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India Studies

These pages will enable you to locate a range of resources on India from books and journals to electronic resources and government statistics.


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India at LSE

  • Political commitment to public services in India: Evidence from Tamil Nadu
    On 25 February 2015 Vivek Srinivasan, Liberation Technology Program Manager at Stanford University,  gave a talk at LSE entitled “Can Modi dismantle India’s welfare programmes?” Drawing on fieldwork conducted in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, he argued that sustained local-level popular demand for basic services mean that attempts by the government to reduce support are unlikely to prove sustainable in the […]
  • A View from the Border: Everyday lives in Burma’s conflict zones in times of transition
    This week, a new photo exhibition opened at LSE with images taken by Hkun Lat, Hkun Li and David Brenner portraying the everyday lives of people in Burma’s conflict-ridden Kachin State. In this photo essay David Brenner offers selected images from the exhibition and an insight into their context. The exhibition is open Monday 13 April – Friday 8 May 2015 (10am-8pm, Mon-Fri) in […]