October 2, 2001

Contact: Sarah Ray
Posted: October 2, 2001

MIDDLEBURY, VT - Sumit Ganguly, professor at the University of Texas' Center for Asian Studies, will give a lecture titled "India and Pakistan's Nuclear Rivalry" on Monday, October 15, at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Middlebury College Center for International Affairs on Hillcrest Road off College Street (Route 125). The event is free and open to the public.

"Sumit Ganguly is a distinguished professor and prodigious scholar of international affairs, ethnopolitics, nationalism, and regional security in South Asia," said Middlebury College Professor of Political Science David Rosenberg. "His topic is timely and important in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America."

Ganguly's most recent books include "Language and Politics in Asia," "Understanding Contemporary India," and "Government Policies and Ethnic Relations in Asia and the Pacific." He is a frequent news media commentator and conference lecturer.

Contact David Rosenberg of the Middlebury College political science department at 802-443-5612 for more information.