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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 IQ Episode 9 | Why is social mobility declining?

Recorded on: 11 December 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Mike Savage, Dr Abigail McKnight, Dr Sam Friedman

We hope you’ve enjoyed listening to the autumn 2017 programme of LSE public events and that you’ll stay tuned for the...

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Exploitation and the Gig Economy

Recorded on: 7 December 2017

Speaker(s): Brhmie Balaram, Jason Moyer-Lee

The gig economy is on the rise and with it worries about exploitation. Leading experts will analyse how to deal with...

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Welfare: from Beveridge to the fourth industrial revolution

Recorded on: 7 December 2017

Speaker(s): David Gauke

Beveridge offered a radical response to the social and economic circumstances of his time in a country emerging from...

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A Room with a View: managing from the top

Recorded on: 6 December 2017

Speaker(s): Yasmin Diamond

Yasmin Diamond reflects on her extensive career in corporate, government and public sector communications to discuss...

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The Human Cost of Conflict: the search for dignity and rights of Palestine refugees

Recorded on: 4 December 2017

Speaker(s): Pierre Krähenbühl

Appointed by the UN Secretary-General in November 2013, Pierre Krähenbühl (@PKraehenbuehl) became UNRWA...

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Game Theory Through the Computational Lens

Recorded on: 30 November 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Tim Roughgarden

The fields of computer science and game theory both trace their roots to the first half of the 20th century, with the...

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Measuring Progress on Women's Inclusion, Justice and Security

Recorded on: 30 November 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Gary L Darmstadt, Dr Jeni Klugman, Dr Anita Raj,Dr Frances Stewart

The Women, Peace and Security Index is the first global index bridging both women’s inclusion and access to justice, as...

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Recorded on: 29 November 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Serena Ferente, Dr Carmen Pavel, Professor David Runciman

The Brexit debate saw a revival in talk of ‘sovereignty’. But what exactly is it, and why is it so highly prized? What...

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Beveridge 2.0 - Rethinking the Welfare State for the 21st Century

Recorded on: 29 November 2017

Speaker(s): Minouche Shafik, Professor Sir John Hills, Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Professor Richard Sennett, Professor Alex Voorhoeve

In November 1942, former LSE Director William Beveridge published a report that was to lay the foundation for Britain’s...

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Cash: the future of money in the Bitcoin age

Recorded on: 28 November 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Tatiana Cutts, Professor Nigel Dodd, Dr Eva Micheler, Dr Philipp Paech

The socio-economic debate surrounding money has advanced since the early metallist days of John Locke. Money is no...

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The Brexit Alternatives and their Implications

Recorded on: 27 November 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Joachim Blatter, Professor Erik O Eriksen, Professor Sieglinde Gstöhl

As the UK and the EU look ahead to their long-term relationship post-Brexit, what might the UK learn from the...

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The Great Leveler: violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century

Recorded on: 27 November 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Walter Scheidel

Throughout history only violent shocks have significantly reduced economic inequality: war, revolution, plagues. Walter...

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Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist

Recorded on: 23 November 2017

Speaker(s): Kate Raworth, Professor Oriana Bandiera

Economics matters. Its theories are the mother tongue of public policy, the rationale for multi-billion-dollar...

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Partition, 70 years on: what have we learnt from the division of India?

Recorded on: 22 November 2017

Speaker(s): Lady Kishwar Desai

The 70th year of Indian independence inevitably recalls Partition and the violent division that followed it. In a...

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The Myth of Millionaire Tax Flight: how place still matters for the rich

Recorded on: 20 November 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Cristobal Young, Ed Miliband MP, Dr Andrew Summers

If taxes rise, will they leave? In his new book, Cristobal Young publishes the findings from the first-ever large-scale...

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Partners or Adversaries? Managing US-China Relations in the Era of Trump

Recorded on: 16 November 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Michael Mastanduno, Minouche Shafik

The post-Cold War US-China “grand bargain” in economics and security is now unravelling, and faces new uncertainty in...

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How Entrepreneurial Management Transforms Culture and Drives Growth

Recorded on: 16 November 2017

Speaker(s): Eric Ries

Discover how to kick-start innovation and deliver sustained growth, even in highly uncertain environments. Join...

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The Multinational World: how cities and regions win or lose in the global innovation contest

Recorded on: 15 November 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Riccardo Crescenzi, Martin Sandbu

The process of technological development constantly opens windows of opportunity for new innovation centres to emerge...

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How Many People Can Earth Support in Comfort?

Recorded on: 14 November 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Partha Dasgupta

Contemporary economics is mostly unconcerned with distortions to individual incentives that lead to population and...

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A World of Three Zeroes: the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero carbon emissions

Recorded on: 11 November 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Muhammad Yunus

The capitalist system, in its current form, is broken. In this lecture, Nobel Peace Prize-winning economist Dr Muhammad...

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