Since the mid-twentieth century, Asia’s two giants have represented alternative models of political modernity. The dramatic political rise of Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping, two self-avowed strongmen, has seen remarkable changes in the aims, structure and exercise of power in both regimes. This seminar examines striking commonalities and the ramifications of these historic developments.
Speaker: Sanjay Ruparelia, Jarislowsky Democracy Chair, Ryerson University
Presented by the Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement