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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, August 29, 2023

CASI Fall 2023 Saluja Global Fellow Lecture

September 13, 2023, 4:30pm EDT at Penn Museum (3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

"Seeing India Through My Lens: East, West, and Coming Full Circle"
[Registration Required]

Fall 2023 Saluja Global Fellow, Mira Nair
co-sponsored by Penn Cinema & Media Studies and South Asia Center/Dept. of South Asia Studies

Akhand Bharat and India’s Civilizational Claims in South Asia

Udayan Das
August 28, 2023

In the latest issue of India in Transition, Udayan Das (Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, St. Xavier’s College) examines whether India's foreign policy in South Asia is driven by civilizational ideas amidst the rising salience of Hindutva in its domestic realm.

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CASI in the News

UPIASI Academic Director and Chief Executive, and CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar Eswaran Sridharan took part in "Is Seat Adjustment Enough for Opposition Unity?" a July 28, 2023 podcast on the upcoming Indian elections with The Hindu's Sandeep Phukan.

Upcoming Events

UPIASI Webinar

September 11, 2023, 8:30am EDT / 6:00pm IST

"Indian Federalism: A Comparative and Contemporary View"
with Balveer Arora, Rekha Saxena, and K. K. Kailash (moderated by E. Sridharan)

2023-24 CASI Seminar Series

September 21, 2023, 4:30pm (In-Person)

"Migration and Machine Politics: How India's Urban Poor Seek Representation and Responsiveness"

CASI / South Asia Center Book Workshop with discussants Robert Jenkins (CUNY), Anirudh Krishna (Duke University), and Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro (Brown University)

September 26, 2023, 12 noon (In-Person)

"The Representation Trap: How and Why Muslims Struggle to Maintain Power in India"

CASI / South Asia Center / Comparative Politics Workshop Seminar with Feyaad Allie (Harvard University)

October 5, 2023, 12 noon (In-Person)

"Romance, Religion, and the Problem of Migration in the Indian Himalaya"

CASI / South Asia Center / Dept. of Anthropology Seminar with Radhika Govindrajan (University of Washington)

CASI Student Programs

CASI's 2023 Summer Interns and Summer Research Grant recipients have concluded their time in India—read about their experiences on the CASI Student Programs Blog!

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Juni Bahuguna (Assistant Director, Student & Visitor Programs) at junib@sas.upenn.edu

Campus Location

CASI's office is located close to the heart of Penn's campus at the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics at 133 South 36th Street (Suite 230) Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215.

Please note: CASI is operating on a hybrid schedule.

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