South Asia Research and Information Institute, Dallas, &
The Asian Studies Program, Southern Methodist
will present a one-day conference
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
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
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
Prathiba Natesan, PhD
University of North Texas
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.