Book Review

Syria – The Impossible Revolution

MSc Conflict Studies student Barbara Wachter reflects on the Documentary Feature Film “Syria – The Impossible Revolution” by Anne Daly and Ronan Tynan, which premiered at the LSE on Wednesday 18 October.

Post Truth: The New War on Truth and How To Fight Back

Hallelujah Lulie reflects on Matthew d’Ancona’s recent public lecture at LSE where he discussed his new book Post Truth: The New War on Truth and How we Fight Back. Listen to the podcast.

How did the anti-establishment and anti-status quo movement end up as anti-truth?

It made it into the mainstream so fast that by the time it was named the Oxford […]

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    Butterfly Politics: changing the law to advance gender equality

Butterfly Politics: changing the law to advance gender equality

MSc student Jodie Levy reviews Professor Catharine A MacKinnon’s new book Butterfly Politics, following an event at LSE on 18 May 2017 hosted by the Centre for Women, Peace and Security.

The true strength of the law often doesn’t enter our thoughts until we have to report a crime. It’s frequently in unfortunate circumstances that we find ourselves having to […]

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    ‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’: event review

‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’: event review

Department of Government MSc Public Policy and Administration student Perry Scott reflects on the recent public lecture by Craig Oliver, who discussed his new book ‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’, at LSE on Monday 14 November.

Craig Oliver’s Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit is a frank attempt to write history from the view of the Remain side: “We wanted to tell […]

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    Book Review: John Chalcraft’s ‘Popular Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East’

Book Review: John Chalcraft’s ‘Popular Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East’

LSE Department of International Relations doctoral candidate Andrew Delatolla reviews John Chalcraft’s recent book Popular Politics: In the Making of the Modern Middle East.

John Chalcraft’s recent book Popular Politics: In the Making of the Modern Middle East sets out to accomplish two difficult tasks: first, the book provides a survey history of contentious politics in the MENA region beginning in 1783 […]

How Will Capitalism End?

Department of Government PhD candidates Anahi Wiedenbrug, Antoine Louette and Temi Ogunye  reflect on Wolfgang Streeck’s recent public lecture at LSE titled ‘How Will Capitalism End ?’, which took place on Monday 7 November. Listen to the event podcast.

The End of Capitalism

When one hears talks of the end of capitalism, one cannot help but assume that a superior replacement has […]

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    From adaptation to climate-resilient development: What are the implications for policymakers?

From adaptation to climate-resilient development: What are the implications for policymakers?

Low level clouds (credit: 2di7 & titanio44) Jared J. Finnegan gives an overview of The economics of climate-resilient development, a new book edited by Sam Fankhauser and Thomas K.J. McDermott, which he also contributed to.

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    Book Launch- Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Book Launch- Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

With Dr Leigh Jenco
Associate Professor in Political Theory
Department of Government, LSE
L.K.Jenco@lse.ac.uk

Featuring commentary by:
William Callahan (LSE), Charles Tripp (SOAS) and Robbie Shilliam (QMUL)

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 4-6pm

London School of Economics, Parish Hall
(Light refreshments to be served)

Globalization has brought together otherwise disparate communities with distinctive and often conflicting ways of viewing the world.  Yet even as these phenomena have exposed the culturally specific […]

How did social media help Corbyn win the Labour leadership?

On 12 September 2015 Jeremy Corbyn was elected Labour leader, a result which would’ve been dismissed as mere fantasy in the days after the general election four months earlier. Rosa Prince – who speaks about her new book, Comrade Corbyn, at the LSE on February 3 – explains why her subject is no accidental leader.

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    Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West is the Department of Government book of the month.