News and events

Beyond Black History Month: Staff Showcase
Thursday 31 October 2019 to 20 December 2019
Hosted by EDI 
Lower ground floor, New Academic Building
As the Black History Month celebration at LSE come to an end, we thought why not raise a toast to BME staff who tirelessly work in making LSE the space it is. Check out the exhibition that celebrates fellow staff. The exhibition will be located in the lower ground floor of the NAB. It will be on display until the end of Michaelmas term 2019.

Addressing Homelessness in London
Wednesday 06 November 2019 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Hosted by LSE London and the Department of Geography and Environment
ALUMNI THEATRE, NEW ACADEMIC BUILDING
In a session chaired by Christine Whitehead (LSE London), Bert Provan (LSE), Patrick Mulrenan (London Metropolitan University) and Eloise Shepherd (London Councils) will discuss the question of homelessness in London. 

Tackling Britain's Social Mobility Problem
Thursday 07 November 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hosted by the Centre for Economic Performance
SHEIKH ZAYED THEATRE, NEW ACADEMIC BUILDING
What can we do to improve Britain’s low social mobility - one of the most pressing issues facing young people growing up today? 

Women vs Capitalism: why we can't have it all in a free market economy
Monday 11 November 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hosted by the School of Public Policy
OLD THEATRE, OLD BUILDING
The free market as we know it cannot produce gender equality. This is the bold but authoritative argument of Vicky Pryce, the government’s former economics chief.

Mobilising for Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan: a global mothers' campaign
Wednesday 13 November 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hosted by the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit and the Department of International Development
HONG KONG THEATRE, CLEMENT HOUSEAs talks between the US and Taliban raise hopes for peace in Afghanistan, mothers are mobilising inside and outside the country to hold on to their right to educate their daughters.

The End of Working-Class Solidarity? The Chinese Workers and Students in Struggle
Thursday 14 November 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hosted by the Ralph Miliband Programme and the Department of Sociology
OLD THEATRE, OLD BUILDING
What do recent labour and student struggles in China tell us about the potential for working class solidarity and left politics?

French Muslims in Perspective: nationalism, post-colonialism and marginalisation under the Republic
Wednesday 27 November 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hosted by the European Institute
AUDITORIUM, BASEMENT, CENTRE BUILDING
Joseph Downing will present his latest book on Muslims in France in a comparative social, political and media perspective.

Education Without Borders: refugee rights in higher education
Thursday 28 November 2019 1:30pm to 1:45pm
Hosted by the LSE Library
LSE LIBRARY GALLERY
Attend this lightning talk by University of East London Archivist Paul Dudman reflecting on the work being undertaken at UEL on the Open Learning Initiative (OLIve) course for refugees and asylum seekers providing an introduction to the UK Highed Education system.

Religious Art
Tuesday 03 December 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hosted by Forum for Philosophy
SHEIKH ZAYED THEATRE, NEW ACADEMIC BUILDING
The relationship between religion and art is ancient and complex, varying across religious traditions and cultures. In this event, we will consider how these traditions of religious art differ and what role art plays in religion today. How should we display religious art? Might art be a way of opening interfaith dialogue? And has art itself become a kind of religion?

The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act: women's legal landmarks
Wednesday 11 December 2019 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Hosted by the LSE Library
WOLFSON THEATRE, NEW ACADEMIC BUILDING, UNITED KINGDOM
Mari Takayanagi (Houses of Parliament) speaks on the ‘Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act’, which enabled women to join professional organisations.