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India Lecture in Democracy and Civil Society

Dr. Shashi Tharoor, a member of India’s Parliament, former undersecretary general of the United Nations and an award-winning author.The Wilder School’s India Lecture in Democracy and Civil Society hosts experts on India’s culture, history and vibrancy. These experts share their knowledge about one of the United States’ key global partners. Past speakers have included Richard R. Verma, the U.S. ambassador to India, and Rajmohan Gandhi, a historian, biographer and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi

India, which gained independence in 1947, shares common values including the rule of law, respect for diversity and democratic governance.

2017 India Lecture

The 2017 India Lecture will feature Dr. Shashi Tharoor, a member of India’s Parliament, former undersecretary general of the United Nations and an award-winning author, who will discuss, “Pax Indica: India’s Future in the 21st Century”. The event is free and open to the public.

Date: Monday, October 9
Time: 7 p.m.
Where: Richmond Salons, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave.