Water issues in India - left: distribution issues - Right: street after a rain episod during the monsoon
Education matters - left: Young girl from a lower class studying in the street
Diversity and traditions of India
Population diversity and issues - left: A nomad family from Ladakh - right: A view of Nubra valley, Ladakh
Prof. Dr. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes book launch - a CSH Indian law institute event

In the news

[Call for papers] International conference on the sociology of elites in contemporary India

                New Delhi, India, 4-5 January 2016.Download the document Elites can be broadly defined as “those who have vastly disproportionate control over or access to a resource”[1]....
Access to water between urban inequalities and technical constraints - the decentralization of supply in four Uttar Pradesh municipalities

By focusing on the case of drinkable water supply in India, this paper intends to shed light on the process of decentralization that has characterized the late 20th century and on the situation of...
Forward and Backward Linkages of Migrants to Slums in Delhi, by Vandana Solanki

Linkages with the native place as well as integration within the city constitute backward and forward linkages of slum dwellers. Remittances are important part of these linkages. The paper explores...
Power, Policy and Protest from Loraine Kennedy a former CSSH Senior Researcher and currently CNRS Research Directior, Centre for South Asian Studies (CEIAS), EHESS, Paris

Power, Policy and Protest  is the outcome of a project coordinated at the CSSH, with a grant from the Ford Foundation. Scientific direction was provided by Loraine Kennedy, posted at CSSH from 2007...
'Aux sources du capitalisme indien' Un entretien avec Claude Markovits par Jules Naudet

Référence : http://www.laviedesidees.fr/Aux-sources-du-capitalisme-indien.htmlAujourd’hui la 10e puissance mondiale en termes de valeur nominale du PIB, l’Inde reste largement absente des...
Grand patron, fils d’ouvrier par Jules Naudet

Fils d’ouvrier, Franck dirige la filiale française d’un des principaux groupes pétroliers internationaux. Grâce à son talent et à une forme de hasard heureux, il a échappé aux...
Rethinking trade multilateralism / Refonder le multilatéralisme commercial, by Leïla Choukroune

"Rethinking trade multilateralism", Le Monde, Ideas, January 21, 2014. To access the...
CSH Trade Investment and Development Initiative (TIDI)

The CSH launched its trade, investment and development initiative with a presentation of the book "Fresh Water in International Law" by Prof. Dr. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes (Geneva...

Research programs

Nopoor project: Enhancing Knowledge for Renewed Policies against Poverty

NOPOOR aims to build new knowledge on the nature and extent of poverty in developing countries in order to provide policymakers with a broader...
Dengue spatial analysis in Delhi (Analyse de l’Emergence de la Dengue Et Simulation Spatiale - AEDESS)

Dengue, a viral infection transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, is a rapidly growing public health problem in tropical and sub-tropical countries....
SUBURBIN – Subaltern Urbanization in India

The SUBURBIN project questions both the scholarly representation and the measurement of the ongoing process of shift from rural to urban areas. It...
“Palanpur: India’s Economic “Revolution”: A Perspective from Six Decades of Economic Development in a North Indian Village”

The village of Palanpur, in Moradabad District, Uttar Pradesh, has been the subject of close study by economists since the late 1950s. Five waves of...

Focus

Prasad Khanolkar PhD, Planning and South Asian Studies University of Toronto

Prasad Khanolkar is a PhD student of Planning and South Asian Studies at the University of Toronto, Canada. He holds a degree in architecture from...
Dr Lion Koenig, South Asia Institute, Department of Political Science, Heidelberg University

Dr. Lion Koenig is a Research Associate at the Department of Political Science, South Asia Institute, and at the Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and...
Sofia Péquignot, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Sofia Péquignot is pursuing her Masters at l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences). She is...
Laurence Gautier, PhD student in History at the University of Cambridge

Laurence Gautier is a PhD student in History at the University of Cambridge. She studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and holds an MPhil...
Fabien, PhD candidate at the University of Paris

Fabien has been a Ph-D. candidate at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, France since December 2012. His research project consists of...
Anne Casile, French Institute of Research for Development (IRD)

Anne Casile is a research fellow at the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD), affiliated to the Research Unit called PaLoc...
Mélissa Levaillant, Sciences Po Paris

Mélissa Levaillant holds an MRes in International Relations from Sciences Po Paris and wrote her dissertation on Indian foreign policy towards...
Christophe Jalil Nordman, Development Economics, Labour, Gender studies

Christophe Jalil Nordman was recently involved in the design and implementation of a World Bank enterprise level survey assessing skills of workers...