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Sept. 18, 2021
Date: September 18, 2021
Time: 6 PM IST
Registration Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvceCprTkuH9zOH5irUgw_9LvzZTYJ7iDg
M.S. Gore Public Policy Colloquium at the School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai) is pleased to invite you to a roundtable on “Kabul, Taliban and India” with Dr. Sumit Ganguly, distinguished professor of political science and international relations at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, and Mr. Shakti Sinha, former director of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and honorary director of the Delhi School of Public Policy and Governance.
The session will be moderated by Prof. Ashwani Kumar, Dean, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai). The discussant for the session will be Ms Soma Sarkar, PhD scholar at the School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai).
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: Sheshansh Singh, Devyangi Koul, Tarandeep Kaur, Vidhu Prakash, Vishnujith B. & Anubha Sah.
Secretariat, School of Development Studies, TISS.
The event is open for students, faculty and the general public.
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