Gearty Grilling Craig Calhoun

The final Gearty Grilling: Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE, on facing the future

Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE and world-renowned social scientist, discusses his research and the future of LSE in a very special final Gearty Grilling

This lively interview is the last in a series of debates from LSE’s Institute of Public Affairs' Director Conor Gearty, who subjects academics to a five-minute grilling to showcase the School's world class research and faculty. 

Missed any academics in action against Conor? Catch up now with the full series of Gearty Grillings online.

What's new

LSE Garrick Breakfast - 8-10.30am

A warm welcome to LSE Summer School students! From 8-10.30am in the downstairs restaurant LSE Garrick will be open and serving made to order hot breakfasts with free refills on tea and coffee. 


As well as this the upstairs coffee bar will be serving delicious barista coffee and a variety of delicious snacks and pastries. Enjoy! 

LSE Perspectives special edition - share your photos of LSE

LSE Arts is now accepting submissions for a special LSE 120th anniversary edition of Perspectives. Favourite spots? Rooms and views? Campus hidden treasures? Send in your most artistic pictures of LSE by Wednesday 12 August.


If you’re interested in entering your photos, see how to submit. The latest edition of LSE Perspectives is now online.

LSE Graduation Ball - tickets on sale

Tickets to the LSE Graduation Ball on Saturday 18 July are now on sale!


Set in a beautiful venue (Porchester Hall) with professional photography and a black tie dress code, it’ll be an evening you’ll never forget. 


Tickets are £55 and available from

BB Bakery Bus Tour - book by Wednesday 8 July

LSE Vacations have privately hired out the popular BB Bakery Bus Tour for Thursday 23 July at 6pm and are able to offer it at £38 per person. This represents a saving of between £7-£20 on the usual price of tickets.


To book you can either visit the Residential Services Office and pay in person or alternatively you can call 0207 955 7676 and book with one of their Sales Advisors. Please feel free to invite family and friends.


For full details of the trip you can visit the BB Bakery website


Please note: The latest day to book tickets is Wednesday 8 July. We need at least 32 people for the tour to go ahead. Should this not be possible we will notify you within seven days of the tours date and will issue you with a full refund.

Did you know? Clare Market was named after the 16th century Earl of Clare...

Going High Rise at Clare Market... who established a street market  known for its butchers.


Sue Donnelly looks at the history of the Clare Market building, from car park to paternoster lift to Normaland Wall, in a new LSE History blog post: Going High Rise at Clare Market


2015 is LSE’s 120th anniversary. Join in the celebrations at #LSE120 

Public events

Fighting Homophobia in Uganda: A conversation with Frank Mugisha 

Speakers: Dr Frank Mugisha, Dr Rahul Rao

Date: Wednesday 8 July 2015, 6.30-8pm


The Impact of Geography on International Politics

Speaker: Tim Marshall
Date: Monday 13 July, 6.30-8pm


Sacred Mountains of China

Speaker: Ryan Pyle
Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015, 6.30-8pm


See Diary and events for more.  


The final Gearty Grilling: Craig Calhoun on the future of LSE

Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE and world-renowned social scientist, discusses his research and the future of LSE.


Domestic politics drives Putin's foreign policy, says new LSE book

Internal political objectives of regime consolidation drive Russia's foreign policy, including its behaviour in Ukraine, according to a new LSE book.


LSE academic advises Greek Debt Truth Committee  

Dr Margot Salomon, LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Law Department has jointly prepared a legal brief for the Special Committee of the Hellenic Parliament on the audit of the Greek Debt (Debt Truth Committee).


See News and media for more.



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