UP Elections 2017

HSS Occasional Seminar
Event Speaker: 
Gilles Verniers, Supriya Sharma, Hilal Ahmed
Event Time: 
03:27 PM to 05:27 PM
Event Venue: 
LH 316


The HSS Department invites three commentators to discuss the results of the Uttar Pradesh elections.


Gilles Verniers is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ashoka University. He is the co-Editor of a forthcoming book on the sociology of elected representatives in India, with Prof. Christophe Jaffrelot and Dr. Sanjay Kumar, CSDS.

Supriya Sharma is National Editor, scroll.in. She is the recipient of the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Woman Journalist for the year 2014-15, and .

Hilal Ahmed is Associate Professor, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS). He was a Rajya Sabha Fellow in 2015-16, and is Associate Editor, South Asian Studies. He is the author of Muslim Political Discourse in Postcolonial India: Monuments, Memory, Contestation (Routledge, 2014).