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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, August 30, 2021

CASI welcomes all new and returning Penn students, faculty, and staff to campus! Best wishes for a terrific and healthy fall 2021 semester!


Call for Abstracts: Graduate Student Workshop on Migration in India

CASI is hosting an online conference on October 27-28, 2021 on internal migration and the special challenges faced by internal migrants in contemporary India. To accompany this event, we are hosting a closed-door workshop for graduate students in the social sciences work on October 29 via Zoom between 6.30-9.30pm IST (1:00-4:00pm GMT and 9.00am-12.00 noon EDT). Our aim is to select four papers to discuss; a faculty discussant will provide feedback on a complete working paper, which will have been read by other workshop participants.

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Securitizing Health and Suppressing Democracy: COVID-19 Policy Measures and Political Implications

Vivek N. D.
August 30, 2021

In the latest issue of India in Transition's Special COVID-19 Series (Part 2), Vivek N. D., Assistant Professor, School of Law, Mahindra University, examines the Indian government's role and rhetoric in securitizing the pandemic as a national security threat.

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If you'd like to have your article considered for publication in this new series, please carefully review these guidelines and submit to the enclosed email address.

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CASI Student Programs

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Questions about CASI Student Programs?
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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: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, not all of the Penn community has resumed full operations on campus. At this time, CASI is operating remotely but will resume a hybrid schedule as of Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

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