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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, November 16, 2015

Indian Defense Reforms: Institutionalizing Clarity and Cohesion in Security Planning

Frank O'Donnell
November 16, 2015

In this issue of India in Transition, Frank O'Donnell, Lecturer in Strategic Studies, University of Plymouth, argues that a regular strategic defense review process should be introduced to help address core dysfunctions in Indian national security policymaking.

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IiT Hindi translations are now available on their own web pages

CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur was interviewed by Anuradha Raman in The Hindu November 14, 2015 article, "Diaspora Too is Using the PM as Part of its Strategy."


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

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
Save the Date:

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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