A New India, A New China?

The International Issues Discussion (IID) series at Ryerson University presents its third event of the Winter 2020 term: “A New India, A New China? The Politics of Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping.”

Their guest will be Dr. Sanjay Ruparelia, the inaugural Jarislowsky Democracy Chair, and Associate Professor of Politics and Public Administration, at Ryerson University. He is the author of Divided We Governcoalition politics in modern India (Oxford University Press, 2015), a study of the rise and fall of the broader Indian left; editor of The Indian Ideology: three responses to Perry Anderson (Permanent Black, 2015); and co-editor of Understanding India’s New Political Economy: a great transformation? (Routledge, 2011). He currently serves as associate editor of the journal Pacific Affairs as well as the forthcoming Oxford Encyclopedia for Asian Politics. Prior to Ryerson, Dr. Ruparelia taught at the New School for Social Research and Columbia University in New York. He has also acted as a consultant to the United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, and the Asia Foundation as well as a media commentator in Canada and abroad. He earned a B.A. (First Class Honors) in Political Science from McGill University, and an M.Phil. (Distinction) in Sociology and Politics of Development and Ph.D. in Politics from the University of Cambridge.

His talk will be Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30 pm, in ENG 103 (George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre: 245 Church Street, at the corner of Gould and Church: see www.ryerson.ca/maps ) at Ryerson University, Toronto. 

Admission is free.

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