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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 »
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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|

 
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|

 
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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
 
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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
 

Kashmir: Can new government provide healing touch?
The alliance between India's ruling BJP and the regional PDP to govern Indian-administered Kashmir is the most hopeful development in the region in a quarter of a century, writes Professor Sumantra Bose (BBC News 3 March 2015)

Peripheral diplomacy needed before Chinese firms can aim globally
Beijing's discussion on China's relationship with surrounding countries has entered a new phase. In academia, professors have long been concerned about the surrounding countries ever since the founding of People's Republic of China. But the concept of "periphery countries" has not been defined as a principle until recent years (Global Times 10 February 2015)

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.

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

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