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Shakuntala Banaji

LSE academic awarded 2015 European Award for Excellence in Teaching (20 May 2015)

Dr Shakuntala Banaji, a lecturer and programme director in LSE's Department of Media and Communications, has been awarded the fourth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. 

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LSE experts debate 'American decline' (13 May 2015)

As part of the first ever LSE North America Forum, professors Mick Cox, Professor Danny Quah and Peter Trubowitz debate issues around the 

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Statement from LSE on the occupation of the Vera Anstey Room   (1 May 2015)

The occupation of the Vera Anstey Room has now ended.. 


LSE ranked best UK university for Economics and Media studies (29 April 2015)

LSE has been ranked the best place in the UK to study Economics and Media & Communications in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Ruben Andersson

LSE Fellow awarded BBC book prize (21 April 2015)

Dr Ruben Andersson has won the British Sociological Association/BBC Thinking Allowed (Radio 4) ethnography award for his book Illegality, Inc. Clandestine Migration and the Business of Bordering Europe.


African-Caribbean teenage boys get a taste of university life at LSE (16 April 2015)

LSE hosted a cohort of 50 teenage boys from African and Caribbean backgrounds earlier this month in a bid to encourage more students from this sector into higher education. 


Westminster City Council resolves to grant Planning Permission for the largest LSE capital development project in its 120 year history (18 March 2015)

LSE's ‘Centre Buildings Redevelopment project’ will create a state of the art flexible and highly sustainable academic and teaching building.


Sparks will fly for 50 underprivileged students at LSE entrepreneurship conference (13 February 2015)

Fifty London students from underprivileged backgrounds will have the chance to rub shoulders with some of the world’s most inspiring entrepreneurs at the London School of Economics this month.

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Statement on LSESU Palestinian Society and Feminist Society Event (30 January 2015)

LSE statement on comments, reportedly made during an event organised by the LSESU Palestine Society and LSESU Feminist Society on Tuesday 27 January.

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Ulrich Beck  (6 January 2015)

Professor Craig Calhoun has paid tribute to the renowned sociologist and visiting professor at LSE who died on 1 January 2015.