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LSE Act.Count.Think is a student-led podcast that serves as a platform for professionals and scholars to share their insights in order to keep you updated with the most pressing matters in business and finance. The conversation is conducted by Ronojit Dasgupta(2020/21), Lewis Patterson (2019/20) and Danyal Adnan (2018/19), MSc Accounting and Finance students at The London School of Economics and Political Science.
 
This is a conversation podcast by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB, author of ‘How Change Happens’ and Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of the agreed policies of either Oxfam or the LSE. https://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/
 
Stories of the Pandemy, for the People of the Pandemy. No one is alone on the Pandemy Show, where we find solace in shared experience and rediscover our common humanity. The Covid 19 global pandemy has many people feeling isolated, but from our perspective, we are all in this together, we’re all humans, trying to figure out life in 2020 and beyond. Whether you are a rat licker, sheeple, or somewhere in between, all are welcome at the Pandemy Show.
 
The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is an interdisciplinary student-led research association founded by research students and academics in 1990 at the London School of Economics & Political Science. ASEN seeks to fulfil two broad objectives: 1. To facilitate and maintain an interdisciplinary, global network of researchers, academics and other scholars interested in ethnicity and nationalism; and 2. To stimulate, produce, and diffuse world-class research on ethni ...
 
The Curious Quant series, hosted by Michael Kollo, is a discussion between technically-minded professionals in the financial services, technology and data science fields. It examines the application of new data and new methodologies to common problems in financial markets. Michael Kollo has a PhD in Finance is from the London School of Economics where he lectured in quantitative finance in addition to Imperial College and at the University of New South Wales. He has created models and led qu ...
 
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Daytimers UK is a new music collective made up of British South Asian DJs. Taking inspiration from the daytime raves of the 80s and 90s, they're reviving the way South Asian heritage and culture are displayed in public life. We hear from DJ Ritu, one of the pioneers of the Asian Underground music scene. And DJ Priya and Gracie T are from the new Da…
 
The 80s was the era of day time raving for thousands of British South Asian Kids from cities across the UK from Bradford to Birmingham, Manchester to London. People called them Daytimers. They were kids skipping school to go clubbing in the daytime to avoid the rules imposed on them about going out at night. Forty years later, Daytimers UK is back …
 
Police Minister, Kit Malthouse, talks to Woman's Hour about violence towards women in the light of Sabina Nessa's murder. We talk to him about the funding and strategies that were promised to how the police will act at Friday's evening vigil for Sabina.We speak to Professor Adam Balen, a consultant in reproductive Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospita…
 
Australian marathon swimmer Chloë McCardel is due to swim the English Channel for the 44th time – this will break the current World Record. Chloe already holds the world record for the longest unassisted ocean swim, which took place in the Bahamas and totalled 124km. She joins Emma to talk about why she loves the Channel in particular, and open wat…
 
In this episode of CRYPTO 101, brought to you by Masterworks.io, we talk to Adam Jackson of Braintrust, a company shaking up the talent network industry similar to how Uber redefined transportation. Braintrust connects all kinds of technology contractors with companies that need their service, all while the Braintrust token governs the network. Spo…
 
A live performance from Martha Wainwright who'll be talking to Emma Barnett about her first album in more than five years and going out on the road again.Ruth London from Fuel Poverty Action talks about the effect of energy price rises on women and children.And as Covid booster jabs are being offered across the UK this week and 12 to 15 year olds a…
 
It took three separate assessments before it was confirmed that TV presenter Julia Bradbury had breast cancer. It’s a disease that will affect 1 in 8 women, so why does it sometimes go unnoticed? And what can you do if you suspect something might be wrong? Julia and breast surgeon Liz O'Riordan join Emma to discuss.As Germany’s long serving Chancel…
 
Dave transcends time and space to climb the philosophical magic mountain to discuss resistance to a Borg like presence trying to alter the American Dream with Niz Wiz! Niz Wiz has put out an album exploring the unbelievable wealth gap in our society, climate change, and the impact of technology on our lives from different perspectives. Niz and Dave…
 
Britain’s first sickle cell and thalassemia nurse specialist, Prof Dame Elizabeth Anionwu revolutionised treatment of the disease. She then established the Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing Practice, to address racial inequalities in the profession. She discusses her early life in a children's home, her hugely successful career, and being honour by t…
 
Are you familiar with the phrase ‘pretty privilege’? A new trend on Tik Tok is seeing young women sharing stories about when they first realised good looks can get you far in life. From relationships, to work, and even within the legal system – the association between beauty and talent, social success and health is a real thing. Anita Rani talks ab…
 
With a career spanning five decades, Britain’s first sickle cell and thalassemia nurse specialist, Prof Dame Elizabeth Anionwu revolutionised treatment of the disease. As an academic, she became a professor and dean of the nursing school at the University of West London, then established the Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing Practice, to address raci…
 
Amy Hart, who was on Love Island two years ago was in front of politicians yesterday describing the problems she's had on social media. Appearing in front of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee she explained that she's been trolled by nurses, and she found out that a 13 year old boy had sent her death threats. We tells us how she…
 
In this episode of CRYPTO 101, brought to you by LinkedIn Jobs, we talk to Luis Cuende of Aragon about how to build a decentralized autonomous organization in order to rethink current government structures. Sponsored link:www.linkedin.com/cryptoGuest Links:https://aragon.org/https://twitter.com/licuendeShow Links:https://CRYPTO101podcast.comPatreon…
 
It's the first year in which women and men are awarded equal prize money in Venice's annual rowing race, the Regata Storica. Emma speaks to lead campaigner and professional rower, Elena Almansi. This week the Taliban announced that all women must wear hijab and will be segregated in universities. Emma is joined by the former Minister for Women's Af…
 
Inspired by an instrumental entitled, "Injustice," Dave transcends time and space to talk pandemy economics with Arie Papernick. Arie's instrumental was set to compelling footage contrasting the economic disparities between the billionaire space race and homelessness. Arie and Dave analyze the economic landscape and discuss tax solutions and redist…
 
From Ab Fab to Jam & Jerusalem, Jennifer Saunders has been gracing our TV screens for decades. She now returns to theatre as eccentric mystic Madame Arcati in a production of Noel Coward’s comedy Blithe Spirit. She discusses what attracted her to the role and reflects on her wide ranging comedy career.When a cancer nurse Aimee Winfield posted on so…
 
Contributor(s): Mary Ann Sieghart | Join us for this event at which Mary Ann Sieghart will talk about her new book The Authority Gap.The Authority Gap provides a perspective on the unseen bias at work in our everyday lives, to reveal the scale of the gap that still persists between men and women. Marshalling a wealth of data, and including intervie…
 
Contributor(s): Mary Ann Sieghart | Join us for this event at which Mary Ann Sieghart will talk about her new book The Authority Gap.The Authority Gap provides a perspective on the unseen bias at work in our everyday lives, to reveal the scale of the gap that still persists between men and women. Marshalling a wealth of data, and including intervie…
 
Contributor(s): Mary Ann Sieghart | Join us for this event at which Mary Ann Sieghart will talk about her new book The Authority Gap.The Authority Gap provides a perspective on the unseen bias at work in our everyday lives, to reveal the scale of the gap that still persists between men and women. Marshalling a wealth of data, and including intervie…
 
Contributor(s): Mary Ann Sieghart | Join us for this event at which Mary Ann Sieghart will talk about her new book The Authority Gap.The Authority Gap provides a perspective on the unseen bias at work in our everyday lives, to reveal the scale of the gap that still persists between men and women. Marshalling a wealth of data, and including intervie…
 
We hear from the Screenwriter, director, producer and actor Michaela Coel about her first book ‘Misfits: A Personal Manifesto’. The book draws on topics covered in her MacTaggart lecture in which she spoke about dealing with trauma and the ways in which young creatives are exploited by the television industry.Sarah Gilbert the scientist who led the…
 
In May this this year, the comedian Sophie Willan won a BAFTA for best comedy writing, for the pilot episode of her BBC 2 comedy Alma’s Not Normal. She now has a six part series on BBC2 which begins on Monday night. Drawn from her own experiences, she plays the central character Alma who grew up in an out of the care system in Bolton. We find her e…
 
Thanks to Covid, coughing in public has joined the ranks of socially-unacceptable behaviours. Anecdotally there seems to have been a decline in coughing in theatre audiences since Covid came on the scene. This suggests that loud, irritating throat clearances may not have been necessary physical responses to obstructions after all. Emma talks to Dr …
 
Contributor(s): Antonia Belcher, Pips Bunce, Belton Flournoy, Jane Hill, Arlene McDermott | Celebrate and reflect on the success of the Pride movement through a behavioural science lens. Grace Lordan, Director of The Inclusion Initiative will chair this event and will be joined by a cross-industry expert panel.This panel session will cover biases, …
 
Contributor(s): Antonia Belcher, Pips Bunce, Belton Flournoy, Jane Hill, Arlene McDermott | Celebrate and reflect on the success of the Pride movement through a behavioural science lens. Grace Lordan, Director of The Inclusion Initiative will chair this event and will be joined by a cross-industry expert panel.This panel session will cover biases, …
 
Contributor(s): Antonia Belcher, Pips Bunce, Belton Flournoy, Jane Hill, Arlene McDermott | Celebrate and reflect on the success of the Pride movement through a behavioural science lens. Grace Lordan, Director of The Inclusion Initiative will chair this event and will be joined by a cross-industry expert panel.This panel session will cover biases, …
 
Contributor(s): Antonia Belcher, Pips Bunce, Belton Flournoy, Jane Hill, Arlene McDermott | Celebrate and reflect on the success of the Pride movement through a behavioural science lens. Grace Lordan, Director of The Inclusion Initiative will chair this event and will be joined by a cross-industry expert panel.This panel session will cover biases, …
 
RESPECT, is the new Aretha Franklin biopic which will be released this Friday. Aretha Franklin handpicked the Oscar Award winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson to play her in the film. Jennifer talks to us about her relationship with Aretha, their parallel life stories, their grounding in gospel music and the guiding force of the women in thei…
 
In this episode of CRYPTO 101, brought to you by Masterworks.io, we talk with Rafael Cosman of TrustToken about the importance of Stablecoins in the market, and how DeFi projects are changing the world of finance. Sponsored link:www.masterworks.io/crypto101www.masterworks.io/about/disclaimerGuest Links:https://twitter.com/rafaelcosmanhttps://twitte…
 
In 2015, Michaela Coel’s Channel 4 series "Chewing Gum", adapted from a one-woman play she wrote while in drama school, about an awkward virgin became an instant hit. She's an established screenwriter, director, producer and actor and now well know for shows like "I May Destroy You," a story based on her own experience. She talks to Emma Barnett ab…
 
Miss Marple is one of the classic heroines of crime fiction. Quick-witted, devilishly observant and with a keen sense of justice, Jane Marple has delighted readers since she first appeared in a series of short stories by Agatha Christie in 1927. But now, almost a century later, she is being given a new lease of life in a collection of short stories…
 
Dave transcends time and space to talk family, risk, variants and back to school with highschool math teacher, Yaacov Iland. Yaacov shares what it has been like having a parent in Long Term Care and welcoming a new baby into the world during the pandemy. Yaacov explains to Dave that risk is a continuum and the problems around the politicialization …
 
Forty years ago a campaign group called Women for Life on Earth marched from Cardiff to the Greenham Common RAF Base in Berkshire to protest against the British government allowing US nuclear missiles on British Soil. We hear from two women Rebecca Mordan, co-author of Out of the Darkness Greenham Voices 1981-2000 and Sue Ray who were part of the o…
 
Invisible Voices in the Production of Knowledge: Introducing the Bukavu series; When You Become Pombe Yangu (“My Beer”): Dealing with the Financial Expectations of Research Participants; Epistemological Rupture, Detachment, and Decentring: Requirements When Doing Research “At Home”; “Donor-Researchers” and “Recipient-Researchers”: Bridging the Gap …
 
In Texas, a law banning abortion from as early as six weeks into pregnancy has come into force this week. This means that a woman can't have an abortion once a foetal heartbeat is heard, something medical authorities say is misleading. On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court refused an appeal from reproductive health care organisation, Planned Parenthoo…
 
She's been described as the funniest woman in America. We talk to Fran Lebowitz, the American writer, social commentator, humorist, and New York legend. She shares her opinion on everything from gender, Covid and marriage. We hear from our political correspondent at Holyrood about proposed reforms to the Gender Recognition Act in Scotland. Do you h…
 
In this episode of CRYPTO 101, brought to you by Masterworks.io, we talk with Reno, Nevada Mayor Hillary Schieve about how she is implementing blockchain technology in order to modernize the way local government functions. Sponsored link:www.masterworks.io/crypto101https://www.masterworks.io/about/disclaimerGuest Links:https://twitter.com/MayorSchi…
 
Forty years ago this week, 36 people from a campaign group called Women for Life on Earth marched from Cardiff to the Greenham Common RAF base in Newbury in Berkshire to protest against the British government allowing US nuclear missiles on British soil. They stayed there for almost 20 years. Last week another group set-out from Cardiff to follow t…
 
It is not an exaggeration to call Claudia Roden a culinary pioneer. For over 50 years she has been collecting recipes from home cooks throughout the MIddle East and Mediterranean. She shares with Emma details of her new “Med” based on remembered dishes that she’s encountered over decades. Care home managers in England say they're terrified of futur…
 
We get the latest on Afghanistan with BBC journalist Sana Safi and talk to Seema Malhotra MP whose constituency in West London has a large Afghan community. She explains the help that's being provided to refugees.We go live to BBC Sports Correspondent Katie Smith in Tokyo who talks about female success at the Paralympics in Tokyo. We hear a live pe…
 
Dave transcends time and space to talk about a heart warming, feel good, we need more of these stories with Deacon Wayne from London, Ontario. Deacon shares his inspiring story of getting discovered on the internet. Missing organized sport, singing powerful pop contemporary duets on social media and grinding it out in a fast food joint, Deacon's pa…
 
Alice Bromage served in Afghanistan as a Major and left in 2016. She tells us what's she is hearing from the troops serving on the ground in Afghanistan. A recent survey revealed that tradespeople are £35,000 better off than university graduates. But only 14.5% of the construction workforce as a whole is female, and that drops to just 2% when it co…
 
Two explosions hit Kabul airport yesterday, killing some 90 people and at least 150 people were also wounded in the attack. The UK government has just announced the final stages of the evacuation... which means the processing centre at the airport has been closed and no further people will be called forward. So what is the situation on the ground f…
 
Parental Alienation is the unjustified rejection of a parent by a child, encouraged by the other parent. We hear from one woman who hasn't seen or spoken to her daughter in six years. Dr Amy Baker, Parental Alienation expert, and Louise Barretto, a divorce and family solicitor, join Emma to discuss the impact on children, and the belief that a chil…
 
In this episode of CRYPTO 101, brought to you by StopSIMSwaps.com, we talk to Solo Ceesay of Calaxy about how various celebrities and influencers are using his app to dive into the world of crypto… and bringing their fans along for the ride.Sponsored link:https://stopsimswaps.com/Guest Links:https://www.calaxy.com/https://twitter.com/soloceesayhttp…
 
Circo Rum Ba Ba describe themselves as an exuberant troupe of all women performers who bring extraordinary spectacle and performance into unconventional settings where it is least expected. Founder and artistic director, and Woman’s Hour listener, Marianne Grove, a trained actor explains why she went from performing in theatres into the street brin…
 
What should we do with all our attic memorabilia? Vicki from South Wales talks about the joy of clearing our her attic with her daughters and Maryam from Rotherham talks about her mother's suitcase brought over from Pakistan in the 1950s.The desperation of many thousands of people trying to get out of Afghanistan in the last couple of weeks has bee…
 
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