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The London School of Economics and Political Science public events podcast series is a platform for thought, ideas and lively debate where you can hear from some of the world's leading thinkers. Listen to more than 200 new episodes every year.

Speaker(s): Lord Adair Turner | As part of LSE's series of lectures looking at the long term challenges facing Britain and British politicians 'after Blair', Adair Turner will examine the issues of pensions, welfare reform and the challenges posed by an ageing society.
Speaker(s): Lord Triesman | Lord David Triesman of Tottenham will discuss the role that public diplomacy plays in the achievement of the government's international objectives. As chair of the Public Diplomacy Board, he will describe the approach that has been developed as a result of Lord Carter's 2005 Review of …
Speaker(s): Lord Adair Turner | As part of LSE's series of lectures looking at the long term challenges facing Britain and British politicians 'after Blair', Adair Turner will examine the issues of pensions, welfare reform and the challenges posed by an ageing society.
Speaker(s): Lord Triesman | Lord David Triesman of Tottenham will discuss the role that public diplomacy plays in the achievement of the government's international objectives. As chair of the Public Diplomacy Board, he will describe the approach that has been developed as a result of Lord Carter's 2005 Review of …
Speaker(s): Professor Harvey Brown | Professor Brown will reappraise the reality and origins of the relativistic phenomena of length contraction and time, arguing that the reason why rods and clocks 'measure' the geometry of space-time is often misunderstood.
Speaker(s): Professor Harvey Brown | Professor Brown will reappraise the reality and origins of the relativistic phenomena of length contraction and time, arguing that the reason why rods and clocks 'measure' the geometry of space-time is often misunderstood.
Speaker(s): Dr Hasok Chang | This lecture will argue that examining what seems to be a very straightforward question - what is temperature and how can we measure it? - reveals surprising insights into the nature of science and of scientific authority.
Speaker(s): Dr Hasok Chang | This lecture will argue that examining what seems to be a very straightforward question - what is temperature and how can we measure it? - reveals surprising insights into the nature of science and of scientific authority.
Speaker(s): Professor George Constantinides | Professor Constantanides is one of the most prominent and creative research scholars in the field of financial economics, in particular of theories of asset and derivatives pricing. He will present theoretical and empirical research on three classes of generalizations of the standard neoclassical model and …
Speaker(s): Professor Oliver Hart | This lecture launches two new annual lecture series, the Coase Lecture and the Phillips Lecture. These names reflect the authorship of the two most famous articles ever published in Economica (the 'Phillips Curve' article was the most heavily-cited macroeconomics title of the 20th century; Ronald …
Speaker(s): Prof. Herbie Girardet, Isabel Hilton | Dongtan Eco-City, has been widely publicised and is regarded as a flagship model for sustainable urban development. But as China continues to urbanise with amazing rapidity, will such projects become mainstream? Can China avoid ever more national and global environmental damage in the …
Speaker(s): Professor Rene Lemarchand | Professor Lemarchand will consider the prospects for peace and stability in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the wake of the country's recent elections. Copyright (c)
Speaker(s): Professor Nikolas Rose | This talk considers what it means to approach psychology as a 'social' science in a specific sense - that is to say it sketches out an approach to the analysis of the part that psychology - its languages, techniques, forms of expertise, self-technologies - played …
Speaker(s): Dr Florian Bieber, Professor Bruno Coppieters | This roundtable discussion will explore the concept of secession by placing the experience of Kosovo in a comparative context. Copyright (c)
Speaker(s): Dr Florian Bieber, Professor Bruno Coppieters | This roundtable discussion will explore the concept of secession by placing the experience of Kosovo in a comparative context. Copyright (c)
Speaker(s): Dr APJ Abdul Kalam President of India | Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, President of India, delivered the closing speech at the forum's banquet dinner. The dinner was held in memory of former President of India KR Narayanan, who was an LSE Alumnus.
Speaker(s): Dr APJ Abdul Kalam President of India | Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, President of India, delivered the closing speech at the forum's banquet dinner. The dinner was held in memory of former President of India KR Narayanan, who was an LSE Alumnus.
Speaker(s): Sir Nicholas Stern, Neville Tuli | Indian Alumni and alumni from across Asia attended an alumni reception the evening before the Asia Forum. LSE director Howard Davies hosted this drinks reception and that was attended by many of the School's senior academics who spoke at the Forum. Sir Nicholas …
Speaker(s): Sir Nicholas Stern, Neville Tuli | Indian Alumni and alumni from across Asia attended an alumni reception the evening before the Asia Forum. LSE director Howard Davies hosted this drinks reception and that was attended by many of the School's senior academics who spoke at the Forum. Sir Nicholas …
Speaker(s): Professor Robert Wade, HE Sun Yuxi; Dr Purna Sen; Professor Lord Meghnad Desai | Discussions were led by LSE academics: Professor Danny Quah, Head of Economics Department; Dr Razeen Sally, senior lecturer in international political economy and head of the international trade policy unit and Professor Robert Wade, professor …