LSE is delighted to announce Mary Morgan as the first Albert O. Hirschman Professor at LSE in honour of the great economist, historian, and political theorist.

Why relying on high-stakes exams is a bad idea for students and the economy

Random events during high-stakes exams can affect not only test scores, but also long-term educational attainment and earnings, new research shows.


Autumn Events programme now online

Details of LSE's public events programme from September to December have been released. Check out the schedule which includes events with former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg; bestselling cartoonist Riad Sattouf; fashion designer Vivienne Westwood; Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane; equality champion Laura Bates; Director of Liberty Martha Spurrier; neuroscientist Susan Greenfield; Harvard academic Kenneth S Rogoff; and entrepreneur Jacqueline J Lam


Britain after Brexit: will something continue to turn up?

Most economists argued against Brexit, on the grounds that it would significantly damage Britain’s economic prospects, both in the short-term and the long-term. Three months on from the referendum, are these adverse consequences inevitable, or are there any reasons for optimism? Event date: Tuesday 20 September

Museums in a Global Age 

A panel discussion considering the roles and responsibilities of museums as cultural dialogue takes on a new urgency in diverse national contexts. How do museums engage with and reflect the world they inhabit? Event date: Tuesday 4 October 

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Growing Trade the Progressive Way                        

Speaker: Chrystia Freeland (pictured)
Recorded: Thursday 14 July 2016, approx. 87 minutes    

Power and Pragmatism              

Speaker: Sir Malcolm Rifkind
Recorded: Monday 25 July 2016

Tough Rides: Brazil                   

Speaker: Ryan Pyle
Recorded: Thursday 04 August 2016

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