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On Friday 13 May, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) held a special event in Madrid. It was attended by over 50 top business and policy representatives. Dr José Viñals, Financial Controller and Director of the Capital Markets and Monetary Policy at the IMF, gave a talk on the ´Global Financial Situation´ at the law firm Gómez, Acebo y Pombo.
Adam Austerfield, Director of Global Market Development at LSE Enterprise and Regional Vice-President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain was interviewed about the effects of Brexit on UK nationals in Spain. ‘In the 1970s, when Britain joined the EU, the trade patterns changed fundamentally and underpinned growth in the 80s and 90s. Existing and new trade links would be affected, and people setting up businesses in Spain might look for trade partners other than the UK.’
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Last week 38 final undergraduate students from top universities in Spain, Portugal, France, Germany and Turkey arrived at LSE for the six-month Global Dimensions Programme.
The composition and dynamic of what was an exceptionally engaging and curious group contributed to the superb feedback we received from participants and academics alike. The next masterclass will be held in December on the topic of Spain, the EU and the USA: What future do they have in the new Global Economy?
LSE is known by its unique philosophy of teaching from a truly global perspective, surrounded by an entirely international community, so taking part in this programme implies learning and exploring something new every single day.
The next LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences will take place in Madrid from Monday 26 until Wednesday 28 October. The programme is free, kindly sponsored by Fundación Ramón Areces.
‘The vision of Luis Garicano and support of the Fundación Rafael del Pino has combined to make this a high value, high impact programme for the cohort and then for their colleagues and fellow scholars back in Spain.’
LSE Enterprise has hosted a one-week programme with 26 participants from Santander Bank. They came from around the globe to expand their knowledge on the emerging geopolitical context, investors and policy perspectives, private banking future trends and international financial regulation.
With the Paris Conference of the Parties (COP), the most important global climate change convention, only six months away in December, there was unprecedented interest and demand for the 25 places at the Masterclass.
The 25 students from the Global Dimensions Programme are currently undertaking a 12-week internship in London.
Marta Hernández, Pedro Belda and XiaoJing Ye give us the lowdown on their internship and their experiences.
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.
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.
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.