This week’s Gearty Grilling: Nigel Dodd on the social life of money. The argument that tuition fees will limit access to those from poor backgrounds is simply wrong - Professor Nicholas Barr reflects on his influential research in a new filmStudying at LSE was a  - marvellous intellectual feast - LSE commemorates the centenary of its first black academic, Nobel Laureate Arthur Lewis (1915-1991)Undergraduate Open Day

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New online tool helps businesses, governments and individuals explore low carbon worlds|LSE academics are among those involved in creating the Global Calculator, an online tool that enables anyone to explore the climate outcomes of different lifestyle and energy choices.This week’s Gearty Grilling: Nigel Dodd on the social life of money|Nigel Dodd, Professor of Sociology, discusses different money systems and how they reflect on society.Youngest children and poorer households worst hit by Coalition's selective cuts, according to major new report|Families with young children and poorer groups have been worst hit by changes to benefits and direct taxes, according to a comprehensive analysis of the government's social policy record published by LSE.

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Human Shield|

Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley will deliver the LRIL London Review Annual Lecture. Event date: Wednesday 4 February

 

How to See into the Future|

Tim Harford, senior columnist for the Financial Times and the presenter of Radio 4’s More or Less, will explain what’s really going on in the large-scale economic world – and what it means for us all in the future. Event date: Thursday 5 February

LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2015|

LSE’s seventh Space for Thought Literary Festival takes place next month. A series of events will explore the foundations of knowledge, society, identity and literature, as well as those of LSE itself, with speakers including Ahmad Zakii Anwar, Anne Fine, John Gray, Elif Shafak, Raja Shehadeh, Will Self and Ali Smith. Tickets are available from 3 February. Event date: 23-28 February

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Daniel Ferreira         

Speaker: Professor Daniel Ferreira
Recorded: Thursday 15 January 2015, approx. 89 minutes    

 

Speaker: Dr Judith Rodin
Recorded: Monday 19 January 2015, approx. 77 minutes             

Speaker: Professor Stephen Gibbons
Recorded: Thursday 22 January 2015, approx. 93 minutes           

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Stalin's Agent        
 
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