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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Indian Cities as Sites for Energy and Climate Change Action

Radhika Khosla
April 24, 2017

In this issue of India in Transition, Radhika Khosla, Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, discusses the distinctive role of Indian cities in shaping energy use preferences and practices for the long-term.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, April 28, 2017, 4:00-5:30 p.m. at CASI

Navigating the Labyrinth: Perspectives on India's Higher Education

Book Panel & Discussion with Co-Editor, Devesh Kapur (Director, CASI)
and Panelists: Sharon Ravitch (Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania), Alan Ruby (Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania), and Tara Béteille (Senior Economist, Education Global Practice, The World Bank)

Video of Khemka Distinguished Lecture by Dr. K. Srinath Reddy Now Available

Dr. K. Srinath Reddy (President, Public Health Foundation of India, and CASI Spring 2017 Distinguished Scholar) delivered a Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture at Penn Law on April 11, 2017 titled "Will India's New Health Policy Improve Effectiveness and Equity?" [Full Video]

CASI Student Programs

CASI is pleased to announce the CASI Student Programs 2017 class! 19 undergraduates will volunteer at 7 non-profit and for-profit organizations across India including Aravind Eye Care Systems (Tamil Nadu), LEAP Skills Academy (New Delhi), MMTC-PAMP (New Delhi), Naandi Foundation (Andhra Pradesh), Public Health Foundation of India (Haryana), Shahi Exports (Karnataka), and Samaj Pragati Sahayog (Madhya Pradesh). CASI will also support one undergraduate (Olivia Hess C’18) and two Ph.D. candidates (Sirus Libero, City and Regional Planning, School of Design, and Kristina Nielsen, Anthropology, School of Arts and Sciences) to conduct independent research through the Travel Funds for Research program.

Be sure to follow the CASI Student Programs blog this summer to learn more about students' internships, travels, and experiences. To receive the blog updates as an email, click on the plus sign in the bottom right corner and enter your email address. You can also follow CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms

View the CASI Student Programs Video and learn more about CASI student experiences in India!

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Aparna Wilder, Associate Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach apwilder@sas.upenn.edu

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