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Commencement Forum: India's 2014 Elections: Analyzing Results, Speculating on Possibilities

May 21, 2014

Commencement features academic and topical colloquia lead by faculty, alumni, and distinguished guests. These forums are an integral part of Commencement and Reunion Weekend–creating an ongoing educational link with the University. This year features a faculty forum on India's 2014 Elections: Analyzing Results, Speculating Possibilities. Read on for event details.

Professor Ashutosh Varshney discusses India's 2014 electionsProfessor Ashutosh Varshney was a guest this week on The Buck Stops Here, discussing the 2014 Election

India's 2014 Elections: Analyzing Results, Speculating Possibilities
Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences, director, Brown-India Initiative
Patrick Heller, professor of sociology and international studies, steering committee member, Brown-India Initiative 

What are the implications of the world's biggest elections for India and the world? This forum will analyze India's 16th national elections and examine what the results mean for the nation's economic development, foreign policy, and democracy.

Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014
Time:
12:30 p.m.
Location:
Building for Environmental Research & Teaching, Carmichael Auditorium

Visit the commencement website for a full schedule of events and activities.