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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Thursday, March 12, 2015

CASI in the News

Milan Vaishnav (Associate, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) and Neelanjan Sircar (CASI Postdoctoral Research Fellow) co-authored "Unsafe After Sunset" in the February 27, 2015 issue of The Hindu. This is the final of four articles published by The Hindu between December 2014 and February 2015 on the findings from the latest round of the Lok Surveys, on aspirations and anxieties of ordinary Indians. The Lok Surveys are 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.


Assessing Regional Cooperation in South Asia and Beyond

Arndt Michael
March 9, 2015

In this issue of India in Transition, Arndt Michael, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg, Germany, examines patterns of multilateral cooperation in South Asia and beyond, and argues that there are specific deficiencies which must be overcome before meaningful cooperation can take place.

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CASI Welcomes Spring 2015 Visiting Scholar, Lisa Björkman

Lisa Björkman is a research scholar at the University of Göttingen’s Transregional Research Network (CETREN) in Göttingen, Germany. She will be at CASI through April 13, 2015.

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CASI Student Programs
Penn students interested in applying to the CASI Travel Funds for Research Program, please read more about the application here
Application Deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015
CASI Internships and Sobti Family Fellowship Fund Applications have closed for 2015.  

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Upcoming Events

Friday, March 20, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Between Pipes and Politics: Engineering, Hydraulic Fixes, and the Contradictions of Rights Regimes in Mumbai"

CASI seminar by LISA BJÖRKMAN (Research Scholar, Transregional Research Network, CETREN, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany, Spring 2015 Visiting Scholar)

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