Grimshaw Speakers #6: Dianna Melrose on her career from activism to diplomacy

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Dianna Melrose, former British Ambassador to Cuba and Tanzania. We spoke about her experience making her voice heard during a time where few women were in high-level…

Grimshaw Speakers #5: Dr Jill Stuart on Space: The Final Frontier of International Affairs

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Dr Jill Stuart expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation from LSE. We spoke about space infrastructure and militarisation, as well as…

Grimshaw Speakers #3: Andrew Norton on Supporting LDCs in Climate Negotiations

At our recent Grimshaw Simposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Andrew Norton, Director of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), about his work in climate change negotiations and partnering with least developed countries to train their…

Grimshaw Speakers #2: Alina Averchenkova on Climate Change Rising up the Diplomatic Agenda

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Alina Averchenkova, Grantham Institute Distinguished Policy Fellow, about her work considering the politics of climate change, the international policy and domestic legislation. Yasmina O’Sullivan chairs the discussion.  This is Grimshaw Speaker, a…

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…

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…