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    Evening Reception

    Reception with Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

    Asia House will be hosting Nobel Laureate and renowned Indian economist Amartya Sen, who will talk about his new book An Uncertain Glory: India and its contradictions and what India has failed to learn from the Asian experience. The talk will be followed by a networking reception.

    Amartya Sen is Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, at Harvard University. Until 2004 was the Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. He has served as President of the Econometric Society, the American Economic Association, the Indian Economic Association, and the International Economic Association.

    Amartya Sen’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages, and include, among others, Choice of Techniques (1960), Collective Choice and Social Welfare (1970), Poverty and Famines (1982), Commodities and Capabilities (1987), Development as Freedom (1999), Identity and Violence (2006), and The Idea of Justice (2009).

    Amartya Sen’s awards include Bharat Ratna (India); Commandeur de la Legion d’Honneur (France); the National Humanities Medal (USA); Ordem do Merito Cientifico (Brazil); Honorary  Companion of Honour (UK); Aztec Eagle (Mexico); Edinburgh Medal (UK); the George Marshall Award (USA); the Eisenhauer Medal (USA); and the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.


    Amartya Sen


    This is an invitation only event and is now sold-out. If you are interested in being added to the waiting list please contact Shrimoyee Chakraborty at Shrimoyee.chakraborty@asiahouse.co.uk

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      30 June 2014
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