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How can I attend the LSE Festival? 

All Festival events are free and open to all, but registration for most of the events is required. Booking for all Festival events is now open. 

To watch events online, you will only need to register once and then choose which events you would like to watch.

To attend events in-person, you will need to register for each event individually. 

On Saturday 17 June, some of the children's sessions are drop in, as is our Makers Market. Find out more about Saturday's family events below. 

No booking is required for Festival exhibitions, but please note the opening hours on the event pages.

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

Festival Live: Saturday 17 June (online)

Register here to watch LSE Festival events online.

Watch all events online on Saturday 17 June. Register for the LSE Festival online events once, and choose the events you would like to watch by adding them to your calendar.

Festival Live: Saturday 17 June (in person)

Festival Live Saturday 17 June

11am-12pm, The Changing Nature of Religion in Today’s World 

Speakers:Dr Mukulika Banerjee, John Casson, Georgette Bennett, Erin K. Wilson

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11am-12pm, Can People Change the World? Activists, Social Movements, and Utopian Futures

Speakers: Dr Armine Ishkanian, Dr Faiza Shaheen, Georgia Haddad Nicolau

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11am-2pm, Making Space for Girls: mapping and participatory approaches to research

Workshop leaders: Julia King, Olivia Theocharides-Feldman, Imogen Clark


12.30-1.30pm, This is Not America: Why black lives in Britain matter 

Speaker: Tomiwa Owolade

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12.30-1.30pm, The Power of Data in Health

Speakers: James Fransham, Alexandra Gomes

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2-3.30pm, Russia's War Against Ukraine: War crimes and responsibility for post-war reconstruction

Speakers: Olga Ayvazovska, Professor Tomila Lankina, Dr Olga Onuch, Oleksandra Matviichuk, Professor Steven Seegel, Mariia Zolkina

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 2.30-3.30pm, How Did Britain Come to This? 

Speakers: Professor Gwyn Bevan, Ros Taylor

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 2.30-3.30pm, How is AI Changing the World?

Speakers: Dr Christine Chow, Dr Thomas Ferretti, Dr Giulia Gentile, Professor Michael Wooldridge

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 4-5.30pm, Russia: does It believe in anything?

Speakers: Grigor Atanesian, Adam Curtis, Professor Tomila Lankina, Professor Vladislav Zubok

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 4-5.15pm, #MeToo in the Media: survivors, believability, and emotional labour

Speakers: Rowena Chiu, Dr Kathryn Claire Higgins, Winnie M Li, Winnie M Li, Lucia Osborne-Crowley

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 6-7pm, What Would a Fairer Society Look Like?

Speakers: Daniel Chandler, Dr Ayça Çubukçu, Swatee Deepak, Lord Willetts

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Family events, Saturday 17 June

Family events

Booking for the Family Day events has now closed, but space will be available for drop-ins throughout the day. Please see the event listings for more information.