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South Asia Research and Information Institute, Dallas, &

The Asian Studies Program, Southern Methodist University 


will present a one-day conference  on


Affirmative Action Policies and Higher Education in India


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, September 6, 2014

McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, Southern Methodist University

Featuring


The Possible Futures of Reservations 

Marc Galanter, JD

The University of Wisconsin

 

Caste Disparities, Discrimination and Affirmative Action: Two Stories from Tamil Nadu and Gujarat

Ashwini Deshpande, PhD

Delhi School of Economics

   

Quantifying the Effect of Reservations for Low Castes on Educational Attainment

Guilhem Cassan, PhD

The University of Namur, Belgium

 

Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India: Targeting, Catch Up, and Mismatch

Veronica Frisancho, PhD

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C. 

 

The Meritocrats: the Indian Institutes of Technology and the Social Life of Caste

Ajantha Subramanian, PhD

Harvard University

  
 
Discussant:

Prathiba Natesan, PhD 

University of North Texas


Chair:

Steven Lindquist, PhD

Southern Methodist University 


Conference parking is free in the lot north of Dallas Hall on Daniel Avenue. For Directions to Southern Methodist University, see http://sarii.org/directions.html.


Registration is closed.



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