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November – December 2014
Google Hangout with Mr Michael Kugelman, Senior Program Associate, South and South East Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C
Michael Kugelman is the senior program associate for South and Southeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where he is responsible for research, programming, and publications on both regions. His main specialty is Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan, and his current research and writing projects focus on post-2014 Afghanistan, Pakistan’s energy crisis, and the food-water-energy nexus in India. His India work has encompassed U.S.-India relations, Pakistan-India relations, India’s internal and external security challenges, and the security implications of India’s natural resource constraints. Mr. Kugelman is a monthly columnist for Foreign Policy’s South Asia Channel and a weekly columnist for the Wall Street Journal’s Washington Wire blog. He has also published op-eds and commentaries in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Politico, CNN.com, Bloomberg View, The Diplomat, and The National Interest, among others. He has been interviewed by numerous major media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, Guardian, Christian Science Monitor, National Geographic, BBC, CNN, NPR, and Voice of America. He has also produced a number of longer publications on South Asia, including the edited volumes Pakistan’s Runaway Urbanization: What Can Be Done? (Wilson Center, 2014) and Pakistan-India Trade: What Needs To Be Done? What Does It Matter? (Wilson Center, 2013). He has published policy briefs, journal articles, and book chapters on issues ranging from Pakistani youth and social media to India’s energy security strategy and transboundary water management in South Asia. Mr. Kugelman received his M.A. in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. He received his B.A. from American University’s School of International Service. Follow him on Twitter @michaelkugelman
International Conference on
Energy Security Challenges-
Non Traditional Security Planning in India
The Issues, Implications and Imperatives for
(December 12th and 13th, 2014)
CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS)
Supported by the
US Consulate Chennai region
Riviera Suites, Kochi, Kerala, India – 682013
For Registration visit http://tinyurl.com/lhe4p5k
Day 1: Friday 12th December 2014
Inaugural Session (11:30 A.M-1:00 PM)
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Key Note Address
Lunch Break (1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
First Thematic Session (2:00 PM-3:45 PM)
Tea Break (3:45-4:00 PM)
Second Thematic Session (4:00 PM-6:00 PM)
Networking Dinner (7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Day 2: Saturday, 13th December
Third Thematic Session (9:00 AM-11:00 PM)
Concluding Session (11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Departure 3:00 pm onwards