LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2018

Conference/Symposium | June 5 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

  Houghton Street, London UK WC2A 2AE

 The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies

The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley and LSE The South Asia Centre is hosting the first-ever LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2018.

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.

Established in 2013 with a generous gift from the Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley champions the study of Bangladesh’s cultures, peoples and history. The first of its kind in the US, the Center’s mission is to create an innovative model combining research, scholarships, the promotion of art and culture, and the building of ties between institutions in Bangladesh and the University of California.

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 Tickets will be available from 2 May. Registration opens May 2., 510-642-3608