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European Commission President speaks to Brexit challenges and opportunities at LSE

Ursula von der Leyen delivers a speech at the LSE © European Union, 2019, Source: EC – Audiovisual Service, Photographer: Etienne Ansotte On Wednesday, 8 January, an LSE alumna now among Europe’s most powerful politicians returned to the university to…

2020. New Year, Same You

2019 is over, and lo and behold, 2020 is upon us. I am not going to lie; it was a weird one for me. It was not a great year, and you won’t find those ridiculously long stories documenting every-goddamn-day…

Giramondo

Un’isola come un mondo condensato canta il suo mistero le sue incertezze Nella Serenissima balla il flusso di gente venuto da non si sa dove L’isola diventa un luogo giramondo in cui i cuori si intrecciano in silenzio mentre la…

Sentient and serious: the threat of AI

A 2020 candidate for the U.S. Presidential election refers to it as the upcoming onslaught of the ““disintegration of our society from the greatest economic transformation”. Artificial Intelligence (A.I) is causing widespread anxiety across business, science and economists. Now Democratic…

Panelists at LSE discuss Chilean crisis

On Thursday, 28 November after over a month of ongoing protests in Chile, LSE’s International Inequalities Institute co-hosted a panel event with the Centre for Social Conflict and Cohesion Studies (COES) titled ‘Understanding Chilean Unrest: inequalities, social conflict and political…

LSESU Grimshaw society launches new symposium event

by Florit Shoihet LSESU’s oldest society, LSESU Grimshaw Club, launched on 25 November a Symposium on ‘The Changing Face of International Affairs.’ The event featured a series of networking afternoons and evening lectures, along with interactive student events, such as…

Cosmic Labyrinths

                                         Each passion has a backdoor                              …

Jessica, Amraj & Toby on queer time theory, Hong Kong, and PRIDE at LSE

photography by Sebastian Mullen In the lead up to this interview, we joked that queer time theory is the most important mysterious paradigm dominating the lives of LGBTQ+ people, you know, apart from queerphobia. The planned time for this interview…

BBC – Minouche top choice for Bank of England Governor

According to the BBC, LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik is the conservative government’s choice to lead the Bank of England, replacing current governor Mark Carney.  Shafik has previously served as deputy-governor from 2014 to 2017. If she ends up taking…

Interview with Dr. Clive James Nwonka: The role of the Black academic

Dr. Clive Nwonka (c) LSE Events So, first things first. We really want to know what your skincare routine is. Goodness. Well, thank you – I’m quite flattered. so, as you know Black skin can get pretty dry, so it…

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