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Events

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The South Asia Centre hosts a variety of events as part of LSE’s engagement with the region. Our events normally run from September to June.

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South Asia: The Public Health Response to Covid-19

Webinar

Date/Time: Thursday, 2 July 2020, 4:00pm

Speakers: Dr Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury was formerly Vice Chair of BRAC, Dhaka, and is an alumnus of LSE Professor; K Srinath Reddy is President Public Health Foundation of India; Dr Faisal Sultan (@CEOSKMCH) is CEO, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Lahore; Dr Mishal S Khan (@DrMishalK) is Associate Professor in Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Chair: Dr Mukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is Director, South Asia Centre, and Associate Professor in Anthropology, LSE.

This event is part of LSE's Maryam Forum 'From Rulership to Leadership: Early Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic', Thursday, 2 July 2020, 12:00-8:00pm (UK time). The Maryam Forum is organised by the LSE Institute of Global Affairs and the LSE School of Public Policy.

This event is free and open to all and will be livestreamed on the LSE South Asia Centre's Facebook Page. Only 300 places are available for admission to the Zoom Webinar. Places are allocated on a first-come first-serve basis.
Register to attend the Zoom call or Watch live on our Facebook Page

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Previous COVID-19 Events

COVID-19 in South Asia: Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

Webinar 

Date/Time: Monday, 22 June, 4:00pm

Speakers: Tania Aidrus (@taidrus) is Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Digital Pakistan; Yamini Aiyar (@AiyarYamini) is President and Chief Executive, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi; Jishnu Das is Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy and the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Mushfiq Mobarak (@mushfiq_econ) is Professor of Economics, Yale University.

Chair: Adnan Khan is Professor in Practice, School of Public Policy, LSE.

This event is in collaboration with LSE School of Public Policy, Institute of Global Affairs and International Growth Centre. 

This event is part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response.

Watch a recording of the event here.

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Living with Lockdowns: early lessons from India's COVID-19 response

Webinar

Date/Time: Thursday, 14 May 

Speakers: Yamini Aiyar (@AiyarYamini) is President & Chief Executive of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi; Kaushik Basu (@kaushikcbasu) is C. Marks Professor of International Studies and Professor of Economics, Cornell University; Ashwini Deshpande (@AshwDeshpande) is Professor of Economics, Ashoka University; Maitreesh Ghatak (@maitreesh) is Professor of Economics, LSE; Debraj Ray is Professor of Economics, NYU. 

Chair: Erik Berglof (@ErikBerglof) is Director of IGA

This event was hosted by the Institute of Global Affairs, the School of Public Policy and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Watch a recording of the event here.


 

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Covid-19 in South Asia: A Comparative Perspective 

Webinar

Date/Time: Wednesday, 22 April

SpeakersYamini Aiyar (@AiyarYamini) is President & Chief Executive of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi; Tshering Cigay Dorji (@TsheringCDorji) is CEO, Thimphu Techpark Ltd., Thimphu; David Mathieson is an independent analyst of Myanmar, in Chiang Mai; Asif Saleh (@asifsaleh) is Executive Director, BRAC, Dhaka; Haroon Sharif (@SharifHaroon) was Minister of State & Chairman of the Board of Investment, Government of Pakistan (2018-19), Islamabad; Madhusudan Subedi (@Madhusudan1964) is Professor, Patan Academy of Social Sciences, Patan/Lalitpur; Namini Wijedasa (@TimesOnlineLK) is Deputy Editor (Investigations), The Sunday Times, Colombo.

Chair: Mukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is Director, South Asia Centre, and Associate Professor in Anthropology, LSE.

Watch a recording of each speaker here.