Podcasts

LSE Limelight #12: Declaring pronouns with Jason Reed

“I think a lot of the RIght is guilty of fetishisation of freedom. I would very much call myself a proponent of freedom but I think vast swathes of people weaponise it disingenuously in order to make out that they…

LSE Limelight #11: LSESU Marine Society Blue New Deal

“We are the people who will be truly affected by global heating and truly affected if we don’t change things now. A New Blue Deal is a matter of survival.” – Grace Chapman, President of LSESU Marine Society. In this episode…

LSE Limelight #10: Earthrise Journal Winter 2019 Issue

“What it has done, and what the purpose of it is, is to try and engage as many students as possible in environmental issues through producing their own content. And in that way, preparing them for an emotional, professional, creative…

Hidden Bridges #1: Colonisation + Natural Disasters

“[Formerly colonised nations] are left increasingly vulnerable and increasingly exploited because of their vulnerability, which has largely occurred from earlier forms of exploitation through colonialism.” – Dr Oscar Webber, LSE Teaching Fellow at the Department of International History. In this first…

LSE Limelight #9: ‘Call Me When You Get This’ Short Film

“When I was reading my Hobbes I realised that the only way I was going to hold onto these [film] ideas was if I wrote them down. And now it’s a 10-minute short film” – Sebastian Mullen, writer and co-director of…

The Last Dam Word #1: January ’20

Welcome to The Last Dam Word from the Review team at The Beaver, a Beaver Sound creation! We’ll be coming to you at the end of each month to chat about the good, the bad and ugly of arts and…

Guftagu #1: Mental Health within South Asian Communities

Welcome to Guftagu, which means ‘conversation’ in Urdu. Guftagu is a new Beaver Sound podcast in collaboration with LSE SU Pakistan Society, where we discuss issues related to South Asian social issues, culture, identity, and politics. Have a listen to the…

Crossing the Globe #3: Indigenous People

This week we’re speaking about indigenous people in different countries and cultures. We hear thoughts from Julia Bussab Fonseca about the sinister side of development which harms Brazil’s indigenous groups, Ronald Kim about Australia Day’s controversies and the different regional perspectives and Benji Flacks about his positive memories celebrating Maori culture and…

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…