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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, January 27, 2015

CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur and CASI Research Coordinator, Megan Reed co-authored "The Love for Sons and Appropriate Attire" in the January 26, 2015 issue of The Hindu. This is the third of four articles that are being 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.

Ambassador Jayant Prasad (Former Ambassador of India to Nepal, 2011-13, and CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar) published "Intangibles and Deliverables" in the January 24, 2015 issue of The Hindu. 


Assessing the Subramanian Committee Report

Shibani Ghosh
January 26, 2015

In this issue of India in Transition, Shibani Ghosh, environmental lawyer associated with the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, discusses the need for a regulatory rethink to address the country’s poor environmental governance.

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CASI Student Programs
CASI Internship applications are due on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  All CASI internship opportunities are now posted on the Student Programs Internship pages. Be sure to open an application through the International Internship Program. CASI requires students write a supplemental essay as part of their application to be considered for the program (see the details on the IIP instructions). CASI Summer Internship Alumni will be hosting a few  “Chai Chats” this week.

Graduating Penn Seniors and Recent Penn Graduates:  The Sobti Family Fellowship Fund is open and accepting applications! Application Deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED to Friday, February 6, 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.
If you are also interested in applying to the Travel Funds for Research Program, you are welcome to attend an Information Session. Application Deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015
Penn Students: Send us an email if you would like to be added to the CASI Student Programs Outreach List.

Upcoming Events

Friday, February 6, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Poverty's Brain Drain"

CASI seminar by ANANDI MANI (Associate Professor of Economics, University of Warwick)

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Friday, February 13, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Caste and Religion in the Era of Economic Growth"

CASI seminar by ASHUTOSH VARSHNEY (Sol Goldman Charitable Trust Professor of International Studies and Political Science, Brown University)

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Friday, February 27, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"India's Islamic Aesthetic Heritage"

CASI seminar by NAVINA HAIDAR (Curator of Islamic Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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