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LSE PUBLIC LECTURE: Social Protection, Economic Growth

  • Feb 13, 2014 · 5:30 PM
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LSE PUBLIC LECTURE: Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change: goals, issues and trajectories in China, India, Brazil and South Africa

Asia Research Centre and Department of Social Policy public seminar and book launch
Date: Thursday 13 February 2014
Time:[masked]pm Venue: Thai Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Francesca Bastagli, Professor Tony Hall, Dr Ruth Kattumuri
Chair: Professor David Piachaud
Francesca Bastagli is research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute.

Tony Hall is Professor of Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy at LSE. Ruth Kattumuri is co-director of the LSE Asia Research Centre and India Observatory. This highly original and thought-provoking book examines the recent expansion of social protection in China, India, Brazil and South Africa – four countries experiencing rapid economic growth and social change. It documents developments in each country, analyses the impact of government cash transfers and discusses future trends. It shows that social protection has complemented economic growth and supported development efforts. Social protection has been fundamental to promoting equitable and sustainable societies. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries contact Kevin Shields by email [masked] or call[masked] 7615. Please find a map of the location at.

Travel information

Tube/Underground stations

Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines) - on the corner of Kingsway and High Holborn. Approximately five minutes away.
Temple (District and Circle lines) - on the Embankment at the bottom of Arundel Street. Approximately five minutes away.
Charing Cross (Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines) - on the Strand at the Trafalgar Square end. Approximately ten minutes away.
British Rail stations

Waterloo - other side of the River from the Strand over Waterloo Bridge. Approximately 10-15 minutes away. Trains to and from the south coast and south west of England.
Charing Cross - on the Strand at the Trafalgar Square end. Approximately 10 minutes away. Trains mainly to south east London and into Kent.
Blackfriars - on the Embankment near Blackfriars Bridge. Approximately 10 -15 minutes away. Trains mainly to south London and south east England but also the First Capital Connect line through north London. St Pancras International - on Euston Road, close to King's Cross mainline station. Take the Piccadilly Line from King's Cross to Holborn, from where it is a 5 minutes away (see 'Holborn' above). Serves the Eurostar and trains to the Midlands.
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Buses that stop on or near the Aldwych are:

Numbers: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, X68, 76, 77a, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341 and 521.

Each bus stop should show which buses stop there and their frequency. On the front of the bus the final destination will be given. It may also show the names of the main stops on its route.

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