News and Events


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.
Poster information: Rana Dasgupta, Novelist, 2pm Watson Institute October 12
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."
Indian Flag on Brick Wall
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

Friday, Sept. 21: Partha Chatterjee, "Soccer and Collective Identity in Colonial Calcutta" at 2pm in the Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute.

"Moving to the City" continues Ashutosh Varshney's comparison of urbanization and development in India and China. (August 2012)
China National Highway
In "Modern Like China" Professor Varshney compares the challenges, opportunities and differences in infrastructure development between China and India. (August 2012)

Professor Varshney highlights what he sees as a "vision deficit" in both the Congress and BJP, India's largest political parties. (August 2012)