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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, November 4, 2013

Damming Politics: India, China, and a Trans-Border River

Rohan D'Souza
November 4, 2013

In this issue of India in Transition, Rohan D'Souza, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and CASI Fall 2013 Visiting Scholar, reviews and discusses the political frictions and tensions between India and China over sharing flows of the trans-border river, the Yaluzangbu-Brahmaputra-Jamuna.

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Penn to Host Major Conference on Innovation in India

This November, the University of Pennsylvania will be hosting a major interdisciplinary conference titled "India as a Pioneer of Innovation: Constraints and Opportunities, which will bring together academic experts and business, government, and other influential leaders from around the world to further our understanding of innovation in India, and its implications for world affairs. Among the participants are several CASI-affiliated speakers.

The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required to attend.

Please direct any questions to: global@exchange.upenn.edu

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Video of 2013 Annual Lecture in New York Available on CASI Web site

On October 10, 2013, CASI held its Annual Lecture in New York at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, given by Dr. K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). The Annual Lecture is part of CASI’s Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture Series - an endowed program of CASI.

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CASI Publishes New Working Paper by Former Visiting Scholar, Andrew B. Kennedy

"Crucial Collaborators or Petty Players? The Globalization of R&D and the Rise of China and India," Andrew B. Kennedy (Senior Lecturer, Policy and Governance, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, and CASI Winter 2013 Visiting Scholar)

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Upcoming CASI Events

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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Thursday, November 21, 2013, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

"Nonfarm Diversification, Poverty, Economic Mobility, and Income Equality: A Case Study in Village India"

CASI seminar by PETER LANJOUW (Research Manager, Poverty and Inequality Group, Development Economics Research Group, The World Bank)

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CASI Student Programs - Special Announcement for Penn Students

Thinking about spending the summer in India? One of the best ways to learn more about CASI Student Programs is to meet with CASI students one-on-one. CASI students will be holding “Chai Chats” from October 2013 - January 2014 to share their experiences with prospective applicants. Check the CASI Facebook Page for additional “Chai Chat” dates and timings. CASI will hold an Open House at the CASI office on December 11, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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