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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

Nancy Holman: humour has more to do with my teaching than anything else

Nancy Holman, Geography & Environment (Photo: aperiofilms for LTI) “What are you worried about in today's interview?” “That I might swear.” “Who the f*** cares!” Big grin on Nancy's face. Interviewing Dr. Nancy Holman is a delight from start to finish. She is quietly wicked: “It is my avowed aim to make you explode with [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Nancy Holman: humour has more to do with my teaching than anything else

William A. Callahan: Visual International Politics Student Movies

William A. Callahan, International Relations (Photo: Aperiofilms for LTI) When William A. Callahan, Professor in IR, devised a new course, Visual International Politics (IR318), one of its objectives was to train students in how to produce, direct, film and edit short documentary films. Documentaries encourage students to  work collaboratively, reinforce concepts learnt, and [...]

By | October 5th, 2015|0 Comments