Portugal delivers [Audio]
Speaker(s): Paulo Portas | In this lecture Paulo Portas, Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs will speak about the financial crisis in the Eurozone, the implementation of the financial assistance programme by Portugal, the Portuguese external policy and the new opportunities offered by the Arab Spring. Paulo Portas is the Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs, a position he has held since the general election in June 2011. He is also President of the Christian-Democrat CDS/PP Party which is
Beatrice Webb: her quest for a fairer society [Audio]
Speaker(s): Michael Ward, Jonathan Derbyshire, Professor David Piachaud, Stephen Timms MP | Tackling poverty and inequality is at the heart of progressive politics. But what can history tell us about the struggle for a fairer society, and where does the work of Beatrice Webb, the co-founder of LSE and advocate of the welfare state, fit in? Jonathan Derbyshire is the culture editor of the New Statesman. Professor David Piachaud is Professor of Social Policy at LSE. Stephen Timms is MP for East Ha
Truth, Errors, and Lies: politics and economics in a volatile world [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Grzegorz W Kolodko | A key architect of Poland's successful economic reforms, Grzegorz Kolodko applies his far-reaching knowledge to the past and future of the world economy. Grzegorz Kolodko is professor of political economy at Kozminski University in Warsaw and was previously Poland's deputy prime minister.
The Mountain Within: Leadership lessons from Kilimanjaro [Audio]
Speaker(s): Herta von Stiegel | Herta von Stiegel presents The Mountain Within, the book and award-winning documentary, telling the story of her climb up Kilimanjaro with 28 disabled climbers. She shares the leadership lessons she learned from this experience, as well as her 25 years in international finance; lessons of enormous value for aspiring business leaders, women in business, and all of us seeking wisdom and clarity in today's turbulent changing world. Herta von Stiegel established Ariya