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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. 

To watch the main events programme online, you will only need to register once and then choose which events you would like to watch. For the Festival Skills sessions, you will need to register individually for each webinar. 

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

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

For the Family day, on the booking form please specify which events you plan to attend - some have timed slots, but most are drop-in between 10am and 1pm. 

For our student research conference, Knoweldge beyond boundariesyou register for the full day either online or in person, and drop in to the sessions you want to attend.

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

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LSE Festival Online Events

Register once and come back to watch events live or the ones that you missed. 

Register here for online events

LSE Festival Skills

 

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Monday 10 June

Monday 11 June

1-2pm, The ministry for the future: navigating the politics of the climate crisis

Speakers: Kim Stanley Robinson, Professor Elizabeth Robinson

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 5-6pm, Economics and wellbeing

Speaker: Professor Olivier Blanchard

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 6.30-7.45pm, A year of elections: power and politics in 2024

Speakers: Dr Nick Anstead, Professor Mukulika Banerjee, Professor Sara Hobolt, Bill Neely

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Tuesday 11 June

Tuesday 11 June

1-2pm, How can countries prepare for the next global health crisis?

Speakers: Dr Tine Hanrieder, Dr Ulrich Sedelmeier, Professor Ken Shadlen, Dr Clare Wenham

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 5-6pm, Authoritarian populism and media freedom

Speakers: Alan Rusbridger, Dr Damian Tambini, Dr Kate Wright

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 6-8pm, Is history a guide to politics?

Speakers: Professor Gordon Barrass, Dr Angus Wrenn

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 6.30-7.30pm, 100 days to kickstart Britain: what should the government's priorities be?

Speakers: Camilla Cavendish, Professor Ricardo Hausmann

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Wednesday 12 June

Wednesday 12 June

11.30am-1.30pm, Spotify (un)wrapped workshop

Speakers: Taylor Annabell, Nina Vindum Rasmussen

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1-2pm, Colonial power and climate change

Speakers: Dr Mark Nesbitt, Professor Laura Pulido, Dr Jake Subryan Richards

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5-6pm, Empowering communities? Exploring devolution's impact

Speakers: Adam Hawksbee, more TBC

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6-8pm, Understanding China's views of the world

Speakers: Dr Elena Barabantseva, Professor William A. Callahan, Xiaolu Guo

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6.30-7.30pm, Global middle powers and the changing world order

Speakers: Professor Chris Alden, Dr Yolanda Spies, Dr Bugra Susler

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Thursday 13 June

Thursday 13 June

1-2pm, Geography of discontent

Speakers: Dr Özge Öner, Professor Andrés Rodríguez-Pose

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5-6pm, Left behind: a new economics for neglected places

Speakers: Professor Paul Collier

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6-8pm, The drama of displacement: the journey of a Syrian refugee through theatre

Speakers: Dr Nesrin Alrefaai, Professor Matthew Spangler

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6.30-7.30pm, Lawfare: do law and courts have power to solve global problems

Speakers: Professor Larry Kramer, Howard Morrison KC, Dr Joana Setzer, Professor Gerry Simpson

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Friday 14 June

Friday 14 June

1-2pm, Better work: whose business is it?

Speakers: Kate Bell, Professor Stephen Machin, Professor Alan Manning, Sarah O'Connor

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6.30-7.30pm, Anti-globalism, international disorder and the West

Speakers: Gideon Rachman, Professor Helen Thompson, Professor Leslie Vinjamuri

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Saturday 15 June

Saturday 15 June

12-1pm, What is driving the green backlash in European urban politics?

Speakers: Susan Aitken, Dr Liam Beiser-McGrath,Ciaran Cuffe, Jean-Louis Missika

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12-1pm, Power, politics, and belonging: the lasting impacts of colonialism

Speakers: Professor Neil Cummins. Leah Eryenyu, Dr Maël Lavenaire

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2-3pm, Invertebrate minds

Speakers: Sam Beckbessinger, Professor Jonathan Birch, Professor Elli Leadbeater Professor, Daria Zakharova

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2-3pm, Defending democracy: building solidarity with persecuted writers, journalists, and artists

Speakers: Ross Holder, Professor Alpa Shah, Salman Usmani

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3.30-4.30pm, Power and storytelling

Speakers: Monica Ali, Phillip Hensher Professor, Naila Kabeer

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5-6pm, Can the law prevent violence against women in conflict?

Speakers: Fatou Bensouda, Rita Kahsay, Iliana Sarafian

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5-6pm, The power of trust

Speakers: Professor Charlie Beckett, Rafael Behr, Dr Laura Gilbert, Ros Taylor

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6.30-7.30, AI guardians: who holds power over our data

Speakers: Professor Ken Benoit, Dr Eleanor Drage, Professor Neil Lawrence, Sadiqah Musa

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Family day

 Browse the family day activites

Family day activities booking form

Family day activities booking form

  • Which events would you like to book for?
    Select the sessions you wish to attend, you can register for multiple events. Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Update, 20 May: Create your own cake business is now fully booked
  • Creative campaigning (children of any age)
  • Brick by brick: crafting communities with data science and the LEGO Group (8 to 12 years)
  • Storymaking with Yarn (3 to 8 years)
  • Adult - Name
  • Child 1 - Name
  • Child 2- Name
  • Child 3- Name

 

Knowledge beyond boundaries: student research conference 

Register to attend in person or online

Register to attend the student research conference

Knowledge beyond boundaries registration

  • Name
  • How will you attend?