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LSE ranked top in London

LSE has retained its place as London’s leading university in the 'Complete University Guide' rankings for 2018.

Dahrendorf Forum awarded over 2 million euros to examine Europe’s changing political landscape

Stiftung Mercator has awarded the Dahrendorf Forum, a joint initiative between LSE and the Hertie School of Governance, €2.34 million to fund a new project exploring the future of Europe in an era of uncertainty.

LSE welcomes MPs' report on Brexit challenge for universities

Professor Julia Black supports the Education Committee’s urgent call on the Government to guarantee the rights of non-UK EU citizens and introduce an immigration system which facilitates movement in higher education.


LSE's Summer Term events programme announced

Our programme of events from April to July is now online to view. Confirmed speakers include Christina Duckworth Romer, former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration; Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Alvin Roth; and Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer for the World Bank. Additional events with Kyriakos MitsotakisCatharine A MacKinnon and Julia Gillard have also been announced.


No Escape from American Exceptionalism? The Future of US Social Policy

Join us for this talk by Paul Pierson, the John Gross Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Pierson’s teaching and research includes the fields of American politics and public policy, comparative political economy, and social theory. Event date: Tuesday 2 May.

Celebrating (or not) the Centenary of the Russian Revolution

Western Scholars are non-commital. Putin’s Russia is embarrassed. How should the centenary be commemorated? Find out at this public lecture by Sheila Fitzpatrick, Professor of History at the University of Sydney and Professor emeritus at the Univeristy of Chicago. Event date: Wednesday 3 May.

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Speaker: Tiffany Dufu (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 5 April 2017, approx. 87 minutes    


Speakers: Professor Alexander Betts, Professor Paul Collier
Recorded: Wednesday 29 March 2017

Rethinking Development Finance                

Speaker: Dr Jim Yong Kim
Recorded: Tuesday 11 April 2017

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