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Events

What's on

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. 

The Indian Empire at War

India's Great War: Forgotten Personal Stories of 1914-18

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Thursday, 5 December, 6.30pm

Speaker: George Morton-Jack (@GMortonJack) is a historian, and the author of the acclaimed The Indian Empire at War (2018).

Chair: Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre.

This is a ticketed event; please click here to buy tickets. 

This event is in collaboration with the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia.

This venue is fully accessible to wheelchairs users.


 

John Darwin The Empire Project

Lord Curzon’s Lament: India and the British World, 1857-1947

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Thursday, 6 February, 6.30pm

Speaker: John Darwin is Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. 

Chair: Mukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is Director of the South Asia Centre, and Associate Professor in Anthropology at LSE / Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, South Asia Centre, LSE.

This is a ticketed event; please click here to buy tickets. 

This event is in collaboration with the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia.

This venue is fully accessible to wheelchairs users.


 

Katie Hickman She Merchants

She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Thursday, 12 March, 6.30pm

Speaker: Katie Hickman (@khickmanauthor) is the authour of She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British Women in India 1600 – 1900 (2019). 

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

This is a ticketed event; please click here to buy tickets. 

This event is in collaboration with the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia.

This venue is fully accessible to wheelchairs users.


 

Dr Sam Goodman

Keeping their Spirits Up: Alcohol, Diet and Doctoring during the Siege of Lucknow

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Monday, 6 April, 6.30pm

Speaker: Sam Goodman (@drsamgoodman) is Principal Academic in English & Communication, Bournemouth University. 

Chair: Mukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is Director of the South Asia Centre, and Associate Professor in Anthropology at LSE / Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre.

This is a ticketed event; please click here to buy tickets. 

This event is in collaboration with the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia.

This venue is fully accessible to wheelchairs users.


 

Railways of Raj

The Railways of the Raj

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Monday, 11 May, 6.30pm

Speaker: Christian Wolmar is a distinguished railway historian and transport commentator. 

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

This is a ticketed event; please click here to buy tickets. 

This event is in collaboration with the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia.

This venue is fully accessible to wheelchairs users.