2024 CAMDEN CONFERENCE

INDIA:
Rising Ambitions, Challenges at Home

February 16-18, 2024

Seventy-five years after independence, India is on track to have both the world’s largest population and the second largest economy. It is pursuing a unique path as a democracy and as an ambitious player in global affairs. Possession of nuclear weapons gives it prestige globally and confidence in its security amid unstable neighbors. Domestically, a diverse, complicated, multicultural mosaic of issues—from poverty, caste, religion, to repression of women and minorities—pose unrelenting challenges for democratic institutions. How will a younger generation of Indian leaders choose its priorities? What’s at stake for China, Russia and the United States as India expands its role in the global economy and becomes a more assertive leader in the Indo-Pacific region?

India-Poster-Camden-Conference

2024 Conference Videos

AMB. NIRUPAMA RAO: How India Sees the World
(Keynote Address)

PRATAP BHANU MEHTA: India’s Post-Colonial History

ASHUTOSH VARSHNEY: India’s Politics and Governance

DISCUSSION & QUESTIONS with Ashutosh Varshney and Pratap Bhanu Mehta

EMILY SCHMALL: Role of the Media and the Modi P.R. Machine in India

ASHLEY J. TELLIS: India’s Regional Role

DISCUSSION & QUESTIONS with Ashley J. Tellis & Nirupama Rao

ARVIND SUBRAMANIAN: India’s Economy

PRERNA SINGH: Repression and Resistance in India

FERNAND DE VARENNES: India’s Resurgence, Nationalism and Minorities: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

DISCUSSION & QUESTIONS with Prerna Singh, Emily Schmall, and Fernand de Varennes

TANVI MADAN: India’s Global Aspirations

DANIEL MARKEY: How India’s Growing Global Role May Shape U.S. Policy

DISCUSSION & QUESTIONS with Tanvi Madan & Daniel Markey

FINAL PANEL OF ALL SPEAKERS

Conference Highlights

 

 

 

Conference Photo Gallery