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Politically Informed Development Approaches in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Environments: Key Challenges from Nepal and Afghanistan



Join the Baker Center on Monday, March 27 as we present this semester’s Global Security Distinguished Lecture with Dr. George Varughese, country representative of The Asia Foundation in Nepal. His talk is entitled Politically Informed Development Approaches in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Environments: Key Challenges from Nepal and Afghanistan.

Dr. George Varughese has been country representative of The Asia Foundation in Nepal since 2009. Prior to this position in Kathmandu, he was The Asia Foundation’s country representative in Afghanistan (2005-2009). He has also served as Country Program Development Advisor with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Nepal and worked in the fields of political economy of development, social science research, and management in Nepal, India, Madagascar, Afghanistan, and the United States. He was Visiting Professor and Senior Scholar at University of Wyoming in 2015-16, Senior Visiting Fellow at The Australian National University in 2010, and Senior International Fellow at the City University of New York in 2008.

Our event is free and open to the public! We hope to see you there.

The presentation can be viewed here: http://mediasite.utk.edu/UTK/Play/a5f06bec73d34f81a0ed903a47397feb1d






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