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Globalization of India Discussed in UNH International Seminar

By Erika Mantz
UNH News Bureau

January 28, 2002

DURHAM, N.H. Karan Deo Singh, a visiting scholar at Harvard University's Center for International Development, will discuss the impact of globalization on the people of India Friday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building, room 330, at the University of New Hampshire.

Singh's seminar, "Globalization: An Opportunity or Threat to the Indigenous People of Andhra Pradesh (India)," is part of this year's New Hampshire International Seminar series, "Civil Society and Social Change in the Age of Globalization." The seminars are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.

Currently Singh is doing research at Harvard on sustainable forest-based development of the indigenous communities in India. He is internationally known for contributions to the U.N. FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment 1990 and as director of the Country Capacity Building Project in Forest Resources Assessment and Monitoring.

In addition, Singh is the author of more than 60 reports and scientific papers related to forest inventory, electronic data processing techniques and geographic information systems.

The New Hampshire International Seminar Series is sponsored by the UNH Center for International Education and the UNH Center for the Humanities, in association with the Saul O Sidore Memorial Lecture Series, "Globalization and Social Movements," with support from the Yale-Maria Fund and the Class of 1957. For more information, call 603-862-2398.

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