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Announcement by an IP Stakeholder: On-going lecture series about indian culture and relations between Europe and India at the University of Pardubice (CZ)

1) Sufiya Pathan and Martin Fárek: “European Stereotypes about India“. Introductory lecture of the series, focussing on the question of rape in India. 2) Martin Fárek and Tess Joss: “Did India benefit from colonialism?“. A two-part lecture on the effects of colonialism on India and how colonial consciousness affects Indians today. 3) Rahul Sharma and […]

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Announcement by a third party: WADA’s 2017 Social Science Research Grant Program

Announcement WADA’s 2017 Social Science Research Grant Program The deadline for a proposal for WADA’s 2017 Social Science Research Grant Program is 18 July 2016 (00:00 GMT). Applicants, who can be from universities, colleges, small businesses, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, are asked to submit proposals regarding one of the following three areas: Developing intervention models […]

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Dharma & Ethics VIII conference: “Revisiting Swami Vivekananda” 4-5 June 2016 – Alva’s Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Moodbidri, Mangaluru

This Dharma & Ethics conference is a three-day national conference in the general framework of ‘Decolonizing the Social Sciences’. The host organization this time is Alva’s Education Foundation. The co-organizers are the Research Centre Vergelijkende Cultuurwetenschap (Ghent University, Belgium) the SDM Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS at the SDM PG […]

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Prathyabhijnana Workshop VIII – on Vivekananda

Swamy Vivekananda is one of the key thinkers of the colonial era. In contemporary debates around the thinkers of colonial period, Vivekananda commands a different kind of an attention. Some would claim that he is a defender of Hinduism and he is a neovedantic scholar who appropriated western concepts and refabricated it as Hinduism and […]

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CSLC Workshop series (2007-2011)

From 2007 till 2011 the members of the Centre for the Study of Local Cultures (CSLC) organised workshops for students, scholars and interested individuals in Karnataka. These workshops were part of a project, sponsored by the Flemish organisation VLIR-UOS.  These are the dates and topics: 2007: Dec 26: Ambedkar and Srinivas (for CSLC students) 2008: April 21: Caste and […]

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