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Our consulting and custom programmes clients in Spain have included Caja Madrid, la Caixa, MAPFRE, BBVA, Santander, the Stock Exchange Institute of Madrid, Diputación Foral de Bizkaia, Patronat Catalunya Mon and many others.

Global Dimensions Programme: the internship

The 25 students from Global Dimensions Programme are currently under taking a 12-week internship in London.
Marta Hernández, Pedro Belda and XiaoJing Ye give us the lowdown on their internship and their experiences.

Why Nations Matter – summary

The talk ‘Why Nations Matter’ pointed out the importance that nations have in this special period of globalisation and changes. The debate moved quickly to nationalism and specific areas of Catalan interest, with Professor Calhoun reiterating the integrated nature of modern existence.

Why Nations Matter

LSE, LSE Alumni in Spain and ALSEC (LSE Alumni Association of Catalonia) invite you to a public event with Professor Craig Calhoun, LSE Director, who will deliver a talk on ‘Why Nations Matter’. The event will take place on 11 June at Fundacio Mies Van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona, followed by a drinks reception.

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    Apply for a free LSE Masterclass in Climate Change and Global Economy

Apply for a free LSE Masterclass in Climate Change and Global Economy

The next LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences will take place in Madrid from Monday 6 until Wednesday 8 July. The programme is free, kindly sponsored by the Fundación Ramón Areces.

First LSE Masterclass in Social Science of 2015

The European economic crisis has threatened to destroy the Union and 2015’s first Masterclass, with the Fundación Ramón Areces, focused on the transformation of politics in Europe.

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    Scholarships to study European Political Economy and Finance at LSE

Scholarships to study European Political Economy and Finance at LSE

A selected group of eight participants from the Basque Country will have the opportunity to undertake an eleven-week programme at LSE this October. This programme will be generously sponsored by Diputación Foral de Bizkaia.

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    Ciudadanos: the ‘tortoise’ that may beat the ‘hare’ – a EUROPP blog post

Ciudadanos: the ‘tortoise’ that may beat the ‘hare’ – a EUROPP blog post

ose Javier Olivas of LSE argues on the European Politics and Policy blog that while Podemos has received greater media attention, the more moderate and constructive reformist agenda pursued by Ciudadanos is likely to give them a better chance of shaping the actions of future Spanish governments.

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    Applications open for the first 2015 LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences

Applications open for the first 2015 LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences

The first masterclass is on The Transformation of Politics in Europe. The masterclass will be taught by LSE academics including Professor Simon Hix, Professor Tony Travers and Professor Charlie Beckett.

London Spanish Film Festival

London Spanish Film Festival

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LSE Masterclass for Young Leaders in Business

A week in London

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    Leading Urban Transformations: A public talk by Enrique Peñalosa

Leading Urban Transformations: A public talk by Enrique Peñalosa

Mr Enrique Peñalosa, President of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) in New York and former Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, will deliver a talk on ‘Leading Urban Transformations’ on 17 March in Sant Pau, Barcelona. A cava reception will follow the public event.

Experiencing LSE – the Basque Programme

The past was studied, the present was debated and the future was forecasted: “we will have to wait ten years for the answer and meet again to discuss it” was one of our favorite sentences; I wish this could be true.

Urban futures: the Ajuntament of Barcelona at LSE

Urban planners from Barcelona’s town hall visit LSE to expand their knowledge of urban planning, housing policy, city governance and regeneration projects.

War is Beautiful – free film screening

Dr Aelwen Wetherby will introduce the film “War is Beautiful” on Thursday 19 February at 18.00 in Room 1.11, Cowdray House on the LSE campus, followed by the film screening.

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    Eco-Cities: New project with University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC in Spain

Eco-Cities: New project with University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC in Spain

LSE Enterprise has entered into a new agreement in Spain with academics from the University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC

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    Visit to the Supreme Court for the Global Dimensions Programme students

Visit to the Supreme Court for the Global Dimensions Programme students

Last Thursday undergraduate students from the Global Dimensions Programme visited the Supreme Court.

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    After Syriza’s victory, Podemos now poses a major threat to the Spanish political establishment: a EUROPP blog post

After Syriza’s victory, Podemos now poses a major threat to the Spanish political establishment: a EUROPP blog post

Following Syriza’s victory in Greece, Vicente Navarro writes on the growth of Podemos in LSE’s European Politics and Policy blog.

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    LSE Enterprise welcomes students for the second Global Dimensions Programme

LSE Enterprise welcomes students for the second Global Dimensions Programme

This week 26 final year undergraduates from Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) and sister universities arrived at LSE for the six-month Global Dimensions Programme. The programme is divided into a ten-week academic course and a four-week applied programme in preparation for a 12-week internship at a London company.

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    El talento en la economía global: post by Juan Luis Manfredi

El talento en la economía global: post by Juan Luis Manfredi

Read the post about the latest LSE Masterclasses

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    Valencia: a strategy for economic competitiveness within Europe

Valencia: a strategy for economic competitiveness within Europe

LSE collaborated with the Fundación Cañada Blanch, the Instituto Valenciano de
Investigaciones Económicas, the Asociación Valenciana de Empresarios, and Bankia on the workshop, Cómo Puede Competir la Economía Valenciana en el Escenario Europeo?