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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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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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Apr 12 2018

Peter Dawson

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It is very sad to hear about the passing of Peter Dawson, a lecturer in the Department of Government from 1964 to 1994. His teaching focused in particular in the area of Public Administration with particular emphasis on development administration. … Continue reading

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Feb 1 2018

Vic Finnigan, former LSE Head Porter

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It is with great sadness that LSE announces the death of Vic Finnigan. Vic retired from LSE in 2014 as Head Porter after 25 years of service. Two of Vic’s collegues share their memories of Vic. If you would like … Continue reading

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Jan 12 2018

Emeritus Professor Ragnar Norberg

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It is with great sadness that we announce Ragnar Norberg, Emeritus Professor of Statistics at LSE, passed away on the 18 December 2017. Professor Norberg is one of the most influential academics working on both insurance and financial mathematics. Ragnar started his long … Continue reading

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Jan 9 2018

Professor in Practice Peter Sutherland, Chair of LSE Court and Council 2008-2015

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Peter was a big man in every way. He had strong views which he expressed with robust eloquence, he was incredibly quick to pick up sloppy thinking and was always intellectually challenging. However, what I will remember most about him … Continue reading

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Nov 2 2017

Emeritus Professor Robert Estall

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Professor Robert Estall, Professor of Geography at LSE until 1989, and an Emeritus Professor thereafter. He was also an undergraduate student at LSE from 1952-55 and completed his PhD … Continue reading

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Oct 2 2017

Dr Mayling Birney

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The sudden loss of our colleague and friend Dr Mayling Birney comes as a great shock to everyone in the Department of International Development, and across LSE. Mayling was a cherished colleague and friend, a great teacher, and always a … Continue reading

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Apr 19 2017

Emeritus Professor George Jones

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It is with great sadness that we announce George Jones, Emeritus Professor of Government, died on Friday 14 April 2017. George Jones was a stalwart of the Department of Government for over 50 years, having arrived at LSE as a … Continue reading

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Apr 3 2017

David Rockefeller

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David Rockefeller (General Course 1938), who died recently at the age of 101, came to LSE to study economics under the powerful free market duo of Lionel Robbins and Friedrich (von) Hayek. From his autobiography, it would seem he took … Continue reading

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