Forthcoming Events

The Asia Research Centre hosts a wide and varied calendar of events, including public lectures, seminars, book launches and conferences. ARC events are focused on various topics associated with Asia and the Social Sciences. 

The following is for All ARC-related Forthcoming events. There are also country-specific events pages: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, KoreaPakistan, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Recent Events


A More Sustainable Energy Strategy for India

14th April 2016

Speakers: Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Nicholas Stern

Co-hosted with Grantham Research Institute

Podcast available


LSESU India Forum 2016

19th March 2016

Organised by LSESU India Society

Mr Zahid Hussain

Developments in Relations Between Pakistan and India

22nd January 2016

Speaker: Mr Zahid Hussain. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain

Green Industry

Addressing Climate Change in China: The Role of International NGOs in Policy Innovation

12th January 2016

Speaker: Ms Yu-chiao Hsu. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain

China's Urban Century

Urbanisation in China

7th December 2015

Speakers: Dr Miguel Elosua, Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Professor François Gipouloux and Dr Sébastien Goulard. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain

Asian Development Bank

ADB Report - A Smarter Future: Skills, Education and Growth in Asia and the Pacific

27th October 2015

Speaker: Mr Juzhong Zhuang. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain

Jairam Ramesh

India: The Sustainable Green Growth Challenge

14th October 2015

Speaker: Mr Jairam Ramesh. Chair: Dr Ruth Kattumuri

Co-hosted with Grantham Research Institute

Podcast available

Nick Stern

International cooperation and low-carbon technologies

17th September 2015

Panellists: Mr Jean-François Gagné, Dr Matthew Kennedy, Mr Matthew Knight and Professor Ambuj D. Sagar. Chair: Professor Lord Stern.

Organised by Grantham Research Institute