Paris, June 2018

This meeting brings together members of the CNRS-supported International Associated Laboratory SPINPER (Social Profile of India’s National and Provincial Elected Representatives).

Introduction:
Christophe Jaffrelot, CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS
Gilles Verniers, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Co-Director, Trivedi Centre for Political Data, Ashoka University

Chair :
Stéphanie Tawa Lama, CEIAS-EHESS/CNRS
Discussant :
Priyamvada Trivedi, Trivedi Centre for Political Data, Ashoka University

1 – Assessing Muslim Under-Representation in Karnataka’s State Assemblies
James Manor, School of Advanced Study, University of London

2 – Do Muslims matter electorally in BJP’s showcase state Gujarat?
Mahesh Langa, Senior Assistant Editor, The Hindu

3 – West Bengal : an under-represented vote bank ?
Delphine Thivet, Université de Bordeaux/Centre Emile-Durkheim

4 –  Who Governs Jammu and Kashmir? A profile of the State Assembly, 1983-2014 and it’s relevance in state politics.
Basim U Nissa, Ashoka University, Trivedi Centre for Political Data

Chair :
Virginie Dutoya, Centre Emile-Durkheim – Université de Bordeaux/CNRS
Discussant :
Kalaisaran A., Madras Institute of Development Studies

5 – The highs and lows of Muslim representation in Uttar Pradesh
Gilles Verniers, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Co-Director, Trivedi Centre for Political Data, Ashoka University

6 – Orissa : where Muslims hardly matter
Pralay Kanungo, Leiden University

7 – Analyzing the case of missing Muslims in Maharashtra Assembly
Sarthak Bagchi, Leiden University (Doctoral fellow) / Göttingen University (Global and Transregional Studies Fellow)

8 – Rajasthan : a case of alternation in power
Christophe Jaffrelot, CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS and Jusmeet Singh Sihra, CERI-Sciences Po/Hebrew University
Responsible scientifique: Christophe Jaffrelot, CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS

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