Alumni reflections

Alumni reflections

Jeffrey Dvorkin, shown here lighting up a Gauloise during his ‘dissolute’ days at LSE, reflects on his time in London during the early 1970s. He and sixteen other alumni share their reflections. Together, they tell the story of London across the decades from the unique perspective of the LSE student. A.H.Somjee, Ph.D. 1951-1955 I was at LSE soon after the Second World War. I had corresponded with Professor Harold Laski, but by the time I arrived, Laski was gone and I was put under Professor Michael Oakeshott. What a change that was! Mild-mannered conservative Oakeshott did…

Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

From 1970 to 1973, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell pursued three years of graduate work in Soviet Studies at LSE. We are pleased to share her reflections on her program of study at the LSE, what student life was like in London – as well as her advice for current students. Interview by Ryan Khan Edited by Hilary Carter Why did you choose LSE? “I liked the idea of travelling and studying in Britain. The great thing about LSE was it was in the heart of London, where other schools…