[act-ma] Politics of Development: South Asia Today - Sept 15 4pm, MIT

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Thu Sep 13 07:59:42 PDT 2007

The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia

The South Asia Forum at MIT


Cordially invite you to our

Annual South Asia Day celebration


Politics of Development: South Asia Today


4pm September 15, 2007


Bldg. 10-105 - MIT


Farida Khan , Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Sahar Shafqat - Associate Professor of Political Science at St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Garga Chatterjee , Graduate Student in Neurobiology, Harvard University


Farida Khan is an economist with specialization in international trade and development, and has
worked and written on environmental and indigenous peoples' movements in Bangladesh . 

Sahar Shafqat is a scholar of nationalism and ethnic conflict and is an active member of the
progressive Pakistani community in the US .

Garga Chatterjee is a doctoral student of Cognitive Psychology at Harvard University.  He has been
active in the resistance to neoliberal forces in West Bengal and is one of the founders of

For further information e-mail: asur at mit.edu

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