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Tuesday March 15th, 2011

The Political Impact of International Migration from India

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Devesh Kapur, Madan Lal Sobti Associate Professor for the Study of Contemporary India, Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania and Non-Resident fellow at the Center for Global Development, Washington D.C.

Tuesday March 15, 2011, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Sponored by the Asian Studies program at the Case Western Reserve University

Devesh Kapur is the Madan Lal Sobti Associate Professor for the Study of Contemporary India, Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania and Non-Resident fellow at the Center for Global Development, Washington D.C. discusses the political implications of Indian migration within India and for the wider world.

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Devesh Kapur is the Madan Lal Sobti Associate Professor for the Study of Contemporary India, Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania and Non-Resident fellow at the Center for Global Development, Washington D.C. Prior to joining the University of Pennsylvania he held appointments at the Brookings Institution, Harvard University and University of Texas, Austin. He is the coauthor of The World Bank: Its First Half Century; Give us your Best and Brightest: The Global Hunt for Talent and Its Impact on the Developing World; Public Institutions in India: Performance and Design. His most recent book is Diaspora, Democracy and Development: The Impact of International Migration from India on India (Princeton University Press, 2010). He has a B. Tech and M.S. in chemical engineering and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Princeton University.