CASI in the News
Defying the Odds: The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs, co-authored by Devesh Kapur (CASI Director) and D. Shyam Babu and Chandra Bhan Prasad (CASI research affiliates and former CASI Visiting Scholars), continues to receive international media coverage following its July 2014 release by Random House India. The book project was made possible by a multi-year research grant on Dalit Entrepreneurship CASI was awarded from the John Templeton Foundation.
The most recent include:
Political Mirage: Through the Lens of Mewat
September 8, 2014
In this issue of India in Transition, Preeti Mann, Social Anthropologist at Ambedkar University, argues that recent election results in Mewat serve as a reminder of the immense gap between the real and imagined worlds of Indian democracy.
CASI Welcomes Fall 2014 Visiting Fellow, Rahul Pandita
Rahul Pandita is a Senior Editor with The Hindu, one of India's leading newspapers. He will be at CASI through October 30, 2014.
Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI
"Purloined by Lawyers: Lawyers, Experts, and the Battle for the Indian Constitution"
CASI seminar by SANDIPTO DASGUPTA (Newton International Fellow of the Royal Society and British Academy)
Friday, September 26, 2014, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI
"Lands of War and Opportunity in Africa: The Global Impact of Sudan and South Sudan on Chinese and Indian National Oil Companies"
CASI seminar by LUKE PATEY (Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies)
CASI Student Programs
CASI summer interns Aardra Rajendran, C'16, ENG'16 (Chirag) and Jane Chen, C’16 (Aravind Eye Care Systems) were featured in "Summer Fun," a slide show article by Heidi Smith in the August 29, 2014 issue of SAS Frontiers.
All CASI summer travel funds winners have returned from India. Read all about their final reflections and travels on the Student Programs blog: www.casistudentprograms.com.