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Parents less likely to monitor their children's internet use if accessed via smartphones|Parents are less likely to supervise their child's internet use if they are accessing the internet using a smartphone or tablet, finds the latest report from EU Kids Online at LSE.This week’s Gearty Grilling: Lilie Chouliaraki on humanitarian communication|Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor of Media and Communications, discusses the ethics of using celebrities to front humanitarian campaigns.LSE report reveals £8 billion cost of mental health problems in pregnancy|Perinatal mental health problems cost the UK £8.1 billion each year, according to report released by LSE and the Centre for Mental Health.

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Fredrik Logevall                   

The Vietnam Wars Reconsidered|

With the outpouring of scholarship on the Vietnam Wars in recent years, it's time to take stock and reconsider two core questions: why did the wars happen, and why did two Western powers, first France and then the United States, fail in their efforts? Historian Fredrik Logevall will offer his analysis, while contemplating the meaning of the war for our own time. Event date: Tuesday 28 October

 

Afghanistan: the transition| 

This LSE Arts and Medecins Sans Frontieres’ photography exhibition, in collaboration with documentary photographers Andrea Bruce and Mikhail Galustov, will highlight the serious problems of accessing basic health care in Afghanistan. Event date: 27 October – 28 November

The Real Story Behind the Invisible Hand|

Russell Roberts will explore Adam Smith's concept of emergent order: its relevance for our conduct today and its potential to let all of us help make the world a better place. Event date: Thursday 30 October

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ConstitutionalCarnival-79x105       

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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