LSE Works

Come and find out how LSE academics change the world

LSE Works, a series of public lectures that will showcase some of the latest research by LSE's academic departments and research centres, takes place this term.

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Generate at LSE Careers

Whether you are looking to start up your own business or social enterprise or are interested in joining an organisation that promotes entrepreneurship as a core value, we offer an extensive programme of informative and interactive events, mentoring opportunities and business competitions to help you along the way.

LSE Literary Festival 2017: Revolutions

LSE’s 9th Literary Festival in February 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, but also anniversaries of revolutions in literature, international relations, politics, religion and science with a series of talks, discussions, film screenings, workshops and events for children, free to attend and open to all.


Speakers include Elif Shafak, Tim Harford, Laurie Penny, Harriet Harman, Pankaj Mishra, Nii Parkes, Eimear McBride and many more. Tickets available to book from 31 January.

Glad to be Gay: the struggle for legal equality

LSE Library’s spring exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act when homosexuality was decriminalised in private.


Using unique material from the Hall-Carpenter Archives and The Women’s Library collection, this exhibition considers the difficult legal struggle faced by gay people to achieve equality over the last half century.

International Development Events Programme (IDEP) 2017

Throughout Lent Term, LSE Careers presents a diverse range of seminars and panels aimed at students who are thinking of working in the development sector.


Get involved to further your interests, find out how to get in the sector, and hear from leading practitioners about their careers, experiences and advice.

Take the National Student Survey (NSS) and make a difference

NSS 2017 is now open for all final year undergraduates!


Share your views and make a difference to the next generation of LSE students.


You’ll receive a £5 Amazon voucher as a thank you for your time, plus the chance to win £100.

Public events

The pdf of the Lent Term events leaflet  can now be browsed online. Speakers at LSE next term include Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives.


The Purposeful Company: a healthy prescription for UK plc?

Speakers: Sandra Carlisle, Clare Chapman, Will Hutton, Professor David Kershaw, Professor Colin Mayer

Date: Tuesday 24 January, 6.30-8pm

The Brexit Debate through Social Media: deliberative discussion, or deliberate dysfunction?
Speakers: Professor Sara Hobolt, Professor Kenneth Benoit, Dr Jennifer Jackson Preece
Date: Wednesday 25 January, 6.30-8pm


The Saudi Royal Family: modernisation and succession 
Speaker: Steve Coll
Date: Monday 30 January, 6.30-8pm


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