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Information on Language Centre events and important news on current and past projects

The Language Centre is involved in a variety of teaching and research projects funded from various sources. A few are highlighted below with links to project sites.

LSE Research in Mandarin aims to showcase LSE’s world class research and multilingual faculty.

LSE Festival: Beveridge 2.0

In collaboration with the Department of Philosophy and Scientific Method and the LSE Students' Union Drama Society we present an evening of analysis and discussion of health service resource allocation and medical ethics.

Professor Alex Voorhoeve, who specialises in this field, as well as publishing and broadcasting on the topic, discusses these issues together with Dr Anna Smielewska, an NHS professional from Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge.

The evening will culminate in a staged production of Shaw’s 1906 play The Doctor’s Dilemma.

Latest Spanish in Motion Event

Over 130 people from LSE, Birkbeck University the Cervantes Institute and members of the public attended the recent Spanish in Motion: hijos de las nubes event at LSE.

In the question and answer session, Bahia Awah, writer and honorary professor of social anthropology at Madrid Autonomous University, spoke. Following the event he published (in Spanish) “ Y …¿dónde queda el Sahara?” in the Spanish newspaper El País.

You can see pictures of the event on the Spanish in Motion blog. The next event is Spanish in Motion: en tierra extraña in February 2018.  

Latest videos from LSE Research in Mandarin

The latest videos from LSE Research in Mandarin are now available.

LSE Research in Mandarin aims to showcase LSE’s world class research and multilingual faculty, is being filmed at LSE’s new media studio. From media industries to social policy change and future economic development in China.


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In this video of ‘LSE Research in Mandarin’, Dr Xinghao Qiao talks to Dr Catherine Xiang about his research on using functional data analysis method to identify key variables in the use of big data. He also talks about implications of statistics in machine learning. Dr Xinghao Qiao, Dr Catherine Hua Xiang
  1. China UK Relationship
  2. Chinese political thoughts
  3. Geographical indications in EU and beyond
  4. Health insurance reform in China
  5. Organisational behaviour and management
  6. Performance based pay in China and UK schools
  7. Modernisation of China


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