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Exhibition: South Africa's Democracy - Mandela's 'Cherished Ideal'
1st-26th September
Atrium Gallery, Old Building
This free exhibition brings together photographs, documents and artefacts illustrating the unique story of South Africa's journey into democracy - President Mandela's 'cherished ideal'.
Jo Fidgen Interviews Michael Pollan
3rd September
Old Theatre, Old Building
A LSE and BBC Radio 4 Analysis public conversation, featuring Michael Pollan - arguably the USA's best-known and most influential writer on the subject of food, farming and us.
Footprint
5th September - 17th October
Footprint is Itchy Feet annual magazine celebrating everything we've been up to this year. If you'd like a copy posted to you then the price is 50p a copy plus postage for wherever you are, make sure you choose the right box: UK, EEA, Rest of World
The Shifts And The Shocks: What We've Learned – And Still Have To Learn – From The Financial Crisis
16th September
Old Theatre, Old Building
An event from LSE's Department of Economics: Martin Wolf and Lord Turner discuss the origins of the global financial crisis, and the learnings we can take from it.
Film Premiere: The UWC Spirit
17th September
Old Theatre, Old Building
The world premiere of documentary film 'The UWC Spirit' will be hosted at LSE on 17th September. The documentary follows four UWC (United World Colleges) students and exhibits the unique teaching philosophy and potential impact of the UWC Colleges.
Financing Africa's future: infrastructure, investment and opportunity
23rd September
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
International Growth Centre public lecture. Low investment in infrastructure is a critical constraint on economic growth in Africa. Dr Donald Kaberuka will assess the challenges and offer his views on the way forward.
South Africa's Democracy — Mandela's "Cherished Ideal"
23rd September
Old Theatre, Old Building
LSE public lecture. Speaker: Moeletsi Mbeki. Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun.
Ten Facts about Energy and Growth
24th September
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
A public lecture from LSE's International Growth Centre. Professor Greenstone will explore some of the key trends that are shaping energy in the developing world and outline some solutions to their energy challenges.
Growth, Policy and Institutions: lessons from the Indian experience
25th September
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
A public lecture from LSE's International Growth Centre. Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia will reflect on the Indian growth experience to distil his key lessons for growth and development.
Formality Bias: The Habits Holding Africa Back
26th September
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Dayo Olopade, Nigerian-American journalist and author, exposes the global pretensions that have stymied African development and explores the ingenious workarounds that are driving regional progress.
How to Build the Future
26th September
Old Theatre, Old Building
A public lecture from entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel, who co-founded PayPal and the data analytics firm Palantir Technologies.
The RAG Band
29th September - 2nd October
Tickets on sale now! Your official RAG band includes entry to all 4 LSESU freshers nights between Monday 28th and Thursday 4th.
FreshBook: The Freshers' Welcome Party
29th September
LSE Students’ Union welcomes the first Fresher’s party of 2014 – FreshBook – The Undergraduate Welcome Party
Giving Guidance On Future Monetary Policy In A Very Uncertain World
30th September
Old Theatre, Old Building
A public lecture from MPC member David Miles, hosted by the Financial Markets Group, Systemic Risk Centre and Centre For Macroeconomics at LSE.
The Graduate
30th September
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Enjoy performances from our soon-to-be announced live band while wearing your free sombreros and moustaches and drinking some Mexican beer.
Gender, Inequality and Power
1st October
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Professor Diane Perrons gives the Gender Institute orientation public lecture, looking at the gendering of Social Sciences from an interdisciplinary and transnational perspective.
Freshers' Fair 2014
2nd October
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Drop in to visit stalls from the Students' Union, clubs and societies, LSE and external organisations. Sign up to extra-curricular activities, meet new people and bag some great freebies!
Human Rights Diplomacy: Inside The United Nations
2nd October
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
A public lecture hosted by LSE's Centre for the Study of Human Rights, given by Ibrahim Salama, director of the Human Rights Treaties Division in the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Freshers' Fair 2014
3rd October
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Drop in to visit stalls from the Students' Union, clubs and societies, LSE and external organisations. Sign up to extra-curricular activities, meet new people and bag some great freebies!
Historical walking tours of campus for Research students
3rd October
Meet in the reception of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Find out more about the history of the LSE and local area with a walking tour led by Maria Carvalho, LSESU Research Students' Officer Tours will take place at 10am, 12middday, 2pm and 4pm.
Welcome drinks for Research students
3rd October
George IV pub on Portugal Street
Whether you're a new or returning PhD student, come along for some free drinks and networking in the George IV pub on Portugal Street
Freshers' Saucy
3rd October
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Dust of your ties and blazers for an epic Back to School night at LSESU's popular student night, Saucy.
Inequality And The 1%: What Goes Wrong When The Rich Become Too Rich
7th October
Old Theatre, Old Building
A public lecture by Danny Dorling, hosted by LSE's Geography and Environment and Sociology Departments.
The Paradox of China's Peaceful Rise
7th October
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
A public lecture on ‘China and the World’ from LSE IDEAS.
Book Launch: The History Manifesto
8th October
Old Theatre, Old Building
A public lecture from the British Government @ LSE, to launch 'The History Manifesto' by Dr Jo Guldi and Professor David Armitage.
Book Launch: Siberia: A History Of The People
9th October
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Professor Janet Hartley looks at the lives of Siberia’s people from the late sixteenth century to the present. This lecture marks the launch of 'Siberia: A History Of The People', published by Yale in July 2014.
Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century
9th October
Old Theatre, Old Building
A public lecture from LSE with the University of Melbourne. Professor Garnaut looks forward to where the global economy is headed across a diverse range of nation-states.
Nominations are open for Michaelmas Term elections
13th-20th October
www.lsesu.com/elections
RUN. VOTE. WIN. If you're interested in RUNning for a position, get in touch with Engagement Co-ordinator Laura Burley on L.A.Burley@lse.ac.uk and check out what positions are up for election at www.lsesu.com/yourunion and click on the elections tab
Art and Politics Now
13th October
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
In this public lecture from LSE Arts, Dr Anthony Downey explores the implications of artists' increasing engagement with some of the most pressing issues facing our world.
The Establishment And How They Get Away With It
13th October
Old Theatre, Old Building
In this public lecture from the Ralph Miliband Programme, Owen Jones sets out on a journey into the heart of our Establishment, from the lobbies of Westminster to the newsrooms, boardrooms and trading rooms of Fleet Street and the City.
Voting is open for Michaelmas Term elections
29th-30th October
RUN. VOTE. WIN. Find out who's RUNning for election and decide who gets your vote at lsesu.com/elections, then cast your vote at lsesu.com/vote - login with your School username and password.
Elections results night
30th October
The Venue, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
RUN. VOTE. WIN. Come and find out the results and see if the candidates you voted for are successful.