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    Star-studded line-up of African nationals for autumn programme

Star-studded line-up of African nationals for autumn programme

The Department is delighted to announce that it will host three public lectures by African nationals as part of its autumn events programme. More details are available below. Is Africa Rising? On October 12, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, will reflect on her own life and experiences growing up in Uganda. She will discuss the true nature of […]

July 28th, 2015|Events, Featured|0 Comments|

Time to Bid Farewell to All-Male Panels?

Last week’s event for the Programme for African Leadership raised all sorts of questions and debates about ethics and guiding principles. But a separate issue of contention, which slipped out almost erroneously on the night (to the amusement of most), proves just as important. One of the speakers, Duncan Green, Professor in Practice at LSE and well known to our […]

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    Event: Philipp Lepenies challenges growth indicators ahead of general election

Event: Philipp Lepenies challenges growth indicators ahead of general election

GDP has been relied upon at every turn by the coalition government to demonstrate the credibility of its ‘long-term economic plan’. Ahead of the general election, LSE alumnus Philipp Lepenies will question how GDP came to be indispensable as the indicator for progress, and demonstrate why any attempt to reduce the impact of this figure on policy needs to start by understanding how it came to […]

LSE ID Event with Felix Salmon: Sovereign Debt in Argentina

Journalist Felix Salmon delivered an insightful talk at LSE last week on Sovereign Debt in Argentina. Find out what he had to say by following our Storify timeline:

[View the story "Sovereign Debt in Argentina - Felix Salmon, January 2015" on Storify]

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February 2nd, 2015|Events, Featured|0 Comments|
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    Event – “Brazil: Inclusive sustainable development?” with Marcelo Neri

Event – “Brazil: Inclusive sustainable development?” with Marcelo Neri

Monday 1 December 2014, 6:30-8pm Brazil: inclusive sustainable development? Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE Speaker: Brazilian Minister for Strategic Affairs, Marcelo Neri Chair: Professor James Putzel About the event Minister Neri will talk about the growth of social welfare in Brazil during the last twenty years, and its determinants. How have growth and distribution of incomes evolved in Brazil? What has been […]

November 24th, 2014|Events|1 Comment|
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    Event: The Uprising of the Marginalised: a socio-economic perspective into the collapse of the Ba’ath rule in Syria

Event: The Uprising of the Marginalised: a socio-economic perspective into the collapse of the Ba’ath rule in Syria

 

Dr Shamel Azmeh, LSE Fellow in the Department of International Development, will be speaking at a Middle East Centre public lecture on Monday 24th November.
The Uprising of the Marginalised: a socio-economic perspective into the collapse of the Ba’ath rule in Syria
Date: Monday 24 November 2014
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Shamel Azmeh
Three years into the Syrian uprisings, Dr Azmeh will examine the socio-economic […]

November 19th, 2014|Events|0 Comments|

Event: Afghanistan: the transition, LSE Arts and Médecins Sans Frontières public discussion

Thursday October 30, 6.30-8pm in the New Theatre, East Building LSE Arts and Médecins Sans Frontières public discussion “Afghanistan: the transition” Speakers: Renzo Frike, Dr Stuart Gordon, Emma Graham-Harrison

October 23rd, 2014|Events|0 Comments|

Event: ‘Secure the Borders!’ The Cost and Consequences of Europe’s ‘Fight Against Irregular Migration’

Dr Ruben Andersson , Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of International Development’s Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, will be speaking on ‘Secure the Borders!’ The Cost and Consequences of Europe’s ‘Fight Against Irregular Migration’. Date: Tuesday 14 October 2014 Time: 5-6.30pm Venue: The Venue, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre Speakers: Dr Ruben Andersson, Dr Nicholas De Genova, Jeremy Harding, Dr Cecilia Malmström

October 9th, 2014|Events|0 Comments|

Event: Haggard and Kaufman, “Distributive Conflict and the Transition to Democratic Rule”

Political scientists Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman will present their research on “Distributive Conflict and the Transition to Democratic Rule” this Monday, Sept. 29, from 15:00-17:00 in the Graham Wallace room. Stephan Haggard (UCSD) and Robert Kaufman (Rutgers): “Distributive Conflict and the Transition to Democratic Rule”

September 26th, 2014|Events|0 Comments|

Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space

Department of International Development public lecture

Date: Tuesday 17 September 2013
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Ertharin Cousin

Conflict and insecurity present a growing challenge to humanitarian agencies as they strive to reach those in need of food assistance. Access is vital if lives are going to be saved and children are to be given the nutritional support they need […]

September 12th, 2013|Events|0 Comments|