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 Centre for Women, Peace and Security receives​ funding grant to tackle injustice

The LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security has announced it will be spearheading a new coalition of research institutions focused on tackling worldwide gender-based injustice. The Hub, One of twelve new research bodies funded by the UK Government’s Global…

LSE Talks Brexit: Gender Put on the Backburner

A panel hosted by the LSE Department of Gender Studies, School of Public Policy and the European Institute explores the gendered gains, losses and dilemmas of Brexit in relation to policy making, the development of social workers’ rights, the likely…

Female Student Refused at Campus Barbershop

A female LSE student was recently refused a haircut at Angelo’s Gents Hairdressers, despite having a very similar hairstyle to their other clients. Angelo’s is located in the centre of LSE campus. It is not officially affiliated with the LSE.…

A Rumination On The Conflation Between Love And Physical Attraction

Physical attraction is a subjective and nebulous concept to which there are many contributory elements, including one’s smile, smell and mannerisms, yet despite what may be asserted to the contrary it is often one’s appearance that is its deciding factor.…

On Dylan and Decay

A personal exploration on identity and Bob Dylan — It started with a feeling, a feeling I did not understand and could not articulate. All I knew was that I must understand the urgency of it, translate it into my…