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
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.
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.
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)
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)
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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