India and the Global Financial Crisis - Managing Money and Finance
Book launch and panel discussion
14 April 2010, 6:30-7:45pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Author: Dr. Y.V. Reddy
Panellist: Lord Adair Turner
Chair: Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Special Seminar: Secular State and Religious Society: China and Taiwan
19 March 2010, 6:00pm-8:00pm, A607, Seligman Library
Speaker: Richard Madsen, University of California, San Diego
Whither Japan's Foreign Policy under Hotoyama?
18 March 2010, 6:30pm-8:00pm, G1, 20 Kingsway, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Mutsumi Hirano
Chair: Professor Ian Nish, Emeritus Professor of International History
This is the second in a series of public lectures on Japan's foreign Policy in the post Cold War era.
Precarious Belongings - Presbyterian Political and Theological Responses to Minority in Taiwan and Ireland
18 March 2010, 6:00pm-8:00pm, U110, Tower One
Speaker: John Scott, LSE and University of Birmingham
Multidimensional Poverty in India
16th March 2010, 11:00am – 12:30pm, S78, St Clements Building, LSE
Speaker: Dr Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, CR Parekh Visiting Fellow, Asia Research Centre
Chair: Dr Ruth Kattumuri, Co-Director Asia Research Centre and India Observatory
Political Incorporation Compared: The Irish and the Taiwanese Experience in the United States
11 March 2010, 6:00pm-8:00pm, A607, Seligman Library
Speaker: Pei-te Lien, University of California, Santa Barbara
Pakistan Week 2010
LSE Careers Focus on India 2010
18 February 2010
A Global Deal on Climate Change: A Possible Role for India
Conference: India's Economy: Performance and Challenges
10 February 2010, India Habitat Centre (Amaltas)
Speakers: Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Dr Ruth Kattumuri, Nandan Nilekani
Discussant: Professor Michael Spence
South Korea as an Emerging Donor: Challenges and Changes on its Entering OECD/DAC.
9 February 2010, 7-8:30pm, Vera Anstey Room, Old Building, LSE
Speaker: Prof. Heejin Lee
Professor Lee will be discussing South Korea as an emerging donor. He has a multidisciplinary background in business administration, sociology and information systems. He studied at Seoul National University, Korea and received his doctorate from LSE in 1997. Before taking up his current position at Yonsei University, he was a faculty member of the University of Melbourne, Australia and of Brunel University, UK. Professor Lee has written extensively on the implications of broadband as well as time and IT. Currently, he is researching ICT for development (ICT4D) and China's ICT standards policy.
The Entrepreneurial Ethic and the Spirit of Financialism
9 February 2010, 6:15pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Speaker: Professor Arjun Appadurai
Reasons for Optimism post-Copenhagen 'How can India take a global leadership role in the emerging Low Carbon economy
8 February 2010, The Ballroom, Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Dehli, India
Speaker: Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Four Puzzles on Democratic Change in South Asia
29 January 2010, 13:30-15:00, U103, Tower One, LSE
Speaker: Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman,Executive Chairman of the Dhaka-based think tank Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)
Chair: Prof. David Lewis, Professor of Social Policy and Development, LSE
Book launch and Panel Discussion: Not by Reason Alone
26 January 2010, 4:00-5:30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Author: N.K. Singh
Scheduled panellists include Lord Chris Patten, Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Lord Meghnad Desai, Montek Singh Ahluwalia (Deputy Chairman Planning Commission) and Mukesh D Ambani (Chairman of Reliance Industries).
China Development Forum: China: A Changing Role
23 January 2010, 9:30am-18:30pm
The China Development Forum is an annual conference that seeks to promote discussion and debate on critical issues related to China's development and international presence.
Speakers include: Howard Davies, Howard Chi, Martin Wolf, Athar Hussain, Razen Sally, James R Dorn, Shen Zhiwu, Bernice Lee, Malcolm Williamson, Zhang Weiying, and more. Please see the China Development Forum website for more details and to register.
IG Patel Lecture: Child Undernourishment as a Social Predicament
19 January 2010, 1:00-2:30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Speaker: Professor Amartya Sen.
Chair: Professor Nicholas Stern.
This lecture is in memory of Dr Indraprasad Gordhanbhai (I.G) Patel who was the ninth director of the London School of Economics, serving as director from 1984 to 1990.
14 January 2010, 10:15-11:05am, New Academic Building NAB206, LSE
Speaker: H.E. Mr. Shigeki Sumi
Chair: Professor Mary Kaldor, Civil Society, LSE
H.E. Mr. Shigeki Sumi is an Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.