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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Changing Power Structures

October 21, 2013

In this issue of India in Transition, Rohit Chandra, Doctoral Candidate, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, discusses the last decade of developments in the power sector and how cyclone Phailin brings out some of systemic problems with electricity in India.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

2013 Penn International Opportunities Fair
(For Penn students only)

Come to Bodek Lounge (Houston Hall) and visit CASI's table to learn more about the 2014 India Summer Travel Funds Competition!

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Thursday, October 31, 2013, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

"Nineteenth Century British Imperial Policy and the Shaping of Modern India"

CASI seminar by PATRICK FRENCH (Writer, Historian, and Biographer, CASI Fall 2013 Visiting Scholar)

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Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

"Clients and Communities: The Political Economy of Party Network Organization and Development in India’s Urban Slums"

CASI seminar by ADAM AUERBACH (Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame)

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CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur published “Manik Sarkar and the Indian Left” in the October 22, 2013 issue of Business Standard.

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CASI Welcomes Fall 2013 Visiting Scholar, Rohan D'Souza

Dr. Rohan D’Souza is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi). He is the author of Drowned and Dammed: Colonial Capitalism and Flood control in Eastern India (2006). His edited books include The British Empire and the Natural World: Environmental Encounters in South Asia (2011) and Environment, Technology and Development: Critical and Subversive Essays (2012). 

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CASI Student Blog

CASI's 2013 summer interns and travel award winners continue to write as they transition back to Penn.

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