21 episodes

Since its founding in 1992 within the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the Center for the Advanced Study (CASI) has continued to uphold Penn's global reputation as a leading U.S. institution of research in South Asian studies and scholarship on India. CASI's goals are to engage in policy-relevant research focused on the challenges facing contemporary India; to nurture students' interest in contemporary India through interactions with Visiting Scholars and opportunities to work and conduct research in India; and to act as a public forum on contemporary India by hosting seminars, workshops, and conferences, as well as through our online scholarly publication, India in Transition.

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Since its founding in 1992 within the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the Center for the Advanced Study (CASI) has continued to uphold Penn's global reputation as a leading U.S. institution of research in South Asian studies and scholarship on India. CASI's goals are to engage in policy-relevant research focused on the challenges facing contemporary India; to nurture students' interest in contemporary India through interactions with Visiting Scholars and opportunities to work and conduct research in India; and to act as a public forum on contemporary India by hosting seminars, workshops, and conferences, as well as through our online scholarly publication, India in Transition.

    Spring 2020 Podcast with Sam Asher

    Spring 2020 Podcast with Sam Asher

    "Intergenerational Mobility in India" featuring Sam Asher (Assistant Professor of International Economics, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University)
    in conversation with Gautam Nair (CASI Visiting Dissertation Fellow)

    • 29 min
    Fall 2019 Podcast with Sushant Singh

    Fall 2019 Podcast with Sushant Singh

    "The Challenges to India's National Security" featuring Sushant Singh (Deputy Editor, The Indian Express; Lecturer, Yale University)
    in conversation with Gautam Nair (CASI Visiting Dissertation Fellow)

    • 25 min
    Fall 2019 Podcast with Anit Mukherjee

    Fall 2019 Podcast with Anit Mukherjee

    "The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India," a book discussion featuring Author Anit Mukherjee (Assistant Professor, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University; CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar)
    in conversation with Gautam Nair (CASI Visiting Dissertation Fellow)

    • 16 min
    Fall 2019 Podcast with Alexander Lee

    Fall 2019 Podcast with Alexander Lee

    "Gender Quotas and Politician Performance in Indian Local Government" featuring Alexander Lee (Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Rochester)
    in conversation with Gautam Nair (CASI Visiting Dissertation Fellow)

    • 19 min
    Fall 2019 Podcast with Nitya Thummalachetty

    Fall 2019 Podcast with Nitya Thummalachetty

    "Emerging Implications of India's POSH Act" featuring Nitya Thummalachetty (CEO & Co-Founder, FortunaHLTH)
    in conversation with Gautam Nair (CASI Visiting Dissertation Fellow)

    • 20 min
    Fall 2019 Podcast with Vijayendra Rao

    Fall 2019 Podcast with Vijayendra Rao

    "Oral Democracy: Deliberation in Indian Village Assemblies" featuring Vijayendra Rao (Lead Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank)
    in conversation with Gautam Nair (CASI Visiting Dissertation Fellow)

    • 33 min

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