“India Awake? The Promise and Peril of Recent Elections in the World's Largest Democracy"

GREENWICH, Conn. - Feb. 10, 2015 - PRLog -- The public is invited to attend a World Affairs Forum Great Decisions event featuring Dr. Manu Bhagavan, Professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, The City University of New York, where he is Chair of the Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. Mr. Bhagavan will speak on “India Awake?  The Promise and the Peril of Recent Elections in the World's Largest Democracy” at the Greenwich Library on February 23, 2015.

Dr. Bhagavan is a specialist on modern India, focusing on the twentieth-century late-colonial and post-colonial periods, with particular interests in human rights, (inter)nationalism, and questions of sovereignty. Bhagavan’s most recent book is The Peacemakers/India and the Quest for One World, published by HarperCollins India in 2012 and updated and expanded by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013.

He has also published articles in The Journal of Asian Studies, Modern Asian Studies, The Indian Economic and Social History Review, and the Economic and Political Weekly, among other places. He also reviews books for numerous publications and has maintained a blog on CNN-IBN.

Bhagavan regularly comments in the media, with quotes or appearances recently on CNBC, NPR (All Things Considered), Al Jazeera International (The Stream), HuffPost Live, CNN-IBN, Press TV, and BBC World Radio.

Bhagavan has been a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and President of the Society for Advancing the History of South Asia.

This event is free and open to the public. The program will begin at 7:00 pm. Greenwich Library is a co-sponsor of the program. For more information please contact the World Affairs Forum at (203) 356-0340 or info@worldaffairsforum.org.

The World Affairs Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding understanding of global affairs and America’s role in the world. The Forum is an affiliate of the World Affairs Councils of America.
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