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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
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This World Leaders Forum program features a moderated panel discussion by two of India’s most eminent economists and public intellectuals on 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, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

Welcome and Introduction by:
Akeel Bilgrami, Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy Professor, Committee on Global Thought

Program Participants:
Prabhat Patnaik, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Amartya Sen, Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University

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

Cosponsored by:
Committee on Global ThoughtHeyman Center for the Humanities, and South Asia Institute