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Professor Amartya Sen to speak at LSE

Nobel Prize winner Professor Amartya Sen will give a public lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Thursday 26 January. He will speak on Economics as a Discipline.

Amartya Sen is Lamont University Professor and professor of economics at Harvard University. He was previously professor of economics at LSE and remains a senior research associate of STICERD. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998.

Economics as a Discipline is on Thursday 26 January at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE. This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required.


  • Public: All tickets for this event have now been allocated. There will be a returns queue in operation for this event and a video link in the New Theatre, East Building, which will be seated on a first come, first served basis. For more information, click here 
  • Press: We have a limited number of press seats available. To request a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk 

18 January 2006