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Power Shifts - LSE China Conference explores the rise of global Chinese business

LSE held its fifth LSE China Conference and 13th annual LSE-Peking University Summer School in Beijing this month, with close to 400 people attending the conference and 265 students from 50 countries and territories being taught by academics from LSE and PKU.

Mary Morgan appointed first Albert O. Hirschman Professor at LSE

LSE is delighted to announce Mary Morgan as the first Albert O. Hirschman Professor at LSE in honour of the great economist, historian, and political theorist.

Why relying on high-stakes exams is a bad idea for students and the economy

Random events during high-stakes exams can affect not only test scores, but also long-term educational attainment and earnings, new research shows.

Riad Sattouf c Olivier Marty

Arab Dreams: growing up in the shadow of dictators

Bestselling cartoonist and filmmaker Riad Sattouf will in conversation, recount his nomadic childhood growing up in rural France, Gaddafi's Libya, and Assad's Syria – but always under the roof of his father, a Syrian Pan-Arabist who drags his family along in his pursuit of grandiose dreams for the Arab nation. Event date: Thursday 22 September


Growth, Infrastructure and Sustainability: 10 years on from the Stern Review 

What do we know about innovation, investment, cities and the global agenda, a decade after publication of The Stern Review? Find out at this lecture by Nicholas Stern, Chair of LSE's Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and current President of the British Academy. Event date: Thursday 27 October

September and October events now online

Ahead of the release of the full programme for the Michaelmas Term, details of all of the public events in September and October are now online. Check out the schedule which includes events with bestselling cartoonist Riad Sattouf; fashion designer Vivienne Westwood; Nobel prize-winning scientist Sir Paul Nurse; equality champion Laura Bates; and Director of Liberty Martha Spurrier

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Growing Trade the Progressive Way                        

Speaker: Chrystia Freeland (pictured)
Recorded: Thursday 14 July 2016, approx. 87 minutes    

Power and Pragmatism              

Speaker: Sir Malcolm Rifkind
Recorded: Monday 25 July 2016

Tough Rides: Brazil                   

Speaker: Ryan Pyle
Recorded: Thursday 04 August 2016

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