Engagements


A look at the many activities the South Asia Centre conducts in partnership with institutes in the UK and South Asia.

 

Internal Partnerships with LSE departments

 

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LSE Library Archives: South Asia Collections

The archives at the LSE Library give an insight into India, Pakistan and Bangladesh from a distinctly British perspective, from the late 19th century to the present day. 

In Michaelmas Term 2017, LSE Library organised an exhibition 'Journeys to Independence: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh', exploring LSE's relation with the India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, and the 70 years of independence.


 

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LSE Arts

LSE Arts hosted the Centre's two exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery in Michaelmas Term 2017: 'Citizenship and Law: Pakistan at 70', and 'Law and Nationhood: India at 70'. Each exhibit showcased archival material documenting the journeys to independence by Pakistan and by India.


 

 

External Partnerships with Institutes in the UK and South Asia

 

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100 Foot Journey Club

The is a new initiative of the LSE South Asia Centre and the High Commission of India to the UK. 


 

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Ambedkar Research Scholars

A delegation of Ambedkar Research Students had a successful visit at the LSE in 2015. This was supported by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, India. 

The Centre also hosted a delegation of research scholars as part of the 125th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Dr B R Ambedkar, a distinguished LSE Alumnus, in 2015.


 

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The Courtauld Institute of Art

The Centre collaborated with the Courtauld Institute of Art on two exhibitions in Michaelmas Term 2017: 'Citizenship and Law: Pakistan at 70', and 'Law and Nationhood: India at 70'. Each exhibit showcased archival material documenting the journeys to independence by Pakistan and by India.


 

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The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

The Centre collaborated with Inner Temple on a special lecture by Dr Faisal Devji, 'Barrister Gandhi Takes the Stand', on 2 October 2017. 


 

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The Institute for New Economic Thinking

The centre collaborated with the Institute for New Economic Thinking, New Delhi on a public lecture by Lord Adair Turner of Ecchinswell, 'Talking Economics: Finance and Reform in India' on 5 October 2017. This discussion was part of the series ‘Artha Vivaad: Lectures in New Economic Thinking’ by INET.


 

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The Partition Museum Project

LSE South Asia Centre is delighted to be academic advisor to The Partition Museum project, which is set up in Amritsar, India by The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust (TACHT).

The Museum is the first of its kind, dedicated to the memory of the Partition of India in 1947 — its victims, its survivors and its lasting legacy. The Government of Punjab has recently allotted the historic Town Hall in Amritsar to house the museum.


 

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SPS - South Asia Monitor

The South Asia Centre at LSE supports the South Asia Monitor, an independent web journal run by the Society for Policy Studies in dealing with the political, cultural, economic and security challenges in South Asia.


 

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The Supreme Court Arts Trust

The SCAT collaborated with the Centre on two exhibitions in Michaelmas Term 2017: 'Citizenship and Law: Pakistan at 70', and 'Law and Nationhood: India at 70'. Each exhibit showcased archival material documenting the journeys to independence by Pakistan and by India.