Study News

LSE Geography & Environment 1st for graduate prospects in the UK and 2nd overall in the Complete University Guide 2014

The department has retained its place above Oxford in the latest subject tables, with an impressive overall score of 98.5 out of 100. We also retain by far the best graduate prospects rating in the country, proving our students are in high demand with potential employers.

New academic link with University of Gothenburg

Professor Sylvia Chant has been appointed as Adlerbertska Guest Professor in Sustainable Development at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2013-2015.  The position will involve yearly visits to Gothenburg to engage in research presentations and exchange with staff and postgraduates specialising in Development Geography.

New Urban Asia and China course for LSE-PKU Summer School

Dr Hyun Bang Shin has introduced a new course on ‘Urban Asia and China: Cities, Society and Development‘ at the annual LSE-PKU Summer School. The course explores the contemporary dynamics of urbanisation in Asia, with special emphasis rapid urban development with strong state intervention. Please click here for more information.

Research News

Free access to the journal Environment and Urbanization until 9 December 2013. More details here.

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Professor Sylvia Chant addressed an audience of 2,000 in Wassu, Gambia’s Central River Region in April 2013 to celebrate the 4th ‘dropping of the knife’ by 36 former female circumcisors.

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