Books and articles

The IP is based on a foundation of research, reflection and scientific enquiry into cultural difference and the problems facing India and Europe. Read the results of this research, presented in books and articles published over the years.

Thuis in een vreemde cultuur

Rajakarana, Anubhava mattu Bauddhika Dasya: Gandhiya Hind Swaraj


Gandhi was convinced that colonialism is destructive of the very integrity of experience. His thought compels us to take up the question of what constitutes a form of life and what...

Publisher:Tumkur University
Publication Date/Year:2013-01-01
Translator Name:Array

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Shintō in Western Guise: The 16th-17th centuries – Theologically Explicit Stage


Abstract Individual religious traditions, including Shintō began to be conceptualized in the 16th and 17th centuries by Christian missionaries and travellers. Their description and interpretation of reality was biased by concepts that...

Publication Date/Year:2013
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The Dark Hour of Secularism

The lost honour of India Studies

Documentary on Colonial Consciousness and Indian culture


The Educators’ Society for the Heritage of India (ESHI) and Hindu Students Council (HSC) are releasing ‘Beware of God’: an educational documentary series concerning Indian culture. Based on the work of...

Publication Date/Year:2012-04-18
Editor Name:Mayank Shekhar

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Jaina Literature: cultural questions

Delegação de Gent visitou a UA para estudar reforço da cooperação (Gent delegation visited the University of Aveiro to reinforce their cooperation)

Is there Caste System in India? ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿ ಜಾತಿ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆ ಇದೆಯೇ?

Doing Development Research in Asia: Problems and Perspectives


Because the notion of 'relevance' is deeply context bound, I argue that we need to broaden our understanding of development to include 'conditions for development'. In this paper, I reflect on...

Publisher:Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences
Publication Date/Year:2012
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara

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