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Members of CIVICA

The European University of Social Sciences

We can do better research by learning from each other.

Fiona Gogescu, LSE student ambassador and PhD researcher

Find out about CIVICA news, events and opportunities for LSE students and staff. Everyone has a chance to get involved with collaborative initiatives from across the alliance. 

>> Opportunities for LSE students: look out for the FuturEU competition final and Engage Track updates.

>> Opportunities for LSE PhDs and researchers: register for the PhD summer school and browse the early career researcher course catalogue.

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More CIVICA news and events for all LSE students and staff

Digitalisation and the Future of Higher Education: emerging trends shaping education in the post-COVID world 

CIVICA conference June 2021: digitalisation and the future of higher education, 3 June, 5pm CET

Save the date for CIVICA's conference Digitalisation and the Future of Higher Education. Sign up to join us via Zoom from 5-6.30pm CET on Thursday 3 June 2021. 

In our technology-driven world, digital tools have profoundly transformed the realm of education. Higher education institutions in particular have witnessed first-hand an accelerated transition to online practices and virtual communities. Our experience within CIVICA has certainly shown how a university alliance with European reach can foster agility and innovation at a time like this. In the post-COVID world, the digital experiment might lead us towards a new norm.

CIVICA Applied Data Science Seminar Series Session 4

How to detect fake news before it is written

Book your place at How to detect Fake News before it it written with Dr Preslav Nakov and colleagues at the Qatar Computing Research Institute. Join us at 4pm CET on Wednesday 21 April 2021 on Zoom.

Past events

Over to Europe podcast episode 5: Social sciences vs societal challenges

In this episode we explore the role and impact of the social sciences. We talk to experts Simon Hix (Pro-Director for Research and Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, LSE) and Carsten Schneider (Professor in the Political Science Department, CEU) about the development of the social sciences as a discipline, their key role in solving societal issues, and about CIVICA's research agenda.

Listen: Youtube | Spotify | Apple podcasts

CIVICA Applied Data Science Seminar Series Session 3

Find out more and register to attend "Negotiating with AI: Fairness in the Labor Market" with Christo Wilson from Northeastern University. Join us at 4pm CET on Wednesday 7 April 2021 on Zoom.

Growth and Welfare in Advanced Capitalist Economies

How have growth regimes evolved? Join this CIVICA webinar at 5pm CET on Monday 29 March featuring Waltraud Schelkle from LSE's European Institute. Find out more and register for this webinar.

CIVICA Applied Data Science Seminar Series Session 2

Find out more and register to attend the seminar on tracking COVID-19 with speaker John Burn-Murdoch of the Financial Times. Join us at 4pm CET on Wednesday 24 March 2021 on Zoom.

Data Analytics and the Battle Against the Pandemic

The next "Tours d'Europe" online public lecture is hosted by Bocconi at 5pm CET on Thursday 18 March. Speaker presentations will be followed by a roundtable discussion. Find out more and register for this event.

Democracy in the Time of Pandemic

Watch the video of the inaugural event in the CIVICA public lecture series "Tours d'Europe", featuring LSE's Andres Velasco, which took place on 15 February 2021. Find out more about this event.

Contact us

Contact the Global Academic Engagement team at LSE by emailing

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