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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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Adam Smith: what he thought, and why it matters

Recorded on: 9 July 2018

Speaker(s): Jesse Norman MP

At a time when economics and politics are both increasingly polarized between left and right, this book, Adam Smith:...

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Can Society Once Again Make Finance Servant, Not Master of the Economy?

Recorded on: 26 June 2018

Speaker(s): Ann Pettifor

In February 2018, Jeremy Corbyn accused bankers of taking the economy hostage, and said in a speech that Britain's...

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The Thatcher and Major Governments in Retrospect: reflections on 18 years in power

Recorded on: 21 June 2018

Speaker(s): Kenneth Clarke, Professor Tony Travers

This event, in memory of Maurice Fraser, will see former Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke in conversation...

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The Middle East after ISIS: what is at stake?

Recorded on: 18 June 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Gilles Kepel

ISIS has been defeated militarily, but the fight for the Middle East is just beginning. At this event Gilles Kepel,...

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Flying the Flag for Openness: why liberalism still matters

Recorded on: 12 June 2018

Speaker(s): Sir Nick Clegg

Battered, bruised and blamed for so many of the world's problems, liberal values have found themselves under attack...

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Mastering the Multi-Generational Workplace

Recorded on: 11 June 2018

Speaker(s): Lorraine Ansell, Saj Jetha, Dr Sunita Malhotra, Nina Mohanty, Professor Sandy Pepper

Organisations are increasingly leveraging diversity to drive success, with generational diversity beginning to take...

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Tracking the Rise in Global Economic Inequality: new evidence from the world inequality report 2018

Recorded on: 7 June 2018

Speaker(s): Lucas Chancel, Duncan Green, Rebecca Simson, Paul Segal

The first World Inequality Report (WIR2018), documents a sharp rise in global economic inequality since the 1980s...

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The Challenge to Diversity and Democracy in India Today

Recorded on: 5 June 2018

Speaker(s): Yogendra Yadav

What can we learn from the current challenge to the idea of a diverse and democratic India? Does this demand rethinking...

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Finance, Competition and Innovation-Based Growth

Recorded on: 5 June 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Philippe Aghion

This event is the annual Economica Coase lecture. Philippe Aghion is a professor at the College de France and LSE, and...

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How to Lose a Referendum

Recorded on: 4 June 2018

Speaker(s): Jason Farrell, Paul Goldsmith

In their book, How To Lose A Referendum, which they will talk about at this event, Sky News senior political...

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Recorded on: 4 June 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Simon Critchley, Dr Gerald Moore, Dr Emily Ryall

‘All that I know most surely about morality and obligations, I owe to football’, observed Albert Camus. And it is...

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The French Revolution: one year on

Recorded on: 24 May 2018

Speaker(s): Professor Jean Pisani-Ferry, Christine Ockrent

The lecture takes stock of the transformation of French economic policy following the sweeping electoral success of...

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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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