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Speaker(s): Asma Jilani Jahangir and Professor Amartya Sen
Chair: Professor Chetan Bhatt

Recorded on 17 January 2017 at Old Theatre, Old Building

Asma Jilani Jahangir will deliver the 2017 Amartya Sen Lecture. Asma Jilani Jahangir is a Pakistani human rights lawyer and activist who co-founded and chaired the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

Amartya Sen is Thomas W Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. He is the recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics and an LSE Honorary Fellow.

Chetan Bhatt (@ChetanBhatt1962) is director of the Human Rights Centre at LSE.

STICERD (@STICERD_LSE) brings together world-class academics to put economics and related disciplines at the forefront of research and policy. Founded in 1978 by the renowned Japanese economist Michio Morishima, with donations from Suntory and Toyota, we are a thriving research community within the LSE.

The new International Inequalities Institute at LSE (@LSEInequalities) brings together experts from many LSE departments and centres to provide co-ordination and strategic leadership for critical and cutting edge research and inter-disciplinary analysis of inequalities.

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