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Re-imaging Rio - LSE launches design competition to address 'respect' in Rio de Janeiro

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The Rise and Fall of Nations 

Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, explores the forces triggering political revolts and economic slowdowns in every major region. By narrowing down the thousands of factors that can shape a country’s future, he spells out ten clear rules for identifying the next big winners and losers in the global economy. Event date: Tuesday 12 July


Canada's Progressive Trade Agenda

Canada believes that trade is important for economic growth and its inherent value in benefiting the people, jobs and communities that lie behind the numbers. In this lecture Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of International Trade will be discussing the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Canada’s intention to lead in the promotion of free and progressive trade. Event date: Thursday 14 July

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

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Protecting South Africa's fragile democracy                     

Speaker: Mmusi Maimane (pictured)
Recorded: Tuesday 21 June 2016, approx. 98 minutes    

The European Union: a citizen's guide                               

Speaker: Dr Chris Bickerton
Recorded: Wednesday 15 June 2016

Thinking in Public: philosophy, politics and the public                                

Speakers: Catherine Audard, Professor Geoffrey Bennington, Professor François Noudelman
Recorded: Thursday 16 June 2016

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