LSE Asia Research Centre (ARC), established in 1997, builds on LSE’s long engagement with Asia, China and India in particular.
The Centre is multi-disciplinary; its primary purpose is to conduct and support research on issues concerning Asia both in-house as well as across teaching and research units of the School.
About the Fellowship
LSE Asia Research Centre offers a Fellowship for a period of up to eight months. Applicants should have experience of social science research on South Asia. The Fellow will be expected to engage in social science research on a topic under the following themes: Growth and Inclusion; Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability; Social and Human Security; Population and Development; Governance and Democracy. Preference will be given to topics that focus on contemporary social, political and economic concerns of South Asia.
Fellowship is open to candidates from South Asia, that is, the SAARC region which includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Applicants should be scholars in the social sciences with experience of research on South Asia.
They should hold a PhD – the fellowship is not intended for students registered for a degree or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics.
Monthly subsistence allowance of upto £1,500 a month.
Duration: 8 months