A Virtual Discussion about Urban Migrants in India with new CASI Director Tariq Thachil
July 15, 2020
In partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India (UPIASI), Penn Global, and Penn Alumni
A wide-ranging conversation with Tariq Thachil, who Penn welcomed on July 1, 2020 as the new Director of the Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI), Associate Professor of Political Science at Penn, and the Madan Lal Sobti Chair for the Study of Contemporary India. During this one-hour virtual talk, Professor Thachil discusses his work and research on the politics of urban migrants in India, and sheds light on his vision for the future of CASI.
The dialogue and Q&A was moderated by Penn Trustee Ramanan Raghavendran, ENG'89, W'89, LPS'15 (Managing Partner, Amasia). This event is the first of the new Penn in India: Faculty Speaker Series and is made possible in partnership with the Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI).