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Public Lectures and Events: podcasts and videos

A collection of podcasts and videos from LSE's programme of public lectures and events.

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Public lecture podcasts and videos: latest 20


Literary Festival 2015: "My Purse, My Person": money and identity
Recorded on: 26 February 2015
Speaker(s): David Birch, Professor Nigel Dodd, Tom Hockenhull, Professor Nicky Marsh
As our money increasingly takes the form of plastic cards and mobile phones, rather than cash, new questions are being...
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The Minimum Wage in the UK and Beyond
Recorded on: 26 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Alan Manning, Nicola Smith
The Centre for Economic Performance has played an important role in the development of the UK’s National Minimum Wage,...
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An urbanising world: triumph or tragedy?
Recorded on: 25 February 2015
Speaker(s): Herbert Girardet
Prof. Herbert Girardet’s public lecture was based on his new book, Creating Regenerative Cities, published by Routledge...
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Literary Festival 2015: Perceptions of Madness: understanding mental illness through art, literature and drama
Recorded on: 25 February 2015
Speaker(s): Dr Sarah Carr, Paul Farmer, Nathan Filer, Dr John McGowan
How mental illness is portrayed in art, literature and on TV can have a positive or negative effect on how the public...
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Literary Festival 2015: Commemorating 1815: politics and the arts after Waterloo
Recorded on: 25 February 2015
Speaker(s): Dr Tim Hochstrasser, Dr Kirsten Schulze, Professor Alan Sked, Dr Paul Stock
In the bicentenary anniversary of Waterloo, a panel of LSE historians reflect on the legacy of Napoleon's defeat. The...
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Literary Festival 2015: The China Dream
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor William A Callahan, Chan Koonchung, Isabel Hilton
The 'China Dream' is the keyword of contemporary propaganda discourse in the People's Republic. This panel discusses...
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Literary Festival 2015: Origins, Translations and Adaptation: from page to stage
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): David Harsent, Jeremy Sams
Is a translation or adaptation bound always to be measured against the work on which it was founded, or can it take on...
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Literary Festival 2015: The Soul of the Marionette: a short inquiry into human freedom
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor John Gray
John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human...
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Literary Festival 2015: The 'School': the LSE from the Webbs to the Third Way
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Cox
In 1895 the LSE was born with little to suggest that it would one day become one of the most influential and respected...
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Middle East Border Geopolitics: established and emerging themes
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): Dr Richard Schofield
In trying to make sense of the spontaneous appearance of new borderland spatialities in Syria and Iraq, as well as...
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Literary Festival 2015: Foundations of Faith
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): Sarah Perry, Professor Graham Ward
A conversation exploring the role of religious belief in European life and literature.

Despite the increased...
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Literary Festival 2015: An Eye for Life
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): Marion Coutts, Ali Smith
Ali Smith's How to be Both, in which the lives of a 15th-century fresco painter and a 21st-century Cambridge schoolgirl...
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Literary Festival 2015: Thought Stories: philosophy for a young audience
Recorded on: 24 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Luc Bovens, Anne Fine, Peter Worley
Literature is a successful medium to introduce philosophy to school children. Our panel features a children’s author...
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Literary Festival 2015: Language, Landscape and Identity in Palestine
Recorded on: 23 February 2015
Speaker(s): Raja Shehadeh
Raja Shehadeh in conversation with Professor Craig Calhoun will discuss his new book, Language of War, Language of...
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Literary Festival 2015: Philanthropic Partnerships: innovation and social change
Recorded on: 23 February 2015
Speaker(s): Dr Lee Elliot Major, Clare Woodcraft-Scott
LSE's origins are rooted in philanthropy for change, with our foundation funded through Henry Hunt Hutchinson's bequest...
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Literary Festival 2015: Words in Time and Place
Recorded on: 23 February 2015
Speaker(s): David Crystal
If you lived in 1800, which words existed in English to let you talk about money or the weather? Or 1600? Or at any...
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Literary Festival 2015: A Little Gay History
Recorded on: 23 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Richard Parkinson
Richard Parkinson will present a ground-breaking LGBT history project by the British Museum, drawing on objects ranging...
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Ayn Rand, the Financial Crisis and the Age of Selfishness
Recorded on: 18 February 2015
Speaker(s): Darryl Cunningham
An illustrated lecture by graphic journalist Darryl Cunningham based on his new book, Supercrash: How To Hijack The...
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The Brain's Way of Healing: stories of remarkable recoveries and discoveries
Recorded on: 18 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Norman Doidge
In his new book The Brain’s Way of Healing, Norman Doidge shows the astonishing advances of neuroplasticity being used...
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Leaving the EU?
Recorded on: 17 February 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Damian Chalmers, Professor Carol Harlow, Dr Jan Komarek, Dr Jo Eric Khushal Murkens
Has the European Union reached the end of the road in the UK? The country has taken on a competence review aimed at...
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