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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, November 20, 2017

CASI in the News

"The Importance of Being Middle Class in India," a new paper co-authored by CASI Director Devesh Kapur, along with Neelanjan Sircar (CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar and Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi) and Milan Vaishnav (Senior Fellow, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) was referenced in "Is India's Middle Class Actually Poor?" by Soutik Biswas in the November 15, 2017 issue of BBC News.

Short-term Migration and Women Farmers

Hema Swaminathan
November 20, 2017

In this issue of India in Transition, Hema Swaminathan, Associate Professor, Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore, discusses attitudes regarding Indian women’s roles in agriculture and how rural households manage the effects of short-term migration.

Full Article

*Interested in writing for IiT? Now open for submissions*

CASI Student Programs

Outreach activities have begun for summer 2018! (Stay up to date with CASI Outreach activities by sending an email to: 2018-casi-student-programs-outreach+subscribe@googlegroups.com)

Drop by a Chai Chat at Houston Hall and learn more from CASI Alumni (join the Facebook event to stay up to date).



The annual CASI Student Programs Open House for Penn students will take place on Wednesday December 6, 2017 from 4:00-5:30 pm at CASI.


View the CASI Student Programs Video and read the blog to learn more about CASI student experiences in India! Follow CASI Student Programs on Instagram @casistudentprograms

Questions about CASI Student Programs?
Please contact Aparna Wilder, Associate Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach apwilder@sas.upenn.edu

Upcoming Seminars

December 1, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"The Colonial Construction of Political Orders: Uneven State Formation and its Consequences in South Asia"

CASI Seminar with Adnan Naseemullah - Lecturer in South Asia and International Relations, Department of War Studies & the India Institute, King’s College London

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