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Recent Podcasts

The UK and Germany in a Changing Europe

Speaker: H.E. Dr Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the UK.

Date: Tuesday 12 November, 19:00-20:15
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE.

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Brexit meets its Halloween? Assessing the Immediate Future for the UK and the EU

SpeakersProfessor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labour Law at Trinity College, University of Cambridge; Vicky Pryce, former Joint Head of the UK Government Economics Service; Sir Ivan Rogers, former Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union, and Professor Tony Travers, Associate Dean of the LSE School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE.

Date: Thursday 31 October, 18:30-20:00.                                                                
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE.

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Protecting All: Risk Sharing for a Diverse and Diversifying World of Work

Speakers: Professor Nicholas Barr, Professor in Public Economics, European Institute, LSE; Dr Francesca Bastagli, Principal Research Fellow, Head of Programme - Social Protection and Social Policy, Overseas Development Institute; Truman G. Packard, Lead Economist at the World Bank Group; Michal Rutkowski, Global Director for Social Protection and Jobs, World Bank Group.

Date: Wednesday 30 October, 10:30-12:00.                                                             
Venue: Shaw Library, 6th Floor, Old Building, LSE.

Hosted by the School of Public Policy.

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SPP Women's Network Annual Launch

Gender Denial: The Greatest Barrier Women Face at Work

SpeakersMichelle King, Head of the Global Innovation Coalition for Change, UN Women; Belinda Riley, Diversity and Inclusion Lead, EMEIA TAS Talent, EY; Sevi Simavi, Associate Director and Advisor to the Vice President, EBRD; Tamara Gillan, Founder and CEO, Cherry London, and Founder, Wealthiher Network.

Date: Thursday 10 October 2019, 19:00- 20:30.                             
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE.

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The New Approaches of the Belt and Road Initiatives

SpeakerProfessor Huang Renwei, Executive Director-General, Fudan Institute of Belt and Road and Global Governance.

Date: 2 October 2019, 18:30-20:00                                                  Venue: Lecture Theatre, Centre Building, LSE

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In conversation with Sergio Fajardo Valderrama

Speakers: Sergio Fajardo Valderrama, Colombian politician and mathematician; Professor Andrés Velasco, the Dean of the School of Public Policy.

Date: Tuesday 14 May, 18:30-20:00

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Brexit: the Constitution and the future of the UK

Speaker: Vernon Bogdanor, Research Professor in the Centre for British Politics and Government, King’s College London.

Discussant: Catherine Haddon, Senior Fellow at the Institute

Tuesday 19 February, 18:30-20:00 

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Policy-Making in an Age of Populism - Launch of the School of Public Policy

Speakers: Professor Jason Furman, Professor at the John Kennedy School of Government, Harvard; Professor Sara Hobolt, Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and Professor in the Department of Government and the European Institute; Yascha Mounk, Lecturer on Government at Harvard University and Senior Fellow at New America; Professor Andrés Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy.

Thursday 29 November, 18:30-20:00

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Future Politics: living together in a world transformed by tech

Speaker: Jamie Susskind, author, speaker, and practising barrister.

Tuesday 6 November, 18:30-20:00

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Sir Nick Clegg: flying the flag for openness: why liberalism still matters

Speaker: Sir Nick Clegg, served as Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2015 and as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2007 to 2015.

Tuesday 12 June, 18:00-19:30

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Robert Peston: WTF: what the f--- happened and what happens next? 

Speaker: Robert Peston, ITV's political editor, presenter of the politics show Peston on Sunday and founder of the education charity, Speakers for Schools

Monday 6 November, 18:30-20:00

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Post-Truth: why we have reached peak bullshit and what we can do about it

Speaker: Evan Davis, presenter on Newsnight (BBC 2), The Bottom Line (Radio 4) and Dragons’ Den (BBC 2).

Wednesday 18 October, 18:30-20:00

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Good Growth by Design – A Vision for London

Speaker: Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London.

Discussants: Professor Ricky Burdett, Professor of Urban Studies at LSE and Director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme; Sadie Morgan, founding director of leading architectural practice dRMM; Jackie Sadek, founder and Chief Executive of UK Regeneration (UKR).

Monday 10 July, 18:30-20:00

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