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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 »
Dr Louise Walker

Kabul: The growth story you don't know|

Dr Louise Walker, Senior Advisor on Afghanistan and Pakistan for DFID, will discuss 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.

The Book of Gold Leaves

The Book of Gold Leaves: In conversation with Mirza Waheed|

Acclaimed novelist Mirza Waheed will be in conversation with Razia Iqbal, introducing his new novel The Book of Gold Leaves.

Jagdish Bhagwati

Poverty and the Pope|

Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor at Columbia University and prominent economist, gave the Stamp Memorial Lecture at LSE on Wednesday 19th November.

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|

Zhu Min

The Future of Asian Financial Markets in a Changing World|

Zhu Min's talk at LSE focussed on the future of the Asian financial market in a changing world.

Podcast available|


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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre Official Opening
Friday 24 October will be a day of festivities for the LSE community, celebrating the official opening of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre.

Britain turns up heat over Hong Kong, but has weak hand
Athar Hussain argues London must keep up the pressure on China over Hong Kong (The Straits Times 1 October 2014)

Lord Stern wins prize for contribution to British energy economics
Professor Lord Stern has received a prize from the British Institute of Energy Economics for the greatest contribution to British energy economics over the last ten years.

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The Book of Gold Leaves: In conversation with Mirza Waheed
8th December 2014 Speakers: Mr Mirza Waheed and Ms Razia Iqbal

Kabul: The growth story you don't know
1st December 2014 Speaker: Dr Louise Walker. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain

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