Yasmina O'Sullivan
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LSE Limelight #8: HBD Sir Arthur Lewis!

“Arthur was industrious and very resourceful academic. While at Cambridge [in WW2 when LSE was evacuated there] Hayek said of him that ‘while still an assistant lecturer he has been doing the work of a senior member of the department……

LSE Limelight #7: LSESU Creative Network

“No we weren’t doing enough [to promote individual society initiatives] but now we have the leadership team which came about in November and now we have the resources to give the individual groups the attention they deserve. So we are…

Grimshaw Speakers #6: Dianna Melrose on her career from activism to diplomacy

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Dianna Melrose, former British Ambassador to Cuba and Tanzania. We spoke about her experience making her voice heard during a time where few women were in high-level…

Grimshaw Speakers #5: Dr Jill Stuart on Space: The Final Frontier of International Affairs

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Dr Jill Stuart expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation from LSE. We spoke about space infrastructure and militarisation, as well as…

Grimshaw Speakers #4: Europe Elects on Instant Election Data and Informing through Social Media

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Euan Healey (Editor-in-chief) and Gabriel Hendengren (Sweden contributor) from Europe Elects. We spoke about Europe Elects’ success in communicating elections from across the EU in accessible ways with…

Grimshaw Speakers #3: Andrew Norton on Supporting LDCs in Climate Negotiations

At our recent Grimshaw Simposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Andrew Norton, Director of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), about his work in climate change negotiations and partnering with least developed countries to train their…

Grimshaw Speakers #2: Alina Averchenkova on Climate Change Rising up the Diplomatic Agenda

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Alina Averchenkova, Grantham Institute Distinguished Policy Fellow, about her work considering the politics of climate change, the international policy and domestic legislation. Yasmina O’Sullivan chairs the discussion.  This is Grimshaw Speaker, a…

Grimshaw Speakers #1: Gina Vale on Gender and Radicalisation in IS

“It was women who were discussing IS and the requirement of the men around them. It wasn’t the men that spoke about this. So it was fascinating looking at the development of women’s support networks countering terrorist recruitment.” – Gina Vale, PhD…

LSE Limelight #6: Make Sanitary Products Free at LSE Campaign

“If your period comes and you aren’t prepared, you are too far from the SU and the supermarkets are out of stock, you have to go back home to change your pants. I never want this to happen at LSE.” – Maria…

LSE Limelight #5: Reflections on Green Week

“Students are the most important stakeholders of LSE. When students feel that they aren’t being taught how to deal with the real world problems then students need to stand up and make their education happen.” – Saskia Straub, SU Environment and…