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Asia Research Centre
London School of Economics

10th Floor, Tower Two
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

Telephone +44 (0)20 7955 7388

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The key role of the Asia Research Centre is to be a central hub of the LSE to foster Asia related research and activities across the School.  More about the ARC »
Jairam Ramesh

Green Signals: Ensuring economic growth with ecological security|

Jairam Ramesh, formerly Indian Minister of State for Environment and Forests, launches his new book Green Signals: Ecology, growth and democracy in India at LSE on 13th March. Registration is required to attend.

Co-hosted with IGC| and Grantham|


LSE and Tata International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme (ISES)|

The ISES scheme offers LSE students the opportunity to undertake 8 week projects at the Tata Group in India. These projects have either a development, social enterprise, environmental, sustainable or CSR focus and involve a significant research element. Projects run over July and August 2015. Applications close close on 1st March 2015.

Economic Forum for India at LSE 2014

Economic Forum for India at LSE (EFIL) 2015|

EFIL is an innovative, exciting and ambitious conference, presented by the LSE Student’s Union India Society, that covers a variety of contemporary themes relevant to India.

European and Indian flags

India-EU Roundtable - Strengthening Relations Between Europe and India: Which partnership for the Twenty First Century?|

This event, jointly organised by the LSE European Institute|, LSE India Observatory and King’s College London India Institute|, discussed some aspects of India-EU relations involving academics and policy makers.

Dr Louise Walker

Kabul: The growth story you don't know|

Dr Louise Walker, Senior Advisor on Afghanistan and Pakistan for DFID, discussed how USAID's on-going commitment to Afghanistan can serve as a test case for sustainable, responsible development, enabling Afghanistan to emerge from an era of transition and enter an era of transformation.

Podcast available|

Professor Motoshige Itoh

Why Abenomics Matters: Abenomics and the Japanese Economy|

In this lecture Professor Motoshige Itoh explained the nature of Abenomics, discussing in particular the impact of aggressive monetary policy and the implications of its growth strategy.

Co-organised with STICERD| and Department of Economics|

Podcast available|


|An ongoing series of research and events focused on China


India Observatory|
A centre to foster research and knowledge exchange related to India


|Facilitates social science research on Korea and the understanding of Korea in the context of Asia and the wider world


|Committed to independent, rigorous, and theoretically grounded social scientific research and discussion focused on Taiwan


LSE Southeast Asia and ASEASUK Postgraduate Workshop
LSE Southeast Asia Centre and Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the UK have announced a call for papers for their Postgraduate Workshop on 15th May 2015 at LSE. The workshop is open to PhD students and early career researchers from all fields of the social sciences, arts and humanities.

China internationalise only when wise
'China should liberalise its capital account controls and foreign exchange rate controls at a speed that benefits its economic growth' (China Daily 20 February 2015)

China's soft power promotes international understanding
China's practice of soft power is aimed to better facilitate the understanding between itself and the world, rather than imposing its own opinions onto other nations (Ecns 10 February 2015)

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Green Signals: Ensuring economic growth with ecological security
13th March 2015 Speaker: Jairam Ramesh Co-hosted with IGC and Grantham

Political Commitment to Public Services in India
25th February 2015 Speaker: Dr S. Vivek. Chair: Dr Ruth Kattumuri

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