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Evolving Discourses of Security in International Politics: Investigating Crises in South Asia
2 November 2017,1500-1630 hrs

Chair: 

Mr Rana Banerji, Member, IPCS Governing Council, and former Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India

Speakers:

Hannah Haegeland, Research Associate, South Asia Programme, Stimson Center
Saikat Dutta, South Asia Editor, Asia Times, and Policy Director, Centre for Internet and Society
Ruhee Neog, Director, IPCS
 
 
 
On Thursday, 2 November 2017, the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) hosted a discussion, titled 'Investigating Crises in South Asia', held under the aegis of the IPCS discussion series, 'Evolving Discourses of Security in International Politics'. The interaction was chaired by Mr Rana Banerji, Member, IPCS Governing Council, and former Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, and took place from 1500-1630 hrs in the IPCS Conference Room at 18 Link Road, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi-110014.
 
PROGRAMME 
 
3.00-3.05 
Opening Remarks by the Chair 
Rana Banerji 
Member, IPCS Governing Council, and former Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India

3.05-3.15 
Anatomy of a Crisis: Hypotheses on India-Pakistan Crisis Onset 
Hannah Haegeland 
Research Associate, South Asia Programme, Stimson Center

3.15-3.25 
Intelligence, Strategic Assessment, and Decision Process Deficits: The Absence of Indian Learning from Crisis to Crisis 
Saikat Dutta 
South Asia Editor, Asia Times, and Policy Director, Centre for Internet and Society

3.25-3.35 
Self-Referencing the News: Media, Policymaking, and Public Opinion in India-Pakistan Crises 
Ruhee Neog 
Director, IPCS

3.35-4.25 
Q&A

4.25-4.30 
Closing Remarks by the Chair
 
 
 

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