LSE public events
LSE Arts exhibition| 

LSE Arts presents South Africa's Democracy - Mandela's "Cherished Ideal", an exhibition bringing together photographs, documents and artefacts illustrating the unique story of South Africa's journey into democracy.

Staff and students can visit this free exhibition in the Atrium Gallery Monday-Friday 10am-8pm from 1-26 September 2014. Why not also attend the associated public lecture at LSE on 23 September?

Visit the event listing| for full details.

What's new

LSE WiFi - how to connect

Enable WiFi on your device, make sure you are at an area on campus with coverage and choose eduroam as your wireless network. Sign in using your LSE email address and LSE password.

 

For more detailed guidance, see lse.ac.uk/imt/eduroam|.

New on the Equality and Diversity blog - The Ethnic Penalty

Why are black and minority ethnic people still earning less than their white counterparts?

 

Research by Jonathan Ashong Lamptey, a PhD student at LSE, discusses the concept of ‘ethnic penalty’ as a more sophisticated form of discrimination. While there is no silver bullet solution to the problem, Jonathan says transparency and accountability are steps in the right direction.

 

To read the full blog post, please see the Equality and Diversity blog|

Honorary Fellowship nominations

Nominations for an Honorary Fellowship of the School are invited. The LSE Court may elect as an Honorary Fellow any individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the School, over the course of a number of years, beyond that which might reasonably be expected.

 

The deadline for nominations is Friday 5 September 2014. Fill in the nomination form| or contact Joan Poole| with any queries. 

LSE Careers summer opening

LSE Careers is open all summer, running lots of events, one to one careers appointments and CV checking appointments.

 

We are open every day between 10am and 5pm – if you’re no longer on campus then contact us| and we’ll be happy to arrange an appointment for you via Skype or telephone.

 

Remember LSE Careers is available to you throughout your degree and for two years after graduation.

Strategic Review

LSE's Strategic Review concluded in Summer Term 2014. The final report| by the Director was endorsed by the School’s Council in June.

 

Implementation of the vision it expressed for the School will be led in the coming months by the Director and his Management Team.

Articles of Association

The School's Articles of Association are being updated and all members of the LSE community are invited to comment.

 

To view the draft Articles and submit comments, see Consultation on the constitution|.

Public events

The Shifts and the Shocks: what we’ve learned – and still have to learn – from the financial crisis|

Speaker: Martin Wolf

Date: Tuesday 16 September 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

South Africa's Democracy — Mandela's "Cherished Ideal"  |   

Speaker: Moeletsi Mbeki

Date: Tuesday 23 September 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

Growth, Policy and Institutions: lessons from the Indian experience|

Speakers: Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Professor Tim Besley

Date: Thursday 25 September 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

See Diary and events| for more.

External news from LSE website

LSE celebrates fifth annual graduation ceremony in Beijing|
LSE celebrated the success of around 270 graduates with their families and friends in Beijing.

 

Mother's personality during pregnancy predicts how well children do in GCSEs|

Babies with mothers who believe their fate is in their own hands and not down to luck tend to perform better in GCSEs.

 

Congratulations to all offer-holders on their A level results|

LSE has filled its undergraduate places for 2014 and is not going into Clearing or Adjustment.

  

See News and media| for more.

 

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