Events

Past Event

India at Crossroads

April 2, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Davis Auditorium - Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research, 4th Floor


 

This World Leaders program features an address by two of India’s most eminent economists and public intellectuals, Amartya Sen and Prabhat Patnaik, with a moderated discussion by Ruchira Gupta, CEO and Founder of the anti-trafficking organization Apne Aap Women Worldwide. Professors Sen and Patnaik will discuss contemporary issues central to India’s political crossroads and seek to explore the moral, political, economic, and philosophical perspectives relating to India’s current political climate and upcoming election, and the global rise of populist nationalism. The audience will have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session following the panel discussion.

Participants:
Amartya Sen, Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University

Prabhat Patnaik, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Moderated by:
Ruchira Gupta, CEO and Founder of the anti-trafficking organization Apne Aap Women Worldwide and Visiting Professor at New York University

Co-sponsored by:
South Asia Institute, Committee on Global Thought, and Heyman Center for the Humanities

Contact Information

World Leaders Forum
(212) 851-7421