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Thursday, October 25, 2018
12:15–1:30 p.m.


Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 201

India-US: Estranged Democracies to Engaged Democracies

Join us for a lecture, Q and A and light refreshments with Sandeep Charkravorty.

Sandeep Chakravorty, a member of the Indian Foreign Service since 1996, has served in India’s missions in several countries.Prior to becoming Consul General of India in New York in August 2017, he was India’s Ambassador to Peru and Bolivia. Earlier, he had been India’s Deputy Chief of Mission in Bangladesh. He has also served in Indian embassies in Madrid, Spain, and Bogota, Colombia. He has held several positions in India’s Ministry of External Affairs, including press relations officer, and worked on desks dealing with Central Asia, East Asia and China.

Before joining the government, Chakravorty worked with civil society organizations dealing with natural resources and environmental issues.
Chakravorty, who speaks Hindi, Bangla and Spanish fluently, has a master’s degree in Advanced Studies in International Security from Geneva University, as well as a master’s in Sociology and a postgraduate diploma in Forestry Management. He is also graduate of Delhi University with a physics degree.

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