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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Happy Holidays from all of us at CASI and best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year 2018!





CASI in the News

CASI was featured in two recent issues of Penn News Today:

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur's November 29, 2017 Print article "The Worrying Rise of Militarisation in India’s Central Armed Police Forces" was highlighted in the December 13, 2017 issue.



2017-18 CASI Sobti Family Fellow, Alice Gerow C'17 had her November 11, 2017 blog post, "Making Time: Diwali in Borivali" highlighted in the December 15, 2017 issue.




The Geopolitics of India’s Nuclear Submarine Capability

Yogesh Joshi
December 18, 2017

In this issue of India in Transition, Yogesh Joshi, Nuclear Security Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University, argues that Moscow remains critical for India's nuclear submarine program, even when increasing US-India defense ties put strains on India's defense relationship with Russia.

Full Article

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

CASI Student Programs

Penn students: Interested in a summer in India? Apply to the CASI Internship Program through Penn’s Global Internship Program. Applications are due on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST). Applicants must meet with a GIP Advisor before submitting an application. CASI placements include: Aravind Eye Care System (Affordable Health Care), Shahi Exports (Labor and Rural-Urban Migration), Public Health Foundation of India (Public Health Research), LEAP Skills Academy (Education & Social Entrepreneurship), and Naandi Foundation (Public-Private Partnerships for Development).

CASI Student Programs Virtual Office Hours
Aparna Wilder, Associate Director, CASI Student Programs will host virtual office hours during the winter break.
Dates: Monday, December 18 — Thursday, December 21 from 4-6 p.m. and Monday, January 9  — Tuesday, January 10 from 4-6 p.m.

Outreach Listserv
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 Seminars

January 19, 2018, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"The Long Arm of Resistance: Gender-Equalizing Reform and Parental Care"

CASI Seminar with Rachel Brulé - Assistant Professor of Political Science, New York University Abu Dhabi

February 2, 2018, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at CASI

"Rebel Retirement Through Informal Exit Networks: Evidence from India"

CASI Seminar with Rumela Sen - Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Political Science, Columbia University


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