Arts; traditions and heritage

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The student-teacher relationship in the 21st century education – 29 October 2016 – with Prof. Jakob De Roover, Ms. Shila Metha and Ms. Maya Sapera

The India Platform and the Maya Sapera Dance Company cordially invite you to a conversation between: • Ms. Shila Mehta (Nupur Zankar, Mumbai – India) • Prof. Dr. Jakob De Roover (Research Centre Comparative Science of Cultures, Ghent University) • Ms. Maya Sapera (Maya Sapera Dance Company, Gent) India, teaching and learning is what binds […]

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Annual Stakeholders Meeting and Inauguration at BMS College of Engineering (BMSCE)

The year 2015 was eventful for BMSCE, as the Annual Stakeholders Meeting (India) was held at the BMSCE board room in July. The meeting was attended by the heads of the stakeholder institutions: Prof. Balagangadhara and his research team, Prof. Mallikharjuna Babu, Prof. Martin Jebraj, and Prof. Ravishankar Deekshit. Mrs. Archana Bhat Kallahalla has been […]

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Heritage Study Visit, including ICOMOS conference – November 2015

Mr. Willem Derde (Flanders Heritage Association – Herita) participated in the international heritage conference organised by the International Scientific Committee on Theory of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS – see http://icomos2015.sustainurban.org). The conference confirmed the huge challenges in the conceptualisation and the practice of conserving heritage in India. Because the integration of […]

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Heritage Study visit – February 2015

This study visit was planned by Herita, Flanders Heritage Association. The India Platform brought the necessary local contacts and provided practical and logistical support. Theme of the visit was Heritage as Driver for Liveable Cities, and its aim was to explore future projects in heritage. Participants for Herita were Mr. Willem Derde and Mr. Tom […]

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Lecture on Rituals

A special lecture delivered on rituals at Udupi, Karnataka on 10th August, 2014. The programme was organized by the Valaduru welfare association.

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A series of national symposia SAMVADA LAHARI (Waves of Discussion)

Samvada Lahari (Waves of discussion) is a series of symposia, which makes an attempt to relate the bond between Indians and their puranas. The symposia take place in Karnataka and in Kannada. Samvada Lahari I  —  1-3 January 2011 Samvada Lahari II — 12-14 January 2012 Samvada Lahari III —  11-12 January 2014 Samvada Lahari IV —  20-21 December 2014 Samvada […]

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Ghent Launch of the India Platform – 2008

Inaugural evening of debate: “Collaboration between Europe and India: Is Culture a Barrier?” The debate explored the cultural potential of the new encounter between India and Europe. The participants in the debate were: Baron Ajit Shetty (Janssen Pharmaceutica, Johnson & Johnson); Dr. S.N. Balagangadhara (Director, India Platform UGent); Dr. Shankara Prasad (Inkroma e-Business Solutions). During […]

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