Books and articles

The IP is based on research, reflection and scientific enquiry into cultural difference and the problems facing India and Europe. Below you will find the results of this research relevant for the India Platform, presented in academic books and articles as well as in shorter articles published in the popular press.

Nilume Publication House and Blog (in Kannada)

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    Nilume is a publishing house established in collaboration with the India Platform. Nilume has over twenty thousand members who debate on various socio-cultural issues drawing their intellectual resources from Comparative Science...

Publisher:Nilume Foundation (Sirsi)
Publication Date/Year:2016
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Special issue of Theatrum Historiae, a scientific journal of the Institute of Historical Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice

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Dr. Dunkin Jalki, Dr. Sufiya Pathan and Prof. Dr. Martin Fárek functioned as coordinators for the special issue and contributed articles focused on the descriptions of caste in India: • “On the...

Publisher:Institute of Historical Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice
Publication Date/Year:2015-12-20
Author Name:Martin Farek, Sufiya Pathan, Dunkin Jalki, Jakob De Roover, Sarah Claerhout, Marianne Keppens, Prakash Shah

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Europe’s stupid reaction to terrorism is dangerous (in Dutch – Europa’s domme reactie op terrorisme is gevaarlijk)

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The authors show that Europe has failed to make any headway in understanding terrorism in any way differently from the dominant American discourse on the issue. They stress that only when...

Publication Date/Year:2015-12-16
Author Name:Sarika Rao, Sufiya Pathan, Nele De Gersem, Marianne Keppens

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A Prolegomenon: Are Dialogues Between Us Possible?: Reconceptualizing Inter-Tradition Dialogues in the Twenty-First Century

What does it mean to “give a future to candidate-terrorists”? (in Dutch: Wat betekent dat: een toekomstperspectief geven aan kandidaat-terroristen?)

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Ligt het 'falen van België' in het gebrek aan preventie en het inadequate deradicaliseringsbeleid? In dit artikel formuleert Prof. De Roover enkele bedenkingen bij de pogingen van academici, politici en media...

Publication Date/Year:2015-12-08
Author Name:Jakob De Roover

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How Europe is succumbing to Terrorism

Which intolerance is growing in India?

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The article shows how only a particular kind of intolerance is highlighted by the media in India whereas the intolerance spear-headed by the liberal/left secular forces is either ignored or justified...

Publication Date/Year:2015-11-27
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara

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The pestilence of rabid nationalism (in Dutch: De pest van het rabiate nationalisme)

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In this article the authors reflect upon the reactions that came after the Paris attacks and connect them with the spreading of rabid nationalism in Europe.   download the publication link...

Publication Date/Year:2015-11-24
Author Name:Jakob De Roover, Sarika Rao

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Smriti Irani will destroy Indian education for good

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The HRD ministry's new policy is a joke that does not stimulate the emergence of science but the expansion of the Ambedkarian cult download the publication...

Publication Date/Year:2015-11-19
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara, Jakob De Roover

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Why Smriti Irani as HRD minister was a terrible choice

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Should the research done by the HRD minister's advisors be taken into consideration, surely India would shoot into stratospheric heights.The pathetic belief of the HRD ministry is that increasing the funding...

Publication Date/Year:2015-11-13
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara

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