AFLSE National Newsletter for April


 

LSE Director, Sir Howard Davies, will be in Washington, DC on Tuesday, July 20th for an AFLSE reception.  This will be an opportunity for AFLSE members to be updated on the School and prospects for the future.  The time and place will soon be announced, so save the date!

On April 5th, Chicago alums are invited to a talk by Dr Riccardo Crescenzi, Lecturer in Economic Geography at the LSE, followed by a reception.  Also during April, the British Consul General to Houston will be hosting a Whisky Tasting on the 22nd to which alumni are invited, and on April 29th, the alumni of Edinburgh University are holding a Whisky Tasting in Washington, DC and have extended an invitation to local alums (see below).  These are in addition to "happy hours" in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle  and Washington, DC.  LOGIN to http://www.aflse.org for details of these and other events as they are posted. 

Also note, that congratulations are due to Joy Dunkerley, one of our distinguished alumnae, who has just published a fascinating book on the origins of inter-continental air travel (see below).



Chicago: Talk on Building Roads Out of the Crisis - The European Experience
Monday, 04/5/10 at 6:00pm

LSE alumni and friends are invited to a talk on "Building Roads Out of the Crisis: The European Experience" featuring LSE's Dr Riccardo Crescenzi.

Reception to follow.

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Houston: Reception and Whisky Tasting
Thursday, 04/22/10 at 6:00pm

LSE alumni are cordially invited to a reception for LSE, UCL, and Imperial alumni.

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Washington, DC: Whisky Tasting
Thursday, 04/29/10 at 6:00pm

Edinburgh University Alumni Club of Washington DC has invited LSE alumni and friends to their Whisky Tasting.

Learn about and sample a selection of single malt Scotch whiskies.

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LSE Alumna explores the origins of intercontinental air travel
Wednesday, 03/24/10 at 10:16am

Joy Dunkerley (BSc 1953), honored for her unique and innovative contribution to energy economics, has now produced a fascinating account of the first intercontinental airline:

Sometimes Eagle's Wings: the Saga of Aeropostale

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