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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
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Competition and the Regulation of the Legal Services Market

Recorded on: 19 January 2017

Speaker(s): Robert Bourns, Dr Niamh Dunne, Rachel Merelie, Paul Philip

The Competition and Markets Authority, prompted by concerns raised by interested parties that the legal services sector...

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Collective Choice and Social Welfare: a conversation with Professor Amartya Sen

Recorded on: 19 January 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Amartya Sen

The conversation surrounds the re-issue of Collective Choice (1970), with new arguments and results, alternating...

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Local Economic Growth: do we know (or care) what works?

Recorded on: 18 January 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Henry Overman, Alexandra Jones

Henry Overman discusses what we know about the effectiveness of different policies in driving local economic growth and...

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Religious Intolerance and its Impact on Democracy

Recorded on: 17 January 2017

Speaker(s): Asma Jilani Jahangir and Professor Amartya Sen

Asma Jilani Jahangir will deliver the 2017 Amartya Sen Lecture. Asma Jilani Jahangir is a Pakistani human rights lawyer...

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Work: the digital economy and the labouring body

Recorded on: 17 January 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Helen Hester, Dr Nick Srnicek, Dr Jamie Woodcock

We are witnessing a transformation of work. From the impact of de-industrialization to the emerging forms of labour...

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Policy Issues Affecting the Bank of England: inflation control and social choice

Recorded on: 16 January 2017

Speaker(s): Mark Carney, Professor Amartya Sen

A lecture by Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, followed by a discussion and Q&A with Amartya Sen,...

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Do We Really Live in an Acceleration Society?

Recorded on: 12 January 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Hartmut Rosa

In this lecture Professor Rosa argues that popular and scholarly claims about acceleration gloss over the complex...

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Protecting Children in War and Conflict: European and global implications for child rights

Recorded on: 12 January 2017

Speaker(s): Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Children suffered immeasurably in war and conflict in 20th century Europe, an experience which forged the modern child...

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The Nature of Money

Recorded on: 11 January 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Philip Goodchild, Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Susan Steed

What is money, where does it come from, and why does it sometimes fail to make us better off? The banality of money...

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Documenting Genocide: survey evidence on ISIS violence against Yazidis

Recorded on: 11 January 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Valeria Cetorelli

The United Nations Human Rights Council has recently declared that ISIS violence against the Yazidi religious minority...

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Pressing For Change: 25 years seeking trans equality

Recorded on: 10 January 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Stephen Whittle

Press for Change, founded in 1992, campaigned using social education, legal case work, and parliamentary lobbying to...

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Human Rights after Brexit: still on fantasy island?

Recorded on: 8 December 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Conor Gearty

As Home Secretary, Theresa May was more hostile to human rights than was any other cabinet minister in David Cameron's...

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Human Cooperation

Recorded on: 8 December 2016

Speaker(s): Dr David Rand

Cooperation is central to successful human societies. But why are people willing to incur the individual costs involved...

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Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit?

Recorded on: 8 December 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Julia Black, Professor Sara Hobolt, Professor Niamh Maloney, Professor Danuta Hübner, Professor Samuel Fankhauser, Professor Simona Iammarino, Professor Iain Begg, Professor Paul De Grauwe, Professor Tony Travers, Dr Jennifer Jackson Preece

On Thursday 8 December, LSE hosted a day of EU and UK focused expert panel events and networking activities, following...

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Success and Luck: good fortune and the myth of meritocracy

Recorded on: 7 December 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Robert H Frank

How important is luck in economic success? Robert Frank explores why the rich underestimate the importance of luck –...

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Red Rosa: a revolutionary life

Recorded on: 7 December 2016

Speaker(s): Kate Evans

What can we learn from the extraordinary life of Dr Rosa Luxemburg? The indomitable Luxemburg forged a unique career as...

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How to Break Down the Glass Wall: successful strategies for women at work

Recorded on: 5 December 2016

Speaker(s): Kathryn Jacob, Sue Unerman

With more women in work than ever before, there are still too few women occupying positions in the boardroom. What’s...

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The Populist Challenge to Human Rights

Recorded on: 1 December 2016

Speaker(s): Professor Philip Alston

The human rights movement is reeling and the worst is yet to come. Populists have come to power in key countries...

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Rethinking Capitalism

Recorded on: 30 November 2016

Speaker(s): Michael Jacobs, Professor Mariana Mazzucato

Western capitalism is in trouble. For decades investment has been falling, living standards have stagnated or declined,...

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Thinking Sexualities, Globalities and the Politics of Rights from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Recorded on: 30 November 2016

Speaker(s): Sonia Corrêa

In celebration of her Leverhulme Professorship at the Gender Institute, Sonia Corrêa explores some of the paradoxes at...

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