LSE Chill
LSE Chill|

The next LSE Chill will be Friday 28 November 6-8pm at Café 54, New Academic Building.

Running since 2011, the monthly performance night will feature performances including the Anthropology band, The Funktionalists.

If you are interested in performing at any of next year’s events please email arts@lse.ac.uk| with your name and details of your act.

For more information see LSE Chill|.

What's new

LTI Networked seminar series - Marieke Guy

Marieke Guy is a project co-ordinator at Open Knowledge, a global not-for-profit organisation that wants to open up knowledge around the world and see it used and useful. 

 

She will speak on ‘Open data in education’ on Wednesday 26 November 2014, 5-7pm in NAB.2.06. Find out more on the LTI blog|.

LSE Photo Prize is back!

Enter the photography competition for your chance to win a trip for two to The View from The Shard.

 

Submissions open on Monday 1 December 2014.  

 

Check LSE Photo Prize| or email arts.photoprize@lse.ac.uk| for more information.

Feel Good Food Day

Good for you, good for the planet but still very filling and tasty. 

 

On Wednesday 26 November 2014 LSE Catering's ‘Feel Good Food’ world cuisine menu will offer reduced meat and increased vegetarian alternatives in the Old Building Fourth Floor Restaurant. 

Skip fit lessons

Security officer and former boxer Daniel Beckley is running skip fit lessons for all staff and students at LSE.

 

The next lessons will take place from 1-2pm at the Badminton Court, Old Building, on Tuesday 2 December and Tuesday 9 December. Just turn up on any of these dates with your own skipping rope. All lessons are free.

 

For more information, email Daniel at d.beckley@lse.ac.uk|.

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.

Equality and Diversity report

LSE staff and students may access Academic Registrar Simeon Underwood's interim report 'Proposals for actions in response to sexism and homophobia on campus' here|.

Public events

Open Government in the Age of Total War |

Speaker: Professor Matthew Connelly

Date: Tuesday 02 December 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

Anarchism and Sexuality|

Speakers: Professor Martha Acklesberg, Dr Richard Cleminson, Professor Terence Kissack

Date: Thursday 04 December 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

Poverty, Inequality and the Political Economy of Measurement  |
Speaker: Professor Angus Deaton

Date: Tuesday 09 December 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

See Diary and events| for more.    

 

External news from LSE website

World's top economists warn UN Sustainable Development Goals will not succeed without emphasis on economic growth|

Some of the world’s top economists have warned the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, that the Sustainable Development Goals will not succeed without a stronger emphasis on the need for economic growth.

 

Stand tall if you are living in a democracy|

Men growing up in a democracy are likely to be taller than those who spend the first 20 years of their lives in a communist regime.

 

This week’s Gearty Grilling: Emily Jackson on assisted dying|

Emily Jackson, Professor of Law, discusses euthanasia and assisted suicide.

         

See News and media| for more.

 

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