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India at 75, CASI at 30

CASI's 30th Anniversary Symposium

Thursday, October 13, 2022
1:30-7:00 p.m. EDT

Penn Carey Law School
Michael A. Fitts Auditorium
Golkin Hall 100 (Lower Level)
3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Co-hosted by Penn Carey Law School
Made possible by the generous support of:
CASI’s Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture Series and the Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation, Vishal Mahadevia and the Warburg Pincus Foundation, CASI International Advisory Board, the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy, South Asia Center, and the School of Arts and Sciences
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SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

1:30-1:35 p.m.
WELCOME
Tariq Thachil (CASI Director; Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India
Professor of Political Science, Penn)

 

1:35-2:55 p.m.
PANEL I: INDIA'S ECONOMY, TRENDS, AND PROSPECTS
Arvind Subramanian (Former Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India, 2014-18; Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University; Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington D.C.)

Prachi Mishra (Chief of the Systemic Issues Division, Research Department, IMF; Former Specialist Adviser & Head of the Strategic Research Unit, Reserve Bank of India; Former Senior Economist in the Ministry of Finance, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, Government of India)

Discussant:
Viral Acharya (C.V. Starr Professor of Economics in the Department of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business; Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, 2017-19)

Chair: 
Vishal Mahadevia
(Managing Director and Head of India, Warburg Pincus)


BREAK: 2:55-3:05 p.m.

3:05-4:25 p.m.
PANEL II: INDIA'S DOMESTIC POLITICS

Pratap Bhanu Mehta (Former Vice Chancellor, Ashoka University; President, Centre for Policy Research; Visiting Research Scholar, Laurence S. Rockefeller Professor for Distinguished Teaching, University Center for Human Values, Princeton)

Niraja Gopal Jayal (Avantha Chair, King’s India Institute, King’s College London)

Discussant:
Steven I. Wilkinson (Vice Provost of Global Affairs; Nilekani Professor of India and South Asian Studies; Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; and Henry R. Luce Director, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University)

Chair:
Mukulika Banerjee (Associate Professor, Social Anthropology, The London School of Economics and Political Science)

BREAK: 4:25-4:40 p.m.

4:40-6:00 p.m.
PANEL III: INDIA IN THE WORLD

Shivshankar Menon (Former Foreign Secretary, Ambassador to Israel, Sri Lanka, China, and Pakistan)

Manjari Chatterjee-Miller (Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations; Associate Professor of International Relations, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University - on leave)

Discussant:
Ashley J. Tellis (Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs & Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Chair:
Alyssa Ayres (Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University)

 

RECEPTION
The Great Hall
Silverman Building
6:00-7:00 p.m.

Remarks by Dean Steven J. Fluharty (Dean and Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Professor of Psychology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience, SAS, University of Pennsylvania)


Campus parking options:

The Penn Garage at 34th and Chestnut Streets (enter from 34th Street)
OR
Sheraton University City Garage at 36th and Chestnut Streets (enter from 36th Street)