Literary Festival

Can Imagination Change the World?

Ahead of this year's LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival: Utopias, Craig Calhoun will deliver the Director's Lecture on Thursday 18 February.

The world is given its contours, reality and limits partly by how it is imagined. Art, religion, and social movements each play a vital part, though the power of imagination - and failures of imagination - extends even more widely.

Tickets available to book from Wednesday 10 February.

What's new

Date for your diaries - Director's state of the School address

Professor Craig Calhoun is discussing the Strategy on Monday 8 February from 1.15-2.15pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building.


The event is open to all staff and students and entry is on first come, first served basis.


Contact us with any questions.

Chinese New Year @ Fourth Floor Restaurant

A specially themed menu for Chinese New Year will be served at the Fourth Floor Restaurant on Monday 8 February from 3-7pm and on Tuesday 9 February from 11.30am-2.30pm.


Be sure to celebrate with friends and colleagues for what is sure to be a fun and delicious celebration.

Bean Counter Pancake Day

On Tuesday 9 February the Bean Counter in 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields will be celebrating pancake day with freshly made to order pancakes available throughout the day.


Various pancakes will be on offer including the classic pancake with lemon and sugar as well as other options featuring Nutella and fresh fruit.

Women, Peace and Equality - Lent term Exhibition at LSE Library until 9 April

Sustainable peace is dependent on equality and understanding between men and women, an idea that was voiced at the first Women’s International Peace Congress in 1915 and is still voiced today.


Drop into the exhibition to the left hand side as you enter the Library to find out more on this fascinating topic from the collections held in the archives of LSE Library.


Open to all.

LSE Strategy 2020

The LSE Strategy 2020 sets the path for the School for the next five years.


The priorities for LSE are explained here, with a video from Professor Craig Calhoun.

Public events

Are Conspiracy Theories Bad for Democracy?

Speaker: Professor David Runciman

Date: Wednesday 10 February 2016, 6.30-8pm


The Global Refugee Crisis: a challenge to our common humanity 
Speaker: Baroness Amos

Date: Thursday 11 February 2016, 6.30-8pm


The Future of the EU in the Face of BREXIT 

Speaker: Enrico Lette

Date: Friday 12 February 2016, 2.30-4pm


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