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Prof Marie-Carine Lall
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Appointment
  • Chair in Education and South Asian Studies
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

Marie Lall is a Professor of Education and South Asian Studies at the UCL Institute of Education. She served as UCL’s Pro-Vice-Provost for South Asia (including Myanmar) till November 2018.

 

Professor Lall is a South Asia expert (India, Pakistan and Burma/Myanmar) specialising in political issues and education. She has over 25 years of experience in the region. Her research interests focus on the politics of South Asia including domestic politics, political economy, foreign policy, geopolitics of energy, migration and Diaspora politics, citizenship, ethnic peace and conflict issues. She also works on education policy in India, Pakistan and Myanmar with regard to gender, ethnicity and social exclusion, the formation of national identity, and the linkage between national identity, citizenship and education.She has written widely on these topics and is the author/editor of 10 books. Her most recent books include Youth and the National Narrative - Education, Terrorism and the Security State in Pakistan(Bloomsbury 2020) and Myanmar’s Education Reforms – a pathway to social justice? (UCL press 2021).


She has been instrumental in providing thought leadership to development agencies, policy makers and governments in the region and internationally. She has worked with the World Bank, UNICEF, the British Council, AUSAID, South Asian philanthropic bodies as well as various government ministries. In 2019 her work was honoured at the House of Commons and she was named as one of the 100 most influential people on UK-India relations

Research Groups
Research Summary

Research areas

  • Politics and international relations
  • Governance
  • Education reforms
  • Education policy
  • Education and conflict
  • National identity and citizenship


Personal country knowledge: India, Pakistan, Myanmar

 

Languages spoken: French (fluent), German (fluent), Spanish (fluent). Portuguese (fluent), Hindi (advanced), Urdu (basic), Burmese (beginners)

Teaching Summary

Currently lecturing on the following MA modules

  • Understanding Education Policy; 
  • Education For All;
  • Education in Conflict and Emergencies; 
  • Education and Muslim Communities; 
  • Understanding Education Research.

 

Currently lecturing on the BA module Education, Religion and State: Historical and Contemporary Developments

 

Appointments
02-NOV-2015 Pro-Vice Provost South Asia    , United Kingdom
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