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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.
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
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.
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.
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
An ongoing series of research and events focused on China
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
India climbs six places on WEF’s gender index'In a paper...published by the LSE Asia Research Centre, Surjit Bhalla and Ravinder Kaur point out that discrimination against women, starting from practices such as sex-selective abortion, is a possible reason for poor participation of women in the workforce.' (livemint.com 20 November 2015)
Burning more fossil fuels is no answer to air pollutionProfessor Lord Stern argues the role of fossil fuels in the 7m deaths from air pollution worldwide each year.
PM Modi, Fadnavis inaugurate Ambedkar’s memorial in LondonPrime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the BR Ambedkar memorial in London on Saturday. This is the house where Ambedkar lived while pursuing his studies at the London School of Economics in 1921-22.
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Urbanisation in China7th December 2015 Speakers: Mr Miguel Elosua, Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Professor François Gipouloux and Dr Sébastien Goulard. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain
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