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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Tax Havens: How the 1 Percent Steal 1 Trillion Dollars?

Lecture | November 3 | 12-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Gabriel Zucman, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley

Institute of International Studies, Center on Institutions and Governance, Department of Economics, Institute of European Studies

After Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the 21st Century,” Gabriel Zucman’s book “The Hidden Wealth of Nations” is the next major contribution to the analysis of growing income inequality in the world.
Gabriel Zucman, Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley has found a way to measure the dramatic increase of tax evasion by studying the difference between the financial liabilities around the world and...   More >

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Erosion of Secularism in Bangladesh: A discussion between Political Scientists, Ali Riaz and Rounaq Jahan and Anthropologist, Dina Siddiqi

Panel Discussion | November 5 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

Ali Riaz, Professor and Chair, Department of Politics and Government, Illinois State University

Rounaq Jahan, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh

Dina M. Siddiqi, Visiting Professor of Anthropology, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, BRAC University, Bangladesh

The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, Institute of International Studies, Department of Political Science

Panel discussion on secularism in Bangladesh between Bangladeshi Political Scientists, Prof. Ali Riaz and Prof. Rounaq Jahan and Anthropologist Prof. Dina Siddiqi.

Monday, November 16, 2015

What Gujarat Model?: Growth and Social Polarization

Lecture | November 16 | 10-11:30 a.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Christophe Jaffrelot, Center for International Studies and Research (CERI)

Sagarika Ghose, Consulting Editor, The Times of India

Institute of International Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies

Christophe Jaffrelot is a a senior research fellow at the Center for International Studies and Research (CERI) at Sciences Po in Paris. His core research focuses on theories of nationalism and democracy, mobilization of the lower castes and Dalits (ex-untouchables) in India, the Hindu nationalist movement, and ethnic conflicts in Pakistan. He is also a nonresident scholar in the South Asia...   More >

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Great Indian Election: Do Election Verdicts Transform A Country?

Lecture | November 17 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

Rajdeep Sardesai, Senior Journalist and Author

Institute of International Studies, Graduate School of Journalism, Institute for South Asia Studies

Rajdeep Sardesai is a senior journalist and author of the best-selling book, "2014: The Election that Changed India". With 26 years of journalistic experience in print and TV, Sardesai was managing editor of the NDTV network before he set up the IBN 18 network with channels like CNN IBN as founder editor. He began his career with the Times of India and was the city editor of its Mumbai edition at...   More >

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Sutardja Dai Hall will be locked at 5:30 pm. If you attend the event, please make sure to arrive on time.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Rights, Welfare, Accountability: India In Comparative Historical Perspective

Lecture | November 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Sanjay Ruparelia, Associate Professor of Politics, The New School

Institute of International Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies

Sanjay Ruparelia earned his PhD in politics from Cambridge University. He holds a joint appointment in the bachelor’s program in The New School for Public Engagement and in the Politics Department at The New School for Social Research. Ruparelia’s areas of research and teaching span democratic theory, comparative politics and political economy of development, primarily in South Asian studies. He...   More >

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