In-person course

Knowing India

10 may 2019

According to data from the World Bank and considering the 2019 GDP, India is the fourth largest economy in the world and one of the BRICS’ fastest growing countries today. The country has the second largest population on the planet, with nearly 1.1 billion people, second only to China, with 1.3 billion. Since the European decolonization in the second half of the 20th century, India has grown significantly, especially in the industrial segment.

The country stands out in state-of-the-art technology, in the segments of electronics, agro-industry and computer science, being the largest producer of software and biotechnology in the world, in addition to having an important participation in the base industry.

The purpose of the course, Knowing India, organized by CEBRI, was to offer a complete cultural panorama of this country with ancient traditions, focusing on social, political and economic aspects, and correlating them to the global scenario. The program’s topics were addressed by experts from a diplomatic, academic and commercial perspective.


Program:

  • Political and Cultural Aspects of India
  • India as an emerging power: basic outline and possible interactions with Brazil
  • Brazil-India trade: challenges and opportunities
  • Doing business with India
  • India and the new Asian geopolitics
DURATION:

9 hours

Membership options:

In-person event at CEBRI's headquarters

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According to data from the World Bank and considering the 2019 GDP, India is the fourth largest economy in the world and one of the BRICS’ fastest growing countries today. The country has the second largest population on the planet, with nearly 1.1 billion people, second only to China, with 1.3 billion. Since the European decolonization in the second half of the 20th century, India has grown significantly, especially in the industrial segment.

The country stands out in state-of-the-art technology, in the segments of electronics, agro-industry and computer science, being the largest producer of software and biotechnology in the world, in addition to having an important participation in the base industry.

The purpose of the course, Knowing India, organized by CEBRI, was to offer a complete cultural panorama of this country with ancient traditions, focusing on social, political and economic aspects, and correlating them to the global scenario. The program’s topics were addressed by experts from a diplomatic, academic and commercial perspective.


Program:

  • Political and Cultural Aspects of India
  • India as an emerging power: basic outline and possible interactions with Brazil
  • Brazil-India trade: challenges and opportunities
  • Doing business with India
  • India and the new Asian geopolitics

Speakers

Anna Jaguaribe (in memoriam)
Trustee

Director of the Institute for Brazil-China Studies (IBRACH)

Ashok Das
Ambassador of India in Brazil

Leonardo Ananda
President and founder of The India Brazil Chamber of Commerce (IBCC)

Mauricio Santoro
Professor at the Department of International Relations at UERJ

Pedro Mariano
Diplomat

Rashmi Singh
Professor of the Postgraduate Program in International Relations at PUC-Minas

Renato Galvão Flôres Junior
Trustee

Director of the International Intelligence Unit at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)

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