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LSE recommendations behind UK government's new Infrastructure Commission

The UK government’s new Infrastructure Commission, unveiled at the Conservative Party Conference, was one of the key recommendations of the LSE Growth Commission.

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Professor Christine Chinkin

Women, Peace and Security: tackling the cycle of violence against women 

In this lecture, Christine Chinkin, Director of LSE's Centre for Women, Peace and Security will explore UNSCR 1325, PSVI, and the international legal framework for addressing violence against women and promoting women’s human rights for women, themes central to the context and ambition for the Centre for Women, Peace and Security. Event date: Thursday 8 October


Economics Rules: the rights and wrongs of the dismal science 

Based on his new book, Dani Rodrik, Centennial Professor at the LSE European Institute and Department of Economics will give an accessible introduction to the strengths of the discipline of economics and why it is so often misunderstood, not least by its practitioners. Event date: Wednesday 7 October

Migration and security challenges in the Mediterranean: every country for itself or a European response?

Angelino Alfano, Italy’s Interior Minister, will evaluate the efforts already underway to manage migration flows and terrorist threats, considering whether a more collective approach is needed to ensure security and prosperity. Event date: Tuesday 13 October

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Dr David Halpern

Speaker: Dr David Halpern (pictured)
Recorded: Tuesday 15 September 2015, approx. 82 minutes                      


Speaker: Edward Lucas
Recorded: Monday 28 September 2015

The Future of Britain and Europe                                       

Speaker: Professor Simon Hix
Recorded: Wednesday 30 September 2015            

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