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LSE Act.Count.Think is a student-led podcast that serves as a platform for professionals and scholars to share their insights in order to keep you updated with the most pressing matters in business and finance. The conversation is conducted by Ronojit Dasgupta(2020/21), Lewis Patterson (2019/20) and Danyal Adnan (2018/19), MSc Accounting and Finance students at The London School of Economics and Political Science.
 
The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is the scholarly home of International law at the University of Cambridge. The Centre, founded by Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC in 1983, serves as a forum for the discussion and development of international law and is one of the specialist law centres of the Faculty of Law. The Centre holds weekly lectures on topical issues of international law by leading practitioners and academics. For more information see the LCIL website at http://www.lcil.cam.ac.uk/
 
The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is an interdisciplinary student-led research association founded by research students and academics in 1990 at the London School of Economics & Political Science. ASEN seeks to fulfil two broad objectives: 1. To facilitate and maintain an interdisciplinary, global network of researchers, academics and other scholars interested in ethnicity and nationalism; and 2. To stimulate, produce, and diffuse world-class research on ethni ...
 
The Curious Quant series, hosted by Michael Kollo, is a discussion between technically-minded professionals in the financial services, technology and data science fields. It examines the application of new data and new methodologies to common problems in financial markets. Michael Kollo has a PhD in Finance is from the London School of Economics where he lectured in quantitative finance in addition to Imperial College and at the University of New South Wales. He has created models and led qu ...
 
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Book Review: The Plague Cycle; Paths to Shift Power and Imagination in Development; Where have we got to in Understanding Power as the basis for Activism?; Trust, Politics, Exhaustion and Anger: findings on Emergent Agency in a time of Covid; Book Review: The Moral Economy of Elections in Africa; Programming in Chaos.…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Naila Kabeer | Join us for this first lecture in our new series organised in memory of Sylvia Chant which will be delivered by Naila Kabeer.Professor Kabeer will use a feminist economic lens to analyse a range of different impacts associated with COVID-19 and to explore the kinds of policies that such a lens would suggest …
 
Contributor(s): Baroness Shafik, Juan Manuel Santos, Professor Amartya Sen | What should a social contract for the 21st century look like?Launching her new book, What We Owe Each Other, LSE Director Minouche Shafik draws on evidence from across the globe to identify key principles for a social contract for every society. She will be in conversation…
 
Contributor(s): Kgalema Motlanthe, Ruth Dreifuss, Helen Clark, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón | In the last decade, the negative consequences of the international drug control regime based on repression and coercion have increasingly become visible barriers to sustainable development. Despite important reforms and paradigm changes in certain countries…
 
Contributor(s): Kgalema Motlanthe, Ruth Dreifuss, Helen Clark, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón | In the last decade, the negative consequences of the international drug control regime based on repression and coercion have increasingly become visible barriers to sustainable development. Despite important reforms and paradigm changes in certain countries…
 
Contributor(s): Kgalema Motlanthe, Ruth Dreifuss, Helen Clark, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón | In the last decade, the negative consequences of the international drug control regime based on repression and coercion have increasingly become visible barriers to sustainable development. Despite important reforms and paradigm changes in certain countries…
 
Contributor(s): Kgalema Motlanthe, Ruth Dreifuss, Helen Clark, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón | In the last decade, the negative consequences of the international drug control regime based on repression and coercion have increasingly become visible barriers to sustainable development. Despite important reforms and paradigm changes in certain countries…
 
A series of conversations on international legal scholarship, political engagement and the transformative potential of academia. Each conversation is chaired by Francisco José Quintana and Marina Veličković and centres around a theme, concept or a method and their relationship to political movements, struggles and margins from which they have emerg…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Sinan Aral | Join us for this talk by MIT professor Sinan Aral who will draw on two decades of his own research and business experience and go under the hood of the biggest, most powerful social networks to tackle the critical question of just how much social media actually shapes our choices, for better or worse.In his ne…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Sinan Aral | Join us for this talk by MIT professor Sinan Aral who will draw on two decades of his own research and business experience and go under the hood of the biggest, most powerful social networks to tackle the critical question of just how much social media actually shapes our choices, for better or worse.In his ne…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Sinan Aral | Join us for this talk by MIT professor Sinan Aral who will draw on two decades of his own research and business experience and go under the hood of the biggest, most powerful social networks to tackle the critical question of just how much social media actually shapes our choices, for better or worse.In his ne…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Sinan Aral | Join us for this talk by MIT professor Sinan Aral who will draw on two decades of his own research and business experience and go under the hood of the biggest, most powerful social networks to tackle the critical question of just how much social media actually shapes our choices, for better or worse.In his ne…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Julia Lynch | Inequality has become an intractable feature of the rich industrialised democracies, despite consensus among mass publics and experts that more social and economic equality is desirable. In this lecture, Julia Lynch will examine the political dynamics underlying the “new normal” of high and rising inequality …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Julia Lynch | Inequality has become an intractable feature of the rich industrialised democracies, despite consensus among mass publics and experts that more social and economic equality is desirable. In this lecture, Julia Lynch will examine the political dynamics underlying the “new normal” of high and rising inequality …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Jessica Wilson, Dr Vanessa Seifert, Philip Ball | The biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky wrote that nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. Is there an even more general theory that can make sense of all the sciences? The various scientific disciplines each have their own methods, theories, and practi…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Julia Lynch | Inequality has become an intractable feature of the rich industrialised democracies, despite consensus among mass publics and experts that more social and economic equality is desirable. In this lecture, Julia Lynch will examine the political dynamics underlying the “new normal” of high and rising inequality …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Jessica Wilson, Dr Vanessa Seifert, Philip Ball | The biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky wrote that nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. Is there an even more general theory that can make sense of all the sciences? The various scientific disciplines each have their own methods, theories, and practi…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Jessica Wilson, Dr Vanessa Seifert, Philip Ball | The biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky wrote that nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. Is there an even more general theory that can make sense of all the sciences? The various scientific disciplines each have their own methods, theories, and practi…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Julia Lynch | Inequality has become an intractable feature of the rich industrialised democracies, despite consensus among mass publics and experts that more social and economic equality is desirable. In this lecture, Julia Lynch will examine the political dynamics underlying the “new normal” of high and rising inequality …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Jessica Wilson, Dr Vanessa Seifert, Philip Ball | The biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky wrote that nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. Is there an even more general theory that can make sense of all the sciences? The various scientific disciplines each have their own methods, theories, and practi…
 
Contributor(s): Euclid Tsakalotos | When SYRIZA came to power in January 2015, it promised an end to the bailouts and to austerity. After a major political struggle, it was obliged to accept new bailout terms and it spent its remaining years in office, in part, implementing its painful measures. In this conversation with Kevin Featherstone, Euclid …
 
Contributor(s): Euclid Tsakalotos | When SYRIZA came to power in January 2015, it promised an end to the bailouts and to austerity. After a major political struggle, it was obliged to accept new bailout terms and it spent its remaining years in office, in part, implementing its painful measures. In this conversation with Kevin Featherstone, Euclid …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Charles Tripp | This year’s Fred Halliday Memorial Event will explore how and why the symbolic investment in republican discourse and the building of republican institutions can be so detrimental to the rights of the very public that they are meant to represent, even embody.In the construction and history of the republic, …
 
Contributor(s): Euclid Tsakalotos | When SYRIZA came to power in January 2015, it promised an end to the bailouts and to austerity. After a major political struggle, it was obliged to accept new bailout terms and it spent its remaining years in office, in part, implementing its painful measures. In this conversation with Kevin Featherstone, Euclid …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Charles Tripp | This year’s Fred Halliday Memorial Event will explore how and why the symbolic investment in republican discourse and the building of republican institutions can be so detrimental to the rights of the very public that they are meant to represent, even embody.In the construction and history of the republic, …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Charles Tripp | This year’s Fred Halliday Memorial Event will explore how and why the symbolic investment in republican discourse and the building of republican institutions can be so detrimental to the rights of the very public that they are meant to represent, even embody.In the construction and history of the republic, …
 
Contributor(s): Euclid Tsakalotos | When SYRIZA came to power in January 2015, it promised an end to the bailouts and to austerity. After a major political struggle, it was obliged to accept new bailout terms and it spent its remaining years in office, in part, implementing its painful measures. In this conversation with Kevin Featherstone, Euclid …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Charles Tripp | This year’s Fred Halliday Memorial Event will explore how and why the symbolic investment in republican discourse and the building of republican institutions can be so detrimental to the rights of the very public that they are meant to represent, even embody.In the construction and history of the republic, …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Anne Phillips, Dr Mona Pinchis-Paulsen, Kelsi Brown Corkran | Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 27 years, the first Jewish woman to do so, and only the second woman in the court’s history. During her tenure, she carved out an extraordinary place in American legal history, as w…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Anne Phillips, Dr Mona Pinchis-Paulsen, Kelsi Brown Corkran | Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 27 years, the first Jewish woman to do so, and only the second woman in the court’s history. During her tenure, she carved out an extraordinary place in American legal history, as w…
 
Contributor(s): Masatsugu Asakawa | Asia has successfully transitioned from a low-income agrarian region in the 1960s to a global manufacturing powerhouse today, driving growth around the world. COVID-19 is threatening to turn back the clock on some of that progress. Policy makers in the region are striving to regain and sustain growth momentum.The…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Anne Phillips, Dr Mona Pinchis-Paulsen, Kelsi Brown Corkran | Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 27 years, the first Jewish woman to do so, and only the second woman in the court’s history. During her tenure, she carved out an extraordinary place in American legal history, as w…
 
Contributor(s): Masatsugu Asakawa | Asia has successfully transitioned from a low-income agrarian region in the 1960s to a global manufacturing powerhouse today, driving growth around the world. COVID-19 is threatening to turn back the clock on some of that progress. Policy makers in the region are striving to regain and sustain growth momentum.The…
 
Contributor(s): Masatsugu Asakawa | Asia has successfully transitioned from a low-income agrarian region in the 1960s to a global manufacturing powerhouse today, driving growth around the world. COVID-19 is threatening to turn back the clock on some of that progress. Policy makers in the region are striving to regain and sustain growth momentum.The…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Anne Phillips, Dr Mona Pinchis-Paulsen, Kelsi Brown Corkran | Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 27 years, the first Jewish woman to do so, and only the second woman in the court’s history. During her tenure, she carved out an extraordinary place in American legal history, as w…
 
Contributor(s): Masatsugu Asakawa | Asia has successfully transitioned from a low-income agrarian region in the 1960s to a global manufacturing powerhouse today, driving growth around the world. COVID-19 is threatening to turn back the clock on some of that progress. Policy makers in the region are striving to regain and sustain growth momentum.The…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Dr Clare Wenham | As part of our online public events programme, we are pleased to invite you to a unique session with: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization; Mariana Mazzucato, Chair of the WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All an…
 
Contributor(s): Lord O’Neill | Diseases present us with obvious health costs, but there are significant economic costs to illness too. Investing more in health systems and disease prevention, including the use of modern technologies and diagnostics, would not only allow us to cope with future health challenges, but possibly reduce the cost of maint…
 
Contributor(s): Lord O’Neill | Diseases present us with obvious health costs, but there are significant economic costs to illness too. Investing more in health systems and disease prevention, including the use of modern technologies and diagnostics, would not only allow us to cope with future health challenges, but possibly reduce the cost of maint…
 
Contributor(s): Lord O’Neill | Diseases present us with obvious health costs, but there are significant economic costs to illness too. Investing more in health systems and disease prevention, including the use of modern technologies and diagnostics, would not only allow us to cope with future health challenges, but possibly reduce the cost of maint…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Kenneth Amaeshi, Kojo Boakye, Oyin Solebo, Sharmi Surianarain, Dr David Luke | Africa is a 1.2 billion person market on the cusp of dramatic and transformative growth. It is adopting new technology and fostering new entrepreneurial ventures to address challenges to its development. At the same time, it is the continent wit…
 
Contributor(s): Lord O’Neill | Diseases present us with obvious health costs, but there are significant economic costs to illness too. Investing more in health systems and disease prevention, including the use of modern technologies and diagnostics, would not only allow us to cope with future health challenges, but possibly reduce the cost of maint…
 
Lecture summary: This talk uses the novel coronavirus pandemic as an entry point to explore the intersections between race and global health. The pandemic is simultaneously reviving stereotypical colonial imaginations about disease directionality, but also challenging racialized hierarchies of diseases. This lecture illuminates how the racializatio…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Jean Beaman, Dr Neema Begum, Professor David Theo Goldberg | In the form of white privilege, ‘colour-blindness’ and supremacy, how does whiteness shape individual lives and European societies alike? This event will explore the role of whiteness in Europe and for European identities.Meet our speakers and chairJean Beaman (@jean23b…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Jean Beaman, Dr Neema Begum, Professor David Theo Goldberg | In the form of white privilege, ‘colour-blindness’ and supremacy, how does whiteness shape individual lives and European societies alike? This event will explore the role of whiteness in Europe and for European identities.Meet our speakers and chairJean Beaman (@jean23b…
 
Contributor(s): Tim Dixon, Professor Kate Pickett | Has the sudden, intense common experience of the virus crisis generated a reservoir of social solidarity? How have public attitudes and political culture shifted and what is the significance of these changes for progressive politics?Meet our speaker and chairTim Dixon (@dixontim) co-founded the Mo…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Jean Beaman, Dr Neema Begum, Professor David Theo Goldberg | In the form of white privilege, ‘colour-blindness’ and supremacy, how does whiteness shape individual lives and European societies alike? This event will explore the role of whiteness in Europe and for European identities.Meet our speakers and chairJean Beaman (@jean23b…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Jean Beaman, Dr Neema Begum, Professor David Theo Goldberg | In the form of white privilege, ‘colour-blindness’ and supremacy, how does whiteness shape individual lives and European societies alike? This event will explore the role of whiteness in Europe and for European identities.Meet our speakers and chairJean Beaman (@jean23b…
 
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