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A Quarter Century of India's Transformations: CASI’s 25th Anniversary Symposium

October 12, 2017 at Penn Law

Symposium Agenda

2:00 p.m.

WELCOME

Devesh Kapur (Director, CASI)


2:05 p.m.

PANEL I. ECONOMY

Arvind Subramanian (Chief Economic Advisor, Government of India)
Chair: Nancy Birdsall (Senior Fellow, President Emeritus, Center for Global Development)
Discussants: Charles R. Kaye (Co-Chief Executive Officer, Warburg Pincus; Co-Chair, CASI IAB)
Lant Pritchett (Professor of the Practice of International Development, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.)


3:15 p.m.

PANEL II. POLITICS

Pratap Bhanu Mehta (Vice Chancellor, Ashoka University)
Chair: Atul Kohli (David K. E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University)
Discussants: Sudipta Kaviraj (Professor, Indian Politics & Intellectual History, Columbia University)
Mukulika Banerjee (Associate Professor in Social Anthropology; Director, South Asia Centre, The London School of Economics and Political Science; and Member, CASI IAB)  


4:25 p.m.

BREAK


4:35 p.m.

PANEL III. SOCIETY: GENDER

K. R. Meera (Writer & Journalist)
Chair: LaShawn R. Jefferson (Deputy Director, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania)
Discussants: Ramya Sreenivasan (Associate Professor, South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania)
Somini Sengupta (Foreign Correspondent, The New York Times)


5:45 p.m.

PANEL IV. THE UNITED STATES, INDIA & THE GLOBAL ORDER IN THE 21st CENTURY

Ed Luce (Washington Columnist & Commentator, Financial Times)
in conversation with Ashley J. Tellis (Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Member, CASI IAB)

6:30-7:30 p.m.

RECEPTION:  The Haaga Lounge, Golkin Hall, University of Pennsylvania Law School

with remarks by Steven J. Fluharty (Dean, School of Arts & Sciences and Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Professor of Psychology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania)