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Social Policy Events Calendar

Public events, Research seminars series,
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We host a range of events across a broad spectrum of topics relating to social policy. Unless otherwise stated, our events are free and open to all.

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Upcoming events

 

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Better understanding the low fertility world

Thursday 14 October, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Professor Stuart Gietel-Basten (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Chair: Dr Timo Fleckenstein (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

More information here

 

Aaron Reeves

The health effects of wage setting institutions

Thursday 21 October, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Dr Aaron Reeves (Department of Social Policy and Intervention at Oxford University)

Chair: Dr Timo Fleckenstein (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

More information here

 

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Social Policy. A Critical and Intersectional Analysis

Hosted by the Department of Social Policy and the International Inequalities Institute

Join us for this event that will take the form of an open conversation about the new book by Fiona Williams, Social Policy. A Critical and Intersectional Analysis. Following a presentation of the key themes and arguments in the book by Williams, the three discussants will share their perspectives. 

Speakers: Dr Timo Fleckenstein, Dr Armine Ishkanian,
Dr Isabel Shutes, Professor Fiona Williams
Chair: Professor Lucinda Platt

More information here.

 

Shuang Chen

The Positive Effect of Women’s Education on Fertility in Low-Fertility China

Thursday 4 November, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Dr Shuang Chen (Department of Social Policy, LSE)
Char: Dr Timo Fleckenstein (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

More information here

 

Cynthia Crawford

Home Care Fault Lines: Understanding Tensions and Creating Alliances (book talk)

Thursday 11 November, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Professor Cynthia Crawford (University of Toronto)
Chair: Dr Isabel Shutes (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

More information here

 

Mike Brewer

After Covid-19: what have we learned about the UK's labour market, inequality and the welfare system

Thursday 18 November, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Dr Mike Brewer (Resolution Foundation)
Chair: Profesor Lucinda Plat (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

More information here

 

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Tracking system in education and inequalities.  A longitudinal analysis of two school reforms in Switzerland

Thursday 25 November, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Professor Georges Felouzis (University of Geneva)
Chair: Dr Sonia Exley (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

More information here

 

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Career and Family: women's century-long journey toward equity

Hosted by the Department of Social Policy and the Department of Economic History

Join us for this event that will take the form of an open conversation to discuss the themes of gender equity and couple equity as presented in Claudia Goldin’s book, Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity.

Speakers: Professor Claudia Goldin, Professor Jane Humphries,
Dr Berkay Ozcan, Dr Iva Tasseva
Chair: Professor Lucinda Platt

More information here

 

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Income source confusion using the SILC

Thursday 2 December, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Dr Iva Tasseva (Department of Social Policy, LSE)
Chair: Dr Thomas Biegert (Department of Social Policy, LSE)

More information here

 

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The Schumpeterian consensus: the new logic of global social policy to face the fourth industrial revolution

Thursday 9 December, 1.00pm-2.30pm

Department of Social Policy International Social and Public Policy seminar

Speaker: Vicente Silva (Department of Social Policy, LSE)
Chair: tbc

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Exhibitions

 

PhD Atrium exhibition 2020

Exhibition: Education for Impact: promoting wellbeing and equality

Hosted by LSE Arts

Monday 20th January to Friday 14 February 2020

Atrium Gallery, Old Building LSE

This transformative and inter-disciplinary exhibition showcased PhD research being undertaken in the Departments of Social Policy, Health Policy and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences under the broad themes of wellbeing and equality.

More information here.

 

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Exhibition: How Social Policy Research Shapes the World You Live In

Hosted by the Department of Social Policy

Thursday 10 January - Sunday 20 January 2019

gallery@oxo, OXO Tower Wharf

This comparative and contemporary exhibition showcased Social Policy research responding to global challenges in areas such as inequality, work, family, poverty, migration and education.

More details here.