How the State Shapes Democracy in India

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 11:00pm to Friday, September 18, 2015 - 12:30am (ended)
223 Moses Hall
Professor Kanchan Chandra, New York University

Kanchan Chandra (Ph.D 2000, Harvard), Professor of Politics at NYU, works on questions of ethnicity, democracy, violence, patronage and clientelism, party politics and the politics of South Asia.  She is lead author of Democratic Dynasties (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming), Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics (Oxford University Press, 2012), and Why Ethnic Parties Succeed: Patronage and Ethnic Headcounts in India (Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Co-sponsored by the Institute of South Asia Studies.