Given that we are now officially in recession you could do worse than pop along to the Brick Lane Circle tonight. It’s free entry, all welcome. Here’s the details:

Seminars on Bangladesh and Bangladeshis Abroad

Every Thursday, 7-9pm, 22 January – 9 April 2009

Lab 5, Idea Store Whitechapel
321 Whitechapel Rd, London E1 1BU

29 January

The Global Financial Crisis and Implications for Developing Countries like Bangladesh

By Professor Mushtaq Khan, Professor of economics at School of African and Oriental Studies. He was born in Dhaka in 1961, completed his undergraduate studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford and then won a scholarship for his PhD studies in Economics at Cambridge. Previously he taught at the universities of both Oxford and Cambridge. Information about his research interests and publications are available on his website.