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Schedule of Events

Thursday, January 5

Fox Fellows Arrival

10:00am Meeting with Professor Chintamani Mahapatra, Rector of Jawaharlal Nehru University and Professor Girish NathJha, Director of International Collaboration.
7:00 – 10:00pm

(Optional) Dinner at Cyber Hub

Location: Soi 7 Pub & Brewery, 205-208 & 209-A, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon

Friday, January 6

7:00 – 8:45am

Breakfast

Location: Coffee Shop Hotel Le Meridien, Gurgaon

9:00 – 11.30am

Fellowship Update and Alumni Meeting (Ben Cashore, Julia Muravnik, Lee Fox)

Location: Hotel Le Meridien, Phoenix Hall, Gurgaon

11:30 – 1:00pm

Networking Lunch

Location: Hotel Le Meridien, Phoenix Hall, Gurgaon

11:30 – 1:00pm

Coordinators Lunch

Location: Hotel Le Meridien, Phoenix Hall, Gurgaon

1:00 – 6:00pm

City Tour

Meeting in the lobby

8:00 – 11:00pm

Opening Reception

Location: Hotel Le Meridien, Open Terrace, Gurgaon

Speakers: Ben Cashore; George Joseph; Lee Fox; Girish Nath Jha

Saturday, January 7  

7:00 – 7:45am

Breakfast

Location: Coffee Shop Hotel Le Meridien, Gurgaon

8:00am

Departure for the India Habitat Centre

 

Leadership: Opportunities for BRICS in Global Affairs at the India Habitat Centre

9:00 – 9:30am Coffee
9:30 – 10:30am

Keynote Speech by Arvind Subramanian

Location: India Habitat Centre, Gulmohar Hall

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Panel 1: New World Leadership? BRICS and the West

Location: India Habitat Centre, Gulmohar Hall

 

Panelists:

Jeffrey Mankoff, Center for Strategic and International Studies, “The BRICS and the Creation of an Alternative Global Architecture”

David Bargueño, Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State, “Brazil in the World, and the World in Brazil”

Salvador Santino Regilme, Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Leiden, Netherlands, “United States Leadership in a New World Order: Human Rights and Global Deliberative Democracy Amidst the Rise of Skepticism”

Moderator: Abha Yadav, Legal Officer, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

12:00 – 1:00pm

1:00 - 1:45pm

Lunch

Location: India Habitat Centre, Gulmohar Hall – Pre Function Area

Keynote Speech by Baijayant Panda

2:00 – 3:30pm 2 consecutive panels
 

Panel 2: Leadership and Development

Location: India Habitat Centre, Gulmohar Hall

 

Panelists:

Avinash Godbole, Research Fellow, Indian Council of World Affairs, India, “BRICS Leadership in the Developing World”

Abraham Trejo Terreros, PhD candidate, El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico, “Fighting corruption in Latin America: Actors, strategies and scope in Brazil and Mexico after 2008”

Singumbe Muyeba, Visiting Lecturer, Bridgewater State University, USA, “Navigating the Social Contract: Institutional Capital and the Pursuit of Development in a Time of Rising Nationalism among the BRICS Countries”

Moderator: Kavitha Chalakkal, Assistant Professor, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore.

 

Panel 3: BRICS leadership in the Environment

Location: India Habitat Centre, Willow Hall

 

Panelists:

Ulrich Volz,Head of Department of Economics, SOAS University of London & Senior Research Fellow, German Development Institute, “Taking the Lead in Advancing the Green Transformation: The Role of  the BRICS in Aligning Economic Growth with Sustainability”

William Attwell, Senior Analyst, Sub-Saharan Africa, at Frontier Strategy Group, “BRICS Cities as Climate Leaders: The Cases of Rio de Janeiro and Cape Town”

Moderator: Kanakaraj Arangasamy, Assistant Vice President, Deutsche Bank

3:30-4:00pm

Break
4:00 – 5:30pm

Panel 4: Leadership, ideology and psychology in BRICS

Location: India Habitat Centre, Gulmohar Hall

 

Panelists:

Victor Louzon, Postdoctoral research scholar, Columbia University, “The PRC authorities’ Domestic and International Leadership: Is there a Chinese Political Model?”

Duan Zheng, PhD Candidate, Fudan University School of Philosophy, “Renewal and Relapse: Evolution of China’s Official Political Discourse of Xi Era”

Maxim Kiselev,Moscow State Lomonosov University’s Higher School of Business, SkolkovoInsitute for Science and Technology, “Psychology of Political Leadership in Russia, and How People Perceive Political Leaders”

Moderator: CJ Kuncheria, PhD candidate and an ICHR Junior Research Fellow at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

5:30 – 6:15pm Tea break
6:15 – 7:00pm

Keynote Speech by Jairam Ramesh

Location: India Habitat Centre, Gulmohar Hall

7:00 - 11:00pm

Dinner

Location: India Habitat Centre, Siver Oak Lawn

11:30 pm

Departure for Hotel Le Meridien