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Asia Research Centre
London School of Economics

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

United Kingdom

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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 »
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The Warrior State: Pakistan in the contemporary world

The Warrior State: Pakistan in the contemporary world|

In this lecture Professor T.V. Paul offers a comprehensive treatment of Pakistan’s insecurity predicament drawing from the literatures in history, sociology, religious studies, and international relations.

 
Dr Isher Judge Ahluwalia

Transforming Indian Cities: Challenges and Opportunities|

Urban areas are integral to India’s growth and development, accounting for around two-thirds of the country’s GDP. Yet the country’s cities face severe challenges and are desperately in need of transformation. In this lecture, Dr Ahluwalia offered an analysis of the challenges and opportunities facing Indian cities at this critical juncture.

Co-hosted with LSE Cities|

 
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|

 
Professor Amartya Sen

An Uncertain Glory: The economic and social condition of modern India|

Maintaining rapid as well as environmentally sustainable growth remains an important and achievable goal for India. In this lecture Amartya Sen argued that India's main problems lie elsewhere, particularly in the lack of attention that is paid to the essential needs of the people, especially the poor.

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|

 
China2

China
|An ongoing series of research and events focused on China

 
India

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

 
indonesia
 
Japan1
 
southKorea

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

 
Pakistan4
 
Taiwan4

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

 
Thailand
 

Videos: LSE SU China Development Forum 2014
Videos of sessions from LSESU China Development Forum 2014 are now available to watch.

Queen confers Knight Commander rank on Ratan Tata
The Queen conferred the rank of Knight Commander on former chairman of the Tata group Ratan Tata. Tata has a long association with LSE including the establishment of an academic Department at the School, the Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship, the LSE-TISS collaboration and the Tata International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme (Times of India 10 April 2014)

India's 'Power Women': Can They be PM?
Professor Sumantra Bose is quoted in this article on women in Indian politics (New Indian Express 9 April 2014)

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The Warrior State: Pakistan in the contemporary world
27th May 2014 Speaker: Professor T.V. Paul. Chair: Dr Ruth Kattumuri

Dalit Discrimination in Contemporary India and in the UK
8th May 2014. Speakers: Santosh Dass, Arun Kumar, Jayaseelan Raj and Clarinda Still. Chair: Alpa Shah. Co-hosted with LSE Inequality and Poverty Programme and The Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Organisations UK

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