International Conference ::: Liberal Education and the Future of the University (co-organized by the India Platform and BMS College of Engineering, BENGALURU – INDIA)

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This international conference co-organized by the BMS College of Engineering and India Platform, aims to examine the general predicament of liberal education and the future of the university in India. Have a look at the conference website for more information....

When:10 June, 2016, 9:00 am - 11 June, 2016, 6:00 pm
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities
Event Type:Conference / Congres / Symposium, Call for Papers
Location:Bengaluru, India

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Dharma & Ethics VIII conference: “Revisiting Swami Vivekananda” 4-5 June 2016 – Alva’s Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Moodbidri, Mangaluru

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This Dharma & Ethics conference is a three-day national conference in the general framework of ‘Decolonizing the Social Sciences’. The host organization this time is Alva’s Education Foundation. The co-organizers are the Research Centre Vergelijkende Cultuurwetenschap (Ghent University, Belgium) the SDM Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS at the SDM PG […]...

When:3 June, 2016 - 5 June, 2016
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Social sciences and humanities, Liveable Cities, School education, Social sciences and humanities
Event Type:Conference / Congres / Symposium
Location:Mudabidri, India

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Workshop series: Prathyabhijnana – topics within the research program Comparative Science of Cultures

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The Pratyabhijnana series of workshops is where a body of researchers, drawn from different institutions and vocational backgrounds, meet periodically in different institutions. They engage in intensive discussions and structured readings over two days on topics of the research program ‘Comparative Science of Cultures’.  Some familiarity with the research program is required to attend the workshops. […]...

When:22 May, 2015 - 1 June, 2016
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Social sciences and humanities, Liveable Cities, School education, Social sciences and humanities
Event Type:Workshop / Seminar / Training

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Bengalore book launch “Europe, India and the limits of secularism”

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Video of the event....

When:28 May, 2016, 6:00 pm - 28 May, 2016, 8:00 am
Event Type:Lecture / Presentation / Debate
Location:Bengaluru, India

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Prathyabhijnana Workshop VIII – on Vivekananda

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Swamy Vivekananda is one of the key thinkers of the colonial era. In contemporary debates around the thinkers of colonial period, Vivekananda commands a different kind of an attention. Some would claim that he is a defender of Hinduism and he is a neovedantic scholar who appropriated western concepts and refabricated it as Hinduism and […]...

When:14 May, 2016 - 15 May, 2016
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Social sciences and humanities, Liveable Cities, School education, Social sciences and humanities
Event Type:Workshop / Seminar / Training
Location:Ujire, India

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Announcement by a third party: Post-Doc Fellowships to non-EU researchers – call 2016

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BELSPO: launches a call for Post-Doc Fellowships to non-EU researchers The stimulation of international mobility and the attraction of researchers from abroad is one of the priorities of the European Research Area. The Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO) is contributing to this objective by granting post-doc fellowships to non-EU researchers allowing them to work in […]...

When:30 April, 2016 - 30 April, 2016, 5:00 pm
Event Type:Call for applications / Call for projects / Job vacancy / Fellowship / Contest / Other funding opportunity

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Flemish India Platform – Creating a network and a policy framework for collaboration between Flanders and India in the 21st century (Vlaams India Platform, VIP)

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In March 2014, the Flemish Prime Minister, Mr. Kris Peeters, approved a project called “Incubation Phase for a Flemish India Platform”. It involves the expansion of the India Platform network in Flanders to all potentially interested companies, educational institutions and government structures. The India Platform committed itself to creating conditions for win-win collaborations between Flemish […]...

When:1 May, 2014 - 30 April, 2016
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Social sciences and humanities, Liveable Cities, School education, Social sciences and humanities
Event Type:Project, Events aiming at stimulating policy making in India-Europe relations
Location:Ghent, Belgium

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“Welcome to Radio Balu” – A daily programme in the ‘month of philosophy’ at Radio Klara (in Dutch)

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It has long been Professor Balu’s dream to open his doors to anyone who wants to ask questions about life. “Because”, he says, “finding happiness is a most fundamental human right. We have to find a place and time for that – and I want to help with that; I want to offer possibilities to […]...

When:1 April, 2016 - 30 April, 2016
Event Type:Radio and television
Location:Ghent, Belgium

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Ghent Book Launch “Europe, India and the limits of secularism” by Jakob De Roover

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“Europe, India and the limits of secularism”, an Oxford University Press Hardback book by Jakob De Roover, will be presented and discussed.   Opening of the evening by: Prof. Dr. Koen Goethals, Ghent University Chief Academic Officer A conversation on the limits of secularism with: Prof. Dr. Prakash Shah, School of Law, Queen Mary University of […]...

When:22 April, 2016, 6:00 pm - 22 April, 2016, 10:00 pm
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities
Event Type:Book Release
Location:Ghent, Belgium

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Announcement by UGent: “Epilepsy Surgery” Hands-on Cadaver Workshop 16th and 17th April, 2016

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M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Neurosciences, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College and Hospitals, in collaboration with M.S.Ramaiah Advanced Learning Center, conducts “Epilepsy Surgery”, a Hands-on Cadaver Workshop on 16th and 17th April, 2016 A Cadaver hands-on training course was organised by the M.S. Ramaiah Insittute of Neuroscience on the 16th and 17th of April 2016, for Neurologists, Epileptologists and Neurosurgeons […]...

When:16 April, 2016 - 17 April, 2016
Event Type:Workshop / Seminar / Training
Location:Bengaluru, India

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