Ensuring fair and humane asylum policies in the EU - Eiko Thielemann influenced policies to equalise the burden of an expanding refugee populationCraig Calhoun, Director of LSE, on facing the future.Dr Ilka Gleibs on how women footballers can boost performance by overcoming negative stereotypes.In their eyes they are ‘fighting the good fight’ and ensuring their country’s laws are upheld - PhD student Amanda Conroy researches the mindset of America’s private border patrollersCampaigning: 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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The final Gearty Grilling: Craig Calhoun on the future of LSE

Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE and world-renowned social scientist, discusses his research and the future of LSE.

Domestic politics drives Putin's foreign policy, says new LSE book

Internal political objectives of regime consolidation drive Russia's foreign policy, including its behaviour in Ukraine, according to a new LSE book.

LSE academic advises Greek Debt Truth Committee

Dr Margot Salomon, LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Law Department has prepared a legal brief for the Special Committee of the Hellenic Parliament on the audit of the Greek Debt (Debt Truth Committee).

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Tim Marshall

The Impact of Geography on International Politics 

Foreign Affairs broadcaster and journalist, Tim Marshall, author of new book Prisoners of Geography explains how decisions made by world leaders are constrained by geography. It is true that to understand world events, you need to understand people, ideas and movements… but if you don’t know geography, you’ll never have the full picture. Event date: Monday 13 July 2015 

 

A Beautiful Question: finding nature's deep design 

In his new book, world-class physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that had guided his pioneering work in quantum physics. As his book looks to demonstrate, this quest has also guided the work of all scientific pursuit in the western world, from Pythagoras and Plato to Galileo and Newton, Maxwell and Einstein. Event date: Wednesday 8 July 2015

Sacred Mountains of China 

Join adventurer and renowned photographer, Ryan Pyle, as he talks about his months exploring and photographing Western China’s remote Sacred Mountains in an effort to better understand these most sacred Tibetan regions. His human-powered adventure is “one of the ages” as he explores the remote provinces of Qinghai, Tibet, Sichuan and Yunnan. Event date: Wednesday 29 July 2015

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Julia Gillard

Speaker: Julia Gillard (pictured)
Recorded: Tuesday 23 June 2015, approx. 90 minutes                      

 

Speaker: Herman Van Rompuy
Recorded: Friday 19 June 2015          

Understanding Economic Development               
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Speakers: Professor Sir Paul Collier, Professor Dani Rodrik 
Recorded: Monday 22 June 2015                                            

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