Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey Sachs to speak at LSE|

On Wednesday 4 February world-renowned professor of economics Jeffrey Sachs will speak at LSE.

His public lecture will be based on his new book The Age of Sustainable Development.

LSE students and staff will be able to collect one free ticket per person from the New Academic Building SU shop from 10am Wednesday 28 January.

Visit the event listing| for further details.

What's new

LSE 120th anniversary celebrations begin

2015 is LSE's 120th anniversary. This year, we’ll be celebrating the people, places and sometimes quirky events that make up the story of LSE, from 1895 to 2015.


Look out for events, blog posts, publications and videos telling you more than you ever thought you could possibly want to know about what has made LSE one of the world’s most influential seats of learning. Visit| for more.

International Development Events Programme 2015

Throughout the Lent term, LSE Careers is presenting a diverse range of events - including seminars, panels and a fair - aimed at students who want to work in the international development sector.


Full event listings can be found on the LSE International Development Events Programme (IDEP)| web pages.

Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill: LSE response on draft guidance

LSE has responded to the consultation on the draft guidance for the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill, summarising its concerns with some of the Government’s proposals.


You can read the full response here: LSE Response to Prevent Duty Consultation  | 


LSE Chill returns to the NAB

LSE Chill is back - come along to Café 54 in the New Academic Building at 6pm on Friday 30 January 2015.


Visit LSE Chill| for the full event listing.


Interested in performing? LSE Chill would love to hear from you. Email| with your name and details of your act.

LSE blog showcase

New on the LSE History blog: Arthur Lewis at LSE| and Beatrice Webb - the early years|


New on the Careers blog: NYF Torch Awards Creative Challenge|


New on the Teaching blog: Learning through posters|

Public events

Institutionalising Public Deliberation: empowerment or appeasement? | 

Speaker: Professor Laurence Monnoyer-Smith

Date: Wednesday 28 January 2015, 6.30-8pm


Materiality and Computer Art | 

Speaker: Professor Margaret Boden

Date: Thursday 29 January 2015, 6.30-8pm


On Truth|

Speakers: Professor Pascal Engel, Professor Simon Blackburn

Date: Monday 2 February 2015, 6.30-8pm


See Diary and events| for more.

External news from LSE website

This week’s Gearty Grilling: Mukulika Banerjee on democracy in India|

Mukulika Banerjee, Reader in Social Anthropology, discusses democracy in India and why voting is so meaningful to most of the population.


Being German, Becoming Muslim|

The experiences of German converts to Islam are explored in a new book by Esra Ozyurek of LSE’s European Institute.


Reward Pakistani tax collectors to boost their performance, says new IGC film|

Salary incentives for tax collectors could significantly increase the amount of taxes raised in Pakistan, according to a new film released by the International Growth Centre, which is based at LSE.


See News and media| for more.