Grantee Profile

London School of Economics and Political Science

Grants to London School of Economics and Political Science

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Community & Economic Development

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London that specializes in the social sciences. LSE Cities is an interdisciplinary research center that studies how people and cities interact and how the design of cities shapes society, culture and the environment. With this grant, LSE Cities will conduct a two-year research project to examine and document the most pervasive international urban governance challenges and examples of successful innovations and institutional reforms; and produce commissioned regional research papers, a seminar series, a major conference session, and related outreach activities.

  • $75,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — The Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science engages in research on the ways in which ordinary people shape or try to shape the decisions that affect their lives with a particular focus on security. The grant will support a project to promote discussions among leaders in transitional justice efforts in Kenya and Uganda on the ways that international justice processes and instruments have impacted recovery and reconciliation in their societies and the role of civil society in these processes.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded London School of Economics and Political Science $375,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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