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Making India A Leading Power

Grasping Greatness - In Conversation With The Editors

Thursday, October 12th, 2023

[In-person] Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall, Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Registration: 18:30

Program starts: 19:00

Program ends: 20:00

ASHK Members / Friends of IBB / Students: HKD 250

Non-Member Ticket: HKD 300


A conversation around the critically acclaimed book GRASPING GREATNESS, MAKING INDIA A LEADING POWER with two of the editors, Bibek Debroy and C. Raja Mohan. The evening will be moderated by Ajay Kapur. Grasping Greatness is an important contribution to intellectual debate as India enters into a new era on the world stage. The book explores India's push for eminence in world affairs and the economic, state-building, and international dimensions of this ambition.

Featured in the book are eminent thinkers like Rakesh Mohan, Ila Patnaik, Surjit Bhalla, Arjun Subramanian, and others who reflect upon the tasks at hand and the desirable routes to achieve them.

Edited by Ashley J. Tellis, Bibek Debroy and C. Raja Mohan, Grasping Greatness is an important contribution to the intellectual debates as India enters into a new era on the world stage.

'Edited by three of today's finest India scholars, Grasping Greatness compiles a compelling selection of contributions by distinguished historians, economists, and political scientists, all seeking to define India's place in a world of great opportunity and immense challenge.' Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram (Lok Sabha)

Oct 12, 2023

19:00 - 20:00 GMT+8

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall, Asia Society Hong Kong Center 香港賽馬會廳, 亞洲協會香港中心
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR (China)

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ASHK Members
Member Price HKD 250
Non-Member Ticket

Friends of IBB and students are eligible for a HKD 50 discount
*Friends of IBB please insert your discount received from India by the Bay
*Students please WhatsApp ASHK (+852 5298 0416) for the discount code

HKD 300

About India by the Bay

India by the Bay is a week-long celebration of Indian art and culture co- presented by Teamwork Arts and the Asia Society Hong Kong Center, with the support of the Consulate General of India in Hong Kong. The festival features literature, music, food, dance and theatre, encompassing both the contemporary and classic. The Festival is dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships between India and Hong Kong. It is a unique opportunity for the people of Hong Kong to experience and engage with India's rich cultural heritage.

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