April 2017    Alumni Echo
The monthly update for alumni and supporters of the London School of Economics and Political Science

Now Article 50 has been triggered, what next?

The UK has officially started the process to exit the European Union and the negotiations are set to begin. Our experts analyse the political action and disambiguate the implications of Brexit. Read more

School News
‘Fake news’ is the best thing to happen to journalism, says Charlie Beckett, Director of Polis, LSE's media think tank.
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LSE’s Professor Lord Richard Layard contributes to the World Happiness Report 2017.
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New LSE-Oxford commission to promote inclusive growth in fragile and conflict situations.
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Alumni News
Alumnus Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou returns to LSE to discuss entrepreneurship and philanthropy.
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In Lent term students met with the donors whose generosity made their LSE experience possible.
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Applications invited for LSE Alumni Association volunteer leadership roles for the 2017-2020 term of office.
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World Bank Group President at LSE: live webcast, Tuesday 11 April
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim visits LSE next week. He will discuss how a fundamental shift in development finance can ensure we become the first generation in history to end extreme poverty.

The event takes place on Tuesday 11 April from 6.30-8pm BST and it will be webcast live.

New monthly podcast seeks answers to pressing questions

LSEIQ is the School’s new monthly magazine-style podcast asking some of the smartest social scientists - and other experts - to explore one question about economics, politics or society. In our first podcast we ask: ‘Why is CEO pay so high?’
Calendar
APR
20
LSE Alumni Association Kenya - Cocktail
Don’t miss the first alumni gathering this year in Nairobi.
APR
27
LSE Networking Night – North America
LSE's dynamic alumni community will come together in cities across Canada and the US.
MAY
8
House of Lords Annual Alumni Reception
Join us for our annual alumni reception in one of London's most iconic venues. 
OBITUARY

The School is saddened by the death of alumnus David Rockefeller, who studied at LSE under Lionel Robbins and Friedrich Hayek. Read more


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