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Lent Term 2014 Lectures

Please note that the Lent Term of LSE100 is for first year students starting on the first half of LSE100.

LSE100 lectures run in the Peacock lecture theatre on Monday 12-2pm and the Old Theatre on Tuesday 9-11am, apart from in week 1 where both lectures will be held in the Peacock Theatre. Due to the capacity of the venue there are a number of spare seats for each LSE100 lecture.  Any member of the School may attend lectures please email the course office for more information at lse100@lse.ac.uk|.


Welcome to the Course and Introductory lecture

LT Week 1: 
Welcome to the course                                                                                                         Professor Craig Calhoun|, Professor Paul Kelly
|Mon 13 Jan 12pm–1pm
Tues 14 Jan 9am–10am                                                                                                            and:                                                                                                                                                Introductory lecture: Questions, evidence and explanations in the social sciences: The meaning and measurement of poverty
Professor Mary S. Morgan
|Mon 13 Jan 1pm–2pm
Tues 14 Jan 10am–11am


Module 1: How should we manage climate change?

LT Week 2:                                                                                                                          
Climate change and risk                                                                                                                Professor Lord Nicholas Stern |                                                                                                Mon 20 Jan 12pm-2pm                                                                                                          
Tues 21 Jan 9am-11am 

LT Week 3:                                                                                                                             
Public goods and the challenge of managing climate change                                  Professor Eric Neumayer|                                                                                                        
Mon 27 Jan 12pm-2pm                                                                                                           
Tues 28 Jan 9am-11am

LT Week 4:                                                                                                                           
Climate change: An international relations perspective
Dr Robert Falkner
|Mon 3 Feb 12 noon–1pm
Tues 4 Feb 9am–10am                                                                                                                  and:                                                                                                                                           Special lecture 1: Argumentation and writing in the social sciences
Neil McLean
Mon 3 Feb 1pm–2pm
Tues 4 Feb 10am–11am


Module 2: Do nations matter in a global world?                                                                  

LT Week 5:                                                                                                                                   
Do nations matter?                                                                                                              Professor Craig Calhoun|                                                                                                         
Mon 10 Feb 12pm-2pm                                                                                                          
Tues 11 Feb 9am-11am

LT Week 6:                                                                                                                            
Should Nations Matter? Cosmopolitanism and Global Justice
Dr Lea Ypi
|Mon 17 Feb 12pm–2pm
Tues 18 Feb 9am–11am

LT Week 7:
Nations in a globalising world
Dr Mathijs Pelkmans|
Special Lecture 2 - Ethics and decision making  
Dr Alex Voorhoeve|                                                         
Mon 24 Feb 12pm-2pm                                                                                                          
Tues 25 Feb 9am-11am



Module 3: Why are great events so difficult to predict?                                                     

LT Week 8:                                                                                                                                 
Why are events so difficult to predict?  The end of the Cold War
Professor Michael Cox|
Mon 3 Mar 12pm–2pm
Tues 4 Mar 9am–11am

LT Week 9:                                                                                                                        
Explaining the end of the Cold War
Professor Michael Cox| and Dr Piers Ludlow|
Mon 10 Mar 12 noon–2pm
Tues 11 Mar 9am–11am

LT Week 10 :                                                                                                                              
Why did we fail to predict the end of the Cold War?
Professor Michael Cox |
Mon 17 Mar 12pm–1pm
Tues 18 Mar 9am–10am                                                                                                            and:                                                                                                                                          Special lecture 3: Title TBC                                                                                              
Lecturer TBC                                                                                                                         
Monday 17 March 1pm - 2pm
Tuesday 18 March 10am - 11am