Bangladesh Events Archive


Amartya Sen

Tales of the Unexpected: gender equality and social progress in Bangladesh 

South Asia CentreGender Institute and Eva Colorni Memorial Trust  discussion 

Friday 3rd June


Old Theatre, Old Building

Speakers: David Lewis, Juli Huang  and Amartya Sen

Chair: Naila Kabeer 

This panel will discuss why gender indicators for Bangladesh have shown a marked improvement despite various development indices not reflecting a similar upswing.

Click here to see event storify and here for the video/podcast.

Dr Nazia Hussein

(Re)Doing Respectable Femininity: Issues of Gender and Class among ‘New Women’ of Bangladesh 

An LSE Sociology Social Inequalities Research Cluster  Session

Dr. Nazia Hussein will be presenting extracts from her ongoing research. She is a Teaching Fellow in Sociology. Her research interests are in the areas of gender, class, ethnicity and religion in South Asia and more specifically Bangladesh. 

Wednesday, 2nd December


32 Lincolns Inn Fields, 32l.lg.2.02

For more any queries contact Dr Hussein here

Sanchita Saxena

Made in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Sri Lanka

An LSE South Asia Centre event

Dr Sanchita Banerjee Saxena will discuss her recent book, which explores the labour behind the global garment and textiles industries. Click here for more details on the book.

Friday 27 November 2015
NAB 1.15, New Academic Building, LSE

Video available here 

DSC prize

DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Shortlisting Announcement

An LSE South Asia Centre event

Thursday 26 November 2015
Shaw Library, LSE

More event details and information about the DSC Prize here.