Events Calendar

Spring 2014

There are often changes.  Please check back regularly.

Wednesday, January 29 at 4:00 p.m.
Information Session, India Initiative Fellowship 2014

Tuesday, February 4 at 5:30 p.m.
Nirupama Rao & Richard M. Locke — "India, China, the US and World Politics"
A Conversation between Nirupama Rao, Former Indian Ambassador to the U.S. and Richard M. Locke, Director, Watson Institute

Friday, February 7 at 2:30 PM
Jeffrey Witsoe, Union College — Caste, Democracy and the Postcolonial State: A View from  Bihar 

Tuesday, February 11 at 4:00 p.m.
Lina Fruzzetti, Brown University — When Marriages Go Astray: Choices Made, Choices Challenged

Thursday, February 20 at 12:00 p.m. 
Harsh Mander, Social Worker and Writer  — Inequality with Indifference: The Story of New India

Thursday, February 27 at 5:30 p.m. 
Stephanie Jamison, UCLA  — 'I Make New a Song Born of Old': On the New Translation of the Rgveda

Friday, February 28 at 2:30 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ MIT
Christine Fair, Georgetown University — Fighting to the End: the Pakistan's Army Way of War

Friday, March 7 at 12:00 p.m. 
India Initiative Fellowship Application Deadline

Wednesday, March 12, at 5:30 PM

Ashis NandyOP Jindal Distinguished Lecture Series on Partition Violence | Forgetting the Unforgettable: Memories of Killing
Pembroke Hall, Room 305 | WATCH LIVE

Friday, March 14, at 2:00 PM
Ashis NandyOP Jindal Distinguished Lecture Series on Partition Violence | Beyond  Trauma: Silence, Exorcism and the Doomed Journey to a Lost Self
Joukowsky Forum | WATCH LIVE

Thursday, March 13 to Sunday, March 16
Feminist Women's Film Festival — Featuring Firaaq by Nandita Das

Friday, April 4 at 2:30 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ Harvard
Karthik Muralidharan, University of California, San Diego — The State and the Market in the Delivery of Primary Education in India: Theory and Evidence

Monday, April 7 at 12:00 p.m
Ashwini Deshpande, Delhi University —  Is Self-Employment the Answer to Caste Discrimination?

Monday, April 7 at 6:30 PM
Vikramāditya PrakāshChandigarh Urban Lab Vol 1 - Rethinking Preservation
RISD Bayard Ewing Building 106

Tuesday, April 8 at 12:00 PM
Vikramāditya Prakāsh DERURALIZATION - Le Corbusier's Capitol in Globalizing Chandigarh
Joukowsky Forum

Tuesday, April 15 at 5:00 PM
Jonathan Shainin, New Yorker News Editor, Rana Dasgupta, Novelist & Ashutosh Varshney —  Writing India: Two Authors and an Editor  

Friday, April 18 at 2:30 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ Brown 
Pratap Mehta, Centre for Policy Research — India's Political Economy: Towards a New Framework

Friday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m. 
Rina Agarwala, Johns Hopkins — Informal Labor Politics in India and Beyond

Friday, May 2 at 2:30 p.m. — Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics @ Harvard
Lakshmi Iyer, Harvard — Politician Identity and Religious Violence in India

Saturday, May 24 at 12:30 p.m. – Commencement Faculty Forum
Ashutosh Varshney and Patrick Heller – India's 2014 Elections: Analyzing Results, Speculating Possibilities

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