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Events Calendar

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We host a range of events across a broad spectrum of topics relating to social policy. Unless otherwise stated, our events are free and open to all.


Up coming Events


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Global innovations transform education

Hosted by the Centre for Economic Performance and the Department of Social Policy

Thursday 6 June 2024, 5.30pm-7.30pm, in-person public event, MAR.1.10 (Marshall Building)

Speakers: Amy Ellis-Thompson, Lucy Heller, David Cervera, Luz Rello 
Chair: Ismael Sanz Labrador

A policy panel and discussion focusing on the innovative strategies and policies driving educational advancements globally. From cutting-edge technology to impactful reforms, the panel will explore diverse approaches to shaping the future of education.

More information here


LSE Festival event-15 June 2024

End of the month vs end of the world politics: the green backlash

Hosted by LSE Festival: Power and Politics

Speakers: Susan Aitken, Dr Liam Besier-McGrath, Ciaran Cuffe, Jean-Louis Missika
Chair: Dr Catarine Heeckt

Taking Liam Beiser-McGrath’s research around the political feasibility of climate action and research by the European Cities Programme at LSE Cities as a point of departure, this event will bring together a panel of European city leaders to discuss what has been driving a growing backlash against the green transition in Europe, and how this is shaping urban politics and policy making.   

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Book launch of 'Caste in Everyday Life: Experience and Affect in Indian Society'

Hosted by the Department of Social Policy’s Race Matters Initiative in collaboration with the LSESU Ambedkar Society

Speakers: Dr Dhaneswar Bhoi, Professor Hugo Gorringe
Chair: Dr Sunil Kumar

This book explores the complex realities and experiences associated with 'caste,' examining how it can evoke life-threatening fear for some individuals while nurturing life-enriching networks for others. 

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PhD Atrium exhibition 2020

Exhibition: Education for Impact: promoting wellbeing and equality

Hosted by LSE Arts

Monday 20th January to Friday 14 February 2020

Atrium Gallery, Old Building LSE

This transformative and inter-disciplinary exhibition showcased PhD research being undertaken in the Departments of Social Policy, Health Policy and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences under the broad themes of wellbeing and equality.

More information here.


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Exhibition: How Social Policy Research Shapes the World You Live In

Hosted by the Department of Social Policy

Thursday 10 January - Sunday 20 January 2019

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This comparative and contemporary exhibition showcased Social Policy research responding to global challenges in areas such as inequality, work, family, poverty, migration and education.

More details here.