Seminar and Discussion
Tuesday 11th February 2014, 12.30pm to 4.30pm, Room TW2.10.01B, Tower 2, LSE
Speakers: Laura Aumeer, Thiemo Fetzer, Silvia Masiero and Francesco Obino
Discussants: Athar Hussain and Srijit Mishra
Chair: Ruth Kattumuri
Ms Laura Aumeer is a Thailand Government Scholar 2013 and completed her MSc Comparative Politics with the Department of Government, LSE. Laura's presentation is titled Local Movements in a Globalised World: A study of the impacts and influences of the relationship between the grassroots and the international within Thailand’s civil society.
Mr Thiemo Fetzer is a Bagri Fellow and currently a PhD candidate at LSE in the Department of Economics. The title of Thiemo's presentation is Can Workfare Programs Moderate Violence? Evidence from India.
Ms Silvia Masiero is a Bagri Fellow and currently a PhD candidate at LSE in the Department of Management. Sivlia's presentation is titled Imagining the State through Digital Technologies: A case of State-Level computerisation in the Indian Public Distribution System.
Mr Francesco Obino is a Bagri Fellow and currently a PhD student at LSE in the Department of International Relations. The title of Francesco's presentation is ‘Voice’ and Legitimacy in Post-aid World Politics: International development NGOs and their decentralisation in India.
Professor Athar Hussain is Director of the LSE Asia Research Centre.
Dr Srijit Mishra is the Subir Chowdhury Fellow 2013-14 at LSE Asia Research Centre.
Dr Ruth Kattumuri is Co-Director of the LSE Asia Research Centre and India Observatory.