What’s on Your Desk? Part III

By Bryan Ling Another week or so, another nail biting analysis of LSE profs, their desks, and what the first have on the second. Dr Jo Murkens, Department of Law (LL106, LL4Z6) B: What’s one item on your desk that…

What’s on Your Desk? Part II

By Bryan Ling The second entry in our ongoingly breathless coverage of LSE professors and what’s on their desks. Dr James Abdey, Department of Statistics (ST102) B: What’s one item on your desk that you couldn’t go without?  The second…

At LSE, Piketty lectures on worldwide inequality

On Thursday, 6 February, LSE alumnus Thomas Piketty, Professor at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and at the Paris School of Economics, delivered a speech titled “Capital and Ideology”, named after his latest seminal book. Piketty explained…

Revisiting The Issue of Laptops In Lectures

The arguments put forward in a recent New York Times article titled, “Laptops are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.” aren’t particularly new, but they still re-ignite a debate in op-eds and on academic Twitter over the…