How China Tackles Climate Change in its Wider Development Agenda
2 December 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. Sheik Zayed Theatre, NAB, LSE
Speaker: Ambassador Madam Fu Ying.
Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge LSE- ARC/DESTIN
In cooperation with the Confucius Institute for Business London.
Deciding our Future in Copenhagen: will the world rise to the challenge of climate change?
1 December 2009, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Speaker: Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Chair: Howard Davies
Pakistan: The Eye of the Storm
9 November 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Speaker: Owen Bennett-Jones
Chair: Professor Athar Hussain
BBC journalist and LSE alumnus Owen Bennett-Jones presents on the current situation in Pakistan and on Pakistan in the region.
Building an Equitable Agreement on Climate Change
9 November 2009. New Delhi, India
Speaker: Lord Nicholas Stern
Organised by ICRIER jointly with MDI and LSE (India Observatory)
Business Model Innovation & Development
30 October 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton Street, LSE
Speakers: Mr. Ravi Kant, CEO Tata Motors; Professor Harry Barkema, Innovation Group, LSE Department of Management
Chair: Dr. Ruth Kattumuri
Unveiling the Mystery- in Conversation with M.F. Husain.
Cancelled due to unexpected travel commitments. 28 October 2009. Sheik Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE.
China at 60. Panel discussion looking at China on the 60th anniversary of the PRC, comparing to the 50th and looking ahead to the future
20 October 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. D502, Clement House, LSE
Speakers: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Professor Athar Hussain
China-UK Relations in a Changing World.
15 October 2009. 5:00-6:00pm. Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Speaker: Ambassador Ma Zhengang
Climate Change: The India Business Perspective
30 September 2009. 13:00- 14:30. Peacock Theatre
Keynote Speaker: RK Pachauri, Chair, IPCC & Director General, TERI
Panellists: Naina Lal Kidwai, Head HSBC, India; Urjit Patel, President (Business Development) Reliance Industries Ltd; Minouche Shafik, Permanent Sec, DFID. Chair: Nick Stern, IG Patel Professor & Director India Observatory, LSE.
Organised by The LSE India Observatory, HSBC, TERI and the City of London. This event is ticketed. Also see the LSE Conference and Events webpage for details.
24th September 2009, 12.30-1.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Professor Lord Stern
Chair: Howard Davies
From Charity Relief to Environmental Sustainability: Cross-religious Practices of Sustainability Promoted by Taiwan Tzu Chi.
14 September 2009. 6:00pm-8:00pm. Seligman Library (A607) Old Building, Dept. Anthropology, LSE
Speakers: Prof. Yu-Mei Tsai and Ven. De-Yin Shin (General Education Center, Tzu Chi College of Technology). Chair: Dr. Fang-Long Shih, Taiwan Research Programme. For details in English, or in Chinese.
Household energy demand in China and sustainable development
7 September 2009. 3-4:30pm. ARC seminar room.
Speaker: Ms. Lu Xing, Peoples University, Beijing, China.
Seminar: Appropriate Initiatives by Korean Development NGOs Abroad
5 August 2009. 3:30-5:00pm. Asia Research Centre Seminar Room
Speaker: Professor Hyung-Shik Kim, Korea University of International Studies, Korea Foundation Fellow.
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture: Climate Change, Internationalism and India in the 21st Century
15 July 2009. 1830-1930. Chatham House, London.
Speaker: Professor Lord Stern
Seminar: Organised Crime and Youth in Mumbai: A Developmental Perspective
12 July 2009. U101, Tower 1, LSE
Speaker: Dr Sumita Sarkar, Sir Ratan Tata Fellow, Asia Research Centre, LSE. Discussant: Dr. Kate O'Brien, University of Kent
Chinese Legal Reform in the 1990's and the 1070's: Insights from History?
29 June 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. H216, Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Professor Billy Kee-long So, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chair: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Dept. of Anthropology, LSE
Pakistan: A New Taliban Homeland?
11 June 2009. 6:00- 7:30pm. B212, Columbia House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Zahid Hussain, journalist and author
Chair: Professor Arne Wested, LSE IDEAS
Discussant: Professor Athar Hussain, Asia Research Centre, LSE
Tiananmen Square Remembered
28 May 2009. 6:00-8:00pm. Panel discussion- LSE IDEAS. Rm B212, Columbia House, Aldwych, LSE.
Speakers: Prof Chen Jian, Prof A. Hussain, Martin Jacques, Dr Debin Ma. Chair: Prof. Mick Cox
Seminar: Japan's Foreign Policy.
28 May 2009. 3:30-5:00pm. H201, Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Mutsumi Hirano, Visiting Fellow, Asia Research Centre, LSE. Chair: Prof. Athar Hussain
Seminar: Export Policies of Korea: The Key to Success?
12 May 2009. 6:30- 8:00pm. H102 Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Jai S. Mah, Korea Foundation Visiting Fellow, Professor Ewha Womans University, Korea.
Silk Route to Tea Route
11 May 2009. 6:30- 8:00pm. H102, Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Professor Bozhong Li, Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University.
Chair: Dr. Kent Deng, History of Economics, LSE.
A Billion People Decide their Future - a panel discussion on Indian Elections
8 May 2009. 4:15- 5:45pm. Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Speakers: Lord Professor Meghnad Desai, Dr Sharmila Bose (Oxford University.
Chair: Dr. Ruth Kattumuri, Co-Director, India Observatory, LSE
Seminar: Daily Life in North Korea
7 May 2009. 5:00-7:00pm. S221, St. Clements, LSE
Speaker: Amb. John Everard, former UK Ambassador to North Korea (DPRK). Chair: Prof. Athar Hussain, Asia Research Centre, LSE
Dept. of Anthropology seminar: The Individualization of Chinese Society
6 May 2009. 4:00- 6:00pm. D202, Clement House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Professor Yunxiang Yan, UCLA. Chair: Professor Charles Stafford, Dept. Anthropology, LSE.
How the Poor Become Poor - Debating Global Civil Society and Constructions of Poverty
6 May 2009, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor David Campbell, Professor Teresa Hanley, Ruth Kattumuri, Dr Sally Stares
Chair: Professor Mary Kaldor
Podcast: Video (search by date); Audio
Democratisation and Transitional Justice in the Republic of Korea: A Comparative Perspective
29 April 2009. 6:30- 8:00pm. D502, Clement House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Professor Young Jo Lee, Standing Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the Republic of Korea.
Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin, International Law Department, LSE.
Book launch: Imagining India: the Challenges and Opportunities facing India
22 April 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE.
Speaker: Dr. Nandan Nilekani, Infosys Technologies Co-Chairman.
Chair: Lord Meghnad Desai, Professor Emeritus, LSE.
Discussant, Professor Danny Quah, Head of Economics Department.
A Blueprint for a Safer Planet
21 April 2009, 6.30-8pm, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Lord Stern of Brentford
Role of Developing Countries and the Role of International Financial Institutions
3 April 2009
The India Observatory helped British High Commission India and NDTV in organising this television panel discussion following the the London G20 Summit.
Round Table on Environment Sustainability and Climate Change: Karnataka agenda
23 March 2009
Book launch: Re-Writing Culture in Taiwan
13 March 2009. 6:00pm-7:30pm. Wolfson Theatre, NAB
Speakers: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Dr. Fanglong Shih, Dr. Stuart Thompson, and Dr. Jean-Francois Tremlett
This inter-disciplinary volume reconsiders culture in Taiwan. It has its own distinctive collective voice, providing a point of departure for thinking through cultural issues in general. Stephan Feuchtwang, Fang-Long Shih, Stuart Thompson and Paul-François Tremlett are members of the LSE Taiwan Research Programme Committee
Criminal Justice in Taiwan and China
12 March 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. U8, Tower One, LSE
Professor Jerome A. Cohen, New York University School of Law
Chair: Prof. Stephan Feuchtwang.
30 Years of Reform in China, a Historical Perspective
9 March 2009. 6:45-8:00pm. U8, Tower One, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Debin Ma, Economic History Department, LSE
Chair: Prof. Athar Hussain
Workshop: Indonesia on the Eve of Elections: Religion, Politics and the Uses of Disorder
5 March 2009
Co-sponsored by the ARC and the French Embassy London
Presentations by Romain Bertrand, Science Po, with discussant Ben Murtagh; Andree Feillard, CNRS-Paris, with discussant John Sidel, LSE; and Jerome Tadie, IRD- Paris, with discussant Lee Wilson, Cambridge
Negotiating with North Korea
25 February 2009. 4:00-6:00pm
Panel discussion on recent developments in the Korean Peninsula. Discussion to be opened by Ambassador Chun Yung-Woo who represented South Korea in the six nations talks.
Gender Wage Gap across Occupations: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan
25 February 2009. 2:30-3:30pm
Speaker: Dr. Asma Baloch, Assistant Professor at NUST Business School, Islamabad, Pakistan and a short-term visiting fellow at Asia Research Centre.
Panel Discussion - 30 Years of Reform in China
20 February 2009. 6:30pm-8:00pm. Sheik Zayed Theatre, NAB, LSE
Speakers: Howard Davies, Professor Athar Hussain, Professor Luo Xuanmin and Dr. Fei Qin
Japan and Britain in International Society-New Roles for the 21st New Century
19 February 2009. 4:00-6:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Hosoya, Keio University
LSE-India Collaborative Research
17-23 February 2009
India Observatory facilitated LSE Academic Dr. Sunil Kumar's visit to India to develop a collaborative research with academics at TISS, Mumbai and IFMR,Chennai. During his visit he delivered two public lectures: Social Relations, Rental Housing Markets and the Poor in Urban India on 23rd February, at TISS, Mumbai and A Conceptual Exploration of the Informal Worker, Employer, State Nexus and Social Protection on 24 February at IFMR, Chennai.
Less than thirty years of Maoism: a lasting effect?
16 February 2009. 6:45-8:00pm. Tower One, U8, LSE
Speaker: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang
Series: 30 Years of Reform in China
Chair: Professor Charles Stafford
25 Years On-Cross-border Interactions in Historical Knowledge: China, South Korea and Japan
11 February 2009. 2:00-4:00pm. H206, Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Mutsumi Hirano, ARC Visiting Fellow
The State of the Indian Tiger Economy
11 February 2009, 6.00 - 7.15pm, D202, Clement House, Aldwych
Speakers: Alan Rosling, Chris Parsons, Xenia Dormandy
Chair: Dr Ruth Kattumuri
Chinese Economic Reforms -- An Overview. Series: 30 Years of Reform in China
9 February 2009. 6:45-8:00pm. Tower One, U8, LSE
Speaker: Professor Athar Hussain
Chair: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang.
China 2009: the critical year of China's economy
31 January 2009. 9:15am. Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
(co-sponsoring) Speakers: Dr. Kerry Brown, Dr. Kent Deng, Professor Paul Herrling, Professor Athar Hussain, Professor Zhang Jun, Professor Peter Nolan, Daniel Pearson, Professor Danny Quah, Dr. Paul Sheng, Gabriel Stein, Professor Wang Yiming and Professor Arne Westad.
The Shifting Distribution of World Economic Activity: China and Global Imbalance
27 January 2009. 6:30-8:00pm. Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB, LSE
Speaker: Professor Danny Quah
Professor Danny Quah's lecture is part of a lecture series during the lent term on 30 Years of Reform in China in which we will be reflecting on what has happened to date and looking ahead to what is yet to come.