Let’s accept the inevitable and fight for the best Brexit we can = Professor Simon Hix argues for the UK to adopt a pro-European Leave position The past three years at LSE have been an incredible journey - LSE entrepreneur Fifi Kara discusses the benefits of a rich student experience  War memoirs can provide insight into soldiers’ ethical values - Professor Lilie Chouliaraki discusses radical doubt in warfareIt is crucial we approach our scholarship of Africa from an African perspective. - Professor Tim Allen launches the new Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa at LSE

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Professor Anthony Smith

It was with profound sadness that we learned of the death of Anthony Smith, Emeritus Professor in Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Department of Government.

Community is king: how new London villages can help solve the housing crisis

New research published today by LSE and the Berkeley Group explores how urban villages could help address the capital’s housing crisis.

British Academy elects four LSE Fellows

Four LSE professors have been elected as Fellows of the prestigious British Academy, the UK's national body for the humanities and social sciences. 


Power and Pragmatism

For almost forty years, Malcolm Rifkind served at the forefront of British politics. In this lecture, Sir Malcolm will give a lively account of his years in government and opposition, detailing his involvement in some of recent history’s most important events. Event date: Monday 25 July


Tough Rides: Brazil

Join adventurer and TV presenter, Ryan Pyle as he talks about his two months traveling through the most remote and exciting locations in Brazil. Event date: Thursday 4 August

The Euro: and its threat to Europe

In his new book The Euro: And its Threat to Europe, Nobel Prize-winning economist and bestselling author Joseph Stiglitz argues that saving Europe may mean abandoning the Euro. Event date: Tuesday 30 August

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Professor Simon Hix

Speaker: Professor Simon Hix (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 29 June 2016, approx. 91 minutes    


Speaker: Branko Milanovic
Recorded: Monday 27 June 2016

The Hidden Wealth of Nations                              

Speaker: Dr Gabriel Zucman
Recorded: Thursday 30 June 2016

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