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The South Asia Centre hosts a wide variety of events to encourage engagement between South Asia and the LSE.

Empress Queen Victoria

Empress: Queen Victoria and India

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Monday, 14 January, 6.30pm

Speaker: Miles Taylor is an Author and Professor at the University of York where his interest lie across modern British history. 

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

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

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


 

Dark Hero

Dark Hero: Nicholson of Delhi 

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Monday, 11 February, 6.30pm

Speaker: Stuart Flinders (@FlindersStuart) is a BBC Journalist, broadcaster and author of Cult of a Dark Hero: Nicholson of Delhi (2018). 

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

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

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


 

Nepal Flag

Human Rights and Constitutionalism in Nepal

Venue: Vera Anstey Room, Old Building, LSE

Date/Time: Wednesday, 13 February, 6.00pm

Speaker: Surya P. Subedi, QC (Hon), OBE  is Professor of International Law at the University of Leeds. 

Chair:  Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director of the South Asia Centre at LSE.

RSVP essential. Please email southasiacentre@lse.ac.uk if you would like to attend.


 

Bangladesh Word Cloud

LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2

Venue: UC Berkeley

Date: Friday, 22 February

The day-long conference will include 3 panel discussions on ‘Negotiating Uncertainty: Health, Politics and Environment’, ‘Forms of Sovereignty: Art, Cinema and Popular Culture’, and ‘Women, Entrepreneurship and Empowerment’.

Confirmed participants include Lotte Hoek & Juli Huang (Edinburgh), Lamia Karim  (Oregon), Sabina Rashid (BRAC, Dhaka), Sanjukta Sunderason (Leiden), and Lawrence CohenAllan de SouzaIsha RayRaka RayJade Benjamin-Chung and Sanchita Saxena (all from UC Berkeley). 

David Lewis (LSE) will deliver the Keynote Address on ‘Bangladesh: Politics, Economy and Civil Society Revisited’.

A complete programme will be available soon.

This event is in collaboration with The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, UC Berkeley.


 

End of an Empire

End of Empire

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Monday, 11 March, 6.30pm

Speaker: Alex von Tunzelmann (@alexvtunzelmann) is author of Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire (2015). 

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

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

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


 

Scotlands Empire

Scotland's Empire: The Scots in British India

Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Date/Time: Monday, 8 April, 6.30pm

Speaker: Thomas Martin Devine is Professor Emeritus in history at the University of Edinburgh and author of Scotland's Empire: The Origins of the Global Diaspora (2012)

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

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

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