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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

Portugal's Way Forward: how to turn challenges into opportunities and lessons into policy
Recorded on: 5 May 2015
Speaker(s): Maria Luís Albuquerque
Following a difficult adjustment period, the Portuguese economy is now recovering and standing on more solid ground –...
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Inequality: what can be done?
Recorded on: 30 April 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Tom Clark, Professor Baroness Lister
Introducing his new book, Inequality: what can be done?, Professor Atkinson will argue we can do much more about...
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The Root of All Good
Recorded on: 28 April 2015
Speaker(s): Andrew Palmer
Finance distorts behaviour and destroys economies, but it also solves society's biggest problems. A new wave of...
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Integrating Financial Stability and Monetary Policy Analysis
Recorded on: 27 April 2015
Speaker(s): Oystein Olsen, Dr Sushil Wadhwani
The past decade shows how monetary policy and financial stability are interlinked. In recent years, Norges Bank has...
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Is Politics Based on Morality?
Recorded on: 27 April 2015
Speaker(s): Dr Fabienne Peter, Professor Catherine Rowett, Dr Stephen de Wijze
Is politics the instrument of moral ideals and values? Is it something like ‘applied morality’? In recent years there...
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The World Beyond Your Head: how to flourish in an age of distraction
Recorded on: 20 April 2015
Speaker(s): Matthew Crawford
Matthew Crawford will be in conversation with Professor Richard Sennett about his new book, The World Beyond Your Head:...
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General Election: The Opposition Leaders' Debate
Recorded on: 16 April 2015
Speaker(s): Jack Blumenau, Simon Hix, Tony Travers, Sue Cameron
The third of the general election debates, involving five opposition party leaders: Natalie Bennett (Greens), Nigel...
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Seeing What Others Don't: the remarkable ways we gain insights
Recorded on: 26 March 2015
Speaker(s): Dr Gary Klein
What are insights, and how do they happen? Observing people in their natural setting – from scientists and business...
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The Greek Economy: current developments and future prospects
Recorded on: 25 March 2015
Speaker(s): Yannis Stournaras
Yannis Stournaras will talk about the current developments of the Greek Economy.

Yannis Stournaras is Governor...
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Designing the Urban Commons: Lessons from the Field
Recorded on: 25 March 2015
Speaker(s): Assembly SE8 , Atelier d'architecture autogérée , Public Works Group
With an evening of provocations and discussion, Theatrum Mundi launched Designing the Urban Commons, an ideas...
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Which Digital Strategy for France and Europe in an Age of Disruption?
Recorded on: 20 March 2015
Speaker(s): Axelle Lemaire
Axelle Lemaire (@axellelemaire) has been at the French Ministry of State for Digital Affairs since April 2014, serving...
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Engaging Citizens: a game changer for development?
Recorded on: 19 March 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Jon Paul Faguet, Dr Shirin Madon, Dr Duncan Green, Owen Barder, Yesil Deniz, Dr Bjorn-Soren Gigler, Abha Joshi-Ghani, Leni Wild, Vanessa Herringshaw, Fredrik Galtung, Duncan Edwards
Engaging citizens has a vital role to play in the process of development. It helps to improve transparency and...
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Deng Xiaoping vs Gorbachev
Recorded on: 18 March 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Alexander V Pantsov
Professor Pantsov will discuss why the USSR couldn’t follow the pattern of Chinese reforms in the decade leading up to...
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Above the Parapet - Women in Public Life
Recorded on: 18 March 2015
Speaker(s): Roza Otunbayeva
Roza Otunbayeva is the first female President of Kyrgyzstan and the first woman to head a country in Central Asia. In...
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Crowd-Sourcing, Surveillance, and the Era of the Synopticon
Recorded on: 17 March 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Matthew Connelly
Technology has led to unprecedented state surveillance, but may also be the key to preserving the principle of open...
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Shifting African Digital Landscapes
Recorded on: 17 March 2015
Speaker(s): Dr Sean Jacobs
Developments in online media point to interesting possibilities for African engagement in the global public sphere....
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The Global Transformation: history, modernity and the making of international relations
Recorded on: 17 March 2015
Speaker(s): Professor Barry Buzan, Professor Craig Calhoun, Dr George Lawson, Professor Juergen Osterhammel, Dr Ayse Zarakol
This event marks the launch of a new book: The Global Transformation: history, modernity and the making of...
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VIP: Visual International Politics
Recorded on: 16 March 2015
Speaker(s): Professor William A Callahan
Although we live in a visual age, few actually study the role of images in international politics. This inaugural...
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How to Run a Government
Recorded on: 16 March 2015
Speaker(s): Sir Michael Barber
Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments. Political leaders struggle to honour their...
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Beyond the Budget
Recorded on: 16 March 2015
Speaker(s): Nicola Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) is Scotland’s first female First Minister and the first female to lead any of the...
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