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Department diary

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

April 2015

Thursday 23rd April

Film Screening
The Spirit of '45, by Ken Loach followed by Q&A with Liz Charman (the film's lead researcher) and Professor David Piachaud

Time: 18.00
Location: Graham Wallas Room, 5th Floor, Old Building

The film sets out to document the expansion of the British welfare state in the post war era and the extent to which many of its tenets have come under attack in subsequent years.

If you are interested in attending the screening, please RSVP to Eileen Herden: e.herden@lse.ac.uk|

Tuesday 28th April

Smith Institute and CASE special seminar
Poverty in Suburbia – ‘the American experience’
Part of the CASE Social Exclusion Seminar Series

Speakers: Alan Berube, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program; Paul Hunter, Head of Research at the Smith Institute; and Ruth Lupton, Professor of Education at the University of Manchester

Chair: Professor Anne Power, Professor of Social Policy, LSE

The seminar will explore the what, why and wherefore of suburban poverty and what it means for social and housing policy. Alan Berube will talk about his report: Confronting Suburban Poverty. Paul Hunter and Ruth Lupton will respond from a UK perspective.. Paul Hunter and Ruth Lupton will respond from a UK perspective.

: 16.30-18.00 followed by a reception
Venue: 1st Floor Conference Room, 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields (32L 1.04)

The event is free but booking is essential. Please RSVP to lsehousingandcommunities@lse.ac.uk|. Places are limited so please reply as soon as possible. For more information contact Cheryl Conner at LSE (c.j.conner@lse.ac.uk|). If you are not able to attend but would like more details of the research please let us know.

Thursday 30th April

CASE and International Inequalities Institute Public Lecture
Inequality: what can be done?|

Speaker: Professor Sir Tony Atkinson
Discussants: Tom Clark, Professor Baroness Lister
Chair: Professor Lord Stern of Brentford

Time: 18.30-20.00
Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

 May 2015

Wednesday 6th May

Social Policy Research Seminar
Professor Tim Newburn & Dr Sonia Exley

Location: NAB 2.06, New Academic Building

Wednesday 6th May

Summer Term Professors' Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Webb Room

Wednesday 6th May

LSE Works: CASE Public Lecture
Making a Difference in Education: what the evidence says|

Speakers: Professor Robert Cassen, Professor Sandra McNally, Professor Anna Vignoles
Discussant: Professor Steve Strand
Chair: Professor Howard Glennerster

Time: 18.30-20.00
Location: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Tuesday 12th May

Unpaid Care Cluster Meeting

Dr Joan Costa-I-Font will talk about the effects of public universal insurance on unpaid care in Spain
Daniel Lombard will talk about carer's attitudes towards direct payments in the UK

Time: 14.00-15.15
Location: TW2.1.04 (Tower 2)

Wednesday 20th May

Summer Term Research Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Webb Room

Wednesday 20th May

Department of Social Policy Public Lecture
The Government Paternalist: Nanny state or helpful friend?|

Speaker: Professor Sir Julian Le Grand
Chair: tbc

Time: 18.30-20.00 followed by a reception in the Shaw Library
Location: Old Theatre, Old Building

Wednesday 27th May

Summer Term Teaching Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Webb Room

June 2015

Thursday 4th June

LSEHSC Formal Seminar

Speaker: Professor Edward Norton, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Time: 12.00-13.00
Location: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

This event is free. Register to attend this event here|

Tuesday 9th June

Department of Social Policy Public Lecture
Misbehaving: the making of behavioural economics|

Speaker: Professor Richard Thaler
Chair: Professor Paul Dolan

Time: 18.30-20.00
Location: Old Theatre, Old Building

Wednesday 10th June

Summer Term Professors' Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: TBC

July 2015

Wednesday 1st July

Summer Term Staff Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Graham Wallas Room


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