Gender and Politics in South Asia

Gender and Politics in South Asia

  9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
   Zoom Event (Off Campus)
Jennifer Bussell

The Center on Contemporary India is delighted to launch the annual Indian Politics Workshop (IPW). The inaugural workshop is a 2-day event and is titled Gender and Politics in South Asia.

DATE: Wed-Thu, May 5 - 6, 2021
TIME: 9 am Berkeley | Calculate Your Local Time
REGISTER ONLINE: Attendees register once and can choose one or more occurrences to attend
Event live streamed on FB at: ISASatUCBerkeley


May 6, 2021 from 9-12:15 pm

9 - 10:30 am
Conversations with Public Leaders (Keynote Panel)
Moderator: Jennifer Bussell (UC Berkeley)
Panelists: Nina Singh (Indian Police Service, Rajasthan), Janet Napolitano (UC Berkeley)

10:45 am - 11:45 pm
Women Between the Votes
Moderator: Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner (University of Virginia)
1. Seeing like a State or Seeing the State? A Qualitative Study of a Government Program to Support Women’s Self-Help Groups in Madhya Pradesh, India
Surili Sheth (UC Berkeley), Nivedita Narain (PRADAN), Arundhita Bhanjdeo (PRADAN), Michael Walton (Harvard Kennedy School)
2. Who's Watching? Observer Effects in Public Opinion Research
Erum Haider (Wooster College), Irfan Nooruddin (Georgetown University)
3. Time in Office and the Changing Gender Gap in Dishonesty: Evidence from Local Politics in India
Francesca Jensenius (University of Oslo), Ananish Chaudhuri (University of Auckland), Vegard Iversen, (University of Manchester), Pushkar Maitra (Monash University)

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Closing Discussion

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The event is FREE and OPEN to the public.