LSE: Public lectures and events

Public lectures and events hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science. LSE's public lecture programme features more than 200 events each year, where some of the most influential figures in the social sciences can be heard.

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      Hard Brexit, Soft Brexit, No Brexit? [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, David McAllister | 2016 was unquestionably a year of political and economic shocks with Brexit and the election of President Trump. The UK elections in June 2017 created further difficulties for the Brexit negotiations with the Conservative and Democratic Unionist party agreement which left the Brexit process in uncertain territory. This event explores what Brexit will mean for the relationship between the UK, Germany and the EU. Agata ...


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      Installation Theory: the societal construction and regulation of behaviour [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Professor Saadi Lahlou | Saadi Lahlou will discuss themes from his book Installation Theory, a powerful and robust framework for nudge and intervention. Saadi Lahlou is Chair in Social Psychology, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science, LSE. Professor Dame Shirley Pearce is currently Chair of Court and Council at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). PBS@LSE (@PsychologyLSE) is at the cutting edge of psychological and behavioural science. We...


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      1h38m
       

      Post-Truth: why we have reached peak bullshit and what we can do about it [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Evan Davis | Never has there been more concern about dishonesty in public life. From President Trump to the Brexit debate, we hear constant talk of falsehoods and fake news, and appeals to alternative facts. In his new book, Post-Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullshit and What We Can Do About It, which he will discuss at this event, Evan Davis steps inside the panoply of deception and spin employed not just in recent politics, but in all walks of life to explain why bullshit is...


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      Outside Insight: navigating a world drowning in data [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Jorn Lyseggen | The Internet has changed the way we make decisions, but the way executives make decisions hasn't changed at all. Board members focus on internal data when every day competitors are leaving behind online breadcrumbs filled with valuable external data. This could be a job advert, filing a new patent, launching a new product, social media and more. Using insights gleaned from this data will help companies to look ahead and make more informed decisions. In this...


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      Economics for the Common Good [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Professor Jean Tirole | When Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, he suddenly found himself being stopped in the street by complete strangers and asked to comment on issues of the day. His transformation from academic economist to public intellectual prompted him to reflect on the role economists and their discipline play in society. The result is Economics for the Common Good, a passionate manifesto for a world in which economics is a positive force for the common...


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      Indonesia in ASEAN: reconciliation, active engagement and strategic reassessment [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Dr Rizal Sukma | Emerging from domestic political turmoil of 1966, Indonesia sought to re-orient its foreign policy of anti-west and regional confrontation. It pursued a policy of self-restraint for the benefit of regional reconciliation, through its role as a founding member of ASEAN in August 1967. Indonesia's credentials as a regional partner were cemented by its enthusiastic and active engagement in every aspect of ASEAN's activism ever since. Fifty years on, however, there...


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      Economics for the Common Good [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Professor Jean Tirole | When Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, he suddenly found himself being stopped in the street by complete strangers and asked to comment on issues of the day. His transformation from academic economist to public intellectual prompted him to reflect on the role economists and their discipline play in society. The result is Economics for the Common Good, a passionate manifesto for a world in which economics is a positive force for the common...


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      1h25m
       

      Report It. Stop It: how can reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence change the culture [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Dr Jennifer Cirone, Winnie Li, Dr Tiffany Page, Professor Alison Phipps, Fiona Waye | Through discussion, the panellists will examine the work that is underway to reform academic institutions, with a focus on reporting mechanisms, cultural change, and the importance of creating the right conditions to report. The event will be expressly concerned with intersectional identities. It connects with a HEFCE-funded project that LSE has underway, in response to the Universities UK...


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      1h29m
       

      The Political Economy of Monetary Solidarity: understanding the euro experiment [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Philippe Legrain, Professor Helen Thompson, Professor Jonathan White, Waltraud Schelkl | Creating the European monetary union between diverse and unequal nation states is one of the biggest social experiments in history. Waltraud Schelkle's new book, which will form the basis of the discussion at this event, offers an explanation of how the euro experiment came about and was sustained despite a severe crisis, and provides a comparison with the monetary-financial history of the...


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      1h31m
       

      The Environment And The Economy: fostering clean growth in the 21st century [Audio]


      Speaker(s): Catherine McKenna | Catherine McKenna, Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change will speak to Canada’s climate actions and the importance of clean growth, and why the Paris Agreement is crucial to international success in fighting climate change. Catherine McKenna (@ec_minister) is Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, a position she has held since November 2015. Catherine practiced competition and international trade law in Canada and Indonesia and was s...


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