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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 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 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 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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This lecture will be based on my recently edited book, The Performance of Africa's International Courts: Using Litigation for Political, Legal, and Social Change, (OUP, 2020). The central claim made in the book is that Africa’s international courts have important impacts that have so far been underemphasized or are entirely ignored in the scholarsh…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Mukulika Banerjee, Professor Paul Dolan, Professor Andrés Velasco, Dr Clare Wenham | Over a year on from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, what key lessons have been learnt that should shape the policies that national and global actors should pursue.Meet our speakers and chairMukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is a social anthropol…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Mukulika Banerjee, Professor Paul Dolan, Professor Andrés Velasco, Dr Clare Wenham | Over a year on from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, what key lessons have been learnt that should shape the policies that national and global actors should pursue.Meet our speakers and chairMukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is a social anthropol…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Mukulika Banerjee, Professor Paul Dolan, Professor Andrés Velasco, Dr Clare Wenham | Over a year on from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, what key lessons have been learnt that should shape the policies that national and global actors should pursue.Meet our speakers and chairMukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is a social anthropol…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Craig Calhoun | n the second part of his three-part lecture series, Craig Calhoun will chart the implications of genetic engineering and other transformations of the biological human being for an era which has put the human at the centre of its conception of the good.Meet our speaker and chairCraig Calhoun (@craigjcalhoun)…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Craig Calhoun | n the second part of his three-part lecture series, Craig Calhoun will chart the implications of genetic engineering and other transformations of the biological human being for an era which has put the human at the centre of its conception of the good.Meet our speaker and chairCraig Calhoun (@craigjcalhoun)…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Craig Calhoun | n the second part of his three-part lecture series, Craig Calhoun will chart the implications of genetic engineering and other transformations of the biological human being for an era which has put the human at the centre of its conception of the good.Meet our speaker and chairCraig Calhoun (@craigjcalhoun)…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Craig Calhoun | n the second part of his three-part lecture series, Craig Calhoun will chart the implications of genetic engineering and other transformations of the biological human being for an era which has put the human at the centre of its conception of the good.Meet our speaker and chairCraig Calhoun (@craigjcalhoun)…
 
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…
 
Offshore exploitation of oil and gas started in the 1930s and thousands of installations are distributed around the world. Offshore installations threaten the environment, not only when it comes to oil spills, which are most visible but admittedly rare, but also in relation to their contribution to marine debris, pollution by dumping and greenhouse…
 
Contributor(s): Naïm Abou-Jaoudé, Sharan Burrow, Rathin Roy, Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas | This is an event shortcast, a digested version of our live online public events series. This event was recorded on March 2nd 2021. A full version is available to download on the LSE player.By Naïm Abou-Jaoudé, Sharan Burrow, Rathin Roy, Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas
 
Contributor(s): Robert Newman, Professor Kieran Setiya, Dr Zoe Walker | We explore what’s philosophically interesting about comedy. Both have a lot in common: showing up the ordinary as odd, critiquing the status quo, hecklers… But can humour be a source of knowledge?What does it tell us about how we interact with one another? What role does it pla…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Weeam S Hammoudeh, Dr Omar Dewachi, Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah | Regional politics in the Middle East continues to have a cumulative impact on health, affecting health systems capacity and delivery of services. Conflicts in the region are deeply influenced by historical, ethnic, cultural and political factors. This event will discuss …
 
Contributor(s): Robert Newman, Professor Kieran Setiya, Dr Zoe Walker | We explore what’s philosophically interesting about comedy. Both have a lot in common: showing up the ordinary as odd, critiquing the status quo, hecklers… But can humour be a source of knowledge?What does it tell us about how we interact with one another? What role does it pla…
 
Contributor(s): Robert Newman, Professor Kieran Setiya, Dr Zoe Walker | We explore what’s philosophically interesting about comedy. Both have a lot in common: showing up the ordinary as odd, critiquing the status quo, hecklers… But can humour be a source of knowledge?What does it tell us about how we interact with one another? What role does it pla…
 
Contributor(s): Mandu Reid, Bell Ribeiro-Addy, Mary-Ann Stephenson, Dr Clare Wenham | This is an event shortcast, a digested version of our live online public events series. This event was recorded on March 3rd 2021. A full version is available to download on the LSE player.By Mandu Reid, Bell Ribeiro-Addy, Mary-Ann Stephenson, Dr Clare Wenham
 
Contributor(s): Dr Taina Bucher, Professor Christine Hine, Dr Jean-Christophe Plantin, Dr Bieke Zaman | Technologies are spreading into all aspects of our lives via smart devices, internet of things, augmented reality, and data profiling. Children’s lives have become digital by default and technology is the taken-for-granted means of playing, seein…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Michael Fullilove | COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China’s authoritarian system enabled it to contain the virus even as the United States became a global epicentre of disease. Does this point to a long-term shift in international relations? Or will the traditional strengths of liberal nations reassert themselves? And how should th…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Judy Wajcman, Professor David Autor | How will technological innovation change the workplace? How can we harness technological advances for social benefit? Join leading economist David Autor in discussion with Judy Wajcman as we explore the relationships between emerging technologies and the future of work in America and b…
 
The distinctive vocabulary and broad principles of the modern laws of war developed within a broader project that from early modernity spelled out the nature and powers of state sovereignty. This lecture focuses on the Enlightenment theorists of “regular war.” It shows how their project of limiting war through law was anchored in a capacious concep…
 
Contributor(s): Ken Benoit, Andrew Murray, Seeta Peña Gangaradhan, Alison Powell, Bernhard von Stengel | Computer algorithms shape our lives and increasingly control our future. They have crept into virtually every aspect of modern life and are making life-changing choices on our behalf, often without us realising. But how much power should we give…
 
Contributor(s): Ken Benoit, Andrew Murray, Seeta Peña Gangaradhan, Alison Powell, Bernhard von Stengel | Computer algorithms shape our lives and increasingly control our future. They have crept into virtually every aspect of modern life and are making life-changing choices on our behalf, often without us realising. But how much power should we give…
 
Contributor(s): Ken Benoit, Andrew Murray, Seeta Peña Gangaradhan, Alison Powell, Bernhard von Stengel | Computer algorithms shape our lives and increasingly control our future. They have crept into virtually every aspect of modern life and are making life-changing choices on our behalf, often without us realising. But how much power should we give…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Philippe Aghion | Philippe Aghion, Professor at the Collège de France and LSE, offers a cutting-edge analysis of what drives economic growth and a blueprint for prosperity under capitalism.With the launch of his book, of which he is a co-author, The Power of Creative Destruction, Philippe Aghion draws on cutting-edge theor…
 
Contributor(s): Ken Benoit, Andrew Murray, Seeta Peña Gangaradhan, Alison Powell, Bernhard von Stengel | Computer algorithms shape our lives and increasingly control our future. They have crept into virtually every aspect of modern life and are making life-changing choices on our behalf, often without us realising. But how much power should we give…
 
Contributor(s): Muna Luqman, Fatou Bensouda, Hamsatu Allamin | Focusing on the escalating violence and ongoing kidnappings of women and girls in Nigeria and the continued targeting of civilians in Yemen, for this fourth session of the Coming of Age of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda series Sanam Naraghi Anderlini will be in conversation with H…
 
Contributor(s): Sir Anthony Seldon | The Office of the British Prime Minister has endured longer than any other democratic political office, but how have the 55 remarkable individuals who have led the country through peace, crisis and war shaped the role?Join us as we mark the third centenary of the office of the Prime Minister by exploring some of…
 
Contributor(s): Muna Luqman, Fatou Bensouda, Hamsatu Allamin | Focusing on the escalating violence and ongoing kidnappings of women and girls in Nigeria and the continued targeting of civilians in Yemen, for this fourth session of the Coming of Age of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda series Sanam Naraghi Anderlini will be in conversation with H…
 
Contributor(s): Sir Anthony Seldon | The Office of the British Prime Minister has endured longer than any other democratic political office, but how have the 55 remarkable individuals who have led the country through peace, crisis and war shaped the role?Join us as we mark the third centenary of the office of the Prime Minister by exploring some of…
 
Contributor(s): Muna Luqman, Fatou Bensouda, Hamsatu Allamin | Focusing on the escalating violence and ongoing kidnappings of women and girls in Nigeria and the continued targeting of civilians in Yemen, for this fourth session of the Coming of Age of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda series Sanam Naraghi Anderlini will be in conversation with H…
 
Contributor(s): Sir Anthony Seldon | The Office of the British Prime Minister has endured longer than any other democratic political office, but how have the 55 remarkable individuals who have led the country through peace, crisis and war shaped the role?Join us as we mark the third centenary of the office of the Prime Minister by exploring some of…
 
Contributor(s): Muna Luqman, Fatou Bensouda, Hamsatu Allamin | Focusing on the escalating violence and ongoing kidnappings of women and girls in Nigeria and the continued targeting of civilians in Yemen, for this fourth session of the Coming of Age of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda series Sanam Naraghi Anderlini will be in conversation with H…
 
Contributor(s): Sir Anthony Seldon | The Office of the British Prime Minister has endured longer than any other democratic political office, but how have the 55 remarkable individuals who have led the country through peace, crisis and war shaped the role?Join us as we mark the third centenary of the office of the Prime Minister by exploring some of…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Amartya Sen, Bee Rowlatt | Join two great minds in exploring the themes of justice and equality: Amartya Sen and Enlightenment hero Mary Wollstonecraft, as Amartya Sen gives the inaugural Wollstonecraft Society Lecture.Mary Wollstonecraft claimed human rights for all. She overcame limited education and a background of dome…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Paul Dolan | Listen to a preview of a new podcast by Professor Paul Dolan, which explores the problem of polarisation.LSE Professor Paul Dolan has spent years researching happiness. Can he find a way through the divisions that make us miserable?In this podcast series Paul brings together friends from the different worlds h…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Kehinde Andrews | Coretta Phillips will be in conversation with Kehinde Andrews to discusses his new book, The New Age of Empire. A book that offers no easy answers to critical questions, The New Age of Empire presents a new blueprint for challenging age-old systems. Andrews argues that the "West is rich because the Rest i…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Richard Bradley, Professor Justin E. H. Smith | Julian Le Grand will talk with Justin E. H. Smith about his new book, Irrationality - A History of the Dark Side of Reason.Irrationality ranges across philosophy, politics, and current events. Challenging conventional thinking about logic, natural reason, dreams, art and scie…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Gurminder Bhambra, Dr Jens Lerche, Dr Sanjay G. Reddy, Professor Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, Dr Nora Waitkus, Professor Thomas Piketty | This event will debate Thomas Piketty’s urgent new book, Capital and Ideology, and will feature an interdisciplinary panel of experts. The conversation will probe his views on race and slaver…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Richard Bradley, Professor Justin E. H. Smith | Julian Le Grand will talk with Justin E. H. Smith about his new book, Irrationality - A History of the Dark Side of Reason.Irrationality ranges across philosophy, politics, and current events. Challenging conventional thinking about logic, natural reason, dreams, art and scie…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Richard Bradley, Professor Justin E. H. Smith | Julian Le Grand will talk with Justin E. H. Smith about his new book, Irrationality - A History of the Dark Side of Reason.Irrationality ranges across philosophy, politics, and current events. Challenging conventional thinking about logic, natural reason, dreams, art and scie…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Richard Bradley, Professor Justin E. H. Smith | Julian Le Grand will talk with Justin E. H. Smith about his new book, Irrationality - A History of the Dark Side of Reason.Irrationality ranges across philosophy, politics, and current events. Challenging conventional thinking about logic, natural reason, dreams, art and scie…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Etienne Balibar | A cosmopolitics that allows it for mankind to address its common interests is clearly needed, as demonstrated again by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is even urgent, a matter of life and death for millions, and survival for the planet as a livable environment.But there can exist no cosmopolitics without a cosm…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Etienne Balibar | A cosmopolitics that allows it for mankind to address its common interests is clearly needed, as demonstrated again by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is even urgent, a matter of life and death for millions, and survival for the planet as a livable environment.But there can exist no cosmopolitics without a cosm…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Etienne Balibar | A cosmopolitics that allows it for mankind to address its common interests is clearly needed, as demonstrated again by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is even urgent, a matter of life and death for millions, and survival for the planet as a livable environment.But there can exist no cosmopolitics without a cosm…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Etienne Balibar | A cosmopolitics that allows it for mankind to address its common interests is clearly needed, as demonstrated again by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is even urgent, a matter of life and death for millions, and survival for the planet as a livable environment.But there can exist no cosmopolitics without a cosm…
 
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