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LSE Sociology public event posters

Posters of public lectures and other events hosted by the Department of Sociology at LSE in the last few years (see our webpages for details plus podcasts and videos in many cases).

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LSE Sociology public event posters

LSE Sociology public event posters

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Dr Gary Wilder is speaking at LSE on the subject of his new book Freedom Time on 26 May 2015. All welcome, see poster for details.

Conference at LSE on 11 May 2015 with Tony Atkinson, Laura Bear, Wendy Carlin, John Hills, Gareth Jones, Naila Kabeer, Lisa Mckenzie, Diane Perrons, Thomas Piketty, Bob Rowthorn, Mike Savage, Stephanie Seguino, David Soskice. Book from 20 April.

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On 6 May Professor Fran Tonkiss, Director of LSE's Cities Programme, will talk about growing urban inequalities. Free and open to all, see poster for more info.

On the evening of 24 February 2015 there was a public tribute at LSE to the late Professor Ulrich Beck (15 May 1944 - 1 January 2015), a panel discussion with speakers including Craig Calhoun, Anthony Giddens and Richard Sennett, who talked about the impact of his work and its legacy.

'Democratizing Inequalities: dilemmas of the new public participation', new book edited by Dr Michael McQuarrie from LSE Sociology with Dr Caroline W Lee and Dr Edward T Walker (foreword by LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun), was launched at LSE on 3 February 2015 with a discussion.

Public discussion at LSE on 28 January 2015 with high profile solicitor Gareth Peirce, Saskia Sassen, Jeanne Theoharis.

Professor Judy Wajcman launched her new book 'Pressed for Time: the acceleration of life in digital capitalism' on 27 November 2014, 6.30 pm in the Old Theatre at LSE, with Genevieve Bell from Intel.

Book launch for 'Comedy and Distinction: The Cultural Currency of a “Good” Sense of Humour' by Dr Sam Friedman of LSE Sociology (see our Books and Blogs board) with Sam Friedman, Mike Savage, Guardian comedy critic Brian Logan and comedy scout Lydia Hampson - 6.30pm 12 November in Wolfson Theatre, LSE.

Anthropologist Ruth Behar gave a guest lecture at LSE on 30 October 2014 at the invitation of the REPS PhD network.

The REPS (Race, Ethnicity and Post-colonial Studies) PhD network is led by research students based at LSE. They have organised two film screenings this autumn, on the London riots of 2011 (showing 8 October 2014) and on the life of African immigrants in Italy (22 October).

On 23 October 2014 Professor Nigel Dodd launches his new book with a public lecture at LSE on The Social Life of Money (6.30-8pm, Old Theatre). Catch the video and podcast on our website.

Danny Dorling, Professor of Geography at Oxford and regular contributor to The Guardian and New Statesman, gave a talk at LSE on the subject of his new book: Inequality and the 1%: what goes wrong when the rich become too rich? Catch the podcast on our website.

Dr Gabriel Abend, 'The Moral Background: an inquiry into the history of business ethics', 28 May 2014.

Professor Partha Chatterjee, 'Nationalism, Internationalism and Cosmopolitanism: Some Lessons from Modern Indian History', 3 April 2014.

Professor Ulrich Beck: 'How Climate Change Might Save the World?', 27 February 2014.

Professor Bruno Latour: 'War and Peace in Time of Ecological Conflicts', 20 February 2014.

Conference: 'Culture and Social Change: The role of aesthetics',16 and 17 December 2013.

'The Old New Politics of Class', Professor Mike Savage inaugural lecture with discussant Professor Bev Skeggs (Goldsmiths), 20 November 2013.

'Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, captivity, and the future of endangered animals', Dr Carrie Friese with discussant Professor Charis Thompson, 12 November 2013.

Professor Ali Mirsepassi: 'The "Human Sciences'' on Trial in Iran', 7 November 2013.

Stratification and Culture Research Network launch workshop: 'Emerging Cultural Capital and New Forms of Distinction' 12 September 2013.

Professor Roberto Franzosi: 'Things to Do with Words: Illustrations from Italian Fascism (1919–1922) and Georgia lynchings (1875–1930)' 3 June 2013.

Professor Andrew Abbott, 'Scarcity, Abundance, Excess: towards a social theory of too much', 21 March 2013.

Professor Lord Anthony Giddens: 'Off the edge of history: the world in the 21st century', 19 February 2013.

Professor Peter Bearman: 'Understanding the Autism Epidemic', 20 November 2012.