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LSE students awarded prestigious scholarships

Three LSE students have been selected from thousands of applicants to study for a year in China for a distinguished master’s programme.

LSE report calls for emergency housing package for young Londoners

A report from LSE London is calling for a large-scale emergency housing package to help young Londoners into affordable homes.

Charles Booth's London

To mark the 2016 centenary of Booth’s death, LSE is re-launching the website dedicated to his life and work as Charles Booth’s London.


Human Rights after Brexit: still on fantasy island?

Where do human rights fit in Theresa May's vision of Britain?  Can they have any place at all in light of the need to reconstruct Brexit Britain? Come and hear Conor Gearty speak about his new book in this public lecture. Event date: Thursday 8 December


Success and Luck: good fortune and the myth of meritocracy

How important is luck in economic success? In this talk Cornell University Professor Robert Frank explores why the rich underestimate the importance of luck – and why that hurts everyone, even the wealthy. Event date: Wednesday 7 December

Lent Term Events Leaflet Online Now!

The pdf of the Lent Term events leaflet can now be browsed online. Speakers at LSE next term include Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

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The Lost Art of Listening: the missing key to democratic
civil society and participation

Speaker: Professor Jim Macnamara (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 23 November 2016, approx. 66 minutes    

The New Minority: white working class politics in an era of immigration 
and inequality                                             

Speakers: Dr Justin Gest, Dame Margaret Hodge, Stephen Kinnock
Recorded: Monday 21 November 2016

Brexit and the EU Global Strategy                                                               

Speaker: Nathalie Tocci
Recorded: Thursday 17 November 2016

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