11-03-2015: A talk by Professor David C. Engerman, Brandeis University (USA), on Wednesday, 11 March @ 1:30 p.m.

2015-03-06


This is to invite you to a talk by Professor David C. Engerman, Brandeis University (USA), onWednesday, 11 March @ 1:30 p.m. (Venue to be announced.)

The tentative title given for Professor Engerman's presentation is '"Competitive Coexistence" and the Nehruvian Economy'.

Professor Engerman is a renowned specialist in modern diplomatic and modern intellectual history, with particular interest in the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., the Cold War and the developing world. The major part of his career has been at Brandeis University, where he is Ottilie Springer Professor of History, and he has been a visiting scholar or fellow at Harvard, Columbia, and the Wilson Center, among other places. He is the author and editor/co-editor of several books and many articles. Among his books are Modernization from the Other Side: American Intellectuals and the Romance of Russian Development (2003) and Know Your Enemy: the Rise and Fall of America's Soviet Experts(2009). Much of Professor Engerman's recent work concerns India, economic planning and the international politics of 'development' since the Second World War.