Professor Calhoun's Inaugural Lecture as Director of LSE

What is the promise universities offer right now? Professor Craig Calhoun on how LSE can continue to do important work and serve new students in a new era.

The university is an institution in upheaval. In his inaugural lecture as director of LSE, Professor Craig Calhoun explores the options for the future.  The lecture is called "Knowledge Matters: the public mission of research universities."

In this engaging lecture, Professor Calhoun talks about the context the LSE finds itself in today.  What’s happening to universities around the world?  How does LSE fit into this larger picture?  A video of the director's inaugural lecture is now available on the alumni website at the following link:

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