Past Events

A Green History of the Welfare State

Speaker(s): Tony Fitzpatrick (University of Nottingham)
1 Mar 2018 at 32L 1.04 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

More details on this event will be posted nearer the time

RiverBlue: can fashion save the planet?

23 Feb 2018 at London School of Economics, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ

Do you know how your clothes are made? The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment  and the Department of Geography and Environment present a screening of RiverBlue (2016), a documentary examining the harsh … read more »

Beveridge’s Sixth Giant

19 Feb 2018 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Beveridge’s “Five Giants” remain central issues in discussions about the welfare state today, but there are also new challenges that have emerged since the 1940s. Which “Giant” issue would a modern … read more »

How do People Really Think about Climate Change?

Speaker(s): Cass Sunstein
1 Feb 2018 at Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics

How does new information about climate change impact our existing beliefs? Cass Sunstein identifies some surprising biases and findings. Cass Sunstein (@CassSunstein) is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School. … read more »

How to fight climate change: economic and technical challenges

Speaker(s): Professor Hans-Werner Sinn
22 Jan 2018 at London School of Economics, Shaikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ

Public lecture by Professor Hans-Werner Sinn. Introduced and chaired by Robert Falkner. While humankind has to fight climate change, the economic and technical constraints are severe. Local demand cuts may … read more »

RSS | Jennifer Alix-Garcia

Speaker(s): Jennifer Alix-Garcia
29 Nov 2017 at London School of Economics, Tower 2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn Passage, London, WC2A 2AZ

Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Associate Professor in the Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be the speaker for this seminar. This seminar is open to all LSE … read more »