Podcasts

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…

LSE Limelight #4: Emilia!

“She was the first female published poet in the UK and she’s led this incredible life, but the only thing that has been written about her is that she was a whore.” – Zehra Jafree, telling us about Emilia Bassano. This week we’re…

Crossing the Globe #2a Bonus: Education in Syria

“I feel like I have been a victim of patriotic education. ‘ – Jad from Syria This is a bonus episode including the full interview with Jad on education in Syria. This week we’re speaking about education systems in different…

LSE Limelight #3: Hands Off LSE

“Looking at the current provisions for survivors of sexual assault, LSE is really lagging behind other universities.” – Ella Holmes This week Yasmina is speaking to Hands Off LSE‘s Ella Holmes about tackling sexual assault on campus, their campaign to improve LSE’s support for victims…

Crossing the Globe #2: Education

“You can’t relate to the great poetry and literature that exists in that language. It magnifies your identity conflict.’ – Angbeen Abbas on prioritising English and losing regional languages in Pakistan. This week we’re speaking about education systems in different countries and…

LSE Limelight #2: The Justice For All Human Rights Journal (jfa)

“It’s so important that you don’t let your cause consume you or become 100% of your identity.” – Angana Narula (Co-founder of the JFA) This week we’re speaking to The jfa human rights journal co-founder Angana Narula about starting the publication at…

Crossing the Globe #1: Alcohol

“We actually have a proverb that a proper wedding should have a fight.” – Maria Golub on alcohol in Russia. This week we’re speaking about attitudes towards alcohol in different countries and cultures. We hear thoughts from Dylan Stevens about gambling in…

LSE Limelight #1: Freedom of Mind LSE

“Of course you can have problems with your physical body and you can have problems with your mental body – you should look after them in your daily life equally.” – Ella Marshall This week we’re speaking to Freedom of Mind…

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