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LSE Literary Festival 2017 | From One Cold War to Another?
Recorded on: 23 February 2017
Speaker(s): Anne Applebaum, Jonathan Fenby, Gideon Rachman
For forty years the Cold War defined the world in which we all lived, shaping our political choices, killing over 25...
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LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Nations Torn Asunder
Speaker(s): Dr Bill Kissane, Anthony Loyd
Since the European Enlightenment scholarly interest in revolutions has greatly dwarfed the interest in civil war, and...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Women in Work: An unfinished revolution?
Speaker(s): Harriet Harman, Katrine Marçal, Lieutenant Commander Alexandra Pollard, Dr Nicola Rollock
Women in the UK workplace have undoubtedly taken great steps over the past 40 years, but at the current rate of...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Revolutions in Literature
Speaker(s): Eimear McBride
The turn of the 20th century saw a move away from the traditional towards the experimental and radical in the arts,...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Ideas are Your Only Currency
Speaker(s): Rod Judkins
The real currency of our time isn’t money. It’s ideas. You’re surrounded by ideas. Films, products, books, music,...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Viewing Autism through the Arts Lens
Recorded on: 22 February 2017
Speaker(s): Ros Blackburn, Jem Lester, Emma Claire Sweeney
The scientific understanding of autism has developed significantly over the last few decades. But how realistically are...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Cricket as Revolution
Speaker(s): Dr Prashant Kidambi, Peter Oborne
'Cricket is an Indian game accidentally invented by the English': one of India's leading public intellectuals once...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Experiments in Living and Working: Squats and collectives in 1970s and 80s London
Speaker(s): Matt Cook, Sue O'Sullivan
This event explores what changed in the years after the Sexual Offences Act in 1967, which partly decriminalised...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Stagnation Generation: Exploring intergenerational fairness
Speaker(s): Nona Buckley-Irvine, Georgia Gould, Professor John Hills and Omar Khan
Are today's young people getting a bum deal? Young people have experienced the biggest pay squeeze in the aftermath of...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | 1917: Historical and global perspectives
Speaker(s): Dr Tanya Harmer, Nataliya Kibita and Dr David Motadel
Legacy of the Russian Revolution in Ukraine.' <br><br>The Soviet Union, the state that was created as a result of the...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | The 'Universe' Starring Man? The Impact of Scientific Revolutions on Humankind's View of Itself
Speaker(s): Professor John Worrall
Many people unreflectingly think that ‘Man’ plays a special role in the Universe. Although this view was endorsed by...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | The Fractured American Republic and the Possibilities for Political Renewal
Recorded on: 21 February 2017
Speaker(s): Yuval Levin, Dr Michael McQuarrie, Professor Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey
US politics are failing twenty-first-century Americans, with both parties blind to how America has changed over the...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | The Fight for Beauty: Our path to a better future
Speaker(s): Dame Fiona Reynolds, Professor Giles Atkinson and Nicholas Crane
We live in a world where the drive for economic growth is crowding out everything that can't be given a monetary value...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Was Brexit a Populist Revolution?
Speaker(s): Mary Dejevsky, Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett and Professor James Tilley
Brexit has been viewed by many as part of a populist revolution sweeping not only the UK, but Europe and beyond. Why...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Step Up: How can you transform your career in just 10 minutes a day?
Speaker(s): Phanella Mayell Fine and Alice Olins
Women's careers aren't just in the ether, they're on the front pages of newspapers, inside glossy magazines, on the...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Britain's Paper Tigers
Recorded on: 20 February 2017
Speaker(s): Stig Abell, Jim Waterson
Newspapers are now mere paper tigers, we are told, yet in the face of a tidal wave of fake news, misinformation and...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Messy: How to be creative and resilient in a tidy-minded world
Speaker(s): Tim Harford
Award-winning columnist Tim Harford celebrates the benefits that messiness has in our lives: why it’s important, why we...
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | You Say You Want a Revolution?
Speaker(s): Victoria Broackes
You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-70 is the V&A’s major exhibition for autumn-winter 2016-17....
LSE Literary Festival 2017 | The Maidan Revolution – Lessons Learned and Unlearned
Speaker(s): Anne Applebaum, Olena Bilan, Mustapha Nayeem and Vladyslav Rashkovan
The overthrow of the Yanukovich government through a popular rebellion energised Ukrainian civil society and created...
Economics and the Cultivation of Virtue | Lecture 3. Cultivating the Virtues of Globalization
Recorded on: 15 February 2017
Speaker(s): Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs
In his 2017 Robbins Lectures, Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs will argue for a new Moral Economics built firmly on the...
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