LSE Professorship Named After Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

A previous version of this article stated that Sen received the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1988. He was in fact awarded the Nobel Prize in 1998. This has been corrected. LSE has announced a new academic position in honour…

‘Colonialism: An overwhelming force of evil’- Could not be further from the truth

You’ve opened the Beaver, turned to the Comment section, and read this article’s title, expecting a pro-colonial rant. Well I am afraid to disappoint, but it is far from that. Last week Ruby Warber wrote an article on her disdain…

The Amartya Sen Interview: on Democracy and Justice

By Taryana Odayar and Sonali Campion.  An aged gentleman wearing a bright yellow raincoat slowly shuffles into the lobby of LSE’s Old Building. He is unaccompanied and moves gingerly with unhurried yet deliberately measured steps. He takes a seat on…

Amartya Sen on ‘The Country of First Boys’ at the LSE

By Taryana Odayar, Features Editor.  Economics Nobel Prize Winner Amartya Sen visited the LSE to discuss his new book, ‘The Country of First Boys.’  “I’m always very happy when people assume I know answers to questions.” True to form, when…