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Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Meeting on Belgo-Indian Cooperation

This IPU Meeting on Belgo-Indian Cooperation took place in the Federal Parliament of Belgium. The purpose of this meeting was to bring together Belgian politicians with Indian policy makers, leading figures in corporate Belgo-Indian relations and academic researchers. Anyone who is interested in strategy and policy making concerning Asia in general and India in particular […]

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Announcement by an IP Stakeholder: University of Aveiro opens 2 PhD research positions at the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences

Two PhD research positions are opened at the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences of the University of Aveiro, in the context of a Marie-Curie ITN (Horizon 2020)- RUNIN- the role of Universities in Regional Development and Innovation. Two PhD positions are available for Early Stage Researchers as part of the RUNIN Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative […]

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India Platform Study Visit to the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad

A delegation of the Dutch Language Union, the University Language Centre (UCT) and the Faculty has been visiting EFLU from 31st of October till 7th of November. Together with the English and Foreign Languages University in Hyderabad the delegation is preparing a new educational programme in Dutch language and culture. Several meetings were organised to discuss about further steps in this joint project. The delegates […]

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Santander International Summer School

Prof. Dr. Jakob De Roover was invited by Kyoto University and Heidelberg University to be one of the teachers for the Santander International Summer School “What is Caesar’s, what is God’s? A Transcultural Perspective on the Legitimation of the Political and Religious Spheres”, which took place at Kyoto University. The students consisted of an international […]

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National symposium SAMVADA LAHARI (Waves of Discussion) V – “Samskruthika Vyatyasagalu” (Cultural differences): 2016

The annual Samvada Lahari meeting was held at the Ainakai House (‘Ainakai Mane’), located amidst the Western Ghats. This edition focused on the present descriptions about India which are a consequence of the European experience of the “Orient”. Speakers talked about how Orientalism and the Oriental scholars have developed a way of describing and talking […]

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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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Aarohi research group and Pratyabhijnana Series of Reading workshops

Aarohi is a research group consisting of 10 school teachers who are doing their PhD in the domain of Comparative Science of Cultures under the guidance of Mr. Chaitra Mattighatta. Each week the group comes together for close reading sessions of relevant texts. At regular intervals Mr. Chaitra also conducts individual sessions with the PhD […]

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Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS) Workshop “Past (Itihasa-Purana) and History”

This workshop was the fourth workshop in the series of Prathyabhijnana workshops the India Platform has been organising. The workshop focused on the difference between the concept of ‘the past’ (Itihasa-Purana) and the concept of ‘history’ (western modes of writing history). When one inherits the western style of history writing in the context of India, […]

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