London School of Economics

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London School of Economics

Public research university specialised in the social sciences located in London, United Kingdom, and a constituent college of the federal University of London add

Category: Sciences

Founded in 1895.

Countries: United Kingdom (34%), United States (25%), (10%)

Main connections: University College London, Professor, Harvard University

Linked to: Peking University, The Complete University Guide, Association of Commonwealth Universities, European University Association

 

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1895

Founded in 1895 by Fabian Society members Sidney Webb, Beatrice Webb and George Bernard Shaw, LSE joined the University of London in 1900 and first issued degrees to its students in 1902 add something


1900

The school joined the federal University of London in 1900, becoming the university's Faculty of Economics and awarding degrees of the University from 1902 add something

 

University of London - Bedford College, Royal Holloway and the London School of Economics all joined in 1900; Regent's Park College, which had affiliated in 1841, became an official divinity school of the university in 1901; Goldsmiths College joined in 1904; Imperial College was founded in 1907; Queen Mary College joined in 1915; the School of Oriental and African Studies was founded in 1916; and Birkbeck joined in 1920


1901

August Zaleski - In 1901, he was graduated from a gymnasium in Praga and became a librarian for the Krasi?ski family, but finally moved to London, where he received a master's degree from the London School of Economics


1902

From 1902, following its absorption into the University of London, and up until 2007, all degrees were awarded by the federal university, in common with all other colleges of the university add something

 

LSE moved to its present day central London campus at Clare Market and Houghton Street in Westminster, off the Aldwych and next to the Royal Courts of Justice and Temple Bar in 1902 add something


1912

Former British Prime Minister, Clement Attlee taught at the school from 1912 to 1923, while Ramsay MacDonald frequently gave lectures on behalf of the Fabian Society add something


1915

Heinrich Bruning - After graduating from Gymnasium Paulinum he first leaned towards the legal profession but studied Philosophy, History, German and Political Science at Strasbourg, the London School of Economics and Bonn, where, in 1915, he received a doctorate for his thesis on the financial, economical and legal implications for nationalizing the British railway system


1917

Rupert Emerson - After serving in the U.S. Navy from 1917-18, he received a B.A. from Harvard University in 1922, a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics in 1927


1920

In 1920, King George V laid the foundation stone of the Old Building, the principal building of LSE. The School has gradually increased its ownership of adjacent buildings, creating an almost continuous campus between Kingsway and the Royal Courts of Justice add something

 

The foundation stone of the Old Building, on Houghton Street, was laid by King George V in 1920; the building was opened in 1922 add something

 

Robert Fraser (ITV) - Originally hailing from Adelaide, Fraser came to the United Kingdom in the 1920s to follow up his degree from Melbourne University with further study at the London School of Economics


1924

Ruth Dalton - A graduate of the London School of Economics, she married in 1924 the Labour Party MP Hugh Dalton; they had one child, a daughter


1926

Sarah Gibson Blanding - Blanding obtained her master's degree in political science at Columbia University in 1926, and pursued graduate studies at the London School of Economics under Harold Laski


1929

Abba P. Lerner - He entered the London School of Economics in 1929 where he would study under Friedrich Hayek


1930

The 1930s economic debate between LSE and Cambridge is well known in academic circles add something

 

Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. - Frankfurter helped Kennedy get his sons Joseph Jr. and John admitted into the London School of Economics in the late 1930s, where they studied under Harold Laski, a leading Jewish intellectual and a prominent socialist

 

Kalervo Oberg - He attended the London School of Economics during two different periods in the 1930s

 

Manchester Business School - The London School of Economics and Manchester Municipal College of Technology were the first higher education institutions in the UK to follow the US trend of offering postgraduate management programmes in the 1930s


1931

Eileen Power - In 1931 she became Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics , where she remained until 1938 when she became Professor of Economic History at Cambridge University


1933

Karl Mannheim - Greta Kuckhoff worked for him, leaving in 1933 to study at the London School of Economics and prepare for Mannheim's emigration there


1936

Alexander Nove - He attended King Alfred School in London and received a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1936


1937

Michael Postan - He was born to a Jewish family in Bendery, Bessarabia, and studied at the St Vladimir University in Kiev, leaving the USSR after the October Revolution and settling in the UK. He had positions at University College London and at the London School of Economics, before being appointed Professor of Economic History at the University of Cambridge, from 1937


1938

Nigerian Youth Movement - H.O. Davies returned to Nigeria in 1938 from a spell at the London School of Economics , becoming a leading figure in the movement until he resigned in 1951


1940

Rafi Eitan - Eitan went to a regular junior high public school, but finished his high school at the Agricultural School in Givat HaShlosha in 1940 before going to the London School of Economics for his BSc in Economics


1941

David Pearce (economist) - David Pearce was born in Harrow, London on 11 October 1941, graduated in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from Oxford University in 1963 and studied economics at London School of Economics from 1963 to 1964, and held academic posts at the Universities of Lancaster, Southampton, Leicester, and Aberdeen before arriving at UCL as Professor of Political Economy in 1983


1943

Susan Strange - Susan Strange earned a first in Economics at the London School of Economics in 1943; it would be twenty years before she established her reputation as an academic


1944

Meir Avizohar - Born in Jerusalem during the Mandate era, Avizohar studied at the &Hebrew_University_of_Jerusalem and London School of Economics, earning a PhD. He was a member of the HaMahanot HaOlim youth movement and kibbutz Hamadia, and joined Mapai in 1944


1947

Oskar Spate - In 1947 Spate returned to England, where he served briefly as a lecturer at the &Bedford_College_(London) for Women, which was part of the University of London before taking up a permanent position at the London School of Economics


1948

Mengistu Lemma - In 1948, Mengistu studied in London at the Regent Street Polytechnic before attendending the London School of Economics


1950

Michael Banton - After graduating from the London School of Economics in 1950, Banton conducted research on the settlement of New Commonwealth immigrants in the East End of London for which he received the degree of PhD from the University of Edinburgh

 

Donald Dewey - After the war, he did additional graduate work at Cambridge University, the London School of Economics, and Chicago before joining the faculty of Duke University in 1950

 

Tony Gibson - In the 1950s he studied sociology at the London School of Economics and psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, following which he undertook research at the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge


1951

James Jupp - James Jupp was born in Croydon, England, and was educated at the London School of Economics between 1951 and 1956


1952

Thayer Scudder - Educated at Harvard University , he did a postdoctorate in African Studies, Anthropology and Ecology at the London School of Economics, followed by positions with the Rhodes-Livingston Institute for Social Research in Northern Rhodesia 1956-1957 and again in 1962-1963, and a post at the American University in Cairo in 1961-1962

 

John Tower - In 1952 and 1953, he pursued graduate coursework at the London School of Economics and conducted field research on the organization of the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom

 

Ronald Cass - In 1952, Cass attended a show performed by the students of the London School of Economics, and was so impressed by one of them, Ron Moody, that he and Myers decided to let him make a début performance in "Intimacy at 8", a revue presented at the New Lindsay Theatre

 

Kumari Jayawardena - Jayawardena was born and had her secondary education in Sri Lanka and later decided to enter the London School of Economics in 1952


1953

Elie Kedourie - He was at the London School of Economics from 1953 to 1990, becoming Professor of Politics

 

Tanin Kraivixien - He went to the London School of Economics to continue with his studies in Law. He graduated in 1953 and in 1958 was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn

 

Edward Szczepanik - On his return he became an assistant in Lipi?ski's department in SGH. After the interruption of the War, he completed his education with an M.Sc. in Economics from the LSE in 1953 and a PhD in Economics in 1956


1957

Jacques Saade - He Graduated from the London School of Economics in 1957

 

Jacques Saade - He graduated from the London School of Economics in 1957 and took over the family business after the death of his father


1960

David Attenborough - In the early 1960s, Attenborough resigned from the permanent staff of the BBC to study for a postgraduate degree in social anthropology at the London School of Economics, interweaving his study with further filming


1961

Bryan Davies, Baron Davies of Oldham - He was educated at Redditch High School, Worcestershire, at University College London, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in history 1961, the Institute of Education and at the London School of Economics, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in economics in 1968


1962

Eric Fletcher, Baron Fletcher - Fletcher served as a member of the Church Assembly, 1962 and as a member of the Senate of the University of London and governor of Birkbeck College and the London School of Economics

 

Orlando Patterson - He went on to earn a BSc in Economics from the University of the West Indies at Mona in 1962, and his Ph.D. in Sociology at the London School of Economics in 1965


1964

David Miller (philosopher) - In 1964 he went to the London School of Economics as a student to study Logic and Scientific Method

 

Michael Otsuka - "'Michael Otsuka"' is currently Professor of Philosophy at University College London but will move in 2013 to the Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method at the London School of Economics


1965

Aroon Purie - An Indian Chartered Accountant, Aroon Purie graduated from The Doon School and was awarded his B.Sc in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1965

 

Michael Kijana Wamalwa - In 1965, he was awarded a commonwealth scholarship to study law at King's College, Cambridge, graduating in 1968 before going on to the London School of Economics


1966

Takis Fotopoulos - After earning degrees in Economics and Political Science and in Law from the University of Athens, he moved to London in 1966 for postgraduate study at the London School of Economics on a Varvaressos scholarship from Athens University

 

Ivor Grattan-Guinness - He gained his Bachelor degree as a Mathematics Scholar at Wadham College, Oxford, and an MSc in Mathematical Logic and the Philosophy of Science at the London School of Economics in 1966

 

Jim Cowan - He received a Master of Laws degree in 1966 from the London School of Economics


1968

Andrew Ashworth - He gained his LLB in 1968 from the London School of Economics, a BCL from Oxford in 1970, and a PhD in 1973 from the University of Manchester


1970

John Stathatos - Based in London, 1970s-1990s, where he studied at the London School of Economics and was Executive Editor of the student newspaper, The Beaver as well as Editor of two issues of Clare Market Review


1971

Eric Ollerenshaw - He was born and grew up in Lancashire and was educated at the London School of Economics where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics in 1971


1972

Rudi Vis - He was a graduate of the London School of Economics, gaining an MSc in Economics 1972

 

Ed Miliband - Ralph Miliband left his academic career at the London School of Economics in 1972 to take up a post at Leeds University as a Professor of Politics

 

Nathan Divinsky - Their relationship continued while Campbell did graduate work at the London School of Economics, and the two were married in 1972

 

Vesa Kanniainen - Vesa Kanniainen studied at the London School of Economics in 1972-73, working within macroeconomic theory and monetary economics, topics that he was teaching as Visiting Assistant Professor at Brown University and Washington State University in 1977-79


1973

HEC Paris - It signed a partnership with the New York University and the London School of Economics in 1973, and has recruited foreign students since 1975


1974

Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala - Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala studied economics at the London School of Economics , graduating with a bachelor's degree in 1974


1977

Tony Fernandes - He was educated at Epsom College from 1977 to 1983 and graduated from the London School of Economics in 1987


1979

Charlotte Gray (author) - Born in Sheffield, England and educated at Oxford University and the London School of Economics, Gray came to Canada in 1979


1980

In various forms, RAG Week has been operating since 1980, when it was started by Student Union Entertainments Officer and now New Zealand MP Tim Barnett add something

 

Rodolfo Terragno - In 1980, he was appointed researcher for the Institute of Latin American Studies in London and for the London School of Economics, posts he held until 1982

 

Stuart Hampshire - She died in 1980, and in 1985 he married Nancy Cartwright, who was his colleague at Stanford and is now Professor of Philosophy at the London School of Economics and at the University of California, San Diego


1981

Zheng Chengsi - He studied at the graduate school of the London School of Economics from 1981 to 1983

 

Mark Florman - Mark Florman was educated at Harrow School and graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1981


1982

Robert J. Shiller - He has taught at Yale since 1982 and previously held faculty positions at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Minnesota, giving frequent lectures at the London School of Economics


1983

Yishai Beer - LL.B. , Hebrew University, 1983; LL.M., London School of Economics, 1986; Ph.D., Hebrew University, 1990


1984

Bernard Drainville - Drainville attended the University of Ottawa, where he was president of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa in 1984-85, and obtained a bachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in international relations at the London School of Economics


1985

Leila Aboulela - She graduated from Khartoum University in 1985 with a degree in Economics and was awarded an MSc and an MPhil degree in Statistics from the London School of Economics


1986

Kirsty Lang - She first joined the BBC as a graduate trainee in 1986, having gained an MA in Journalism from City University, London following a degree in International Relations and an MSc in Government and Politics from the London School of Economics


1988

INFORM - Answering the need for a body that would disseminate well-researched, impartial information, Eileen Barker, a leading sociologist of religion based at the London School of Economics and Political Science, established INFORM in 1988 with the support of the Home Office, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal Hume and other mainstream churches

 

Hishammuddin Hussein - He attended London School of Economics and received a Master of Laws in Commercial and Corporate Law in 1988

 

Tan Chuan Jin - In 1988, he was awarded an SAF Overseas Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom, where he completed a BSc degree at the London School of Economics and a Master of Arts degree in Defence Studies at King's College London


1989

The LSE Summer School was established in 1989 and has expanded extensively with more than 4,400 participants in 2011 add something

 

Mat Osman - He studied at the London School of Economics, where in 1989 he was awarded a BSc in Economics


1990

Thomas Millar - Following his retirement in 1990, he remained in London until his death and held part-time positions at the London School of Economics and King's_College_London


1991

Andreas Loverdos - In 1991 he completed his six months research in the Open University of Brussels and London School of Economics on issues related with governmental functions and in 1996 his 6 months research in Boston University on issues related to the function of Democratic Constitutions

 

Yvette Cooper - She gained a Kennedy Scholarship in 1991 to Harvard University and finished her studies with an MSc in Economics at the London School of Economics


1993

The LSE is incorporated under the Companies Act as a company limited by guarantee and is an exempt charity within the meaning of Schedule Two of the Charities Act 1993 add something

 

Barbara Serra - In 1993, she moved to the UK to read International Relations at the London School of Economics, and trained as a journalist via a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at City University, London


1994

Marvi Memon - In 1994 she received Bachelor of Laws degree from London School of Economics in United Kingdom

 

China Mieville - Miéville studied for a BA degree in social anthropology at Clare College, Cambridge, graduating in 1994, and achieved both a Masters' degree and PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics in 2001


1995

The second-largest residence is based in High Holborn, was opened in 1995 and is approximately 10 minutes walk from the main campus add something


1996

It was founded in 1996 by Hector Birchwood and Allister Heath and publishes an online journal, the "LSE Hayek Society Journal" add something

 

The largest LSE student residence, Bankside, opened in 1996 and accommodates 617 students across eight floors overlooking the River Thames and located behind the popular Tate Modern art gallery on the south bank of the River add something

 

Environmental Investment Organisation - The EIO was set up as in 1996 by London School of Economics Alumni, Michael Gill, as a parallel body to the LSE Environmental Initiatives Network

 

Sanchita Islam - In September 1996, Islam graduated from the London School of Economics, &University_of_London with a BSc in International History and a MSc in Comparative Politics


2003

In 2003, LSE purchased the former Public Trustee building at 24 Kingsway add something

 

The Fabian Window is located within the library, having been unveiled by Tony Blair in 2003 add something

 

Bowdoin College - The Government & Legal Studies Department, whose prominent professors include Michael Franz, Allen Springer, Paul Franco, Richard E. Morgan, Chris Potholm and Jean M. Yarbrough, was ranked the top small college political science program in the world by researchers at the London School of Economics in 2003

 

Dartmouth College - The Government Department, whose prominent professors include Stephen Brooks, Richard Ned Lebow, and William Wohlforth, was ranked the top solely undergraduate political science program in the world by researchers at the London School of Economics in 2003


2004

In the THE-QS World University Rankings, the school was ranked 11th in the world in 2004 and 2005, but dropped to 66th and 67th in the 2008 and 2009 edition add something

 

Vince Cable - Cable lectured for a time at the University of Glasgow and was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics, for a 3-year period until 2004

 

Peter Boettke - In 2004, he was named a Hayek Fellow at the London School of Economics

 

Dan Milisavljevic - Upon graduation in 2004, he was awarded the Commonwealth Scholarship to study at the London School of Economics


2005

Since 2005, the School has opened three new residences to provide accommodation for all first year students add something

 

Planning permission was sought to convert Northumberland House, on Northumberland Avenue into a new residence on 2 June 2005, and the accommodation opened to students in October 2006 add something

 

Grosvenor House, converted from a Victorian office building, opened in September 2005 add something

 

Economy of Malaysia - In September 2005, Sir Howard J. Davies, director of the London School of Economics, at a meeting in Kuala Lumpur, cautioned Malaysian officials that if they want a flexible capital market, they will have to lift the ban on short-selling put into effect during the crisis


2006

Lilian Knowles, independently operated in Spitalfields, is home for approximately 360 students and opened in 2006 add something


2007

All undergraduate students entering from 2007 and postgraduate students from 2009 received an LSE degree add something

 

This system was changed in 2007 in order to enable some colleges to award their own degrees add something

 

European Parliament - Politicisation such as this has been increasing, in 2007 Simon Hix of the London School of Economics noted that:

 

The Tart - A website was established in August 2007, and The Tart was distributed across ten university campuses during termtime in late 2007, including Oxford University, Cambridge University, Bristol University, Warwick University and London School of Economics


2008

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, LSE had the highest percentage of world-leading research of any British higher education institution add something

 

Introduced in 2008, the series has seen many prominent speakers such as George Soros, Thomas L. Friedman, Fareed Zakaria and Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve System of the United States add something

 

LSE IDEAS is a research centre for the study of international affairs, diplomacy and grand strategy at the LSE. It was founded by Prof Michael Cox and Prof Arne Westad in 2008 add something

 

The "Clare Market Review" one of Britain's oldest student publications was revived in 2008 and has gone on to win many national awards add something

 

Jason Webster (author) - A Spanish edition, "Las heridas abiertas de la guerra civil", was published in 2008 with a prologue by Paul Preston of the London School of Economics

 

LSE was granted the power to begin awarding its own degrees from June 2008 add something

 

Students graduating between June 2008 and June 2010 have the option of receiving a degree either from the University of London or the School add something

 

The building opened for teaching in October 2008, with an official opening by Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh on 5 November 2008 add something


2009

In 2009, the School purchased Sardinia House on Lincoln's Inn Fields and the "Ye Olde White Horse" public house, adjacent to Parish Hall, as new additions to the estate add something

 

LSE graduates often score highly in the 'employment prospects' section of guides, with students considered to have the best 'graduate prospects' of any British university in all 2009 "Sunday Times University Guide" rankings add something

 

David Morgan (businessman) - His son, Benjamin David Morgan, is studying at the London School of Economics in 2009

 

Indeed, with regards to the political arena, as of February 2009, around 45 past or present heads of state have studied or taught at LSE, and 28 members of the current British House of Commons and 46 members of the current House of Lords have either studied or taught at the school add something

 

Local Government Chronicle - Emma Maier took over as editor in July 2009 from Karen Day. It features contributions from analysts including Tony Travers from the London School of Economics, a weekly anonymous columnist "LGC Insider" and various governmental figures

 

In November 2009, LSE purchased the freehold of both Sardinia House, overlooking Lincoln's Inn Fields, and the Ye Old White Horse public house add something


2010

Since 2010, LSE has leased premises behind the Library in New Court add something

 

War in Afghanistan (2001-present) - A 2010 report published by the London School of Economics says that Pakistan's ISI has an "official policy" of support to the Taliban

 

Dale T. Mortensen - He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics jointly along with Christopher A. Pissarides from the London School of Economics and Peter A. Diamond from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010 "for their analysis of markets with search frictions"

 

Since September 2010, it has been compulsory for first year undergraduates to participate in LSE 100: Understanding the Causes of Things alongside normal studies add something

 

In October 2010 it was announced the university had been successful in acquiring the freehold of the grade-II listed Land Registry Building , which opened in March 2013 as the new home of the School's Department of Economics and its associated research centres add something


2011

In 2011 the Summer School accepted students from over 115 countries, from some of the top colleges and universities in the world, as well as professionals from several national banks and major financial institutions add something

 

In 2011, the school received 17,654 applications for 1,271 undergraduate places add something

 

Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies - In 2011, the Privy Council approved changes to the School's Charter allowing it to award degrees in its own name, following the trend set by fellow colleges the London School of Economics, &University_College_London and King's College London

 

Brunei Gallery, SOAS - In 2011, the Privy Council approved changes to the School's Charter allowing it to award degrees in its own name, following the trend set by fellow colleges the London School of Economics, &University_College_London and King's College London

 

In February 2011, LSE had to deal with controversy regarding the authorship of the PhD thesis of one of Muammar Gaddafi's sons, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, and a £1,5m donation to university add something

 

In March 2011, Howard Davies resigned over allegations about the institution's links to the Libyan regime add something

 

Sonke Neitzel - He is Professor of History at the London School of Economics having held posts at the University of Mainz, University of Karlsruhe, University of Bern, and the University of Saarbrucken but will take over the Chair of Modern History at the University of Glasgow from September 2011

 

In November 2011, the New Students' Centre was recognised a low environmental impact building, receiving 'Outstanding' status under BREEAM, and in 2012 was one of three winners of the New London Award in the Education category add something


2012

The vast majority of LSE students are engaged in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating and the School is listed first for employability in the 2012 Sunday Times Good University Guide add something

 

St. Gallen MBA-HSG - In January 2012 Credit Suisse became a founding sponsor of Project Firefly, a program started by St. Gallen students and faculty where MBA participants and recent graduates can submit essays and have them reviewed by academic experts from Harvard University, London School of Economics, &University_of_California,_Berkeley, University of Sydney Business School and Seoul National University, including a Nobel Laureate

 

David Held - In addition to the mastership of University College, he is as of January 2012 professor of politics and international relations at Durham University from January 2012, having moved from the Graham Wallas chair of Political Science and the co-directorship of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics

 

Tim Brown (footballer) - On 26 March 2012 he announced his retirement from football following the conclusion of the 2011-12 A-League season to pursue a Masters degree in Management at either the London School of Economics or Cambridge University

 

Professor Craig Calhoun took up the post of Director in September 2012 add something

 

Paul Gilroy - He was the first holder of the Anthony Giddens Professorship in Social Theory at the London School of Economics before he joined King's_College_London in September 2012


2013

In 2013, the School purchased the Women's Library, Britain's main library and museum resource on women and the women's movement and a UNESCO classified resource add something

 

It is currently in the middle of a £30m project to open the new Saw Swee Hock Students' Centre on the Aldwych campus in summer 2013 add something

 

It will open at the School's main site in summer 2013 add something

 

David Graeber - According to the "Chronicle of Higher Education", he has accepted a professorship at the London School of Economics in 2013

 

Janet Yellen - In October 2013, it was announced that she will receive an Honorary Doctorate from the London School of Economics in July 2014, making her and her husband "the first wife and husband team to hold honorary doctorates from the School"


2014

In the UK, the School was ranked third in both the "Complete University Guide 2014" and "The Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014" add something

 

It has recently completed a RIBA design competition for a new £90 million building to house the Global Centre for the Social Sciences, which was won by Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners, construction of which will begin in spring 2014 add something

 

In May 2014 the Saw See Hock Student Centre won the RIBA London Building of the Year award add something


2015

In February 2015, Angelina Jolie and William Hague launched the UK's first academic Centre on Women, Peace and Security, based at the School add something

 

In August 2015, it was revealed that the university was payed approximately £40,000 for a "glowing report" for Camila Batmanghelidjh's scandal-hit charity, Kids Company add something


2016

In 2016 ranking, the school moves upward to 327th in the world, but drops to 33rd in the country add something

 

Furthermore, in May 2016 it was announced that Jolie-Pitt and Hague would join Jane Connors and Madeleine Rees as Visiting Professors in Practice from September 2016 add something

 

The School's current director is the American sociologist, Professor Craig Calhoun who will stand down in July 2016 add something


2017

The 2017 "U.S. News & World Report" ranks LSE 261th in the world add something

 

As of March 2017, LSE is ranked second globally for social sciences in the "QS Rankings", in the top twenty in the "THE Rankings" and in the top fifty by all four major global rankings add something

 

The School's current interim Director is the Professor of Law, Julia Black, who is due to stand down on 1 September 2017 when she will be replaced by Dame Nemat Shafik add something


2018

Once complete in 2018 the new development - the Global Centre for the Social Sciences add something


2019

A sculpture by Mark Wallinger, "The World Turned Upside Down", which features a globe resting on its north pole, was installed in Sheffield Street on the LSE campus on 26th March, 2019 add something

 

As of 2019, 18 Nobel Prizes in economics, peace and literature are officially recognised as having been awarded to LSE alumni and staff add something

 

In overall national rankings, the LSE consistently places as a top 15 university, ranking 3rd in the "Complete University Guide 2019", 15th in the "Guardian University Guide 2019" and 9th in the "Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019", placing it 7th in the Times Higher Education Table of Tables 2017 add something

 

A sculpture by Mark Wallinger, "The World Turned Upside Down", which features a globe resting on its north pole, was installed in Sheffield Street on the LSE campus on 26 March 2019 add something