Center for Global Studies



"Charting an alternative imaginary: Re-thinking 'progress' for a globalizing India"

This one-day conference in April 2012 featured various speakers addressing the ways in which "progress" is viewed and articulated within the context of India.

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Book signing event with Dr. Ananya Vajpeyi

This insightful talk, Q&A, and book signing event featured Dr. Ananya Vajpeyi. Her first book, Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India, was awarded the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize in 2012.
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"Non-Violent Resistance Today: Issues, Strategies and Challenges."

Drawing on Gandhi's theoretical framework, the conference addressed current strategies of non-violence in society. It was held in April 2011.

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“Collusions and Collisions: Conversations on Contemporary India.”

This lecture series held in spring 2010 included several scholars who address the issue of spatiality. They identified spaces and discourses where collusions and collisions become a part of the everyday in India.

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"Shifting Identities and Globalization in Contemporary India."
Conference on sociocultural trends in globalized India, February 2009.

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"Emerging Culture: An Analysis of Identity, Work and Visual Culture in India."

Panel discussion on India and globalization at the Center for Global Studies, February 2008.

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"Fiction, Friction or Fusion? A Critical Examination of Globalization and its Rhetoric" and Film: Outsourced.

Panel discussion and film presentation as part of International Week 2008 at George Mason University, April 2008.

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