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Department diary

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

May 2016

Tuesday 3rd May 

Department of Social Policy and
Mannheim Centre for Criminology Public Lecture 
Criminal: the truth about why people do bad things

Time: 18.30-20.00
Location: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speaker: Tom Gash
Chair: Professor Tim Newburn

This event is free, but pre-registration is required. Register at Criminal: the truth about why people do bad things

Wednesday 4th May

Social Policy Cluster meeting

Time: 11:00-13:00
Location: Webb room

Wednesday 4th May

LSE ALPHA/KCL Global Ageing and Health Seminar
What is Population Ageing and what drives it?

Time:
14.00 welcome tea/coffee, seminar starts at 14.30
Location: Kings College London, Room S2.30, Second Floor Strand Building, Strand Campus

Speaker: Professor Mike Murphy

Wednesday 11th May

Research Committee Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Webb Room

Wednesday 11th May

Departmental Seminar Series

Time: 16.00-18.00
Location: Graham Wallas Room

Presenters: Dr Arjan Gjonca and Professor Ali McGuire
Discussant: Dr Grace Lordan

Wednesday 18th May

PhD Brown Bag seminar- 
Best practice and the regulation of quality of care for older people in England and Australia

Time: 13.00-14.00
Location: OLD.3.23

Presenter: Lisa Trigg

Wednesday 18th May

Teaching Committee Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Webb Room

Wednesday 18th May

Department of Social Policy Book Launch and Discussion
Social Advantage and Disadvantage

Time: 18.00-19.30 followed by a reception
Location: Wolfson Theatre, NAB

Speakers: Professor Hartley Dean, Professor Lucinda Platt, Dr Sonia Exley
Discussant: Fran Bennett
Chair: Professor David Piachaud

This event is free but pre-registration is required via Eventbrite

Friday 20th May

PhD Brown Bag seminar- 
Thoughts from the field – mapping informal financial support with people on low incomes

Time: 13.00-14.00
Location: OLD.3.23

Presenter: Eileen Alexander

Tuesday 24th May

LSE Housing and Communities and La Fabrique de la Cité 
Public Lecture and Book Launch
Cities for a Small Continent: International Handbook of City Recovery

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

Speakers:
Professor Anne Power, Bruce Katz, Centennial Scholar at Brookings Institution, Washington
Chair: 
Professor Ricky Burdett, LSE Cities

This event is free but booking is essential. Please email lsehousingandcommunities@lse.ac.uk to register your interest.

Thursday 26th May

PhD Brown Bag seminar- 
The reciprocity principle from the perspective of working age social security recipients

Time: 13.00-14.00
Location: OLD.1.28

Presenter: Kate Summers

Tuesday 31st May

Professors' Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Webb Room

June 2016

Wednesday 1st June

Staff Meeting

Time: 14.30
Location: Graham Wallas Room

Thursday 9th June

PhD Research Day
In or Out? Social Policy and the EU Referendum

Time: From 15.00 until 18.30
Location: PhD Academy

Friday 10th June

PhD Brown Bag seminar- 
The impact of tendering on generic drug prices in South Africa.

Time: 13.00-14.00
Location: OLD.3.23

Presenter: Olivier Wouters

Wednesday 15th June

LSE ALPHA/KCL Global Ageing and Health Seminar
Is Life Expectancy Really Falling for the Least Educated? 
Challenges in Measuring Trends in Health Disparities.

Time:  14.00 welcome tea/coffee, seminar starts at 14.30
Location:  OLD 3.28

Speaker: Professor Jennifer Dowd
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