Day 2: Gender and Politics in South Asia

06 May 2021


Announced by the University of Pittsburgh
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Gender and Politics in South Asia: The First Annual Indian Politics Workshop of the Center on Contemporary India at UC Berkeley
May 6 Agenda:
9 - 10:30 am
Conversations with Public Leaders (Keynote Panel)
Moderator: Jennifer Bussell (UC Berkeley)
Panelists: Nina Singh (Indian Police Service, Rajasthan), Janet Napolitano (UC Berkeley)

10:45 am - 11:45 pm
Women Between the Votes
Moderator: Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner (University of Virginia)
1. Seeing like a State or Seeing the State? A Qualitative Study of a Government Program to Support Women’s Self-Help Groups in Madhya Pradesh, India
Surili Sheth (UC Berkeley), Nivedita Narain (PRADAN), Arundhita Bhanjdeo (PRADAN), Michael Walton (Harvard Kennedy School)
2. Who's Watching? Observer Effects in Public Opinion Research
Erum Haider (Wooster College), Irfan Nooruddin (Georgetown University)
3. Time in Office and the Changing Gender Gap in Dishonesty: Evidence from Local Politics in India
Francesca Jensenius (University of Oslo), Ananish Chaudhuri (University of Auckland), Vegard Iversen, (University of Manchester), Pushkar Maitra (Monash University)

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Closing Discussion

The event is FREE and OPEN to the public.

Registration required

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Sponsored By: 
UC Berkeley