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London School of Economics Chief to Run Berggruen Institute

Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.04.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

The Berggruen Institute, an independent, non-partisan "think and action tank" that is co-publisher of The WorldPost, announced this week that Craig Calhoun will become the new president of the organization. Professor Calhoun will leave his current position as director and president of the London School of Economics and Political Science in the summer of 2016 to take on this new role.

Urgent Call to World Leaders to Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change

Bianca Jagger | Posted 12.14.2015 | Green
Bianca Jagger

The United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris is only a few weeks away. This global conference is our last chance to tackle catastrophic climate change. If the negotiations fail, there is no plan B -- COP21 is effectively the end of the line.

Video Art Piece Asks 'How Does Freedom Dress?'

Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion

A veil is just a piece of cloth, but it often takes on enormous political and social implications that can fail to take the agency of the wearer into ...

WATCH LIVE: 'The Tragedy Of The European Union'

Posted 03.13.2014 | World

George Soros is speaking about his new book, "The Tragedy of the European Union" at the London School of Economics on Thursday, March 13th at 2:00-3:3...

When Doing Good Is Good Business

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Vivian Norris

Now there is a generation of students, who in the past would have attended top business schools such as Harvard, HEC, INSEAD, and LSE, who are looking for more from their careers than simply bringing home a large paycheck. They want to give back from the start.

Investigation Examines Gaddafi Son's London School Of Economics Admittance

Posted 12.01.2011 | World

Britain's Foreign Office approached a professor at the prestigious University of Oxford to admit Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif Al-Islam as a student, The...

Higher Education's Dirty Little Secret

Arvind Ganesan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Arvind Ganesan

Western universities are undoubtedly under pressure to find financial support, but this does not mean they should allow abusive and corrupt foreign dictators, officials or their families launder their images in exchange for money.

Between Gaddafi and Galliano: Ethics and Morality

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shai Baitel

Given what was known before, the artists performing for the Gaddafis and Dior should have not have gotten involved with the two in the first place. It is convenient that they all distance themselves now.

London School of Economics Investigates Gadaffi's Son Plagiarism Claims

BBC News | Katherine Sellgren | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The London School of Economics has confirmed it is investigating allegations that Colonel Gaddafi's son plagiarised his PhD thesis. Saif al-Islam stu...

A New Paradigm for Stock Exchanges?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Will the U.S. authorities let the iconic NYSE fall under the control of Deutsche Boerse? Will the European authorities accept a dominant European player in derivatives, equities and post trade services?

London School of Economics (LSE) Director Howard Davies on the Past, Present, and Future

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

Religion is clearly an important force in the contemporary world whether you believe in it or not, and therefore I think we need to try to integrate that better into our teaching.