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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...
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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:...
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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...
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Good Morning, Mr Mandela
Recorded on: 24 June 2014
Speaker(s): Zelda la Grange
Zelda la Grange (@ZeldalaGrangeSA) grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation....
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A 21st Century BBC
Recorded on: 23 June 2014
Speaker(s): Diane Coyle
Acting BBC Trust Chair Diane Coyle considers how the BBC can meet the challenge of providing a universal service while...
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The Constitutional Imagination
Recorded on: 17 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Martin Loughlin
The Chorley Lecture is an annual lecture inaugurated in 1972 and named in honour of Lord Chorley of Kendal, the...
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Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Recorded on: 16 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Thomas Piketty
What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Thomas Piketty’s latest findings...
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Internal Worlds, External Relations
Recorded on: 16 June 2014
Speaker(s): Lida Sherafatmand, Ruaridh Arrow, Captain APF Cassar
This public lecture is part of the LSE Arts exhibition Internal Worlds, External Relations. This lecture is based on a...
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Space for Architecture
Recorded on: 16 June 2014
Speaker(s): Sheila O’Donnell, John Tuomey
O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects won the LSE international architectural competition for the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre...
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The Evolution of Culture in Monkeys, Apes and Humans
Recorded on: 12 June 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Jonathan Birch, Professor Andrew Whiten
Culture surrounds us. But where did it come from? And what are the basic mechanisms underpinning its transmission? One...
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Mandela, the Lawyer
Recorded on: 12 June 2014
Speaker(s): George Bizos, Catherine M. Cole, Professor David Dyzenhaus, Lord Joffe, Dr Jens Meierhenrich
What role for law in the struggle against injustice? On 12 June 1964, Nelson Mandela and seven of his co-defendants in...
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Fault Lines and Silver Linings in the European Social Model(s)
Recorded on: 11 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Anton Hemerijck, Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Professor David Soskice
Professor Hemerijck will consider whether the aftermath of the 2008 global credit crunch marks a new opportunity to...
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Harnessing the Power of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Fight to Eradicate Sexual Violence in Conflict
Recorded on: 10 June 2014
Speaker(s): Zainab Hawa Bangura
Zainab Hawa Bangura assumed her position as Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in...
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No Part in Warfare: UN response to attacks on schools and hospitals
Recorded on: 9 June 2014
Speaker(s): Leila Zerrougui
In July 2011, the Security Council adopted landmark resolution 1998, which highlights the impact of attacks on schools...
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Housing: where will we all live?
Recorded on: 9 June 2014
Speaker(s): Richard Blakeway, Professor Paul Cheshire, Rachel Fisher, Wayne Hemmingway, John Stewart
The governor of the Bank of England recently warned that the overheated housing market represents the "biggest risk" to...
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A New Strategy? Russia as an Unlikely Soft Power
Recorded on: 9 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Iver Neumann, Dr Arkady Moshes, Dr Thomas Gomart
This expert roundtable will discuss Russia’s declared strategy to invest in soft power instruments in regional and...
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The Amartya Sen Lecture 2014
Recorded on: 6 June 2014
Speaker(s): Christine Lagarde, Professor Amartya Sen
Ms Lagarde will be speaking on the theme of 'empowerment'. Christine Lagarde is managing director of the International...
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Shaping Tastes: attitude campaigns and persuasion as tools of public policy
Recorded on: 5 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Claus Offe
Current debates on “nudges” reflect the decline of traditional tools of policy implementation. This talk explores...
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The Polish Roundtable Talks and the End of the Cold War
Recorded on: 4 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Anne Applebaum, Eugeniusz Smolar, Nigel Thorpe, Professor Vladislav Zubok
The Polish roundtable talks and subsequent elections on 4 June 1989 were a crucial step in ending the Cold War. 25...
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The BoE Financial Policy Committee, an Experiment in Macro Prudential Management and Work in Progress: an external member's view
Recorded on: 4 June 2014
Speaker(s): Richard Sharp
Recently created, the Financial Policy Committee is novel and has been in existence for a year. Why was the FPC created...
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The State of Freedom in Britain
Recorded on: 3 June 2014
Speaker(s): Shami Chakrabarti, Professor Nicola Lacey
The British like to believe they are free, but after Snowden, Miranda and the “war on terror”, how true can this be?...
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On Making a Difference and Choosing a Career
Recorded on: 3 June 2014
Speaker(s): Dr William MacAskill
Should I work for a non-profit organisation in Africa? Or should I go into the City, and try to earn as much as I can...
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The Towers Debate: Does London need more tall buildings?
Recorded on: 2 June 2014
Speaker(s): Julia Barfield, Nicholas Boys Smith, Paul Finch, Simon Jenkins, Sir Edward Lister, Rowan Moore, Tony Travers, Nicky Gavron
There are now proposals for over 230 new tall buildings to be built in London over the next decade, 80 per cent of...
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On Sexual Difference: thinking with Catherine Malabou
Recorded on: 2 June 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Catherine Malabou, Dr Michael O’Rourke, Dr Danielle Sands
Speaking both as a woman and a philosopher, Catherine Malabou will guide us through the philosophical, cultural, and...
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England: a nation defined by dissent
Recorded on: 29 May 2014
Speaker(s): Billy Bragg
Is it possible to be both progressive and patriotic? Billy Bragg argues that from Magna Carta to Euro-scepticism,...
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Reflections on Leadership: a bank CEO's perspective
Recorded on: 28 May 2014
Speaker(s): Gail Kelly
Come and hear Gail’s thoughts on leadership and what it takes to succeed in the current environment. Gail will share...
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40 Years after the Collapse of the Greek Junta: reflections on its historical significance
Recorded on: 28 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Richard Clogg, Professor Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, Professor Constantinos Tsoukalas
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the collapse of the Greek Junta and its democratic transition. July 1974 and...
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From Subsidy to Strategic Investment: what can the EU's new, reformed regional policy do for growth and jobs in 2014-20?
Recorded on: 28 May 2014
Speaker(s): Johannes Hahn
With reforms now in place, EU regional policy focuses more than ever on investment that will improve the quality of...
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Wise Choices
Recorded on: 27 May 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Maria Alvarez, Professor Lisa Bortolotti, Professor Christian List, Dr Magda Osman
Traditional philosophical accounts of decision making assume that conscious rational thinking leads to wise choices....
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The Warrior State: Pakistan in the contemporary world
Recorded on: 27 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor T.V. Paul
Seemingly from its birth, Pakistan has been struggling to build a proper democracy and a secure state. Today it ranks...
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Can Capitalists Afford Recovery?
Recorded on: 27 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Jonathan Nitzan
Theorists and policymakers from all directions and of all persuasions remain obsessed with the prospect of recovery....
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The Social Conditions for Innovation: dissonance for discovery
Recorded on: 22 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor David Stark
Professor Stark discusses the conditions for innovation; analysis of dissonance, including the necessity of a healthy...
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Poverty, Justice and Development
Recorded on: 22 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor David Hulme, Professor Thomas Pogge
What do we owe to the global poor? David Hulme and Thomas Pogge will discuss questions of global poverty from the point...
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An Economy of Temporary Possession
Recorded on: 22 May 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Rebecca Empson
In this lecture Rebecca outlines an economy based on the temporary, rather than outright possession of resources and...
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Oman's Foreign Policy Under Sultan Qaboos: Independent, but to what extent?
Recorded on: 22 May 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Marc Valeri
Oman’s foreign policy under Qaboos is usually considered to be pragmatic and independent – as illustrated by the...
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Risk Savvy: how to make good decisions
Recorded on: 21 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Gerd Gigerenzer
Remember the volcanic ash cloud over Iceland? The subprime disaster? What about mad cow disease? Each new crisis makes...
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The Future of Monetary Policy
Recorded on: 20 May 2014
Speaker(s): Charlie Bean
In this lecture Charlie Bean, outgoing deputy governor of the Bank of England and visiting professor in the LSE...
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Safeguards of a Disunified Mind
Recorded on: 20 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Wlodek Rabinowicz
Pragmatic arguments for rationality constraints on a decision maker’s beliefs or preferences show that disobeying such...
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Growth and Social Cohesion: challenges for Greece and beyond
Recorded on: 15 May 2014
Speaker(s): Philippe Costeletos, Wolfgang Munchau, Vicky Pryce, Horst Reichenbach
The event is organised by the Hellenic Observatory, LSE and the Hellenic Bankers Association, UK in the framework of...
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The Macroeconomics of the Gulf
Recorded on: 15 May 2014
Speaker(s): Raphael Espinoza
Raphael Espinoza's talk will analyse the challenges created by the changes the economies of the Gulf states have gone...
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Expulsions: brutality and complexity in the global economy
Recorded on: 13 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Saskia Sassen, Professor Ash Amin
In her new book, Expulsions: brutality and complexity in the global economy, Saskia Sassen explores how today’s...
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Reflections from Sylvia Chant and Inderpal Grewal
Recorded on: 9 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Sylvia Chant, Professor Inderpal Grewal
In this Gender Institute 20th Anniversary Conference keynote, two distinguished scholars – Sylvia Chant and Inderpal...
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Borders and Interests: should the workers of the world unite?
Recorded on: 8 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Yuli Tamir
Borders exclude non-members but force all classes to share risks and benefits. Is it the upper classes who have most to...
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Imagining Global Health with Justice
Recorded on: 8 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Lawrence Gostin, Professor Richard Ashcroft
Lawrence Gostin will discuss his new book, Global Health Law, examining critical health threats such as obesity,...
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The Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy
Recorded on: 7 May 2014
Speaker(s): Mauricio Lopez Bonilla, Professor Mark Kleiman, Dr Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch
This event will present the report of the Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy, the most thorough independent...
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Practice Makes Progress: the multiple logics of continuing innovation
Recorded on: 7 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Sidney Winter
Innovative activity is commonly conceived in terms of flashes of creative insight, but success often rewards expertise,...
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Scaling Up Excellence
Recorded on: 6 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Robert Sutton
Stanford professor Robert Sutton will discuss the lessons that he and colleague Huggy Rao gleaned from their seven year...
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Enhancing Productivity in Latin America: from subsistence to transformational entrepreneurship
Recorded on: 2 May 2014
Speaker(s): Enrique Garcia, Dr Daniel E Ortega, Dr Alvaro Mendez
The lecture will present the findings of CAF’s Economy and Development Report - RED 2013. Latin America’s low aggregate...
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Economics, But Not as You Know It
Recorded on: 1 May 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Ha-Joon Chang
In Economics: The User's Guide, which he will talk about in this public lecture, bestselling author Ha-Joon Chang...
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Human Rights, Globalisation and How to Save the World
Recorded on: 1 May 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Julio Faundez, Dr Asunción Lera St Clair, Craig Mokhiber
What should most preoccupy people concerned with the socio-economic state of the world today and its attendant human...
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The New Middle East Cold War
Recorded on: 1 May 2014
Speaker(s): F. Gregory Gause, III
The contest for influence in the post-Arab Spring Middle East is being played out in the domestic politics of states...
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On the Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Science
Recorded on: 1 May 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Bryan Roberts, Professor Mairi Sakellariadou
Galileo famously wrote that natural philosophy is “written in the language of mathematics”. Why is it that abstract...
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In Conversation with Cherie Blair
Recorded on: 1 May 2014
Speaker(s): Cherie Blair
To mark the completion of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, the first brand new building on campus for more than 40...
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A Typical Latin American Country: the United States
Recorded on: 30 April 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Felipe Fernández-Armesto
In this talk Felipe Fernández-Armesto aims to traduce the Anglo myth that has dominated US historiography, by...
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The Nazi-Soviet Pact in the Light of Transnational History: Persian Connections in German-Soviet Relations
Recorded on: 30 April 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Jennifer Jenkins
The Nazi-Soviet Pact, a central topic in the scholarship on the Second World War, is generally studied in its political...
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Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Financial Crisis
Recorded on: 30 April 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Kevin Sheedy
This talk discusses the policies adopted by central banks during the financial crisis, in particular forward guidance...
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The EU Economy After the Great Recession
Recorded on: 29 April 2014
Speaker(s): Pier Carlo Padoan
Pier Carlo Padoan was appointed minister of economy and finance in the Italian Government led by Matteo Renzi on 24...
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What's So Great About Strong Leaders?
Recorded on: 28 April 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Archie Brown
The conventional wisdom, shared by many politicians and political commentators, is that strong leaders who dominate...
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War: what is it good for?
Recorded on: 10 April 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Ian Morris
If you had been born 20,000 years ago, you would have faced a one in ten or even one in five chance of dying violently....
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Nationalism, Internationalism and Cosmopolitanism: some lessons from modern Indian history
Recorded on: 3 April 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Partha Chatterjee
This lecture deals with four strands of trans-regional political movement in India’s anti-colonial history. The first...
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LSE Asia Forum 2014
Recorded on: 3 April 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Craig Calhoun, Senator Dato' Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Professor Arne Westad, Professor Tao Wenzhao, Dr Hassan Wirajuda, Professor Ricky Burdett, Datuk Syed Mohamed Ibrahim, Professor Mike Douglass, Professor Danny Quah, Azman Mokhtar…
The LSE Asia Forum is an important and very public part of the School's strategy to enhance its long standing...
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The 17 Contradictions of Capitalism
Recorded on: 2 April 2014
Speaker(s): Professor David Harvey
You thought capitalism was permanent? Think again. Leading Marxist thinker Professor David Harvey unravels the...
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Reflections
Recorded on: 31 March 2014
Speaker(s): James Dawson, Kate Kingsley, Geraldine McCaughrean, Jon Robinson
The culmination of the 2013-14 LSE and First Story creative writing competition sees a panel of award-winning young...
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2014 Polis Journalism Conference
Recorded on: 28 March 2014
Speaker(s): Alan Rusbridger, Ian Katz, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Cathy Newman, Tom Giles, Luke Lewis…
The 5th Polis Journalism Conference on the topic of Transparency and Accountability was the biggest and most successful...
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Management Accounting Research Group conference 2014
Recorded on: 27 March 2014
Speaker(s): Michael Bromwich, Al Bhimani, David Otley, Chris Ford, Alasdair Macnab, Falconer Mitchell, Warwick Hunt, Henri Dekker, George Grosz, Alasdair Macnab, Kenneth Simmonds
The 35th annual MARG Conference will take place on Thursday 27 March 2014 at the London School of Economics and...
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Justice Rising: moving intersectionally in the age of post-everything
Recorded on: 26 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Kimberlé W. Crenshaw
Kimberlé W. Crenshaw is currently professor of law at UCLA and Columbia. She has written in the areas of civil rights,...
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Why Abenomics Matters: Abenomics and the Japanese economy
Recorded on: 25 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Motoshige Itoh
Japan is highly unusual in having experienced serious deflation in recent years, and Japan’s experience may be regarded...
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Bourgeois Dignity: why economics can't explain the modern world
Recorded on: 24 March 2014
Speaker(s): Evan Davis, Professor Deirdre McCloskey
The Great Enrichment after 1800 increased the income of the poor by well over 900 percent. Professor Deirdre McCloskey...
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How is London being transformed by migration?
Recorded on: 24 March 2014
Speaker(s): Ian Gordon, Eric Kaufman, Max Nathan, Antoine Paccoud, Sara Parker, Jeremy Skinner, Tony Travers
With the many shifts that have taken place over the past few years in the UK migration regime, the new net migration...
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Towards a sustainable financial system
Recorded on: 21 March 2014
Speaker(s): Haruhiko Kuroda, Richard Fisher, Riccardo Barbieri Hermitte, Jon Danielsson, Ulf Dahlsten, Luca Fantacci, Lars Jonung, Sheri Markose, Bao Mingyou, Adair Turner, Alan Wheatley, Yongding Yu, Jean-Pierre Zigrand
Have we done enough to avoid a new severe financial crisis? There are fundamental issues surrounding money creation,...
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Environmental Protection and Rare Disasters
Recorded on: 20 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Robert J Barro
The Stern Review's evaluation of environmental protection relies on extremely low discount rates, an assumption...
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In Conversation with Daniel Finkelstein
Recorded on: 20 March 2014
Speaker(s): Daniel Finkelstein
To mark the completion of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, the first brand new building on campus for more than 40...
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Is Everything You Hear About Macroeconomics True?
Recorded on: 19 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Wouter Den Haan
This lecture looks at the real and perceived weaknesses, strengths and challenges of modern macroeconomics. Wouter Den...
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Syria-Iraq Relations: from state formation to the Arab uprising
Recorded on: 19 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Raymond Hinnebusch
This talk will examine Iraq-Syria relations with the aim of using their changing relations as indicators of changes in...
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Will China Dominate the 21st Century?
Recorded on: 18 March 2014
Speaker(s): Jonathan Fenby, Isabel Hilton, Wu Jian Min
Jonathan Fenby will talk about the theme of his new book Will China Dominate the 21st Century? Jonathan Fenby is the...
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Excel at Your Job, Be Home for Dinner
Recorded on: 17 March 2014
Speaker(s): Sharon Meers
What would happen if more men, women and managers knew things like this: children of dual-career couples do at least as...
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Access to Justice and Extractive Industries
Recorded on: 13 March 2014
Speaker(s): Aidan Davy, Richard Meeran, Juan Pablo Sáenz, Jake White
A panel of international legal and industry experts discuss the fraught world of environmental justice, human rights,...
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In Conversation with Martin Lewis
Recorded on: 13 March 2014
Speaker(s): Martin Lewis
To mark the completion of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, the first brand new building on campus for more than 40...
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Word Power: written constitutions and the definition of British borders since 1787
Recorded on: 13 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Linda Colley
The onset and proliferation of new written constitutions after 1787 presented successive governments in the UK with...
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Tackling Global Injustice in a World of Climate Change: punishing the innocent?
Recorded on: 13 March 2014
Speaker(s): Mary Robinson, Professor Lord Stern, Sharan Burrow, Caio Koch-Weser, Marvin Nala, Sheela Patel, Henry Shue, Dessima Williams
LSE's Institute of Public Affairs and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment invite you...
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Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival?: how Europe must now choose between economic and political revival or disintegration
Recorded on: 13 March 2014
Speaker(s): George Soros, Anatole Kaletsky
This event marks the publication of George Soros' new book, Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival?:...
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The Origins of the Final Solution: Eastern Europe and the Holocaust
Recorded on: 11 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Timothy Snyder
The opening of borders and archives has permitted a much fuller acquaintance with the victims of the Holocaust as well...
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Transforming a City: from London's East End to the West End
Recorded on: 11 March 2014
Speaker(s): Alison Nimmo
In the past 10 years London has seen the resurgence of Regent Street to one of the globe’s most iconic streets and the...
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Rethinking Secularism: respect, domination and the state
Recorded on: 10 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Rajeev Bhargava
It is widely recognized that political secularism virtually everywhere in the world is in crisis. It is also...
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Algeria and its Southern Neighbours: Turbulence in the Sahara
Recorded on: 10 March 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Yvan Guichaoua, Imad Mesdoua
The South of Algeria belongs to the widely integrated Saharan political economy also composed of large chunks of the...
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Russia, Ukraine and Us
Recorded on: 7 March 2014
Speaker(s): Anne Applebaum, Sir Rodric Braithwaite, Ben Judah, Olexiy Solohubenko
It was meant to be a moment of glory for Vladimir Putin, basking in the glow from a successful winter Olympics. Instead...
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Literary Festival 2014: Rhyme and Reason: reflections on climate change
Recorded on: 6 March 2014
Speaker(s): Sabrina Mahfouz plus special guests
Join award-winning poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz and special guests for an evening of live literature,...
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Accountability and efficiency in the European Union: 20 Years of Co-decision
Recorded on: 6 March 2014
Speaker(s): Dr Sara Hageman, Fergal O'Regan, Anthony Teasdale
LSE European Institute and the European Parliament Information Office ‘European Parliament Elections 2014: issues and...
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Hypotheses on Europe and the Twentieth Century
Recorded on: 6 March 2014
Speaker(s): Professor Denis Guénoun
How can we understand the twentieth century? Denis Guénoun will interpret the social and political forms that marked...
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