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Lecture by Prof. Balagangadhara and by J. De Roover in Groningen

Contribution by members of the Research Centre to the ‘Wetenschapsdag’ (‘Science Day’), organised by the Medical Faculty of the University of Groningen. 13.05 – 14.05 Professor S.N.Balaganghadara (‘Balu’) ‘Happiness and Spirituality: Differing perspectives from India and the West’. 14.20 – 14.50 Dr Jakob De Roover, ‘Stereotypes; an alternative look’ (in Dutch)

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Workshop “We Shall not Cease from Exploration” The distance covered” (in the framework of the development of the Centre for the Study of Local Cultures – CSLC)

The research group at CSLC presented their research results in this workshop. Programme: Fri, May 4th 2012 10:00 till 13:00 Presentations by Dr. Dunkin Jalki and Dr. Sufiya Pathan 14:00 till 15:30 Presentation by Santhosh Kumar P.K : ‘Caste System’ and Rituals 15:30 till 17:00 Presentation by Mr. Shankarappa N S : Problems and the Structure of Dalit Movements Sat, […]

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Workshop on Research Methodology in the framework of the development of the Centre for the Study of Local Cultures (Hubli)

Equipping the students with the necessary skills to become researchers at an international level, who are able to present their findings at international conferences, publish in renowned international journals will be an important challenge for any research institute. The following problem areas are identified in this field: (1) language; (2) comprehension of texts; (3) identifying […]

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Kannunu mattu Nyaya (Law and Nyaya)

Balu will deliver the lecture followed by a discussion. Advocates will comment and debate on the presentation. 9:30  Kanunu and Nyaya 10:00  Inugration Minister for Primary and Secondary Education will inaugurate the Prof. J. S Patil, Vice Chancellor, KSLU, will preside over Prof. Rajaram Hegde will be present on the occasion 11:30  Lecture 14:30  Interaction […]

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Lecture by Prof. Balagangadhara: ‘Culture as a lever for development’

CAMPUSTALKS is a series of lunch presentations for and by VUB researchers, VUB alumni, artists and architects to exchange local and international research projects within the VUB community. The {20*20} or Pecha Kucha format guarantees a dynamic and inspiring succession of up-tempo talks. Theme: Culture and development Speakers: _ Johan Swinnen (VUB & Artesis) _ […]

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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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International Conference 2011 ::: Rethinking Religion in India (RRI) III: European Representations and Indian Responses

The third conference of the five-year conference cluster Rethinking Religion in India III: European Representations and Indian Responses, took place from 11 to 14 October 2011 in Pardubice in Czech Republic. There are some video recordings of this conference. You can find them on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/cultuurwetenschap The position paper and other information can be found […]

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Visit to Pardubice (Czech Republic) by the Ghent India Platform team – June 2011

Visit by Prof Balgangadhara, Sarah Claerhout, Jakob De Roover and Nele De Gersem to the University of Pardubice (Czech Republic). During this visit several meetings with students and faculty members were organised. Guiding PhD-students in Pardubice (by prof. Balagangadhara) Exchange of ideas, workshops and discussions. Preparation of the conference ‘Rethinking Religion in India III. day […]

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