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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, November 8, 2021

A Case for Worker-Centric Platform Economy in India (Part 2)

Francis Kuriakose & Deepa Kylasam Iyer
November 8, 2021

In the latest issue of India in Transition, Francis Kuriakose (Bharathiar University) & Deepa Kylasam Iyer (University of Cambridge) continue their discussion on the structural problems that confront the digital platform workers in India.

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2021-22 CASI Virtual Seminar Series

November 11, 2021, 12 noon EST | 10:30pm IST via Zoom

"Jungle Passports: Fences, Mobility, and Citizenship at the Northeast India-Bangladesh Border"

CASI / South Asia Center / Penn Anthropology Department Book Talk with Author Malini Sur (Senior Research Fellow, Western Sydney University)

November 12, 2021, 10:00am EST | 8:30pm IST via Zoom

"Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss Among the Wastepickers of Mumbai"

South Asia Center / CASI Book Talk with Author Saumya Roy (Journalist & Social Entrepreneur)

November 17, 2021, 12 noon EST | 10:30pm IST via Zoom

"Colossus: The Anatomy of Delhi"

CASI / South Asia Center / Penn Institute for Urban Research Book Talk with Editors Sanjoy Chakravorty (Professor of Geography and Urban Studies and Director of Global Studies, Temple University; CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar) and Neelanjan Sircar (Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research; CASI Visiting Scholar)

December 2, 2021, 12 noon EST | 10:30pm IST via Zoom

"Dropping Out, Being Pushed Out, or Can’t Get In? Decoding Declining Labor Force Participation of Indian Women"

CASI / South Asia Center Seminar with Ashwini Deshpande (Professor of Economics and Founding Director, CEDA, Ashoka University)

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Event Videos:

November 4, 2021: CASI Seminar "In-Group Bias in the Indian Judiciary: Evidence from 5 Million Criminal Cases" with Paul Novosad (Dartmouth College) FULL VIDEO

October 28, 2021: CASI Seminar "Gender Disparities in Utilization of Government Health Insurance in India" with Radhika Jain (Stanford University) FULL VIDEO

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