CERIUM - Centre d'études et de recherches internationales

All the versions of this article: [English] [français]

Between caste and software, poverty, democracy and nuclear weapons


Between caste and software, poverty, democracy and nuclear weapons
From Monday, June 29th to Saturday, July 4th, 2009
_ REGISTRATION OPEN-ENDED _
How does this emerging power cope with the challenges of cultural diversity,global economic crisis and resurgence of terrorism? Answers provided by Indian, European and Canadian experts in the field. The course is given entirely in English. There is also a French version of this course.


This course is intended for members of the public interested in international affairs and the cultures and peoples of the world, members of NGOs, public office holders, diplomats, journalists and business managers. The school is being offered by the anthropology department of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and can be taken for credit (3 credits, ANT 6810) by graduate students. Undergradute students who have completed at least 54 credits and who maintain a 3,5 average may also enroll providing they obtain permission from the director of their department.


Among topics covered:

- Democracy and Capitalism in the Land of Castes

- Religion and Spirituality: From Foundational Myths to Daily Practices

- Social Inequalities and Justice in India

- Artistic Creativity: Literature and Cinema

- Women in India: Marriage, Family and the Informal Economy

- An Emerging Power Facing Challenges

- India in the World: Diaspora, Regional and International Policies

Registration for the summer school is already open.

Co-directing the course:

Karine Bates
Professor, anthropology, UdeM
Head of PRIAS (Research Pole on India and South Asia)

Christophe Jaffrelot
Research director ScPo Paris, CÉRI
Author, Contemporary India (fr) (Fayard, 2006)

Mira Kamdar
Fellow, World Policy Institute and Asia Society, New York.
Author, Planet India: How the Fastest-Growing Democracy is Transforming America and the World

Among the guest speakers:

Sanjeev Rao
Founder, Gateway 2 India, Bangalore, India.

David Malone
President, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Former Canada’s High Commissioner to India





- For further information, contact Karine Gagné, coordinnator of the summer school.


  • Between caste and software, poverty, democracy and nuclear weapons
Between caste and software, poverty, democracy and nuclear weapons
Home page  -   RSS   -   Partenaires   -   iTunes-U   -   Accès privé