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SAI Event Topic : Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

Colossus: The Anatomy of Delhi

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Fri, Mar 4, 2022 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

Register to join the Colossus: The Anatomy of Delhi talk Neelanjan Sircar is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, and Assistant Professor at Ashoka University. His research interests include Indian political economy and comparative political behavior with an eye to Bayesian statistics, causal inference, social network analysis, and game theory. Mr Sircar’s recent […]

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Political Misinformation in India: Evidence from Experimental Solutions

Register for the talk Dr. Sumitra Badrinathan is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford. In May 2021, she received a PhD in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include studying misinformation, media effects and political behavior, with a regional focus on India. Sumitra’s dissertation evaluates the effectiveness of interventions […]

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The Past and Future of India-China Relations

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Fri, Oct 29, 2021 from 10:00am — 12:00pm

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Register for the talk Join Kanti Prasad Bajpai, Vijay Gokhal, and Shivshankar Menon, Tanvi Madan and Taylor Fravel to discuss relations between China and India. Speakers: Vijay Gokhale is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie India.  Mr. Gokhale retired from the Indian Foreign Service in January 2020 after a diplomatic career that spanned thirty-nine years. […]

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Vaccinating India Against Covid: Lessons from History

Register for the talk Harish Naraindas is professor of sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and honorary professor at the Alfred Deakin Institute, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University. He was adjunct faculty at the University of Iowa (2004-19); joint-appointments professor of the Cluster of Excellence, University of Heidelberg (2008-12); visiting professor at the department […]

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How do Gender Quotas Impact Accountability?

Register for the talk Zuheir Desai is an assistant Professor in the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University. His research focuses on electoral competition and political accountability. His work spans both theoretical models of elections, voting, and policymaking, as well as empirical applications of these models on developing democracies such as Brazil […]

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Representation from Below: How Women Mobilize in India’s Weak Party System

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Fri, Apr 9, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Register here to join the webinar. Tanushree Goyal is a fourth and final year PhD candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Goyal is also an academy scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University. Starting in Fall 2022, she will join […]

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Policing and Gendered Cases in India

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Fri, Feb 26, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Register here to join the webinar. Nirvikar Jassal is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. His research focuses on gender, sexual violence, ethnic conflict and hate crime, and policing with a regional focus on South Asia. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, Asian Survey and Journal of Asian […]

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Capacity Beyond Coercion: Regulatory Pragmatism and Compliance Along the India-Nepal Border

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Fri, Mar 26, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Register here to join the webinar. Susan L. Ostermann is Assistant Professor of Global Affairs at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. She completed her Ph.D. in the Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. She also holds a law degree from Stanford Law School […]

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Weapons of the Weak: The Violent Consequences of Biased Technological Change

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Fri, Feb 5, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Register here to join the webinar. Aditya Dasgupta is assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Merced. He completed his PhD at Harvard University and was previously a postdoc at Stanford University. Dasgupta’s research is in comparative politics, political economy, and political-economic history/development. He works in three areas: (i) the political economy […]

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Gandhi’s Gift: Successful Mass Nonviolence and India’s Decolonization

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Fri, Nov 20, 2020 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

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Register for the event: https://bit.ly/3ixS06q Rikhil R. Bhavnani, Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will discuss his latest work exploring the structures and history of non-violent civil disobedience during the Indian struggle for democratic self-rule. In this presentation, Bhavnani will focus on his joint work with Stanford’s Sumitra Jha, which you can read here […]

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Business, Voters, and Distributive Politics in Developing Democracies

Register for the event: https://bit.ly/32yhBGS Gautam Nair, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, will explore the impact of business on developing democracies and inequality. Gautam Nair is a a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he is a faculty affiliate of the Ash Center for […]

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Discrimination and Defiant Pride: How the Demand for Dignity Creates Slack for Poor Governance

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Fri, Oct 23, 2020 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

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Register for the event: https://bit.ly/3iGc1YK Incoming Assistant Professor of Government Mashail Malik will discuss how social identities shape and are shaped by political life. Mashail Malik studies how social identities – such as ethnicity and class – both shape and are shaped by political life. Currently a Gerald J. Lieberman Fellow, a Ric Weiland Graduate […]

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