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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.

£5 million for new LSE research centre looking at issues of public authority in fragile African countries

A new LSE research centre, focusing on how societies are governed in impoverished and unstable places in Africa, is being launched with £5 million funding from the Economic and Research Social Council.


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.


The First 100 Days: taking stock of the Trump Presidency

Join the US Centre for a roundtable debate about the 45th US President’s first 100 days in office. A panel of academics and journalists will discuss the new administration’s priorities and the international implications of the current US political landscape. Event date: Wednesday 26 April.

Whither Europe? Historical Perspectives on 2017

Can we learn something about Europe’s future by turning to its past? Prominent scholars reflect on a year in history that has analogies with 2017. Event date: Thursday 27 April.

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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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