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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Videos of CASI 25th Anniversary Symposium at Penn

On October 12, 2017, CASI commemorated its 25th anniversary with a symposium, "A Quarter Century of India's Transformations" at Penn Law. Video of the symposium is now available.




CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur published "The Worrying Rise of Militarisation in India’s Central Armed Police Forces" in the November 29, 2017 issue of The Print.



CASI Launches New Podcast Series

Hosted by Bilal Baloch (CASI Postdoctoral Research Fellow). In our first episode, Adnan Naseemullah (Lecturer in South Asia and International Relations, Department of War Studies & the India Institute, King’s College London) discusses his December 1, 2017 CASI seminar on "The Colonial Construction of Political Orders: Uneven State Formation and its Consequences in South Asia."

Myth of the Monolith: Contested Nationalisms within the Sangh Parivar

Gautam Mehta
December 4, 2017

In this issue of India in Transition, Gautam Mehta, Johns Hopkins SAIS graduate and co-author of forthcoming book on the Sangh Parivar, argues that the RSS is not the monolith it is made out to be, and that there is intense contestation within the Sangh Parivar.

Full Article

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

CASI Student Programs

Penn students: Please join us for the annual CASI Student Programs Open House on Wednesday December 6, 2017 from 4:00-5:30 pm at CASI.

Drop by a Chai Chat at Houston Hall and learn more from CASI alumni (join the Facebook event).

Stay up to date with CASI Outreach activities by sending an email to: 2018-casi-student-programs-outreach+subscribe@googlegroups.com

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 Events

December 8, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall (Penn)

"Is Information Power?: Civics Training and Women's Political Participation in Rural India"

Comparative Politics Workshop of the Penn Political Science Department, co-sponsored by CASI — featuring Soledad Prillaman (Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Politics, Nuffield College, University of Oxford)

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