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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Biodiversity Management with Public Participation: Can India Do Better?

Ghazala Shahabuddin
November 2, 2015

In this issue of India in Transition, Ghazala Shahabuddin, Senior Fellow, Centre for Ecology, Development and Research (CEDAR), and CASI Fall 2015 Visiting Scholar, discusses the important role of public involvement in protected areas in India and the means through which they can be operationalized.

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IiT Hindi translations are now available on their own web pages

Upcoming Events

Friday, November 6, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

Pipe Politics, Contested Waters: Embedded Infrastructures of Millenial Mumbai

CASI Book Discussion with Author LISA BJÖRKMAN - Assistant Professor, Urban and Public Affairs Department, University of Louisville, and Discussants LISA MITCHELL - Associate Professor, South Asia Studies, and Director, South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania; and PHILIP K. OLDENBURG - Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Annenberg School for Communication

Making News in Global India: Media, Publics, Politics

Book Discussion with Author Sahana Udupa - Social Anthropologist, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

Friday, November 20, 2015, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"India’s Rural Employment Guarantee Program: Evidence from the India Human Development Surveys of 2004-5 and 2011-12"

CASI Seminar by Sonalde Desai - Professor of Sociology, Maryland Population Research Center, University of Maryland

CASI Student Programs

Sobti Family Fellowship Applications Now Open!
Are you a recent Penn graduate interested in spending 9 months in India working on an independent research project?
Applications are due on Friday, January 22, 2016.
Drop by an advising session with the Student Programs Manager or Travel Funds Winner
Read the reflections of 2015 CASI Summer Interns and Travel Funds for Research Winners 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
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Annual International Opportunities Fair (hosted by Penn Career Services)
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
at Bodek Lounge (Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street)
Learn more about opportunities to work, volunteer, or intern before and after your graduate.

Annual Student Programs Open House
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
at CASI (3600 Market Street, Suite 560)
Meet with past students to learn more about their experiences in India and discuss the application process for CASI Internships, Travel Funds for Research, and the Sobti Family Fellowship.

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