British Association for South Asian Studies

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20 April 2018

Event: LSE Bangladesh Summit 2018

LSE Bangladesh Summit 2018
Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 9.30am-5pm

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 Bangladesh Summit.

Opening Remarks: Dr Kasia Paprocki

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

Civil Society and the State

Moderator: Dr Mukulika Banerjee

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

Minority Rights

Moderator: Professor Katy Gardner

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

The Idea of Bangladesh

Moderator: Dr Sanchita Saxena

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

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

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


Monday, 5 June 2018

09:30 - 17:00

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

Registration is essential. Tickets will be available from 2 May.