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Department diary

Please refer to this diary regularly for any additions / updates.

 

May 2017

Wednesday 10th May

LSEHSC Formal Seminar

Time: 12.45-1.45pm
Venue: Alumni Theatre, NAB

Speaker: Marjon Van der Pol (University of Aberdeen)

Register here

Wednesday 10th May

ST Research Committee Meeting

Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Webb Room

Wednesday 10th May

Mannheim Centre Seminar
Desistance

Time: 6.30pm
Venue: 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, room LG.03

Speaker: Beth Weaver (Strathclyde)
Chair: Janet Foster

Thursday 11th May

PhD WiP Seminar
Ideas and work-family policy change in England, 1997-2010

Time: 12.00pm-1.00pm
Venue: OLD 1.26

Speaker: Sam Mohun Himmelweit

Wednesday 17th May

ST Teaching Committee Meeting

Time: 2,30pm
Venue: Webb Room

Wednesday  17 May

CASE Social Exclusion Seminar
Unequal lives: breaking the wealth-health link

Time: 4.30pm-6.00pm

Venue: 32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields,

Speaker: Richard Cookson (University of York, Centre for Health Economics)

Thursday 18th May

PhD WiP Seminar
Social networks and population dynamics in armed conflicts

Time:12.00pm-1.00pm
Venue: KSW 1.01

Speaker: Diego Alburez-Gutierrez

Thursday 18th May

The Equality Effect: improving life for everyone
Hosted by the International Inequalities Institute

Time: 6.30pm-8.00pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker: Professor Danny Dorling
Chair: Dr Neil Lee

Tuesday 23rd May

PhD WiP Seminar
Educational disparities in the timing of transition to motherhood in Latin America: a cohort perspective

Time: 12.00pm-1.00pm
Venue: KSW 1.01

Speaker: Ewa Batyra

Tuesday 23rd May

The Social Policy PhD Research Day

Time: 

3-4.30pm – PhD Poster Session with tea and coffee
4.30pm-6pm – Panel Discussion, ‘Migration in a Divided World’, with Lucinda Platt, Isabel Shutes, and Martha Mackenzie (Save the Children)
6pm – Drinks reception

Venue: Vera Anstey Room

Wednesday 24th May

CASE Welfare Policy Analysis seminar
Changing patterns of wealth accumulation and decunulation across birth cohorts

Time: 1.00pm-2.00pm
Venue: Room 1.04, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Speaker: Laura Gardiner

Wednesday 24th May

LSE ALPHA/KCL Global Ageing and Health Seminar
Rethinking care for older Africans: changing expectations and practices of long term care in urban and rural South Africa

Time: 16.00-17.00
Venue: Room 4.10, 4th Floor, Old Building

Speaker: Emily Freeman

Thursday 25th May

PhD WiP Seminar
Poverty persistence in Chile

Time: 12.00pm-1.00pm
Venue: KSW 1.01

Speaker: Joaquin Prieto

Thursday 25th May

Climate Change, Inequality and Social Policy seminar series
Postgrowth and Wellbeing

Time: 12.00-1.30pm
Venue: Room 1.04, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Speakers: Prof Max Koch (Lund University) and Dr Milena Buchs (University of Leeds) 

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Wednesday 31st May

ST Professors' Meeting

Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Webb Room

Wednesday  31 May

CASE Social Exclusion Seminar
Children in Extreme Poverty in the Developing World

Time: 4.30pm-6.00pm
Venue: 32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Speaker: Martin Evans (Research and Policy, UNICEF, New York) 

Wednesday 31st May

Book Launch: The Origins of Behavioural Public Policy

Time: 6.00pm-8.00pm
Venue: Thai Theatre, New Academic Building

The event will launch Dr Adam Oliver’s new book, The Origins of Behavioural Public Policy.

Nick Chater and Lord Gus O’Donnell will offer views on the future of this field.

To attend this event please RSVP Adam Oliver.

June 2017

Wednesday 7th June 

ST Staff Committee Meeting

Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Graham Wallas Room

Wednesday 7th June 

CASE Social Exclusion Seminar
Exclusion in Digital Societies: Can we counter Matthew effects?

Time: 4.30pm-6.00pm
Venue: 32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Speaker: Ellen Helsper (Media and Communications department, LSE)

Wednesday 7th June

Mannheim Centre Seminar
Impact of pornography on the young

Time: 6.30pm
Venue: 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, room LG.03

Speaker: Joanna Adler (Middlesex)
Chair: Janet Foster

Wednesday 7th June

A Village, a Country and the Discipline: economic development in Palanpur over seven decades
Hosted by the International Inequalities Institute, Gender Institute and the Eva Colorni Memorial Trust

Time: 6.30pm-8.00pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Stern (IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at LSE and President of the British Academy)
Discussant: Professor Amartya Sen (Thomas W Lamont Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University)
Chair:
Professor Naila Kabeer (Professor of Gender and Development at the LSE Gender Institute and the Department of International Development)

Wednesday 14th June

III Annual Conference 2017: Challenging Inequalities, Developing a Global Response
 
Time: 9.30-17.30,
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre

The event will be ticketed.  For more information, see here.

Tuesday 20th June

BSc Sub-Board of Examiners meeting

Time: 12.00
Venue: Webb room

Wednesday  21 June

CASE Social Exclusion Seminar
The Living Wage - Victorian anachronism or a new tool in social policy?

Time: 4.30pm-6.00pm
Venue: 32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Speaker: Donald Hirsch (Director of Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University)

Thursday 22nd June

What if we rethought Parole?
Department of Social Policy/Mannheim Centre for Criminology Public Event

Time: 7.00pm-8.30pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers: Professor Nick Hardwick, Dr Laura Janes, Nicola Padfield
Chair: Dr Meredith Rossner

This event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required via Eventbrite

Wednesday 28th June

CASE Welfare Policy Analysis seminar
The wounds that do not heal. The life-time scar of youth unemployment

Time: 1.00pm-2.00pm
Venue: Room 1.04, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Speaker: James Rockey (University of Leicester)

Wednesday 5th July

The Evolution of Global Inequalities: the impact on politics and the economy
Hosted by the International Inequalities Institute

Time: 6.30pm-8.00pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Speaker: Professor Branko Milanovic
Chair: Professor Mike Savage

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