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Fact & Fiction



Date/Time: Friday, 9 October/4-5:30pm UK Time.

Speakers: Daniel Aguirre (@KDanielAguirre) is Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Roehampton; Michael W. Charney is Professor of Asian and Military History, SOAS; Helene Maria Kyed (@HeleneKyed) is Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen; Mi Thang Sorn Poine has conducted research on perceptions of women’s participation in politics in Mon State, Myanmar.

ModeratorHans Steinmüller (@steinmuller) is Associate Professor, LSE Anthropology.

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

This event is in collaboration with LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre.


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OUTRAGE: 'Religious Offence' in South Asia Today

Date/Time: Tuesday, 27 October/3-5:00pm UK Time.

Speakers: Utsav Bains (@utsavbains) is a human rights lawyer based in New Delhi; Amber Darr (@AmberMDarr) is Senior Fellow, UCL, and Lecturer, Coventry University; Paul Fuller lectures in Buddhist studies at Bath Spa University, and specialises in Buddhist philosophy and engaged Buddhism; Kathinka Frøystad (@kfroystad) is Professor in Anthopology, University of Oslo; Sara Hossain is a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, and an activist; Paul Rollier is Assistant Professor in South Asian Studies, University of St. Gallen; Arild Engelsen Ruud is Professor, South Asia Studies, University of Oslo.

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


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SUHELDEV: The King Who Saved India

Date/Time: Wednesday, 11 November/4-5:30pm UK Time.

Speaker: Amish Tripathi (@authoramish) is Director, Nehru Centre, London, and author of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India.

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

This event is part of the 100 Foot Journey Club & held in collaboration with the High Commission of India in the UK.