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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur co-authored with Elizabeth J. Perry (Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University), "Higher Education Reform in India and China: The Role of the State" as part of the January 2015 Harvard-Yenching Institute Working Paper Series.

Neelanjan Sircar (CASI Postdoctoral Research Fellow) and Megan Reed (CASI Research Coordinator) co-authored "Choosing Thy Neighbour" in the January 10, 2015 issue of The Hindu. This is the second of four articles that will be published by The Hindu in December and January on the findings from the latest round of the Lok Survey, on aspirations and anxieties of ordinary Indians. The Lok Survey is part of a larger CASI research project on urbanization and social change sponsored by the Lok Foundation. The Lok Surveys aim to track the attitudes of Indians over the next several years, as part of a significant new effort to understand the social and political reconfigurations taking place across India today.


Responses to Russian Interventionism: India and the Questions of Hungary, 1956 and Crimea, 2014

Swapna Kona Nayudu
January 12, 2015

In this issue of India in Transition, Swapna Kona Nayudu, Doctoral Candidate, Department of War Studies, King’s College London, offers a comparative analysis of the Crimean Crisis of 2014 and Hungarian Revolution of 1956.

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CASI Student Programs

Welcome back to campus! 

Penn students interested in the CASI Summer 2015 Internship Program in India should keep checking the Student Programs Internship pages for updated partnerships. We will be adding a few in the next week or two. Be sure to open an application through the International Internship ProgramApplication Deadline: January 28, 2015. CASI Summer Internship Alumni will host information sessions or “Chai Chats” starting soon.

Graduating Penn Seniors and Recent Penn Graduates:  The Sobti Family Fellowship Fund is open and accepting applications! Application Deadline: January 23, 2015. Be sure to attend an Information Session led by past CASI Travel Funds Winners and CASI's Student Programs and Outreach Manager, Aparna Wilder.

Penn Students: Send us an email if you would like to be added to the CASI Student Programs Outreach List.


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