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The Summer Term 2015 programme is now online. You can browse a flipbook pdf of the programme| or browse the events by date. Highlights include Professor Raewyn Connell|, Fareed Zakaria|, Professor Kristin Forbes| and Julia Gillard|.  Newly added events include Professor Joseph Stiglitz|Stephen J Dubner|, Amitav Ghosh|Professor Joseph S Nye|Professor Gayatri Spivak|  and Virginia Postrel|.

EVENT CANCELLED- sorry to announce the lecture by Dr Heraldo Muñoz on 30 April has been cancelled.

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Professor Catherine Rowett

Is Politics Based on Morality?|
Forum for European Philosophy ‘Ethics Matters’ dialogue

Speakers: Dr Fabienne Peter, Professor Catherine Rowett, Dr Stephen de Wijze
Date: Monday 27 April, 6.30-8pm

Professor Sir Tony Atkinson

Inequality: what can be done?|
Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and International Inequalities Institute public lecture

Speaker: Professor Sir Tony Atkinson
Discussants: Tom Clark, Professor Baroness Lister
Date: Thursday 30 April, 6.30pm

Maria Luís Albuquerque

Portugal's Way Forward: how to turn challenges into opportunities and lessons into policy|
LSE European Institute “Perspectives on Europe” public lecture

Speaker: Maria Luís Albuquerque
Date: Tuesday 5 May, 12-1pm

Gillian Slovo cr Charlie Hopkinson

Barrel of a Gun? The Armed Struggle for Democracy in South Africa|
Ralph Miliband Programme “War and Peace” lecture series

Speaker: Gillian Slovo
Date: Tuesday 5 May, 6.30pm

Professor Fran Tonkiss

Divided Cities: urban inequalities in the 21st century|
Department of Sociology Inaugural Lecture

Speaker: Professor Fran Tonkiss
Date: Wednesday 6 May, 6.30pm





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