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Thursday, October 22, 2020 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This conference explores pertinent issues in the areas of international, domestic and human security and provides a forum for leading researchers to discuss politics and security in India. Each session addresses a variety of topics that together provide multiple perspectives on progress and challenges in the politics of security in India.

 
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  • October 16, 11am-12:30pm EST  Session 1: Water, Gender, and Border Security
  • October 22, 4-5:30pm EST Session 2: Historical and New Perspectives on the Politics of Security
  • October 29, 4-5:30pm EST Session 3: The Politics of Security: Gender, Terrorism and Space

Session 1: Water, Gender, and Border Security
Learn more about these speakers 

  • Speaker 1: Arkaja Singh, Centre for Policy Research in India
    Title: Securing Access to Drinking water in Indian Cities: The Local Interface of Law, Government and People
  • Speaker 2: Brian Turnbull, University of South Florida
    Title: Evading Gender Quotas: Reservations and Proxies in India
  • Speaker 3: Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra, University of Central Florida
    Title: Contested Security on the Himalayas: India-China Border Conflict and its Wider Implications

Session 2: Historical and New Perspectives on the Politics of Security
Learn more about these speakers 

  • Speaker 1: Shyam Tekwani, Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies
     Title: Riots, Witch Hunts, Electocracy: India’s New Security Order?
  • Speaker 2: Sanjib Baruah, Bard College
    TitleNation, Nation-building and Postcolonial Sovereignty: A View from a Borderland
  • Speaker 3: Rochisha Naraya, University of Central Florida
    Title: The Economics of Gendered Regulation: Widows, Patrilineages and Law in Early Colonial India 

Session 3: The Politics of Security: Gender, Terrorism and Space 
Learn more about these speakers

  • Speaker 1: Seema Shekhawat, University of Central Florida
    Title: Gender and Security in India 
  • Co-Speakers: Anup Phayal, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
    Sambuddha Ghatak, San Jose State University
    Title: BJP Policies and Terrorist Violence in India
  • Speaker 3: Roger Handberg, University of Central Florida
    Title: Changing Horses in Mid-Stream: The Indian Space Program 


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October 22, 2020, 4 p.m. Register for Zoom Webinar
October 29, 2020, 4 p.m. Register for Zoom Webinar

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Kerstin Hamann, Interim Director of the UCF India Center Kerstin.Hamann@ucf.edu

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