Event Announcement

SARAI magier at columbia.edu
Tue Mar 4 20:41:01 EST 1997


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David Magier
SARAI

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       The Southern Asian Institute of Columbia University
Conference for the 50th Anniversary of the Independence of India
                          and Pakistan
   Kellogg Center, School of International and Public Affairs
                         April 4-5, 1997
                                
       AMERICAN REPORTING ON INDIA AND PAKISTAN, 1947-1997
                                

April 4, 1997 (Friday)

2:00--4:00  Panel 1: Fifty Years Of Reporting

James Michaels (Forbes)
Phillips Talbot (President Emeritus, Asia Society)
Selig Harrison (Wilson Center)
Maureen Patterson (University of Chicago)

4:00-6:00  Panel 2: From Event To Printed Page: The Nuts And
Bolts Of Reporting

Steven Weisman (NY Times)
Tom Kent (AP)
Conrad Fink (University of Georgia)
Ronald Herring (Cornell).

April 5, Saturday

9:00--11:00  Panel 3: A 50-Year Story: Kashmir

Steve Coll (Washington Post)
Arnold Zeitlin (formerly AP)
Salamat Ali (The Muslim, Lahore)
Philip Oldenburg (Columbia University).

11:00--1:00  Panel 4: Impact Of Reporting On Government-to-
Government Relations

Louis Kraar (Fortune)
Shekhar Gupta (Indian Express)
Walter Andersen (Department of State)
Stephen Cohen (University of Illinois)

1:00--2:45  LUNCH, WITH KEYNOTE SPEECH (Phillips Talbot)

3:00-5:00  Panel 5: Impact Of Reporting On The Non-governmental
Sector

Mary Ann Weaver (The New Yorker)
Chitra Ragavan (National Public Radio)
Nathan Glazer (Harvard University)
Stanley Heginbotham (New York Academy of Sciences)

Advanced Registration Required: fee waived for Columbia faculty
and students; $25 for all others.  Contact: Southern Asian
Institute, 1128 International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th
Street, New York, NY 10027; tel. 212-854-3616; fax. 212-854-6987






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