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LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 10:00-17:30pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building (NAB), LSE

The South Asia Centre and the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Centre for Bangladesh Studies at the University of California-Berkeley is hosting the first-ever LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2018.

10:00: Welcome Remarks by Dr Nilanjan Sarkar, Deputy Director, South Asia Centre.

10:15: Opening Remarks by Dr Kasia Paprocki 

KasiaPaprocki

Kasia Paprocki (@Kasiapaprocki) is Assistant Professor in Environment at the Department of Geography and Environment, LSE.

 

 

10:30-12:00: Minority Rights

Moderator: Professor Katy Gardner

Panelists: Professor Shelley Feldman, Dr Delwar Hussain and one speaker on Sexual Minorities

Panelists

KatyGardner

Katy Gardner is Professor of Anthropology at LSE.

 

ShelleyFeldman

Shelley Feldman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Cornell University.

 

DelwarHussain

Delwar Hussain is Lecturer and Chancellors Fellow at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh.

 

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Speaker on sexual minorities.

  

12:00-13:30: The Idea of Bangladesh

Moderator: Dr Sanchita Saxena

Panelists: Dr Meghna Guhathakurta, Dr Kieran Mitton and Dr Shahpar Selim

Panelists

SBSaxena

Sanchita Saxena is Director of the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, and Executive Director of the Institute for South Asia Studies (ISAS) at the University of California-Berkeley.

 

MeghnaGuhathakuta

Meghna Guhathakurta is executive director of Research Initiatives Bangladesh (RIB), a research support organization based in Dhaka.

 

KieranMitton

Kieran Mitton (@kieranmitton) is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at King's College London.

 

shahpar-selim

Shahpar Selim is Visiting Researcher at the International Centre for Climate Change and Development, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

 

13:30-14:30: Lunch (for speakers only)

14:30-16:00: Civil Society and the State

Moderator: Dr Mukulika Banerjee

Panelists: Professor Joseph Devine, Ms Sara Hossain and Professor David Lewis

Panelists

Mukulika Banerjee

Mukulika Banerjee (@MukulikaB) is Director of the South Asia Centre and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, LSE.

 

JoeDevinereal

Joe Devine is Professor of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath.

 

Sara-Hossain

Sara Hossain is a barrister practicing in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, mainly in the areas of constitutional, public interest and family law, since 1992.

 

DavidLewis

David Lewis (@lewisd100) is Professor of Social Policy and Development, LSE and a member of the Faculty Adivsory Group, South Asia Centre, LSE.

 

 

16:00-17.30: Plenary Lecture: Parallel Narratives of Nationhood: Gender, Islam and Civil Society in Bangladesh by Professor Naila Kabeer 

NailaKabeer

Naila Kabeer (@N_Kabeer) is Professor of Gender and Development at LSE.

 


Tuesday, 5 June 2018

10:00-17:30

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building (NAB), LSE

Registration is essential. Get your free ticket here.

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