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Lloyd Gruber “ruins” fair trade coffee :)

Lloyd Gruber, International Development Interviewing Lloyd Gruber is a picnic, a picnic on a par with the mad hatter’s tea party, only more energetic, and a little bit more rational. Lloyd is very happy that he is a political scientist, and he is very happy to be at the LSE, happy to have swopped [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Lloyd Gruber “ruins” fair trade coffee :)

Shani Orgad: ambivalence, hospitality and Paddington Bear

Shani Orgad, Media & Communications Some people say that academics don’t “live in the real world”, that academia isn't in the real world. If that is the case, then the LSE is not an academic institution. Because the LSE is at its core concerned with the real world, with real lives and concrete experiences. You cannot find more politically [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Shani Orgad: ambivalence, hospitality and Paddington Bear

Catherine Xiang: students as news reporters

Catherine Hua Xiang (Photo: Aperiofilms) Dr. Catherine Hua Xiang gets things done. She joined the LSE in 2011. In her first months she approached Learning Technology & Innovation (LTI) because she wanted to create a series of Mandarin videos to complement her teaching on LN140 (Advanced Mandarin and Society). The project has since been [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Catherine Xiang: students as news reporters

Lourdes Sosa: teaching disruption… disruptively

Lourdes Sosa, Management (Photo: Aperiofilms) No one person should be pinned down with only one descriptive noun, but with Lourdes Sosa, this word easily imposes itself: excitement.  It is partly due to her physical presence – always smiling, big eyes transfixing, musical voice launching straight into a bubbling word-torrent. A word-torrent filled with very [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Lourdes Sosa: teaching disruption… disruptively