Marie Lall has been working on Pakistan since 2003 when she started to teach at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She has expanded her research expertise in Pakistan to multiple sectors including foreign policy, geopolitics, energy security, regional security, national identity, citizenship, education and governance. She spends on average 5 month a year in the South Asian region.
See her Pakistan publications here.
Between August and December 2009 she was a Visiting Faculty at the Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS), Pakistan
She was responsible for convening and teaching introduction to International Relations (Pol 131). In addition, she conducted research on the concept of citizenship in Pakistan and the role of education in developing citizenship. Fieldwork conducted in government, private and philanthropic schools in the Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan, resulting in a co-authored book: Lall, M. and Saeed, T. (2019) Youth and the National Narrative Education, Terrorism and the Security State in Pakistan, Bloomsbury, London.
Between 2015 and 2018 she was UCL’s Pro-Vice Provost for South Asia, linking UCL with a number of Pakistani HEIs including the Lahore University of Management Science.
Key projects in Pakistan have included:
CARE: In 2015 she conducted a review of CARE’s work in Lahore. This involved work in CARE schools as well as adopted government schools.
British Council Connecting Classrooms: Between 2011 and 2012 she conducted the review of the BC funded Connecting Classrooms project in Pakistan and Bangladesh
The Citizens Foundation (TCF): Between 2009 and 2012 she worked with TCF conducting a review of TCF’s model in 2009 and a study of TCF’s impact in the community in 2012 involving fieldwork across four provinces in Pakistan. Click here for the TCF’s impact in the community report
Between April and August 2007 she was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University Singapore where she conducted research on the geopolitics of energy in determining Indian and Pakistani foreign policy resulting in an edited book published on the geopolitics of energy in South Asia: Lall, M. (ed.) (2009) The Geopolitics of Energy in South Asia ISEAS, Singapore