Speaker: Prof. Amartya Sen, of Harvard University, USA, & Nobel Laureate in Economics, 1998
Topic: “Cancer in India: How serious a Challenge”
Venue: National Library Auditorium, Kolkata
The Second CFI Foundation Lecture was delivered by Professor Amartya Sen, of Harvard University, USA, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 1998, on January 2, 2012 in Kolkata. Prof. Sen, is one of the most celebrated and revered economist, academician,
and writer of our time. A cancer survivor himself, he is
now leading a global campaign against tobacco use. This was the first time that Prof. Sen spoke on cancer and propounded the theory of Social Epidemiology of Cancer.