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Professor Michael Cox

Sue Donnelly

March 11th, 2019

Whatever happened to the revolution? LSE in the ’60s

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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Professor Michael Cox

Sue Donnelly

March 11th, 2019

Whatever happened to the revolution? LSE in the ’60s

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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

In this LSE Festival event podcast, Professor Michael Cox, LSE IDEAS, and Sue Donnelly, LSE Archivist discuss student unrest in the late 1960s and its legacy.

One British university above all others came to be associated with student rebellion in the 1960s – LSE – later referred by one of the original rebels as that “utopia at the end of the Kingsway rainbow – for a period”. But why LSE? What did the students hope to achieve? And what legacy did they leave behind?

Listen to the podcast

This event was hosted by LSE IDEAS as part of the LSE Festival 2019: New World (Dis)Orders

Read the rest of the series in The LSE Troubles

Visit LSE 1969, 18 February-15 March, a free exhibition in the Atrium Gallery.

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About the author

Professor Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox is Emeritus Professor of International Relations, LSE, and Founding Director of LSE IDEAS.

Sue Donnelly. Credit: Nigel Stead/LSE

Sue Donnelly

Sue Donnelly is LSE's Archivist, specialising in the history of the School.

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