The New Reality - Is South Asia the Flashpoint of the World?

Panelists: Professor Devin Hagerty, Ambassador G. Parthasarathy, and Professor Sumit Ganguly, debate "The New Reality - Is South Asia the Flashpoint of the World?" as part of the "Mapping the Future of India" public lecture series

November 09, 2008

By , Executive Assistant to the Dean, Division of Social Sciences 

Panelists and Moderator

As part of the Mapping the Future of India lecture series funded by Stephen Bruce, panelists: Professor Devin Hagerty, an associate professor and Chair of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Ambassador G. Parthasarathy, a widely read Columnist on foreign policy and national security issues, served as India's Ambassador to Myanmar, Australia, Pakistan and Cyprus, and served in Indian Missions in Moscow, Washington D.C., Karachi and Tanzania. Information Adviser and Spokesman for Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, and a member of Indian delegations in several international summit conferences including at United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and South Association for Regional Cooperation, and Professor Sumit Ganguly, a Professor of Political Science, the Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations, and Director of Research, Center on American and Global Security at Indiana University, Bloomington debate "The New Reality - Is South Asia the Flashpoint of the World?"

Consul General of India in San Francisco Mrs. Susmita Gongulee Thomas provided opening remarks and Professor Ronnie Lipschutz, a Professor of Politics and Co-Director of the Center for Global, International and Regional Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, moderated this forum.

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