St. Stephen’s College, Delhi is organising its 15th Vinod Chowdhury Memorial Lecture on September 18. Register now!
About St. Stephen’s College
St. Stephen’s College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi. It was established in 1881 by the Cambridge Mission to Delhi. The college admits both undergraduates and postgraduates and awards degrees in arts and sciences under the purview of the University of Delhi.
About the Economics Society of St. Stephen’s College
As the department society of one of the most sought after courses in one of the premier institutions in India, The Economics Society has always encouraged the development of economic thought and ideas. Since its inception, the society has been able to achieve this through various inter-disciplinary events that include compelling quizzes, engaging debates, exhilarating models, and paradigms replicating economies using excel and committee simulations.
It has also been recognized and respected by eminent speakers and personalities in the world of economics – Dr. Manmohan Singh, Mr. P Chidambaram, Dr. Amartya Sen, Dr. Kaushik Basu, Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Mr. Shaktikanta Das, Dr. Barry Nalebuff and most recently Dr. Raghuram Rajan and Mr. Debraj Ray to name a few – who have been hosted for lectures and other events.
About the Vinod Chowdhury Memorial Lecture
The 15th Vinod Chowdhury Memorial Event is conducted by the society in honour of one of the revered department heads, Professor Vinod Chowdhury.
This year, the lecture will be given by Prof. Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is the Dean of Global Business at The Fletcher School at Tufts University and the founding Executive Director of Fletcher’s Institute for Business in the Global Context.
He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Senior Advisor for Digital Inclusion at the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and Advisory Board Member, IICPSD, UNDP. He was a leader of McKinsey’s Innovation and Global Forces practices and taught innovation and entrepreneurship at Harvard. Holding a Phd. from University of Rochester, Prof. Chakravorti also served on the economics faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was selected to be an officer of TAS, the “talent pipeline of leaders” for India’s Tata Group.
In a 30 year career, he has been an advisor to CEOs and senior management of over 30 companies in the Fortune 500 and worked across the Americas, EU, Asia and Africa, and multiple industries.
The topic for the lecture is ‘Digital Shock: 10 Surprises About Humans on the Internet in a Pandemic’.
Details of the Lecture
- Date: September 18, 2022
- Time: 6:30 PM IST
- Mode: Online
- The Lecture is open to all.
How to Register?
To register for this Lecture, click here.
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