Events

The New Political Capitalism

Hosted by the Department of Economics

Online and in-person public event (Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building)

Speaker

Dr Joe Zammit-Lucia

Dr Joe Zammit-Lucia

Chair

Professor Michael Barzelay

Professor Michael Barzelay

Join Joe Zammit-Lucia and Michael Barzelay in conversation as they explore Joe's recent book, The New Political Capitalism - How businesses and societies can thrive in a deeply politicized world.

We are transitioning from the age of financialised capitalism to one of political capitalism. The discussion will explore how political issues ranging from geopolitical rivalry to climate and environment to culture wars to wealth inequality to diversity and inclusion are now affecting every aspect of business activity and increasingly taking priority over economic considerations. Which businesses and brands can adapt appropriately and thrive in the emerging era - and how?

Meet our speaker and chair

Joe Zammit-Lucia (@joezl) is an adviser to business leaders on governance, strategy and operations in the rapidly changing socio-cultural-political environment. Following an executive career in multinational business, he founded his own management advisory firm with offices in Cambridge, New York and Tokyo. He co-founded RADIX – a public policy think tank based in London and the RADIX Centre for Business, Politics & Society based in Amsterdam. He is on the advisory boards of The Singapore Forum for Long Term Investors and CEO World Magazine.

Michael Barzelay is Professor of Public Management in the Department of Management at LSE and is affiliated with the Department of Government. He is Co-Editor Emeritus of Governance and author of numerous books including The Politicized Market Economy: Alcohol in Brazil’s Energy Strategy and Preparing for the Future: Strategic Planning in the U.S. Air Force. 

More about this event

The Department of Economics (@LSEEcon) at LSE is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.

You can order the book The New Political Capitalism: How Businesses and Societies Can Thrive in a Deeply Politicized World (UK delivery only) from our official LSE Events independent book shop, Pages of Hackney.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSENewPoliticalCapitalism

Live captions

Automated live captions will be available at this webinar. Once you join the Zoom webinar, you will be able to show or hide the subtitles by clicking on the “Live Transcript - CC” button, from where you can also change the font size and choose to view the full transcript. Please note that this feature uses Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) technology, or machine generated transcription, and is not 100% accurate.

Photography

Photographs are regularly taken at LSE events both by LSE staff and members of the media. Photographs from events taken by LSE staff are often used on LSE's social media accounts.

Podcasts

We aim to make all LSE events available as a podcast subject to receiving permission from the speaker/s to do this, and subject to no technical problems with the recording of the event. Podcasts are normally available 1-2 working days after the event. Podcasts and videos of past events can be found online.

Social Media

Follow LSE public events on Twitter for notification on the availability of an event podcast, the posting of transcripts and videos, the announcement of new events and other important event updates. Event updates and other information about what’s happening at LSE can be found on the LSE's Facebook page and for live photos from events and around campus, follow us on Instagram. For live webcasts and archive video of lectures, follow us on YouTube

LSE in Pictures is a selection of images taken by the school photographer.

Accessibility

If you are planning to attend this event and would like details on how to get here and what time to arrive, as well as on accessibility and special requirements, please refer to LSE Events FAQ.  LSE aims to ensure that people have equal access to these public events, but please contact the events organiser as far as possible in advance if you have any access requirements so that arrangements, where possible, can be made. If the event is ticketed, please ensure you get in touch in advance of the ticket release date. Access Guides to all our venues can be viewed online.

WIFI Access

LSE has now introduced wireless for guests and visitors in association with 'The Cloud', also in use at many other locations across the UK. If you are on campus visiting for the day or attending a conference or event, you can connect your device to wireless. See more information and create an account at Join the Cloud.
Visitors from other participating institutions are encouraged to use eduroam. If you are having trouble connecting to eduroam, please contact your home institution for assistance.
The Cloud is only intended for guest and visitor access to wifi. Existing LSE staff and students are encouraged to use eduroam instead.
From time to time there are changes to event details so we strongly recommend that if you plan to attend this event you check back on this listing on the day of the event.
How can I attend? Add to calendar

This public event is free and open to all. This event will be a hybrid event, with an in-person audience and an online audience. 

For the online event: You can register for this event now at The New Political Capitalism

For the in-person event: No ticket or pre-registration is required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ.

For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk.

This event will be streamed live on YouTube.

Twitter

LSE Events LSEpublicevents

🕸 TODAY! #LSEConnections Asia is built on a web of close relationships between business and politics.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

3 hours ago

Reply Retweet Favorite

LSE Events LSEpublicevents

RT @LSEMarshall: 🚨 TOMORROW! Join @saul_estrin and @SimonJCommander at 6.30pm BST as they discuss their new book ‘The Connections World: T…

18 hours ago

Reply Retweet Favorite

  Sign up for news about events