Events Calendar

Fall 2014

Fall 2014 events in progress. Please check back regularly.

Friday, September 12 at 2:00 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ MIT 
Shivaji Mukherjee, University of Toronto  — Colonial Origins of Maoist Insurgency in India: Historical Legacies of British Indirect Rule 

Friday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m.  | VIDEO ARCHIVE
Nirupama Rao, Former Indian Ambassador to the U.S.  — The Politics of History: India and China, 1949-1962

Friday, September 26 at 12:00 p.m. 
India Initiative Student Fellow Presentations Part 1

Friday, September 26 at 2:30 p.m. 
Ann Grodzins Gold, Syracuse University — Negotiated pluralism and public religion: Keeping the peace in Jahazpur

Friday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ Brown
Akshay Mangla, Harvard University — Bureaucratic Politics and Democratic Rights: Forging a Right to Education in India

Monday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. 
De Sidere 7, An ensemble videocontemplation by Lata Mani & Nicholas Grandi | Film screening and discussion with feminist historian, Lata Mani 

Friday, October 10 at 12:00 p.m. 
India Initiative Student Fellow Presentations Part 2

Friday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m. | VIDEO ARCHIVE
Rahul Pandita, The Hindu; Prerna Singh Ashutosh Varshney   —  The 2014 Elections and India's New Government

Friday, October 31 at 2:00 p.m. 
Patrick Heller & Ashutosh Varshney — Citizenship and Public Service Delivery: Evidence from Bangalore 

Friday, November 7 at 2:00 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ Brown
Sunila Kale, University of Washington — Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development 

Monday, November 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament; Former Minister of Environment and Rural Development — OP Jindal Distinguished Lecture Series | The Rights-based Legislation Era in India 2004-14

Wednesday, November 19 at 5:00 p.m. OP Jindal Distinguished Lecture Series 
Jairam Ramesh — India's Growth-Ecology-Democracy Relationship

Friday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m.                                                                         Jairam Ramesh - Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics series @ Harvard | India's Maoist Insurgency Challenge

Friday, December 5 at 2:00p.m.
Hilary Silver  — The Penalty for Being Muslim & Jo Guldi  Participatory Maps, A Global History

Tuesday, December 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Book Adda featuring Leela Gandi's The Common Cause
Commentators: Ananya Vajpeyi, CSDS, New Delhi & Toral Gajarawala, New York University

Tuesday, December 9 at 6:00 p.m. 
Brown-India Initiative Holiday Party

Visit the Events Archive for information on past Brown-India Initiative events.