India: Aspirations & Contradictions in the Age of Nationalist Capital

with Sanjay Jain, Ravinder Kaur, Sunanda Nair-Bidkar and Ila Patnaik. Moderated by Nasser Munjee and chaired by Nilanjan Sarkar

Jun 17, 2021 | 10:30 – 12:30 Download .ics


New economic engagements with India.

Launched in 2017, Artha Vivaad: Dialogues in New Economics was envisioned jointly by INET and LSE South Asia Centre as small, intimate roundtable discussions in India. This year, Artha Vivaad will be a virtual event and feature a panel discussion around the book Brand New Nation: Capitalist Dreams and Nationalist Designs in Twenty-First-Century India by Ravinder Kaur.

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Meet the leaders and scholars whose new thinking guides our work. View all speakers

  • Sanjay Jain

    Senior Fellow in Economics, Director of Graduate Studies, Worcester College

  • Ravinder Kaur

    Head of Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen

  • Sunanda Nair-Bidkar

    Director of Strategic Planning, South Asia, INET

  • Ila Patnaik

    Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy

  • Nasser Munjee

    Chair, Advisory Board, London School of Economics and Policy Science

  • Nilanjan Sarkar

    Deputy Director and Development Manager, South Asia Center, London School of Economics and Political Science