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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, December 16, 2014

CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur co-authored, along with Milan Vaishnav (Associate in the South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) "Being Middle Class in India" in the December 9, 2014 issue of The Hindu. This is the first of four articles that will be published by The Hindu in December and January on the findings from the latest round of the Lok Survey, on aspirations and anxieties of ordinary Indians. The Lok Survey is part of a larger CASI research project on urbanization and social change sponsored by the Lok Foundation. The Lok Surveys aim to track the attitudes of Indians over the next several years, as part of a significant new effort to understand the social and political reconfigurations taking place across India today.

Decoding India's Stand on International Sanctions

Rishika Chauhan
December 15, 2014

In this issue of India in Transition, Rishika Chauhan, Research Scholar, Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Junior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, discusses New Delhi’s experience as a sanctionee, its national interest, and importance of issues.

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CASI Student Programs

Thank you to all who joined the annual CASI Student Programs Open House last week! It was wonderful to see so many new faces!

Interested in the CASI Internship program? Keep checking the Student Programs Internship pages for updated partnerships. Be sure to open an application through the International Internship Program. Application Deadline: January 28, 2015. CASI Summer Internship Alumni will continue holding information sessions or “Chai Chats” in January. Meet with CASI interns in a small group and hear more about their experiences. Stay tuned for details.

Graduating Penn Seniors and Recent Penn Grads: Interested in conducting an independent research project in India? Now is the time to start planning your project! The Sobti Family Fellowship Fund is open and accepting applications! Application Deadline: January 23, 2015. Be sure to attend an Information Session led by past CASI Travel Funds Winners and CASI's Student Programs and Outreach Manager, Aparna Wilder.

Read current Sobti Family Fellow, Vignesh Selvakumaran’s, SEAS'14 latest blog post on the CASI Student Programs Blog. 

Penn Students: Would you like to be added to the CASI Student Programs Outreach List? Send us an email.


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