Events

Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

General Programming

September 24, 2012 Monday, 4:00pm EDT Knox Hall, Room 509, Columbia University
Cosponsors
  • South Asia Institute
  • Department of History
  • Department of Anthropology
Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated

Partha Chatterjee and Ira Katznelson discuss their recently published edited volume, Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States (2012), which includes essays by the editors and by Rajeev Bhargava (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies), Daniel Carpenter (Harvard), Niraja Gopal Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Sudipta Kaviraj (Columbia), Margaret Levi (Washington, Seattle), Rogers M. Smith (Pennsylvania), and Ashutosh Varshney (Brown).

Participants
  • Partha Chatterjee Professor of Anthropology Columbia University
  • Ira Katznelson Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History Columbia University