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Stand tall if you are living in a democracy|Men growing up in a democracy are likely to be taller than those who spend the first 20 years of their lives in a communist regime.This week’s Gearty Grilling: Emily Jackson on assisted dying|Emily Jackson, Professor of Law, discusses euthanasia and assisted suicide.UK rises to fourth most entrepreneurial economy in the world|The UK has become Europe’s most entrepreneurial economy and has climbed five places to fourth globally, according to the 2015 edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI).

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Børge Brende                             

Foreign Policy in a Time of Turmoil|

Børge Brende, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will discuss how, while we live in a world of unprecedented progress and unexpected crises, we have to adapt to a changing security landscape, while at the same time maintaining the pillars of peace and prosperity: democracy, cooperation and respect for international law. Event date: Tuesday 25 November


Power Politics and the Humanitarian Impulse: the United Nations in the post-Cold War era|

How can the UN’s mission to raise humanitarian standards find its way in a world dominated by security concerns and power competition? Mats Berdal, Professor of Security and Development at King’s College London, speaks at LSE. Event date: Wednesday 26 November

Ready for Hillary? Portrait of a President in Waiting|

Will Hillary Clinton make history and become the first female President of the United States? Robin Renwick, former British Ambassador to the USA, provides an invaluable insight into one of the most divisive figures in recent US political history. Event date: Monday 1 December

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Slavoj Zizek        

Speaker: Slavoj Zizek
Recorded: Tuesday 11 November 2014, approx. 93 minutes   


Speaker: Professor Sir John Hills
Recorded: Wednesday 12 November 2014, approx. 96 minutes    

Speaker: Professor Kimberly Hutchings
Recorded: Wednesday 12 November 2014, approx. 86 minutes        

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