Asia in Focus Speaker Series
Spring 2014 Spring Speakers
Wednesday, March 19th, 12:00-1:00pm, Humanities 300
“Civil Society Movements in India: From Anna to AAP”
Dr. Partha Basu, Professor, Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Senior Fulbright Scholar, University of Louisville
A talk on the anti-corruption movement that shook India in 2011 under the banner of "India against Corruption" headed by Anna Hazare, a veteran Gandhian social activist. Disputes between Anna and Arvind Kejriwal resulted in the formation of a popular new political party, the Aam Aadmi Party in 2013.
Dr. Partha Basu is Professor in the Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and Senior Fulbright Scholar at the University of Louisville for 2014. He is hosted by the Department of Political Science and the Center for Asian Democracy. For further information contact Dr. Charles Ziegler, 852-3248, or email@example.com.
Wednesday, April 2nd, 1:00-2:00pm, Ekstrom Library W104
"PROPAGANDA WITH PURPOSE? Uncovering Patterns in North Korean Nuclear Rhetoric, 1997-2012"
Dr. Timothy Rich, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Western Kentucky University
See the list of our past speakers here.