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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, February 25, 2014

What Telangana Means for Indian Federalism

February 24, 2014

In this issue of India in Transition, Arun Sagar, Associate Fellow, Centre for Multilevel Federalism, New Delhi, argues that the creation of new states in India has a centralizing effect on Indian federalism as the influence of sub-state political movements weakens political power at the state level.

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CASI in the News

CASI Director Devesh Kapur published "What Regulation, When Man is Vile?" in the February 16, 2014 issue of Business Standard.

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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 and in person!

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.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 4-5 pm, Online through Adobe Connect (login as guest): http://upennsas.adobeconnect.com/casi
Lavanya Madhusudan, C'09, 2008 Travel Funds Winner

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 9-10 pm, Online through Adobe Connect (login as guest): http://upennsas.adobeconnect.com/casi
Alexander Ryu, C'11, 2011 Travel Funds Winner

Monday, March 3, 2014, 3-4 pm in person on campus Houston Hall (near the fireplaces)
Jessica Pickett, Ph.D. Candidate, 2009 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 Extended (new): Monday, March 17, 2014 (11:59 p.m. 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

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

"Why Vote for a Criminal? A Survey-Experiment on Ethnicity-Based Preferences and Candidate Quality in North India"

CASI seminar by SIMON CHAUCHARD (Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College)

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