Google now has to weigh up public interest with the rights of individuals - Orla Lynskey discusses the recent court judgement against the world’s largest search engineImages compel us to consider what we should feel or do as witnesses of horrors - Professor Lilie Chouliaraki explores how photojournalism of war has changed over the past centuryThe Year 11 Summer School has given me a wonderful insight into university life - Students from under-represented backgrounds discuss the merits of LSE’s access programmesHaving a presence in outer space carries a lot of power and prestige - Jill Stuart discusses the reasons why nations are spending billions in space

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LSE celebrates fifth annual graduation ceremony in Beijing|LSE celebrated the success of around 270 graduates with their families and friends in Beijing.Mother's personality during pregnancy predicts how well children do in GCSEs|Babies with mothers who believe their fate is in their own hands and not down to luck tend to perform better in GCSEs.Congratulations to all offer-holders on their A level results|LSE has filled its undergraduate places for 2014 and is not going into Clearing or Adjustment.

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Michael Pollan image copyright Fran Collin 

Jo Fidgen interviews Michael Pollan|

Michael Pollan, professor of journalism at Berkeley and one of Time magazine’s one hundred most influential people in the world will be interviewed by Jo Fidgen and take questions from the audience in a session to be recorded for an edition of Analysis on BBC Radio 4. Event date: Wednesday 3 September.


South Africa's Democracy — Mandela's "Cherished Ideal"|

This exhibition, which runs until 26 September, brings together photographs, documents and artefacts illustrating the unique story of South Africa's journey into democracy — President Mandela's "cherished ideal". Event date: 1-26 September.

Formality Bias: the habits holding Africa back|

Dayo Olopade, Nigerian-American journalist and author, will expose the global pretensions that have stymied African development, and explore the ingenious workarounds that are driving regional progress. Event date: Friday 26 September.

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Lord Layard     

Speakers: Professor David M Clark, Professor Lord Layard, Andrew Marr
Recorded: Thursday 10 July 2014 , approx. 72 minutes


Speaker:Professor Andrew Gamble
Recorded: Thursday 31st July 2014, approx. 52 minutes  

Speaker: Professor Mick Cox, Professor Danny Quah
Recorded: Monday 4th August 2014, approx. 80 minutes

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Illegality Inc by Ruben Andersson    

Illegality, Inc.|

Ruben Andersson

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