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Older public event podcasts and videos
In addition to the podcasts listed here a catalogue of more than six hundred public event podcasts and videos dating from 1990 to 2006 can be found in the LSE Digital Library.

Forthcoming events
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How to Break Down the Glass Wall: successful strategies for women at work

Recorded on: 5 December 2016

Speaker(s): Kathryn Jacob, Sue Unerman

With more women in work than ever before, there are still too few women occupying positions in the boardroom. What’s...

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The Populist Challenge to Human Rights

Recorded on: 1 December 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Philip Alston

The human rights movement is reeling and the worst is yet to come. Populists have come to power in key countries...

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Rethinking Capitalism

Recorded on: 30 November 2016

Speaker(s): Michael Jacobs, Professor Mariana Mazzucato

Western capitalism is in trouble. For decades investment has been falling, living standards have stagnated or declined,...

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Thinking Sexualities, Globalities and the Politics of Rights from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Recorded on: 30 November 2016

Speaker(s): Sonia Corrêa

In celebration of her Leverhulme Professorship at the Gender Institute, Sonia Corrêa explores some of the paradoxes at...

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The Lost Art of Listening: the missing key to democratic and civil society participation

Recorded on: 23 November 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Jim Macnamara

Jim Macnamara will report findings from his research showing many organisations do not listen, and argue that increased...

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The Curse of Cash

Recorded on: 23 November 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Kenneth S Rogoff

The world is drowning in cash—and it’s making us poorer and less safe. Kenneth Rogoff, one of the world’s leading...

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The New Minority: white working class politics in an era of immigration and inequality

Recorded on: 21 November 2016

Speaker(s): Dr Justin Gest

This talk will reveal key findings from the first rigorous study of the social and political trends underpinning Brexit...

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Brexit and the EU Global Strategy

Recorded on: 17 November 2016

Speaker(s): Nathalie Tocci

Undoubtedly Brexit has dealt a major blow, both to the UK's role in the world and that of the EU. As one if not the...

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The American Election and the Left

Recorded on: 16 November 2016

Speaker(s): Steven Erlanger, Professor Gary Gerstle, Bonnie Greer

The US election has seen a wave of authoritarian populism and xenophobia, the first real chance for a woman to win...

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The Scale-up Manifesto: how Britain is becoming the scale-up nation of the world

Recorded on: 15 November 2016

Speaker(s): Sherry Coutu, Irene Graham, Chris Haley, Rowena Burns, Rob Perks, James ‎Stuart, Elizabeth Vega

Two years on from the 2014 Scale-Up Report and Manifesto, co-founder and Chair of the Scale Up Institute Sherry Coutu,...

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Investing in Inclusive Growth

Recorded on: 15 November 2016

Speaker(s): Bill Morneau

Canada’s Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, shares his views on the global economy and how Canada is investing to...

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International Norm Change: outlawry of war in the interwar years

Recorded on: 14 November 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Hatsue Shinohara

This lecture will examine the transformation of international law in interwar years, and why international norm change...

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Karl Marx: greatness and illusion

Recorded on: 10 November 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Gareth Stedman Jones

Gareth Stedman Jones will discuss Marx, history and nature; challenge ideas of Marx's ‘materialist conception of...

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The Power and Politics of Flags

Recorded on: 10 November 2016

Speaker(s): Tim Marshall

There will be a short LSE100 Award Ceremony for outstanding achievements on the LSE100 course followed by a talk and...

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What's Next? Analysing the 2016 US Presidential Election

Recorded on: 9 November 2016

Speaker(s): Bronwen Maddox, Professor Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey, Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Professor Peter Trubowitz

America goes to the polls on 8 November to decide who will succeed Barack Obama as the 45th President. With Donald...

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Power and Inequality in the Global Political Economy

Recorded on: 9 November 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Nicola Phillips

This talk will address the evolution of inequalities in the global economy – and how different powers are propelling...

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Brain in a Vat and Other Stories: a celebration of Hilary Putnam

Recorded on: 8 November 2016

Speaker(s): Julian Baggini, Professor Jesper Kallestrup, Professor Chris Norris, Dr Sarah Sawyer

Does perception give me any reason to believe in an external world, or could I be a ‘brain in a vat’ that is fed...

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East West Street: in conversation with Philippe Sands

Recorded on: 7 November 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Philippe Sands

Philippe Sands will discuss his new book East West Street that explores the creation of world-changing legal concepts...

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The Man Who Knew: the life and times of Alan Greenspan

Recorded on: 7 November 2016

Speaker(s): Sebastian Mallaby

No post-war figure has loomed over global finance as imposingly as Alan Greenspan, America’s Fed chairman from the...

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: the neuroscience of consciousness from dawn 'til dusk

Recorded on: 3 November 2016

Speaker(s): Baroness Greenfield

Consciousness is the ultimate miracle - and enigma. However most people take this subjective inner state for granted...

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