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Upcoming LSE Cities Public Lectures in January 2015

Monday 19 January
Dr Judith Rodin | Managing Disruption, Avoiding Disaster and Growing Stronger in an Unpredictable World
18.30-20.00, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ

Speaker: Dr Judith Rodin, President,The Rockefeller Foundation
Chair: Craig Calhoun, Director and President, LSE

LSE Cities and The Grantham Institute are delighted to host a lecture by Dr Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, on ‘Managing Disruption, Avoiding Disaster and Growing Stronger in an Unpredictable World.’

Through dramatic stories, penetrating insights, and research from around the world, Judith Rodin will discuss how people, organisations, businesses, communities, and cities have developed resilience in the face of otherwise catastrophic challenges. Dr Rodin’s new book is The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong.

Free and open to the public, no booking necessary. For more information please visit our website here.


Thursday 29 January
LSE Works public lecture | Better Growth, Better Climate: cities and the new climate economy
18.30-20.00, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, 99 Aldwych, WC2B 4JF

Speakers: Graham Floater, Director, NCE Cities Research Programme; Principal Research Fellow, LSE and Philipp Rode, Executive Director, LSE Cities; Co-Director of the NCE Cities Research Programme
Respondent: Dimitri Zenghelis, Co-Head Climate Policy, Grantham Research Institute, LSE
Chair: Fran Tonkiss, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Cities Programme, LSE

This event is structured around research for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and the cities workstream of the Commission’s New Climate Economy (NCE) project which LSE Cities is leading. This LSE Works public lecture will feature some of the core findings and arguments that were recently published in the first NCE publication ‘Better growth, better climate’ and position the role of cities as part of a global green economy transition.

Free and open to the public no booking necessary. For more information please visit our website here.

 
 
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