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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Indian Novel as an Agent of History

Chandrahas Choudhury
September 7, 2015

In this issue of India in Transition, Chandrahas Choudhury, New Delhi-based writer, argues that the Indian novel is a platform for highly nuanced and subtle readings of Indian history, and a storehouse of possibilities for the reader who wishes to fulfill his or her own potential as an actor in Indian history.

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CASI Welcomes Fall 2015 Visiting Scholar, Ghazala Shahabuddin

Dr. Ghazala Shahabuddin is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Ecology, Development and Research (CEDAR). She will be at CASI through October 31, 2015.

CASI Student Programs

CASI Summer Interns and Travel Funds for Research Winners have wrapped up their summer projects in India. Read their reflections on the Student Programs blog. To receive the blog as an email, go to www.casistudentprograms.com and click on the "+" in the bottom right corner and enter your email address. You can also follow the CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms
CASI Student Programs Symposium
Save the Date: Friday, October 23, 2015 2:30 - 5:30 pm 

CASI 2015 Interns will present on their summer experiences in India followed by Q & A. (at CASI - 3600 Market Street, Suite 560)

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 18, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Mobilizing Gender and Religion in India: Twentieth Century Legacies"

CASI seminar by NANDINI DEO (Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Lehigh University)

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Penn Law, Silverman 240A

"Can Indian Urbanization Alter Its Development Trajectory?"

A CASI Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture by AROMAR REVI (Director, Indian Institute for Human Settlements [IIHS])

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Friday, October 2, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Reclaiming the Grassland for the Cheetah: Nature, Knowledge, and Power in Twentieth Century India"

CASI seminar by GHAZALA SHAHABUDDIN (Senior Fellow, Centre for Ecology, Development and Research [CEDAR], and CASI Fall 2015 Visiting Scholar)

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"The Making and Breaking of a War Economy: India, 1939-45"

CASI seminar by SRINATH RAGHAVAN (Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi)

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