Brown Professor Patrick Heller writes about the role and value of civil society, compared with political society, to democratic life in contemporary India.
The Great Bare Mat & Exchange at the Gardner Museum, Boston, MA, presents "What does Accumulation Do To Us?" featuring Bhrigupati Singh (Anthropology and International Studies, Brown) Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 1 P.M. at the Gardner Museum.
Join us at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, November 2nd, for a talk by Simon Chauchard, Dartmouth, on "Do Electoral Quotas Affect Beliefs About the Scheduled Castes? Evidence From Rural India."
A discussion and reception will follow.
Anthropology and Brown-India Initiative Present: "Filming the gods: Hindu religious genres and myth making in Hindi cinema," with Rachel Dwyer, SOAS. Thursday, 10/25, 12:00 pm at the Joukowsky Forum at the Watson Institute.
Come celebrate the life of one of Bollywood's greatest directors, Yash Chopra, with Barkha Dutt and Rachel Dwyer
Barkha Dutt, Brown-India Initiative Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellow and NDTV journalist presents, "The Unquiet Land: Exploring India's Fault Lines," on Friday, Oct. 19th in Barus and Holley 166. Reception to follow in Barus and Holley Lobby.
Join us Friday, October 12th at 2pm in the Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer St. to hear Rana Dasgupta discuss, "Intimations of Futurity: Delhi, New Elites and the World."
Join us Friday, October 5th iat 2pm in Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer St. to hear Uday Mehta discuss, "Gandhi's Ambivalence Towards Democracy."
Emphasizing this Fall's exciting speaker series, Brown University recognizes the official start of the India Initiative.
Brown India Initiative Inauguration, with his Excellency the Minister for External Affairs, Government of India, Shri SM Krishna