LSE Sociology and Its Associated Institutions

  • Christopher T. HusbandsEmail author


Even if these words were spoken merely by a parrot, it was a parrot whose longevity – it was purportedly two hundred years old – ensured that it had seen and experienced much; LSE Sociology as the first university-level teacher of its subject in the UK, even if not quite as old as the aforementioned parrot, has also experienced much and, during its existence, it necessarily accumulated more attachments and associations than later university departments teaching the subject. There are a number of institutions, organizations and activities that, in various ways, were associated with Sociology at the School from its early days and onwards. There were also a number of initiatives that arose from LSE Sociology. This chapter gives sketches of the more important examples and considers each in turn. Because these are very disparate in character and associated with different time periods, this assemblage of descriptions has a somewhat mixed character.

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Table W8.1 Identified Hobhouse Memorial Trust Lecturers and Lecture Titles, 1930 to 2011 (DOCX 15 kb)
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Table W8.2 Identified David Glass Memorial Lecturers on Social Trends, 1980 to 2012 (DOCX 12 kb)
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Table W8.3 Identified Auguste Comte Memorial Trust Lecturers, 1971 to 2017 (DOCX 13 kb)


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  1. 1.Emeritus Reader in SociologyLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK

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