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LSE teaching blog: reflecting the experiences of teachers, researchers and learners across the School  |

Now into its third successful year, the LSE teaching blog illustrates the vibrant mix of teaching and learning that can happen in research rich environments.

Recent posts have included Economic History and Sociology students talking about their undergraduate research projects| and teachers describing how their own research interests help to build rapport in the classroom|.

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What's new

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| with your name and details of your act.


For more information see LSE Chill|.

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| for more information.

Christmas at LSE Catering

Come and kick off the festive season with a traditional Chirstmas lunch in your favourite LSE Catering outlet.

  • Fourth Floor Restaurant - Tuesday 2 December
  • LSE Garrick - Wednesday 3 December & Thursday 4 December
  • Staff Dining Room (members only) - Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 December

For those of you tasked with organising your departmental drinks receptions, we can help you out with our Special Christmas Reception| package available until Friday 12 December.

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|.

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

This week’s Gearty Grilling: Bob Ward on climate change|

Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications at the Grantham Research Institute, reveals his optimism at the chances of controlling climate change.


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.


See News and media| for more.



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