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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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Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Recorded on: 23 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Marianne Bertrand

Marianne Bertrand is an applied micro-economist whose research covers the fields of labor economics, corporate finance,...

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Philosophy and Nazism

Recorded on: 23 March 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Joseph Cohen, Professor Simona Forti, Dr Brian Klug

Nazism pervaded every level of German society, and philosophers were not immune. While much scholarship has...

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Learning from Complaints: the benefits to organisations of listening to uncomfortable truths

Recorded on: 22 March 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Alex Gillespie, Dr Tom Reader

Public services such as healthcare receive large volumes of complaints. Traditionally these have been seen as something...

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The State of Advanced Economies: forces, interactions and uncertainties

Recorded on: 22 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Olivier Blanchard

Professor Blanchard will discuss the main forces interacting to shape the world economy, and the uncertainties...

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Britain's Housing Crisis: causes and cures

Recorded on: 21 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Christian Hilber

In his inaugural lecture Christian Hilber explains how Britain’s planning system and tax policy cause the country’s...

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Gastrophysics – The New Science of Eating

Recorded on: 21 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Charles Spence

Why do we consume 35% more food when eating with one more person, and 75% more when with three? Why are 27% of drinks...

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The Productivity Puzzle

Recorded on: 20 March 2017

Speaker(s): Andrew G Haldane

Productivity growth has weakened across a number of economies over recent years, particularly in the UK. Does this...

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Citizen Science

Recorded on: 16 March 2017

Speaker(s): Alessandro Allegra, Berris Charnley, Dr Stephen John, Jenny Molloy

From medicine and GMOs to cyber-security and climate change, scientific research is vital to modern life. On the other...

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Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution: history versus myth

Recorded on: 16 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Andrew Walder

As the Mao era, and in particular the Cultural Revolution fade in memory, its history has fallen out of focus and has...

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Coping with Deep Uncertainty: jellyfish, super-storms and nuclear stewardship

Recorded on: 15 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Leonard Smith, Dr Trevor Maynard, Professor Robert Rosner

Science gives us predictions and probabilities that are sometimes remarkably accurate. And sometimes not. Our ability...

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Stonewall: then and now

Recorded on: 14 March 2017

Speaker(s): Ruth Hunt

Ruth Hunt, Chief Executive of Stonewall, will reflect on Stonewall’s history, the progress made and the work still to...

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Media, War and Peacebuilding

Recorded on: 14 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Clemencia Rodríguez

The presence of armed groups and the proximity of armed violence and war have a tremendous impact on a community’s...

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Mathematicians at War

Recorded on: 9 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor June Barrow-Green

British mathematicians responded to the First World War in several different ways. There were those who volunteered...

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Promoting Mental Health: the economic case

Recorded on: 8 March 2017

Speaker(s): Eva-Maria Bonin, Professor Martin Knapp, David McDaid

Mental health issues will affect one in four of us. This seminar focuses on the economic case for the promotion of...

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Getting Respect: responding to stigma and discrimination in the United States, Brazil and Israel

Recorded on: 8 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Michele Lamont

Michèle Lamont’s book contributes to the study of everyday racism and stigma management, the quest for recognition, and...

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From Obama to Trump: what's next for US foreign policy?

Recorded on: 7 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Charles Kupchan

From 2014-2017 Professor Kupchan served as Special Assistant to the President for National Security in the Obama White...

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Culture, Discrimination, and Economic Exchange

Recorded on: 7 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Daniel Paravisini

Europe for policy research into financial markets. It is the focal point of the LSE's research communication with the...

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Women Leaders on the Global Stage: lessons for Africa

Recorded on: 7 March 2017

Speaker(s): Fadumo Dayib, Nemata Majeks-Walker, Joice Mujuru

From Germany to Liberia, UK to Argentina, there has been a marked increase in the number of women leaders around the...

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In Conversation with Michael Sandel: capitalism, democracy, and the public good

Recorded on: 2 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Michael Sandel

Professor Sandel’s work discusses the big moral and political questions of our age. He will be in conversation with...

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Rethinking Mao and the Chinese Revolution

Recorded on: 2 March 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Chen Jian

Few historical figures and events are more influential yet controversial than Mao and the Chinese revolution. This...

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