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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 »
LSESU China Development Forum 2016 - Navigating Complexity

LSESU China Development Forum 2016 - Navigating Complexity

Since President Xi Jinping’s inauguration, China has seen tremendous changes. The current leadership’s bold moves are almost unprecedented in post-reform Chinese history. Yet old problems persist, new challenges arise. This Forum examined the government’s shifting policy focus, its commitment to ‘deepening reforms’, and China’s vision for its own future.

Podcast available


Global Agenda: COP21 and global warming

Dr Ruth Kattumuri recently participated on a panel discussing what should be done at the UN climate negotiations conference in Paris during December 2015. This event was organised by the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London.

The discussion was recorded and is available to watch on NHK World.

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


Looking back at Ambedkar's student life as LSE releases archives
LSE has released archival documents on Dr BR Ambedkar, one of its famous students and architect of the Indian Constitution, to mark his 125th birth anniversary.

Podcasts: LSESU China Development Forum 2016
Podcasts of sessions from the LSESU China Development Forum 2016 are now available to download.

AIIB much more than ‘China’s World Bank’
Danny Quah interviewed about the AIIB at the LSE SU China Development Forum 2016.

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