India on the rise?


India on the rise?

The world in motion
Political scientist Prof. Srirupa Roy on potential superpower India. How do democratic challenges affect India’s global rise to power?

This event can only be attended on location and is not available as a live stream.

During his seven years in office, the Indian prime-minister Modi has been accused of concentrating authority in his own hands, dismantling democratic institutions, and advancing religious majoritarianism in political and public life. Meanwhile, he and his party continue to win election after election. Why is he so popular? How do democratic challenges on the domestic front affect India’s global rise to power? With political scientist Prof. Srirupa Roy (University of Göttingen).

In collaboration with the Centre for Global Challenges and SIB-Utrecht.


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Tuesday November 30 2021 (20:00-21:30)
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