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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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LSEIQ Ep5 | Why haven't we won the War on Drugs?

Recorded on: 9 August 2017

Speaker(s): Dr John Collins, Dr Michael Shiner, Danny Kushlick

We hope you've enjoyed listening to this year's programme of public events and that you'll stay tuned for the exciting...

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Islam in World Politics: Against the Conventional Wisdom

Recorded on: 8 August 2017

Speaker(s): John Sidel

Today’s on-going conflicts in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere and recurring terrorist incidents have helped to reproduce and...

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New Developments in the Economics of Crime

Recorded on: 25 July 2017

Speaker(s): Stephen Machin

The lecture will present evidence on the determinants of criminality, with a focus on how economic incentives matter...

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Fate of the West: the battle to save the world's most successful political idea

Recorded on: 20 July 2017

Speaker(s): Bill Emmott

Liberal democracies of the West are in decline. A former editor of the Economist explains how they must change in order...

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Farewell to Globalization: Farewell to the Liberal World Order? The Populist Revolt from Brexit to Trump and beyond

Recorded on: 18 July 2017

Speaker(s): Michael Cox

Until very recently nearly everybody – with a few critical exceptions – insisted that globalization was the only way...

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First Confession: a sort of memoir

Recorded on: 11 July 2017

Speaker(s): Lord Patten

Chris Patten will in this talk use each phase of his life as a spur to reflect upon its contemporary situation -...

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Good Growth by Design – A Vision for London

Recorded on: 10 July 2017

Speaker(s): Sadiq Khan, Professor Ricky Burdett, Professor Sadie Morgan, Jackie Sadek

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, will set out his personal vision for London's future development, and discuss his...

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The Evolution of Global Inequalities: the impact on politics and the economy

Recorded on: 5 July 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Branko Milanovic

Branko Milanovic will discuss the recent evolution in global inequality and focus on the political implications of the...

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Emerging Financial Markets: Into the Mainstream, Unintended Policy Consequences and Secular Trends

Recorded on: 4 July 2017

Speaker(s): Andrew Dell, CEO Africa, HSBC

With growth and economic influence shifting South and East, this lecture presents a personal view of how global trends...

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Britain and France

Recorded on: 29 June 2017

Speaker(s): Edward Llewellyn

Edward Llewellyn, newly installed UK Ambassador in Paris and former Chief of Staff for David Cameron, will reflect on...

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International Law and New Wars

Recorded on: 21 June 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Christine Chinkin, Professor Mary Kaldor, Dr Javier Solana

By failing to address 'new wars' international law has added to insecurity. Is it time for a second generation human...

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Working the Phones: investigating control and resistance in the modern workplace

Recorded on: 21 June 2017

Speaker(s): Jamie Woodcock, Dr Alpa Shah

Jamie Woodcock goes undercover in a call centre to reveal the plight of over a million workers employed in the UK’s...

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Marketplaces and Market Design

Recorded on: 15 June 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Alvin Roth

Nobel laureate Alvin Roth will deliver this year’s Morishima Lecture on the topics of game theory, market design and...

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Can an Occupation Become Unlawful? Israeli practices in the Palestinian territories and third party responsibilities

Recorded on: 15 June 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Michael Lynk, Dr Valentina Azarova, Dr Federica Bicchi, Dr Victor Kattan, Hugh Lovatt

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict presents us with a paradox. While it has generated notable developments in...

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Inequalities: changing the terms of the debate

Recorded on: 14 June 2017

Speaker(s): Jee Kim, Professor Amartya Sen, Katy Wright

Inequalities is a common, if often unstated, theme in the news. How the causes and consequences of inequalities are...

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The End of Globalisation, the Return of History

Recorded on: 12 June 2017

Speaker(s): Stephen D. King

Globalisation, long considered the best route to economic prosperity and the apparent norm for decades, may not be as...

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LSE Election Night Party 2017

Recorded on: 8 June 2017

Speaker(s): LSE Academics and guest speakers

The outcome of the 2017 General Election will be crucial in steering the UK’s approach to Brexit negotiations, and for...

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How We Judge Others' Personality: gender, ethnicity and questionnaires

Recorded on: 8 June 2017

Speaker(s): Dr Jana Uher

People often feel they are being judged differently for doing the same things. But experiences based on gender identity...

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A Village, a Country and the Discipline: economic development in Palanpur over seven decades

Recorded on: 7 June 2017

Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern, Professor Amartya Sen

What can insights from seven decades of research in Palanpur tell us about economic development, inequality and...

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The Revolution: it might be a dinner party after all

Recorded on: 6 June 2017

Speaker(s): James Meek

Is the historical association between extreme social change and violent revolution hampering opposition to the...

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