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May 28 2019

Professor Anthony Leslie Hall (1947 – 2019)

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Tony will be much missed, both for his calm steady presence and his sense of humour. Since joining LSE in 1983, he was instrumental in linking social policy with international development and in making the Department’s MSc in Social Policy … Continue reading

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Mar 26 2019

Michael Coops

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Michael died on 11 March aged 89, 29 years almost to the day since his most lasting achievement for the School. Following a career at the Court Department and medical schools of the University of London, Michael was appointed in … Continue reading

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Mar 12 2019

Professor David Held

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It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Professor David Held, formerly Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science at LSE, and Founder and Joint Director of the Centre for Global Governance. To many in the Government … Continue reading

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Jan 24 2019

Martin Wright, 1952 – 2019

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Martin joined LSE Estates Division in 1993 and worked in the post room until 2011, when he took medical retirement due to Parkinson’s disease. Martin was very well regarded by everyone he came into contact with – he enjoyed long … Continue reading

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Dec 10 2018

Alan Day

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With great sadness, we announce the death of Alan Day on 2 December aged 94 after a long period of ill-health. The School owes a huge debt of gratitude for his pivotal role in heading off an existential threat when … Continue reading

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Dec 6 2018

Lord Jeremy Heywood

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Jeremy Heywood, who passed away on 4 November 2018, was the outstanding civil servant of his generation and the indispensable advisor to four prime ministers.  He was also a friend of 33 years since we met as students at LSE … Continue reading

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Oct 25 2018

Marion O’Brien

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It is with enormous sadness that we report the sudden death of Marion O’Brien on 21 October, who worked for the School for 33 years until 2010. She supported academics and the Convenor of the Economics Department from 1976-84, then worked as … Continue reading

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Aug 13 2018

Vic Harvey

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Vic Harvey, who died on the 13 July aged 83, was a dedicated servant of the School over many years. No-one was more loyal. His period of service lasted from 1983 until his retirement in 2002. Vic performed a whole … Continue reading

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Jul 18 2018

Dr John Lane

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We regret to announce the death of Dr John Lane, who passed away in Singapore earlier this year. John gained his PhD at Stanford University, and joined the LSE Department of Economics as a lecturer in 1971. He also held visiting … Continue reading

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