The re-emergence of democratic India and India’s deepening engagement with Canada

Thursday, September 24, 2015 7:00 PM

Vishnu Prakash, India's High Commissioner to Canada, will share thoughts on the rise of secular  and pluralistic India, the nation’s outlook, economic heft, soft-power, as well as, political and security challenges. He will also discuss growing India-Canada engagement and the road ahead.

David A. Welch, CIGI Senior Fellow and Chair of Global Security at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, will serve as a discussant for this presentation.

Event Speakers

Vishnu Prakash is India's High Commissioner to Canada.

Margaret Walton-Roberts is a professor at WLU and associate Dean of the School of International Policy and Governance at the BSIA.  She is a human geographer with research interests in gender and the international migration of health care professionals in the context of India. Her latest co-edited book The Human Right to Citizenship: A Slippery Concept  is published by University of Pennsylvania Press.