Do insurance premiums reflect the real risk of hurricanes?This week’s Gearty Grilling: Paul Cheshire on the housing crisisYou can literally put words into another person’s mouth and most people are none the wiser - PhD student Kevin Corti replicates famous cyranoid experimentsGraduate Open Evening 5 November 2014

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Aleksandar Vučić               

A Lecture by the Serbian Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vučić|

Aleksandar Vučić has been Prime Minister of Serbia since April 2014. He is the Leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) and has previously served as Minister of Information and Minister of Defence. Event date: Monday 27 October


Happiness by Design|

LSE’s Professor Paul Dolan will define happiness in terms of experiences of pleasure and purpose. He will describe how being happier means allocating attention more efficiently: towards those things that bring us pleasure and purpose and away from those that generate pain and pointlessness. Event date: Wednesday 22 October

Global News Media: the next horizon|

Andrew Miller, CEO of the Guardian Media Group will in this lecture address the challenges facing the news-media amid continued technological upheaval, changing consumption habits and the emergence of new competitors. Event date: Thursday 23 October

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Scotland has had its say, now it is the turn of the whole UK. LSE has already begun. On 26 June 2014, the School's new Saw Swee Hock Student Centre hosted a very special celebration of democracy: ConstitutionUK's Constitutional Carnival.


Speaker: Professor Lord Giddens
Recorded: Tuesday 14 October 2014, approx. 86 minutes  

Speaker: Dr Joyce Banda
Recorded: Wednesday 15 October 2014, approx. 83 minutes        

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Illegality Inc by Ruben Andersson    

Illegality, Inc.|

Ruben Andersson

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