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Programs & Activities

Since 1997, UPIASI's portfolio of activities has grown to comprise over a dozen research projects and two fellowship programs. A cumulative total of 91 scholars have written a total of 132 papers for UPIASI research projects so far, excluding papers written by fellows of the ASIA fellowship program.

To date, UPIASI research initiatives have resulted in the publication of nine books, and two special issues of refereed journals, with another book in the pipeline. The refereed, pan-social science quarterly journal, India Review, published by Routledge, USA, is edited out of UPIASI.

UPIASI's collaborative research projects have engaged scholars across a range of institutions in India, USA, UK, Canada, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Japan, China, Thailand, Malaysia, and Israel.

Support Services for CASI



SARI: Social Attitudes Research for India

Federalism & the All India Services

The Context of Innovation in India

Constitutional Ideas & Political Practices

International Relations Theory & South Asia

Democracy & Diversity

Bridges to the Future Initiative, India

Indo-U.S. Relations & Export Controls

Coalition Politics in India

Coalition Politics and Democratic Consolidation in Asia

ASIA Fellows Program (1999-2012)

Eisenhower Fellowships (1998-2003 and 2011-13)

Pre-Electoral Coalitions in the 2009 and 2014 Indian General Elections

Party Nominations for Elections

Representation of Dispersed Minorities in First-Past-the-Post Electoral Systems: The Case of Indian Muslims in Comparative Perspective

Party and Election Finance Regulation and Reform in India

Political Opportunism, Duration and Economic Performance in the Indian States

India in the Emerging Asian Landscape

Emerging Foreign Assistance Policies of India and China

Editorship of India Review