Past Events

2014 Booth Women’s Week Events in India

Through May 10, 2014
Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi

May 3

From May 3 -10, informal receptions were held by Chicago Booth alumni in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi to celebrate Women’s Week.

A Conversation on Indian Elections

All day
Center in Delhi


Navin Chawla, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, and John Mark Hansen, Charles L. Hutchinson Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Political Science and the College, and Senior Advisor to the President of the University of Chicago, discussed various aspects of Indian elections, touching on topics such as election commissioners but also of courts and the legislature.

Interested friends of the University gathered at the UChicago Center in Beijing at 6:30pm on March 29 to watch a webstream of the ribbon cutting for the new Center, live from India.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted for the new Center in Delhi. 

Friends of the University of Chicago gathered at the Center in Paris to watch a webstream of the ribbon cutting for the new Center in Delhi  live from India.

The University of Chicago held a Presidential forum in celebration of the opening of the UChicago Center in Delhi on Friday, March 28, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. IST (8:30 a.m. CDT). The opening was a tremondous success and was watched on live webstream at the University of Chicago and its various centers around the globe including the University of Chicago Center in Paris and the University of Chicago Center in Beijing.

Committee on Southern Asian Studies and the South Asia Language and Area Center (COSAS & SALAC) watched a live webstream of the new UChicago Center in Delhi opening event. 

Center in Delhi Opening Celebration

All day
Through March 30, 2014
New Delhi, India

Mar. 28

Center in Delhi opening was celebrated. 


Indian Democracy: Including the Excluded and Excluding the Included

India's urban population is expected to soar by 250 million over the next two decades, reaching a total of nearly 600 million people. To accommodate this rapid urbanization, India will need $1.2 trillion in capital investment in its cities by 2030, according to the McKinsey Global Institute.Christopher Berry discussed how technology, urbanization, political institutions, and finance all play roles in and will have long-lasting implications for the welfare of India.

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