Montreal: Canadian Centre for Architecture guided tour, March 18, 2017

Montreal: Canadian Centre for Architecture guided tour, March 18, 2017

Please join us for a guided tour of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the internationally renowned architectural museum and research institution. Our tour will include the historic Shaughnessy House, as well as visits to the current exhibtions, one of which celebrates CCA founder Phyllis Lambert‘s lifetime of work as an activist, architect, preservationist on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 Time: 2:00pm Venue: Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 Rue Baile, Montréal, QC H3H 2S6  Cost: $10 RSVP: Via Eventbrite (places limited!)

Toronto: Trivia Night vs. Oxford vs. Cambridge! March 16, 2017

Toronto: Trivia Night vs. Oxford vs. Cambridge! March 16, 2017

The Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the London School of Economics and the Oxford Cambridge Society of Toronto are pleased to be hosting round three of our great trivia night. It will be Cambridge versus Oxford versus the LSE for eternal bragging rights. Show off what you still remember from that great education! There will be a theme to this year’s questions that should put the schools on a level playing field.  Date: March 16, 2017 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Venue: Firkin on Yonge (top floor), 207 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON,…

Meet Your National Executive Committee

Meet Your National Executive Committee

Top row (left to right): Simon Thang, Sean Lee. Bottom row (left to right): Azim Hussain, Hilary Carter. Working closely with CFLSE President Usman Sheikh, our National Executive Committee is dedicated to sustaining a vibrant and enriching experience for alumni all across the country through educational initiatives, career mentorship, networking and much more. Please meet our Vice Presidents: Simon Thang, Hilary Carter, Azim Hussain, and Sean Lee. If you’d like to get more involved in any of these specific volunteer areas, we’d love to hear from you!a Simon Thang, VP…

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…