India, China and the Emerging Pattern of Global Transformation

When:
May 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where:
Klein Conference Room
66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011
USA
Cost:
Free and Open to Public
Contact:
India China Institute
212-229-6812

The India China Institute and the Global Studies Program at The New School Presents:

India, China and the Emerging Pattern of Global Transformation

A public talk by
Manoranjan Mohanty
Chairperson and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies
Distinguished Professor, Council for Social Development

The talk explores the implications of the trends in India-China relations, their regional and global role and the development experiences of India and China during the past few decades for the emerging scenario of global transformation. Prof. Mohanty argues that the experiences and debates in India and China show a transition in global history from the epoch of the Industrial Revolution to a new period.
Prof. Manoranjan Mohanty is Chairperson and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi and Distinguished Professor at the Council for Social Development, New Delhi. A former Professor of Political Science and Director, Developing Countries Research Centre at the University of Delhi, he is Editor of Social Change and a former Editor of China Report. His recent publications include Grass-roots Democracy in India and China (Co-ed. 2007), India: Social Development Report 2010 (Ed. 2010) , Weapon of the Oppressed: An Inventory of People’s Rights in India ( Co-author, 2011), Land, Equity and Democracy ( Co-ed, 2012),The Political Philosophy of Mao Zedong ( 1978, 2012 ) and Ideology Matters: China from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping (2014).

Moderator:
Ashok Gurung
Senior Director, India China Institute

Discussants:
L.H.M. Ling
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, The New School for Public Engagement
Associate Professor of International Affairs, The Milano School

Mark Frazier
Co-Academic Director, India China Institute
Professor of Politics, The New School for Social Research

Sanjay Ruparelia
Assistant Professor of Politics, The New School for Social Research
Former Fellow, India China Institute