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Sep 3 2020

Professor David Graeber

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We are shocked and saddened to learn of David Graeber’s death. David was a hugely influential anthropologist, political activist and public intellectual. He was a person with so many facets that it is only by opening up this space to … Continue reading

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May 7 2020

Jennifer Pinney

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We are saddened to learn of the recent death of longstanding former member of staff, Jennifer Pinney, who worked at the School for 25 years. Colleague and friend Celia Phillips shares her memories of Jennifer. I first met the formidable Miss Pinney when she arrived at the School. She had come from Paris … Continue reading

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Nov 20 2018

Professor Ronald Dore

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The LSE Community was saddened to learn of the death of Professor Ronald Dore, former LSE Sociologist and Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance. Professor Ronald P. Dore, CBE FBA died on 14 November 2018 in Italy, at the age of … Continue reading

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May 13 2018

Dame Tessa Jowell, Professor in Practice

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It is with great sadness that we learnt of Tessa Jowell’s death. Tessa was Professor in Practice at LSE Cities and the Department of Government and contributed with energy and passion to our programmes. She was most recently at the … Continue reading

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Jan 3 2017

Professor Sir Tony Atkinson

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It is with great sadness that we announce Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Centennial Professor at LSE, died on Sunday 1 January 2017. “We are very sad to report that Tony Atkinson died on the first of January. He was 72. Tony … Continue reading

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Jan 5 2015

Ulrich Beck

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LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun pays tribute to the world-renowned sociologist, Professor Ulrich Beck, who died on 1 January 2015. On New Year’s Day 2015, LSE lost one of its most famous and distinguished faculty members. Ulrich Beck was among … Continue reading

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