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Please join us for the next Brown-Harvard-MIT Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics featuring Pratap Mehta, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

“Writing India: Two Authors and an Editor” with Jonathan Shainin, Rana Dasgupta, and Ashutosh Varshney

Join us for a discussion between novelist Rana Dasgupta, political scientist Ashutosh Varshney, and Jonathan Shainin, news editor at The New Yorker and previously senior editor at the Delhi-based narrative journalism magazine The Caravan. Dasgupta, currently a Visiting Lecturer with the Modern Culture and Media department, is the award-winning author of the novels Solo and Tokyo Cancelled.

(Distributed April 9, 2014)

Is Self-Employment the Answer to Caste Discrimination? | Ashwini Deshpande, University of Delhi

Discussant: Glenn C. Loury, Professor of Economics

Join us on Monday for a lecture by Ashwini Deshpande, professor of economics at Delhi School of Economics. Dr. Deshpande will share her recently-published research on income gaps between marginalized and non-marginalized populations in India, and on the effects of self-employment on the earnings structures of these households.

(Distributed April 3, 2014)
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