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Oct. 16, 2021
Date: October 16, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM IST
M.S. Gore Public Policy Colloquium at the School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai), as part of M.S. Gore Centenary Celebrations, is pleased to invite you to a roundtable on “State, Democracy and Poor in India” with Dr. Aditya Dasgupta, assistant professor of political science at University of California, Merced, USA, and Dr. Poulomi Chakrabarti, assistant professor of political science at Queen’s University, Canada.
The session will be moderated by Prof. Ashwani Kumar, Dean, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai). Tripti Singh, research scholar at the School of Development Studies, will be the discussant for the evening.
The M.S. Gore Colloquium Series is an initiative by Center of Public Policy, Habitat and Human Development, School of Development Studies, to engage with policy research, advocacy and leadership in public service. Beginning in 2013, it is dedicated to the life and pioneering work of Prof. M.S. Gore. The Colloquium Committee is mentored by Prof. Ashwani Kumar, Dean, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai).
Prof. M.S. Gore (August 15, 1921 - November 19, 2010) was a celebrated social scientist, academic, and writer. He was an eminent alumnus and former director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, former chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, and former vice-chancellor of Mumbai University. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honour of the country, for his outstanding contribution to social sciences. His contribution to social work and academia has left a lasting impression on generations of researchers.
The series includes a set of interactive panel discussions with some of the most notable stakeholders in the government and civil policy space. The event is organised in collaboration with the SDS Research Scholars Forum (SDSRSF) and Placement Committee of the School of Development Studies, TISS (Mumbai).
Convenors of this event: Debapriya Chanda, Abhiramy S.M., Priyanka Yadav, Rajnandini Barman, Suyash Agrawal & Anubha Sah.
Secretariat, School of Development Studies, TISS.
The event is open for students, faculty and the general public.
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