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Older public event podcasts and videos
In addition to the podcasts listed here a catalogue of more than six hundred public event podcasts and videos dating from 1990 to 2006 can be found in the LSE Digital Library.

Forthcoming events
See the public events website, or view an RSS feed of forthcoming events, or follow events on Twitter.

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LSE Festival 2018 | The Future of Ageing

Recorded on: 22 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Rebeca Aldunate, Nicci Gerrard, professor Michael Murphy, Jane Vass

With the average life expectancy increasing from 66.7 in 1942 to 81.25 in 2017, and set to continue, population ageing...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Writing Fiction to Dramatise Inequality

Recorded on: 22 February 2018

Speaker(s): Louise Doughty, Winnie M Li, Professor Nicola Lacey

How can literature reach audiences in ways that social science research about inequality can’t? How can narratives...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Blueprint for Welfare? The Beveridge Report and the Making of the Welfare State

Recorded on: 22 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Derek Fraser

There was a marked difference between the enthusiastic popular response to the Report and what was perceived to be a...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Universal Health Coverage in the Global South: what is needed to make it work?

Recorded on: 22 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Kalipso Chalkidou, Professor Ken Shadlen, Dr Daniel Wang

Although Universal health coverage is a pillar of the modern welfare state, the successful design and implementation of...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Is Higher Education Good for You?

Recorded on: 21 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Paul Dolan, Lord Willetts

There is increasing evidence from the UK and the US to show that higher education is associated with less happiness and...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Education and the Giant of Ignorance

Recorded on: 21 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Nicholas Barr, Professor Howard Glennerster, Professor Sandra McNally, Dr Kitty Stewart, Professor Anne West

Ignorance, though one of the Giants, was barely mentioned in the Beveridge Report, but addressed by the 1944 Education...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Beveridge in Context: reconstruction planning during the Second World War and after

Recorded on: 21 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Matthew Jones, Dr David Motadel, Professor David Stevenson

Academics from the Department of International History at LSE will reassess the 1942 Beveridge Report in the light of...

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LSE Festival 2018 | The Challenge of Richness? Rethinking the Giant of Poverty

Recorded on: 20 February 2018

Speaker(s): Dr Tania Burchardt, Amy Feneck, Dr Sam Friedman, Dr Luna Glucksberg

The economic and political power of the richest in our society has dramatically increased since 1942. 75 years on since...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Beveridge Rebooted: a basic income for every citizen?

Recorded on: 20 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor John Kay, Professor Philippe Van Parijs, Dr Malcolm Torry, Polly Toynbee

Discussion of a Basic Income – an unconditional, nonwithdrawable income for every individual (and sometimes called a...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Beveridge's Sixth Giant

Recorded on: 19 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Sam Fankhauser, Professor Fawaz Gerges, Professor Naila Kabeer, Professor Mary Kaldor, Professor Lord Layard

Beveridge's "Five Giants" remain central issues in discussions about the welfare state today, but there are also new...

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LSE Festival 2018 | Our Automated Future: utopia or dystopia?

Recorded on: 19 February 2018

Speaker(s): Salonie Hiriyur, Laura-Jane Silverman, Dhruv Washishth

For the younger generations considering their future career options, are the technological advances transforming the...

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LSE Festival 2018 | The Five Giants and the Ministers who Made a Difference

Recorded on: 19 February 2018

Speaker(s): Nicholas Timmins, Professor Sir Julian Le Grand, Minouche Shafik

Five tools and massive programmes were adopted to tackle Beveridge's "Five Giants": A policy of full employment; a...

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Can Literature Solve Poverty?

Recorded on: 15 February 2018

Speaker(s): Kit de Waal, Paul McVeigh, Dr Aaron Reeves

In the run up to the LSE Festival: Beveridge 2.0, rethinking the welfare state for the 21st Century, we bring together...

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At the Limits of Urban Theory: racial banishment in the contemporary city

Recorded on: 13 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Ananya Roy

In cities around the world, especially in the United States, processes of socio-spatial restructuring continue to...

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Is God Really Dead? Why Belief Matters

Recorded on: 12 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Eileen Barker, Professor Conor Gearty

Thirty years after founding INFORM, the information network on religious movements, Eileen Barker argues that the...

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Academic Freedom and the New Populism

Recorded on: 8 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Michael Ignatieff

A new ‘populism’ is evident in a variety of countries. Experts and expertise are attacked as standing in the way of the...

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Truth and Lies about Poverty

Recorded on: 8 February 2018

Speaker(s): Stephen Armstrong, Alex Wheatle, Ros Taylor, Ros Wynne-Jones

In this event, aimed at school children aged 13-18, a panel of speakers discuss how we tell the truth about the people...

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100 Years of Votes for Women: an LSE Law celebration

Recorded on: 6 February 2018

Speaker(s): Baroness Chakrabarti, Baroness Hale, Professor Nicola Lacey

On February 6th 1918, with the coming into force of the Representation of the People Act, women were by law first given...

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: rejuvenate or retire?

Recorded on: 5 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Francesca Klug

At the beginning of the year in which the UDHR’s 70 birthday will be commemorated around the globe, Francesca Klug...

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How do People Really Think about Climate Change?

Recorded on: 1 February 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Cass Sunstein

How does new information about climate change impact our existing beliefs? Cass Sunstein identifies some surprising...

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