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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, September 26, 2022

Deendayal Upadhyaya and Indian Political Economy: Memory, History, and the Inconveniences of the Present

Aditya Balasubramanian
September 26, 2022

In the latest issue of India in Transition, Aditya Balasubramanian (Australian National University) examines the Hindu nationalist economic program articulated by the recently canonized Deendayal Upadhyay in the late 1950s, and how the enduring appeal of elements of this program creates policymaking tensions for the BJP today.

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Upcoming Events

India at 75, CASI at 30

CASI'S 30th Anniversary Symposium
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Penn Carey Law School
Michael A. Fitts Auditorium
Golkin Hall 100 (Lower Level)

2022-23 CASI Hybrid Seminar Series

September 29, 2022, 12 noon EDT | 9:30pm IST (Virtual)

"Anticorruption and the CBI: A History of Development and (Incomplete) Decolonization"

CASI / South Asia Center / Dept. of History / Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics Seminar with Aditya Balasubramanian (Australian National University)

October 1-2, 2022

"MARAAS at 50: Where Is Asian Studies Now?"

Co-sponsored by CASI, Asian American Studies Program, Association for Asian Studies, Center for East Asian Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Japan-American Society of Greater Philadelphia, South Asia Center

October 20, 2022, 12 noon EDT | 9:30pm IST (Virtual)

"The Invisibilized State: How 'Empowered Women' Saved India's Financial Inclusion Agenda"

CASI / GSWS/FQT / South Asia Center / Dept. of Anthropology / Dept. of Sociology / PDRI Seminar with Smitha Radhakrishnan (Wellesley College)

October 27, 2022, 12 noon EDT | 9:30pm IST (In-Person & Virtual)

"Data and Democracy Deficits in India: Are Innovation and Accountability at Odds with Each Other?"

CASI / South Asia Center / CARGC / Data Driven Discovery Initiative Seminar with Rukmini S. (Independent Data Journalist; CASI Fall 2022 Visiting Fellow)

Event Videos:

September 15, 2022: CASI Seminar "The Indian Constitution: Conversations with Power" with Gautam Bhatia (Supreme Court of India) FULL VIDEO

September 22, 2022: CASI Seminar
"The Poor Man’s Energy: Low-Modernist Solar Technologies in India and the Global South, 1878–2016" with Elizabeth Chatterjee
(University of Chicago) FULL VIDEO

CASI Student Programs

CASI students have completed their internships in India—read all about how they spent their summers on the CASI Student Programs Blog!

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
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Our Campus Partners

Micro-institutional Foundations of Capitalism: Sectoral Pathways to Globalization in China, India, and Russia

Center for the Study of Contemporary China Book Talk with Roselyn Hsueh (Temple University)
Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 4:30pm
PCPSE Building, 133 S. 36th Street (Room 200)

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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, CASI is operating on a hybrid schedule.

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