Network Edge
Learning Technology and Innovation (LTI) NetworkED seminar series|

The LTI NetworkED seminar Wednesday 28 January will be from Dr Leslie Haddon on Children’s experience of phones: for better or for worse.

The event is free to attend and places can be reserved by staff via the staff training and development system| or by emailing imt.admin@lse.ac.uk.  

What's new

IMT Customer Portal - win an iPad

IMT are looking for volunteers to test a new system – the IMT Customer Portal, which has been designed to make logging and tracking IT issues easier. If you’d like to get involved, attend an IMT drop in session this January (refreshments served) and give us your feedback. All staff (excluding those from IMT) who provide constructive feedback will be automatically entered into a raffle where the winner will receive an iPad Air 2.

 

More details and info on the time/dates of the sessions can be found on the LSE IT News Blog|.

International Development Events Programme 2015

Throughout the Lent term, LSE Careers is presenting a diverse range of events - including seminars, panels and a fair - aimed at students who want to work in the international development sector.

 

Full event listings can be found on the LSE International Development Events Programme (IDEP)| web pages.

Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill: LSE response on draft guidance

LSE has responded to the consultation on the draft guidance for the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill, summarising its concerns with some of the Government’s proposals.

 

You can read the full response here: LSE Response to Prevent Duty Consultation  | 

 

LSE Chill returns to the NAB

LSE Chill is back - come along to Café 54 in the New Academic Building at 6pm on Friday 30 January 2015.

 

Visit LSE Chill| for the full event listing.

 

Interested in performing? LSE Chill would love to hear from you. Email arts@lse.ac.uk| with your name and details of your act.

LSE blog showcase

New on the LSE History blog: Arthur Lewis at LSE| and Beatrice Webb - the early years|

 

New on the Careers blog: NYF Torch Awards Creative Challenge|

 

New on the Teaching blog: Learning through posters|

Public events

Institutionalising Public Deliberation: empowerment or appeasement? | 

Speaker: Professor Laurence Monnoyer-Smith

Date: Wednesday 28 January 2015, 6.30-8pm

 

Materiality and Computer Art | 

Speaker: Professor Margaret Boden

Date: Thursday 29 January 2015, 6.30-8pm

 

On Truth|

Speakers: Professor Pascal Engel, Professor Simon Blackburn

Date: Monday 2 February 2015, 6.30-8pm

 

See Diary and events| for more.

External news from LSE website

This week’s Gearty Grilling: Mukulika Banerjee on democracy in India|

Mukulika Banerjee, Reader in Social Anthropology, discusses democracy in India and why voting is so meaningful to most of the population.

 

Being German, Becoming Muslim|

The experiences of German converts to Islam are explored in a new book by Esra Ozyurek of LSE’s European Institute.

 

Reward Pakistani tax collectors to boost their performance, says new IGC film|

Salary incentives for tax collectors could significantly increase the amount of taxes raised in Pakistan, according to a new film released by the International Growth Centre, which is based at LSE.

           

See News and media| for more.