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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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Fluctuating Formality: anthropology and the structure of difference

Recorded on: 17 May 2018

Speaker(s): Dr Maxim Bolt

This lecture will reflect on an apparently dated concept: structure. Spanning institutions of state and market, it will...

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School Autonomy, School Choice and the Quality of Education: evidence from England

Recorded on: 16 May 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Olmo Silva, Amy Finch

Olmo Silva will discuss the conceptual framework and empirical evidence underpinning the idea that autonomy and choice...

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Fighting Corruption Is Dangerous: in conversation with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Recorded on: 16 May 2018

Speaker(s): Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s new book, Fighting Corruption Is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines, draws on her years as...

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Texas, Trump and the Future of America

Recorded on: 15 May 2018

Speaker(s): Lawrence Wright

Come learn about the most controversial state in America and what it tells us about Donald Trump and the future of the...

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Transparency: the most important pillar in a functional democracy

Recorded on: 15 May 2018

Speaker(s): Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez

President Juan Carlos Varela R. (@JC_Varela) studied primary and secondary in Javier College, under the direction of...

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Collusion: how central bankers rigged the world

Recorded on: 14 May 2018

Speaker(s): Nomi Prins

In her new book, which she will talk about at this event, former Wall Street insider Nomi Prins shows how the 2007–2008...

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Can Markets Pursue Social Values?

Recorded on: 9 May 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Julia Black, Professor Simon Deakin, Sean Ennis

Theresa May’s claim that free market capitalism constitutes “the greatest agent of collective human progress ever...

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Affirmative Action

Recorded on: 9 May 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Elizabeth Anderson, Omar Khan

Women and minority groups are significantly under-represented in politics and various other walks of life. 'Affirmative...

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The Catalan Crisis: populism and secessionism

Recorded on: 8 May 2018

Speaker(s): Dr Pedro Sanchez

The leader of the opposition in Spain, Pedro Sánchez, will analyse the political, social and economic factors that have...

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From People's Dissent to Royal Assent: Sylvia Pankhurst and the struggle for the vote

Recorded on: 8 May 2018

Speaker(s): Rachel Holmes

On the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, Rachel Holmes remembers and reflects on the roles of...

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Edge of Chaos: why democracy is failing to deliver economic growth - and how to fix it

Recorded on: 3 May 2018

Speaker(s): Dr. Dambisa Moyo

In Dr. Dambisa Moyo's new book, Edge of Chaos, which she will talk about at this event, she offers a radical menu of...

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Europe in a Map: people and borders in times of change

Recorded on: 2 May 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor Elspeth Guild, Dr Natascha Zaun

What does a map tell us about Europe? What does it leave out? Prominent scholars in law, philosophy and political...

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Restoring Trust: how do we tackle the crisis in public information?

Recorded on: 2 May 2018

Speaker(s): James Ball, Professor Charlie Beckett, Sophie Gaston

The LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission is working with experts, practitioners and the public to identify...

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How to Rig an Election

Recorded on: 1 May 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Nic Cheeseman, Dr Brian Klaas

In this talk, Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas show how to rig an election - with the hopes that the lesson will help save...

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Shakespeare

Recorded on: 30 April 2018

Speaker(s): Dr Jessica Chiba, John Crace, Tim Crouch

For Victor Hugo, ‘all forms of the multiple reality, actions and ideas, man and humanity’ can be found in Shakespeare....

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Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

Recorded on: 26 April 2018

Speaker(s): Tony Barber, Professor Catherine De Vries, Professor Simon Hix

The European Union is facing turbulent times. It is plagued by deep divisions over the future of European integration....

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Does the UK Need Its Own Infrastructure Bank?

Recorded on: 24 April 2018

Speaker(s): Sir Danny Alexander, Robert Bartlett, Tamsyn Barton, Kwasi Kwarteng

This panel discussion will explore whether the UK should establish a new bank to support infrastructure investment....

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The Struggle for the Arab World

Recorded on: 24 April 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Fawaz Gerges

Fawaz Gerges tells us how the clash between pan-Arab nationalism and pan-Islamism has shaped the history of the region...

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The Value of Everything: making and taking in the global economy

Recorded on: 23 April 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Mariana Mazzucato

In her new book, The Value of Everything, which she will discuss in this lecture, Mariana Mazzucato, argues that if we...

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From Transitional To Transformative: justice for conflict-related violence against women

Recorded on: 23 April 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Christine Bell, Dr Aisling Swaine

‘Conflict-related violence against women’ is often understood to mean sexual violence, specifically rape used as a...

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