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All our events in Lent 2023 are online and free to attend but registration is essential. If you would like to remain informed about our events, then please follow us on Facebook (LSE South Asia Centre), Instagram (southasia_lse) and Twitter (@SAsiaLSE).

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PAKISTAN @ 75

Sound Economics can Enrich Pakistan

Thursday, 2 February | 3.30pm UK / 8.30pm Pakistan

SPEAKERS: Asim Khwaja (@aikhwaja) is Sumitomo-FASID Professor of International Finance & Development, and Director, Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy SchoolHarvard UniversityEsther Pérez Ruíz is Resident Representative for Pakistan, International Monetary Fund.

CHAIR: Alnoor Bhimani (@AlnoorBhimani) is Director, LSE South Asia Centre and Professor of Management Accounting at LSE.

This event is in collaboration with The Lakshmi Mittal & Family South Asia InstituteHarvard University, and is part of the LSE South Asia Centre's ongoing 'Pakistan @ 75' series of events in 2022-23.

Please click here to register free for this event; registration closes at 9.30am UK time on the day of the event; the livestream link will be sent thereafter to all registered attendees. 

© The ‘Pakistan @ 75’ logo is copyrighted by the LSE South Asia Centre, and may not be used by anyone for any purpose. It shows the national flower of Pakistan, Jasmine (Jasminum officinale), framed in a filigree design adapted from Islamic architecture. The logo has been designed by Oroon Das.

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SRI LANKA @ 75

Ceylon to Sri Lanka: A Journey in Nationhood

Thursday, 16 February | 3pm UK / 8.30pm Sri Lanka

SPEAKER: Dr Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga (@CBKsrilanka) is former President & Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, and Chairperson, South Asia Policy & Research Institute, Colombo.

DISCUSSANT: Dr Rajesh Venugopal (@rajeshvenugopal) is Associate Professor in the Department of International Development, LSE, and author of Nationalism, Development & Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka (2018).

CHAIR: Alnoor Bhimani (@AlnoorBhimani) is Director, LSE South Asia Centre, and Professor of Management Accounting at LSE

Please click here to register free for this event; registration closes at 9.30am UK time on the day of the event; the livestream link will be sent thereafter to all registered attendees.

© The 'Sri Lanka @ 75' logo is copyrighted by the LSE South Asia Centre, and may not be used by anyone for any purpose. It shows the national flower of Sri Lanka, the Water Lily (Nymphaeaceae), framed in a graphic design of colours derived from the national flag, and sacral & architectural motifs. The logo has been designed by Oroon Das.

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FACT & FICTION

Expanding the Archive: Sources & the Social Sciences

Thursday, 16 March | 3.30pm UK

A Roundtable on new archives to expand the source base of the social sciences, including radio, music, literature, theatre, etc.

SPEAKERS: Dr Tahmima Anam (@tahmima) is a writer, novelist, and columnist, and author, most recently, of The Startup Wife (2021); David Lewis (@lewisd100) is Professor of Anthropology & Development at LSE, and co-editor (with Dennis Rodgers & Michael Woolcock) of New Mediums, Better Messages? How Innovations in Translation, Engagement, & Advocacy are Changing International Development (2022) around which this Roundtable is organised; Vinod Pavarala (@vpavarala) is Senior Professor of Communication and UNESCO Chair on Community Media, University of Hyderabad, and co-author (with Kanchan K. Malik) of Other Voices: The Struggle for Community Radio in India (2007); Dr Sarah Saddler is Assistant Professor of Theatre, Baruch College, CUNY, New York; her current book project, titled 'Performing Corporate Bodies: Multinational Theatre in Global India', is an ethnography of theatre-based workplace training in corporate India.

CHAIR: Dr Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre (@SAsiaLSE).

This event is part of the Centre's Fact & Fiction series.

Please click here to register free for this event; registration closes at 9.30am UK time on the day of the event; the livestream link will be sent thereafter to all registered attendees.