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The Spring 2016 events programme is online. Speakers include Professor Christine DelphyProfessor Lord KingCaroline Lucas and Javier Marias. Newly announced events include those with Enrico LettaJohn McDonnell and Siv Jensen.

Tickets are now available for LSE's 8th Literary Festival that takes place from 22 - 27 February 2016 with the theme "Utopias".

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Professor Ian Morris

Each Age Gets the Bloodshed it Needs: 20,000 years of violence
LSE IDEAS public lecture

Speaker:  Professor Ian Morris
Date: Tuesday 9 February, 6.30pm


Are Conspiracy Theories Bad for Democracy?
Ralph Miliband Programme “Progress and its Discontents” public lecture

Speaker:  Professor David Runciman
Date: Wednesday 10 February, 6.30pm

John McDonnell

John McDonnell on Labour's Economic Policy
British Government@LSE public lecture

Speaker:  John McDonnell
Date: Tuesday 16 February, 6.30pm

Tickets available from Monday 8 February

Caroline Mason

Idealistic, Ostentatious or Indispensable? Examining the Utopian Aims of Philanthropy
LSE Marshall Institute Literary Festival discussion

Speakers: Dr Rory Brooks, Rebecca Eastmond, Dr William MacAskill, Caroline Mason
Date: Monday 22 February, 7pm

Tickets available to book online

the vacuum cleaner

Art and Wellbeing: the growing impact of arts on health
PSSRU LSE Literary Festival discussion

Speakers: Lizz Brady, James Leadbitter (the vacuum cleaner), David McDaid, Vivienne Parry
Date: Tuesday 23 February, 5.15pm

Tickets available to book online




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