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London School of Economics

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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 »
China's Urban Century

Urbanisation in China

This panel discussion aims to present a selection of results and to launch a book,China’s Urban Century, arising from the research project Sustainable Urbanisation in China (UrbaChina), which was funded by the European Union. The project was a collaborative venture and involved both European and Chinese institutions.


Global Agenda: COP21 and global warming

On 4th November, Dr Ruth Kattumuri 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 will be broadcast on NHK World.

Jairam Ramesh

India: The Sustainable Green Growth Challenge

Jairam Ramesh, Chair of the Future Earth Engagement Committee and former Indian Minister, gave a lecture at LSE on 14th October to launch his new book Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India.

Co-hosted with Grantham Research Institute

Podcast available

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


Urbanisation in China
7th December 2015 Speakers: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Professor François Gipouloux. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain

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