The Honorable Jaswant Singh
CASI-Penn 2010 Distinguished International Scholar
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Government of India
The Honorable Jaswant Singh is among the most respected names in India’s public life, and in the world of diplomacy. He is a Member of Parliament, in the Lok Sabha. Mr. Singh has served with rare distinction in both Houses of India’s Parliament and is among the most respected public figures of India. He has headed six core Ministries of the Government of India, and was simultaneously the Minister of External Affairs and Defence. Uniquely again, in the same term of office of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, he then became the Minister of Finance. He is the author of several books, including National Security: An Outline of Our Concerns, Defending India, and most recently Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence.
We are pleased that Mr. Singh will be in residence at CASI as a CASI/UPenn Distinguished International Scholar from March 14 - 28, 2010.
March 18: CASI/UPenn Distinguished International Scholar Lecture – “The India-Pakistan-U.S. Triangle”
March 23: CASI Seminar on Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence
March 25: CASI Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture co-sponsored by the Asia Society of New York on Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence
For more event information, please see the Asia Society Web site.