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The full autumn events programme is now online with highlights including talks by equality champion Laura Bates; Director of Liberty Martha Spurrier; Innocent founder Richard Reed; and neuroscientist Susan Greenfield. Browse the events online or download the events leaflet (pdf).

Newly announced events  include Eric Schmidt on Britain's computing pioneers; Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova; and Fawcett Society CEO Sam Smethers joins a panel to discuss Women in Politics.

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The World's First Intensive Growth: geopolitics, the market and state in 10-12th century China
Department of Economic History Inaugural Lecture

Speaker: Professor Kent Deng
Date: Monday 3 October, 6.30-8pm

Yu Jie

The Decline of the West in the New Asian Century?
LSE IDEAS public debate

Speakers: Jonathan Fenby, Yu Jie, Gideon Rachman
Date: Tuesday 4 October, 6.30-8pm


The Worst Form of Government?
Forum for European Philosophy public discussion

Speakers: Beatrix Campbell, Professor Peter Hallward, Dr Edward Kanterian
Date: Wednesday 5 October, 6.30-8pm

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What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?
United States Centre public lecture

Speaker: Thomas Frank
Date: Tuesday 11 October, 6.30-8pm


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