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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, March 11, 2019

Ashok Gulati to Deliver March 19 Khemka Lecture on Indian Agriculture Policies

Ashok Gulati, Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), will deliver a CASI Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 titled "Who Will Feed India? Political Economy of Agriculture Policies and its Implications." The lecture will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Forum (Room 250) of the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics.


Call Me, Maybe? America’s Taliban Hotline and India’s Afghanistan Redux

Chayanika Saxena
March 11, 2019

In this issue of India in Transition, Chayanika Saxena, President’s Graduate Fellow and doctoral candidate, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore, discusses how American attempts to reach out to the Taliban and end the conflict has left India in a precarious position in Afghanistan once again.

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*Interested in writing for IiT? Now open for submissions*

CASI Welcomes Spring 2019 Visiting Scholar, Radhika Khosla

Radhika Khosla is the Research Director of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development at Somerville College, and a Senior Researcher at the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, School of Geography and the Environment, at the University of Oxford. She works on examining the productive tensions between urban transitions, energy services consumption, and climate change, with a focus on developing country cities.

CASI Student Programs

Penn students: CASI Summer 2019 Internship Program applications have closed but there is still time to apply for CASI Travel Funds for Research in India (Deadline TONIGHT, March 11, 2019, 11:59 p.m.)

Sobti Family Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Deadline EXTENDED to April 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Read about CASI Interns' and Travel Funds Winners' experiences on the CASI Student Programs Blog! To receive as an email, go to casistudentprograms.com and enter your email on the bottom left “+follow” icon.

Learn More:

View the CASI Student Programs Video and read the blog to learn more about CASI student experiences in India! Follow CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Laura Iwanyk, Assistant Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach, liwanyk@upenn.edu

Upcoming Events

March 18, 2019, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"The RSS: Evolution of India’s Leading Hindu Nationalist Organization"

CASI Seminar with Walter Andersen (Senior Adjunct Professor of South Asia Studies, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University)

March 19, 2019, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at PCPSE

"Who Will Feed India? Political Economy of Agriculture Policies and its Implications"

CASI Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture with Ashok Gulati (Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations)

March 29, 2019, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"The Truth About Us: Information and Society from Manu to Modi"

CASI Seminar with Sanjoy Chakravorty (Professor of Geography, Urban Studies, and Global Studies, Temple University)

April 23, 2019, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Natak: Political Theatre and Political Deceit in Mumbai"

CASI Seminar with Lisa Björkman (Assistant Professor of Urban & Public Affairs, University of Louisville)


More Spring 2019 events to come!

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