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Let globalization work for us – Two lectures about 21st century India

Asian companies buy Western companies and become their employers; the West has a shortage of highly-skilled youngsters while Asia has plenty of them; the welfare of the people in the West is decreasing while in Asia it seems to increase… Two Indians will give their vision on these developments: Prof. Balu will speak about “Collaboration […]

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London Book Launch “Reconceptualizing India Studies” S.N. Balagangadhara

The School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, is delighted to present a special lecture hosted by GLOCUL: Centre for Culture and Law: Professor S.N. Balagangadhara on his book "Reconceptualizing India Studies". The Centre for Culture and Law’s research agenda links legal pluralism, legal culture, and socio-legal studies more broadly, to culture, ethnicity, religion, […]

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VLIR Project: Towards a research network in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Karnataka (2012-2014)

The Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR-UOS) awarded a ‘harvest project’ (South Initiative 2012) to the Research Center Vergelijkende Cultuurwetenschap from Ghent University, to build on the experience of the Centre for the Study of Local Cultures (CSLC) at Kuvempu University set up in a previous VLIR-UOS project. The project created a network of researchers at universities and […]

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Indian Welcome Evening 2012

On Thursday, 18 October (6 PM), the India Platform UGent organizes an informal meeting to welcome new Indian students and researchers at Ghent University. In addition to all new Indian UGent students and researchers, some of the key players in UGent’s India related activities have been invited: colleagues of the external relations office, the India […]

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Lecture by Dr. Sarah Claerhout: Gandhi Jayanti – Gandhi

Academic session in honour of Mahatma Gandhi, with Assisant Professor Dr. Sarah Claerhout of the Ghent University Department of Comparative Sciences and Culture as key note speaker (Mahatma Gandhi as an inspiration and a site of learning). Other speakers: Marc A. Huybrechts (Honorary Consul General of India), Mrs. Cathy Berx (Governor of the Province of […]

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Stakeholders Meeting of the India Platform – 2012

In order to consolidate the core consortium of stakeholders of the India Platform, a meeting was organised between the Rector of Ghent University and the following institutions: * the Gokula Educational Foundation (Bangalore) * the Karnataka State Law University (Hubli) * the University of Aveiro (Portugal) * the University of Pardubice (Czech Republic) * the […]

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