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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A week in London
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.
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 planners from Barcelona’s town hall visit LSE to expand their knowledge of urban planning, housing policy, city governance and regeneration projects.
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.
LSE Enterprise has entered into a new agreement in Spain with academics from the University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC
Last Thursday undergraduate students from the Global Dimensions Programme visited the Supreme Court.
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.
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.
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?
Writing on Nada Es Gratis, Professor Samuel Bentolila and Associate Professor Marcel Jansen recommend policies to deal with the youth unemployment crisis in Spain. They spoke on this subject at the November 2014 IZA World of Labor / CEMFI / LSE Enterprise panel discussion on Tackling Youth Unemployment, alongside Professor Alexander Kritikos and Dr Werner Eichhorst.
LSE Enterprise and Madrid Excelente have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on sharing the best practices of companies from both countries to improve their competitiveness.
Luis Garicano, Professor of Economics and Strategy at LSE, writes about the threats to the Spanish constitutional order from the forces of fragmentation and an anti-modern national populism.