Happy New Year and Best Wishes for a Wonderful 2023!
The Masterly Use of Universalism: Re-Reading Ray’s Cinema in 2023
January 2, 2023
In the latest issue of India in Transition, author and filmmaker Nilosree Biswas discusses the use of universalism in the work of Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray.
CASI Job Opening
CASI is seeking an Administrative Coordinator to perform complex and confidential administrative and coordination functions for all aspects of the Center. This position requires a candidate possessing the ability to work effectively and professionally with CASI's director and staff, SAS, the University, and external partners.
CASI Data Seminar Series to Kick Off Jan 18th
The new CASI-India Data Seminars Series will feature Rukmini S. (Independent Data Journalist; CASI Fall 2022 Visiting Fellow) in conversation with several data experts on the following Wednesdays in early 2023.
*All Data Seminar Series events are virtual*
January 18, 2023, 9:00am EST / 7:30pm IST
“The PMGSY and the Potential of Open Data from Rural India”
Harsh Nisar, Lead Data Scientist, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India
February 15, 2023, 9:00am EST / 7:30pm IST
“Migration Streams: Innovating with Data”
Chinmay Tumbe, Associate Professor, Economics, Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad
March 22, 2023, 9:00am EDT / 6:30pm IST
“Climate Data: Expanding Horizons”
Roxy Koll, Climate Scientist, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
April 19, 2023, 9:00am EDT / 6:30pm IST
“Legal Data: New Possibilities”
Saurabh Karn, Researcher/ Analyst, Justice Hub
More information coming soon!
CASI Student Programs
Applications for Summer 2023 Volunteer Internship Opportunities in India for eligible Penn students are now OPEN! Deadline to Apply: Monday, February 6, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
For more information:
- Visit the CASI table at the CURF and Career Services 2023 Penn Summer Opportunities and Funding Resources Fair (Thursday, January 12, 2023, 3:00-4:30 p.m. at Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall)
- Attend the CASI Student Programs Open House at CASI (Thursday, January 19, 2023, 3:00-5:00 p.m., 133 S. 36th Street, Suite 230 in the Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics)
Read all about how past travel funds winners spent their summers in India on the CASI Student Programs Blog!
2023-24 AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship Applications Open
The American India Foundation (AIF)'s Banyan Impact Fellowship is a fully-funded, interdisciplinary experiential learning program that places young professionals from India and the US in service with communities across India.
Candidates must be U.S. or Indian citizens, or U.S. permanent residents. They must be between 21 and 35 years of age and have obtained their Bachelor’s degree by the start of the program. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Eligible graduating seniors and young alumni can apply here and learn more about the Fellowship.
Questions about CASI Student Programs?
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January 5, 2023, 1:00pm IST, Taj Palace, New Delhi
2023 Penn India Engagement Forum
in partnership with CASI, UPIASI, and Penn Global
2022-23 CASI Hybrid Seminar Series
*In-person events will no longer feature a virtual option*
January 26, 2023, 12 noon EST | 10:30pm IST (Virtual)
CASI / South Asia Center / Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics / Dept. of Political Science Seminar with Sushmita Pati (National Law School of India University, Bengaluru)
February 2, 2023, 12 noon EST | 10:30pm IST (In-Person)
CASI / South Asia Center / Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics / Dept. of Political Science Seminar with Sangeeta Banerji (Brown University)
CASI's office is located close to the heart of Penn's campus at the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics at 133 South 36th Street (Suite 230) Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215.
Please note: CASI is operating on a hybrid schedule.