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 2015Recognising the true economic effects of land-use planning -Paul Cheshire has transformed our understanding of land-use planning by revealing its substantial economic impactsVanessa Iwowo on why Africa should be more pragmatic

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This week’s Gearty Grilling: Vanessa Iwowo on leadership

Vanessa Iwowo, reader in the Department of Management, discusses her ideas on leadership in Africa.

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).

LSE honours pioneering economists Sir William Arthur Lewis and Professor Timothy Besley

Professor Tim Besley is to become the inaugural Sir William Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics at LSE.

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Virginia Postrel

Decoding Glamour 

Drawing on her new book on glamour, Virginia Postrel looks to crack the code of this mysterious and surprisingly pervasive phenomenon. She identifies the three essential elements in all forms of glamour and explains how they work to create a distinctive sensation of projection and yearning. Event date: Thursday 2 July 2015  

 

Digital Capital: where next for London in the tech revolution?

The extraordinary growth of the UK's Digital Economy reflects all the paradoxes of British culture and history. What has been the impact of the creative entrepreneur and disruptive technology on the way we live, and where could it take us next? Gerard Grech, the CEO of Tech City UK delivers this public lecture. Event date: Tuesday 7 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

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Francesca Klug

Speakers: Shami Chakrabarti, Professor Francesca Klug (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 10 June 2015, approx. 86 minutes                      

 

Speakers: Professor Lisa Appignanesi, Professor Rae Langton, Dr Stephen Law, Professor Peter McDonald
Recorded: Tuesday 2 June 2015               

Speaker: Caroline Criado-Perez
Recorded: Wednesday 3 June 2015                                              

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