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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, February 10, 2014

In Defense of the Indian Voter

February 10, 2014

In this issue of India in Transition, Neelanjan Sircar, CASI Visiting Dissertation Research Fellow, explains why Indian voters are both better informed and more independent than typically assumed by media, scholars, and policymakers.

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CASI Post-Bac Fellowship and Summer Travel Funds

Are you thinking about applying for the new CASI Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship or CASI Summer Travel Funds for Research?

Join CASI Travel Funds Winners online!

CASI Travel Funds Winners will share a brief presentation on writing research proposals, discuss their projects in India, and answer any questions you might have.

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Monday, February 10, 2014, 8-9pm
Sasha Riser-Kositsky, C’11, 2010 Travel Funds Winner

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 3-4 pm
Emmerich Davies, Ph.D. Candidate, 2010 Travel Funds Winner

Wednesday February 19, 2014, 7-8 pm
Priya Agarwal, C’08, Law’12, 2007 Travel Funds Winner

More sessions will be posted on the CASI Facebook Event

Sobti Family Fellowship Fund:
This year CASI is pleased to announce the first post-baccalaureate fellowship, The Sobti Family Fellowship Fund, to support a recent Penn graduate to conduct an independent research project in India.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014 (11:59 pm EST).

CASI Summer Travel Funds:
CASI offers Summer Research Travel Funds for current Penn undergraduate and graduate students to conduct independent research in India. Past Travel Funds Winners will be holding information sessions online in February.
Application Deadline: Monday, March 17, 2014 (11:59 p.m. EST).

Read our student blog to learn more about CASI students in the field: www.casistudentprograms.com
CASI Student Programs Web site: http://casi.sas.upenn.edu/studentprograms

CASI in the News

CASI Director Devesh Kapur co-authored along with Arvind Subramanian (Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Senior Fellow and Director of the India Initiative, Center for Global Development, and CASI IAB Member), "A Property Tax Proposal" in the February 7, 2014 issue of Business Standard.

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Upcoming CASI Events

Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

"Growth and Citizenship in Indian Cities"

CASI seminar by PATRICK HELLER (Professor of Sociology and International Studies, Director of the Graduate Program in Development, Watson Institute at Brown University)

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