Paris, 24-25th June

24th June, 14:30 – 18:30

Partners

A conference organised in the framework of the Ashoka University – Sciences Poresearch program (LIA SPINPER) on the Social Profile of India’s National and Provincial Elected Representatives, with the support of Facebook India.

Chair: Christophe Jaffrelot, Sciences Po-CERI / CNRS

Carole Spary, University of Nottingham
Performing Representation: Prospects for Women’s Substantive Representation in the 17th Lok Sabha
Discussant: Susan Osterman, University of Notre Dame (USA)

Saloni Bhogale, Trivedi Centre for Political Data (TCPD), Ashoka University
Who Speaks for Women in the Lok Sabha
Discussant: Virginie Dutoya, CEIAS-EHESS/CNRS
 
Tara Krishnaswamy, Co-founder of Shakti – Political Power to Women
Women in the 2019 Elections: What the Data Conceals
Discussant : Stéphanie Tawa Lama – Rewal, CEIAS-EHESS/CNRS

Gilles Verniers, Trivedi Centre for Political Data (TCPD), Ashoka University
The Profile of the Women Candidates in the 2019 General Elections
Discussant: Priyamvada Trivedi, Trivedi Centre for Political Data (TCPD), Ashoka University

Pryiamvada Trivedi, Trivedi Centre for Political Data (TCPD), Ashoka University
A methodological note on designing and executing surveys for women respondents in rural Haryana.
Discussant : Neelanjan Sircar,Trivedi Centre for Political Data (TCPD), Ashoka University

Responsable scientifique : Christophe Jaffrelot

25th June, 09:30 – 17:30

Partners

A conference organised in the framework of theCNRS-supported research program on the Social Profile of India’s National and Provincial Elected Representatives (LIA SPINPER)

The 17th Indian general elections: national and regional perspectives

9:00 -12:30: The national picture

Chair: Christophe Jaffrelot, Sciences Po-CERI/CNRS

Carole Spary, Nottingham University
Women candidates, women voters, and gender politics in the 2019 Lok Sabha election

Neelanjan Sircar, Ashoka University
An ascendant party machine: understanding the BJP’s sweep in 2019

Oliver Heath, Royal Holloway, University of London
The stabilization of the Indian electorate? Volatility and vote swing

11:00 – 11:30: coffee break

Gilles Verniers, TCPD – Ashoka University
Profile of the new Lok Sabha

Aaditya Dar,  Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
Parachuters vs. Climbers: Economic Consequences of Barriers to Political Entry in a Democracy

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – 17:30: Regional facettes of the Lok Sabha elections

Chair: Gilles Verniers, TCDP – Ashoka University

Jusmeet Singh Sihra, Sciences Po-Hebrew University
Rajasthan: Who Governs?

Sharik Laliwala, Independent scholar
Return of the ‘PAKSHA’ in Gujarat

Pralay Kanungo, Heidelberg University
To what extent is Odisha still a BJD stronghold?

16:00 – 16:15: coffee break

Vignesh Karthik, King’s College
The Tamil Resilience

Delphine Thivet, Centre Emile Durkheim, University of Bordeaux
West Bengal: Contested Nationalism, ‘Bengali-ness’ and Electoral Violence

Responsable scientifique: Christophe Jaffrelot

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