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The full autumn events programme is now online with highlights including Jacqueline Lam on the Future of Entrepreneurship; and Mariana Mazzucato on capitalism. Browse the events online or download the events leaflet (pdf).

Newly announced events  include Fawcett Society CEO Sam Smethers with a panel discussing Women in Politics; adventurer Sarah Outen on her round the world journey; David Cameron’s Director of Politics and Communications Craig Oliver on the inside story of Brexit; and business leaders Kathryn Jacob and Sue Unerman on successful strategies for women at work.

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Aldon Morris

Sociology of WE Du Bois: why Du Bois is the founder of American scientific sociology
British Journal of Sociology 2016 Annual Public Lecture

Speaker: Professor Aldon Morris
Date: Thursday 20 October, 6.30-8pm

JD Stier

When Elephants Fight
Department of Social Policy film screening and Q&A

Panellists: Nat Dyer, Bandi Mbubi, JD Stier
Date: Monday 24 October, 6.30-8.30pm

Raj Chetty

The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility
Centre for Economic Performance Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures

Speaker: Professor Raj Chetty
Date: Monday 24 October, 6.30-8pm

This is the first in a series of lectures continuing on Tuesday 25 Policies to Improve Upward Mobility and Wednesday 26 Upward Mobility, Innovation and Economic Growth.

Caroline Freund

Rich People Poor Countries: the rise of emerging market tycoons and their mega-firms
Institute of Global Affairs public lecture

Speaker: Caroline Freund
Date: Tuesday 25 October, 6.30-8pm


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