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In 2015 LSE celebrated our 120th anniversary with an array of events, blogs and awareness-raising around the School’s unique history. Explore more!

Tales from Houghton Street: an LSE oral history

LSE Podcasts: Tales from Houghton Street

Tales from Houghton Street: an LSE oral history features alumni Carol Wain (1967), Bryan Van Arkadie (1956) and Mary Evans (1967/1968, LSE Centennial Professor, Gender Institute). The full collection is now available at LSE’s Digital Library.

LSE History Explorer: a campus history guide

LSE History Explorer

Find out more about some of LSE’s key buildings with this journey through time, featuring archive pictures and inside information from our archivist.

Podcasts and videos

LSE Literary Festival public lecture: The ‘School’: the LSE from the Webbs to the Third Way in February 2015: download audio

BBC Proms Extra: Professor Michael Cox in conversation with Stephanie Flanders at this special BBC Radio 3 event recorded for Proms Extra in September 2015: 120 years of LSE

LSE archivist Sue Donnelly explores the East Building just prior to its demolition in 2015 in The Changing Face of Houghton Street:

Blog posts

LSE History trivia – did you know?

Ghosts of the Past

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View the Timeline 1895-1995

View the Timeline 1996 – Present

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