Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

2019 Apr 02

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Land Hall, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Room Belfer-400

"India's Upcoming Elections: What's at Stake?"

Speakers:

Ashu Varshney, Associate. Sol Goldman Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs; Director, Center for Contemporary South Asia, Brown University.

Ronak Desai, Law and Security Fellow, New America; Vice Chair of the India Practice, Steptoe.

Moderator:

Hasit Shah, Journalist, Former Nieman-Berkman Fellow in Journalism Innovation.

Contact:

Selmon Rafey
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2019 Feb 08

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Series

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S450

"Crisis and Credibility: The Politics of Ideas in India and Developing Democracies"

Speaker:

Bilal Baloch, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for the Advanced Study of India; Lecturer and Regional Director, South Asia and Middle East & North Africa program, Lauder Institute, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Co-sponsored by Brown University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Selmon Rafey
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2019 Apr 12

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Series

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

"De Facto Suffrage: A Field Experiment to Improve Women’s Turnout in Pakistan’s General Elections"

Speaker:

Sarah Khan, Postgraduate Associate, MacMillan Center, Yale University.

Co-sponsored by Brown University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Selmon Rafey
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2018 Dec 07

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2 Amherst Street, Room E51-275

"India on the U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda"

Speaker:

Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, the Council on Foreign Relations.

Co-sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies; the Watson Institute of International & Public Affairs, Brown University, the Center for Contemporary South Asia, and the Harvard University South Asia Institute.

Contact:

Hasit Shah
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2017 Mar 10

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"The Lessons Private Schools Teach: Using a Field Experiment to Understand the Effects of Private Schools on Political Behavior"

Speakers:

Emmerich Davies Escobar, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Bryce Millett Steinberg, Postdoctoral Fellow in International and Public Affairs, Brown University.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Contemporary South Asia, the Wat­son Insti­tute, Brown Uni­ver­sity, and the Cen­ter for Interna­tional Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Meghan Smith
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2016 Nov 18

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

"Who Influences Voters in Rural India? An Experimental Approach"

Speaker:

Simon Chauchard, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College.

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute, Center for Contemporary South Asia, the Wat­son Insti­tute, Brown Uni­ver­sity, and the Cen­ter for Interna­tional Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Meghan Smith
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2016 Oct 14

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K354

"New Potions in Old Bottles: Explaining the Differential Control of Smallpox in 19th Century Canton and Calcutta"

Speaker:

Prerna Singh, Mahatma Gandhi Assistant Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Brown University.

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute, Center for Contemporary South Asia, the Wat­son Insti­tute, Brown Uni­ver­sity, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cen­ter for Interna­tional Studies.

Contact:

Meghan Smith
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2016 Feb 26

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Brown University, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street, Joukowsky Forum

"Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality"

Speaker:

Dean Spears, Executive Director, Rice Institute.

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute, Harvard University; the Watson Institute, Brown University; and the Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Meghan Smith
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2016 Feb 05

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room 354

"Why Regional Parties? Clientelism, Elites, and the Indian Party System"

Speaker:

Adam Ziegfeld, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University.

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute, Harvard University; the Watson Institute, Brown University; and the Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Meghan Smith
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