This week’s Gearty Grilling: Nigel Dodd on the social life of money. The argument that tuition fees will limit access to those from poor backgrounds is simply wrong - Professor Nicholas Barr reflects on his influential research in a new filmStudying at LSE was a  - marvellous intellectual feast - LSE commemorates the centenary of its first black academic, Nobel Laureate Arthur Lewis (1915-1991)Undergraduate Open Day

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New online tool helps businesses, governments and individuals explore low carbon worlds|LSE academics are among those involved in creating the Global Calculator, an online tool that enables anyone to explore the climate outcomes of different lifestyle and energy choices.This week’s Gearty Grilling: Nigel Dodd on the social life of money|Nigel Dodd, Professor of Sociology, discusses different money systems and how they reflect on society.Youngest children and poorer households worst hit by Coalition's selective cuts, according to major new report|Families with young children and poorer groups have been worst hit by changes to benefits and direct taxes, according to a comprehensive analysis of the government's social policy record published by LSE.

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Ian Goldin       

The Butterfly Defect| 

Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, Professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford and former Vice President of the World Bank, will address how global hyperconnectivity creates systemic risks and how this can be managed effectively. Event date: Tuesday 3 February


On Truth|

Realists take truth to be a robust property of our thoughts and assertions, one which fits certain facts in the world. Deflationists, expressivists and pragmatists disagree: for them truth is a very shallow notion, which comes down to a few (important) trivialities. Event date: Monday 2 February

LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2015|

LSE’s seventh Space for Thought Literary Festival takes place next month. A series of events will explore the foundations of knowledge, society, identity and literature, as well as those of LSE itself, with speakers including Ahmad Zakii Anwar, Anne Fine, John Gray, Elif Shafak, Raja Shehadeh, Will Self and Ali Smith. Tickets are available from 3 February. Event date: 23-28 February

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Daniel Ferreira         

Speaker: Professor Daniel Ferreira
Recorded: Thursday 15 January 2015, approx. 89 minutes    


Speaker: Dr Judith Rodin
Recorded: Monday 19 January 2015, approx. 77 minutes             

Speaker: Professor Stephen Gibbons
Recorded: Thursday 22 January 2015, approx. 93 minutes           

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Stalin's Agent        
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