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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, March 13, 2017

CASI in the News

The Other One Percent: Indians in America (Oxford University Press, 2016), co-authored by CASI Director Devesh Kapur, along with Sanjoy Chakravorty and Nirvikar Singh, was referenced in "Srinivas Kuchibhotla Murder: Why Modi’s Nationalism No Longer Works for Indian-Americans," by Rohan D’Souza in the March 7, 2017 issue of Hindustan Times.


Scheduled Tribe Status: The Need for Clarification

Cristina-Ioana Dragomir
March 13, 2017

In this issue of India in Transition, Cristina-Ioana Dragomir, Assistant Professor of Political Science, SUNY Oswego, and CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar, discusses the need to redefine criteria for obtaining Scheduled Tribe status, using the example of the Narrikurovar community in Tamil Nadu.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Diverging Globalizations: National and Sectoral Pathways to Development in China and India"

CASI-CSCC Co-Sponsored Seminar by Roselyn Hsueh - Associate Professor of Political Science, Temple University

Friday, March 24, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics"

A Book Talk with Author Milan Vaishnav - Senior Fellow, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Friday, March 31, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Metamorphoses of Media in Tamil Politics"

CASI Seminar by Francis Cody - Associate Professor, Anthropology and Asian Institute, University of Toronto


Monday, April 10, 2017 at Penn's Perry World House

Health and Society in South Asia Conference

Hosted by the Penn Demography Club - co-sponsored by CASI, the Population Studies Center, and the Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies

CASI Student Programs

CASI offers funding for independent research through our Travel Funds for Research Program up to $3,000 for undergraduates and up to $3,500 for graduate students for 8 weeks of independent research in India. CASI also offers a unique opportunity for graduating Penn seniors or recent Penn graduates to conduct independent research through the 9-month post-baccalaureate Sobti Family Fellowship. Deadline to apply for both is TODAY—Monday, March 13, 2017, 11:59 EST)

Interested in CASI 2017 Student Programs?
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Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Aparna Wilder, Associate Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach apwilder@sas.upenn.edu

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