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Public lecture podcasts and videos: latest 20


How to Build the Future
Recorded on: 26 September 2014
Speaker(s): Peter Thiel
It's easier to copy a model than to make something new. Adding more of something familiar takes the world from 1 to n....
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Formality Bias: the habits holding Africa back
Recorded on: 26 September 2014
Speaker(s): Dayo Olopade
Dayo Olopade, Nigerian-American journalist and author, will expose the global pretensions that have stymied African...
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Growth, Policy and Institutions: lessons from the Indian experience
Recorded on: 25 September 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Professor Lord Stern
India has achieved remarkable progress over the last two decades, a process in which state institutions and reform has...
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Energy and Growth: Facts and Consequences
Recorded on: 24 September 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Greenstone, Dr Kaikaus Ahmad, Dr Mohammad Irfan Elahi, Sanjay Kumar Singh
Economic growth depends critically on access to reliable energy. However, in much of the world, connectivity remains...
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Financing Africa's Future: infrastructure, investment and opportunity
Recorded on: 23 September 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Donald Kaberuka, Professor Sir Paul Collier
Low investment in infrastructure is a critical constraint on economic growth in Africa. Dr Kaberuka will assess the...
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Housing: the crisis that divides
Recorded on: 22 September 2014
Speaker(s): Emma Reynolds MP, David Orr, Professor Christine Whitehead
Britain’s housing crisis is a nationwide issue with multiple dimensions. In the run-up to the election, all politicians...
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The Shifts and The Shocks: What we've learned – and still have to learn – from the financial crisis
Recorded on: 16 September 2014
Speaker(s): Martin Wolf
Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times Martin Wolf gives an insightful and timely analysis of why the...
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Eco**2 exploring the fundamental links between ecology and economics
Recorded on: 8 September 2014
Speaker(s): Lord May, Professor Doyne Farmer
The two sciences of interactions – economics and ecology – don’t interact enough. How many useful ideas must there be...
Play | Download: Audio - Collision of Econo…, Audio - Theoretical Frame…, Video - Collision of Econo…, Video - Theoretical Frame…

Supremacy or Survival? The West in the Asian Century
Recorded on: 4 August 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Danny Quah, Professor Mick Cox
One of the aims of LSE Summer School is to bring the LSE experience to all those attending its many courses between...
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Crisis without End? The Unravelling of Western Prosperity
Recorded on: 31 July 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Andrew Gamble
One of the aims of LSE Summer School is to bring the LSE experience to all those attending its many courses between...
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Emerging Africa: how the global economy's 'last frontier' can prosper and matter
Recorded on: 23 July 2014
Speaker(s): Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu
To many, Africa is the new frontier. As the West lies battered by financial crises, Africa is seen as offering...
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The Commonwealth at 65 – from London to Valletta
Recorded on: 21 July 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Joseph Muscat
In his speech Dr Muscat will consider the future of the Commonwealth, and how to ensure it is an effective, prosperous...
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The Earth in Crisis: Global Warming and the Failure of Climate Diplomacy
Recorded on: 14 July 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Robert Falkner
One of the aims of LSE Summer School is to bring the LSE experience to all those attending its many courses between...
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Thrive: the power of evidence-based psychological therapies
Recorded on: 10 July 2014
Speaker(s): Professor David M Clark, Professor Lord Layard, Andrew Marr
This event marks the launch of David Clark and Richard Layard’s new book, Thrive, which argues that mental health...
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Human Rights, Security and the Rule of Law after Snowden
Recorded on: 9 July 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Conor Gearty
One of the aims of LSE Summer School is to bring the LSE experience to all those attending its many courses between...
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Towards a safer and more stable financial system
Recorded on: 7 July 2014
Speaker(s): Stefan Ingves, Dr Jon Danielsson
Stefan Ingves is in charge of designing Basel III, the new financial regulations that will help protect the financial...
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Deleuze's Migrants and Nomads: the European Union in 2014
Recorded on: 1 July 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Eva Aldea
What is the difference between migrants and nomads? Eva Aldea will assess whether Deleuze’s concept of the nomad is...
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LSE Cape Town Conference 2014 Africa in the World, the World in Africa
Recorded on: 1 July 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Craig Calhoun, Professor Chris Alden, Professor Thandika Mkandawire
An audio recording of the proceedings of the LSE Cape Town Conference 2014 Africa in the World, The World in Africa:...
Play | Download: Audio - Africa Rising, Audio - Closing Remarks, Audio - Events, Institutions…, Audio - Welcome

Iraq: Causes and Consequences of the Present Crisis
Recorded on: 26 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Toby Dodge, Dr Faleh Jabar
The seizure of Mosul by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and their rapid move south towards Baghdad has thrown...
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Governing Academic Life
Recorded on: 25 June 2014
Speaker(s): Various
25 June 2014 is the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Michel Foucault. ‘Governing Academic Life’ marks this...
Play | Download: Audio - (Anti-) Social …, Audio - Co-operative High…, Audio - Feminism and the…, Audio - Governing Acade…, Audio - Measurement, m…, Audio - Opening Plenary, Audio - Teaching the Ung…, Audio - What is an aut…


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