If you are having trouble viewing this E-newsletter, click here.

Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, February 26, 2018

CASI in the News

CASI Director Devesh Kapur published "Indian States Are Doing a Shoddy Job of Governance, But the Focus is Always on the Centre" in the February 15, 2018 issue of The Print.



The Changing Landscape of India-Africa Relations

Veda Vaidyanathan
February 26, 2018

In this issue of India in Transition, Veda Vaidyanathan, former Doctoral Fellow, ICS-Harvard Yenching Institute, discusses India's evolving relations with Africa, including a combination of factors in recent years that have led to an infusion of energy in this otherwise jaded relationship.

Full Article

*Interested in writing for IiT? Now open for submissions*

New CASI Podcast Episode

Hosted by Bilal Baloch (CASI Postdoctoral Research Fellow). In our latest episode, Gareth Nellis (Postdoctoral Fellow, Evidence in Governance and Politics, University of California, Berkeley, and soon to be Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego) discusses his recent CASI seminar on "Dominant Parties and the Origins of India's Weakly Institutionalized Party System."

CASI Student Programs

Penn students: CASI Summer 2018 Internship Program applications have closed but there is still time to apply for CASI Travel Funds for Research in India and the Sobti Family Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship.

CASI Travel Funds for Research in India
Deadline: March 12, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST)
CASI provides up to $3,000 to Penn undergraduate winners and up to $3,500 to Penn graduate student winners to conduct independent research in India during the summer months.

Sobti Family Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship
Deadline: March 12, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST)
This nine-month fellowship opportunity is for recent Penn graduates to conduct independent research in India.

View the CASI Student Programs Video and read the blog to learn more about CASI student experiences in India! Follow CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Aparna Wilder, Associate Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach apwilder@sas.upenn.edu

Upcoming Seminars

March 23, 2018, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Government at the Grassroots in India: Findings from a Case Study"

CASI Seminar with Rashmi Sharma - Indian Administrative Service (Retired), and CASI Spring 2018 Visiting Fellow

As a member of our listserv, you are receiving this email announcement.
To unsubscribe, please email casi@sas.upenn.edu.