Welcome to LSE - The Guide to Orientation 2014 for new studentsWhere the Scots have led, the English, Welsh and Northern Irish can follow - Conor Gearty calls for a constitution for all the people, built by the peopleLSE launches new PPE undergraduate course for 2015 - Applications now open for BSc in Philosophy, Politics and Economics We pay more attention to what we think should make us happy, rather than what actually does - Professor Paul Dolan explores finding happiness in his new bookThis is an epidemic that thrives on human kindness - More international help is needed to fight Ebola says Liberian Minister, Axel Addy, at the IGC’s Growth Week

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Liberian Minister at LSE appeals for help on Ebola|Axel Addy, Liberia’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, appealed for more international help on Ebola, warning that the epidemic could explode beyond control.LSE launches new PPE degree|LSE has now opened applications for a new, four-year undergraduate PPE degree which starts in October 2015, combining the disciplines of philosophy, politics and economics for the first time.Lord Stern wins prize for greatest contribution to British energy economics in last decade|Lord Stern, Chair of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE, recognised by British Institute of Energy Economics.

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Jo Guldi      

The History Manifesto|

How should historians speak truth to power - and why does it matter? Why is five hundred years better than five months or five years as a planning horizon? And why is history - especially long-term history - so essential to understanding the multiple pasts which gave rise to our conflicted present? David Armitage and Jo Guldi (pictured) will be talking about their new book. Event date: Wednesday 8 October.  


Human Rights Diplomacy: inside the United Nations|

This event with Ibrahim Salama, Director of the Human Rights Treaties Division in the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, offers a unique opportunity to hear from a seasoned insider about this important and wide-ranging area of diplomatic engagement. Event date: Thursday 2 October.

Structural Reform for Growth with Equity|

Chile’s government is undertaking a number of initiatives to promote inclusive growth. Chilean Finance Minister, Alberto Arenas will in this public lecture discuss the main aspects of these efforts, particularly on the recently passed tax reform, the evolution of the pension system, the agenda of productivity, innovation and growth as well as the energy agenda. Event date: Tuesday 14 October.

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Scotland has had its say, now it is the turn of the whole UK. The 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: Donald Kaberuka, Professor Sir Paul Collier
Recorded: Tuesday 23 September 2014, approx. 88 minutes  

Speaker: Peter Thiel 
Recorded: 26 September 2014, approx. 54 minutes    

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Illegality Inc by Ruben Andersson    

Illegality, Inc.|

Ruben Andersson

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