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Announcement from an IP Stakeholder: International Seminar: “The Enigma of Law” at the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU)

During 2-4 November 2015, an International Seminar was organized by Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences in collaboration with The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad. This seminar is part of an ongoing series of seminars on “enigma” planned by the Centre. Professor Balu talked about “An Indian View on […]

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Workshop on Vivekananda and His Legacy

This workshop was organized by the English Association at the L.B. College and conducted by Prof. Rajaram Hegde and Prof. J. S. Sadananda. The workshop was attended by about 100 students and staff of the L.B. College.

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Workshop on Comparative Science of Cultures

Odugara chavadi (Readers group) organized a one day workshop at the Government Higher Primary School in Kammaradi on October 29, 2014. The participants of this workshop were mostly high school teachers and college teachers. The workshop aimed at giving training to the teachers about the recent advancements.

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Visit to India by Czech Republic delegation of Higher Education

Prof. Miroslav Ludwig, the Rector of the University of Pardubice, visited India with a delegation of rectors of public universities from this Central European country. This delegation visited several states of India under the lead of the Minister of Education of the Czech Republic. The India Platform facilitated some of the activities and meetings with […]

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Debate ::: Ceci n’est pas l’Inde / This is not India

Today, we live in a time where the relationship between Europe and India has radically changed and is completely unlike the exotic fascination, colonial domination, or development aid of the past. We are said to be “equal partners” but no one really knows what this entails. More than ever, we are in need of e […]

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Meeting of Professor S.N. Balagangadhara, India Platform Director, with the Minister of Human Resource Development , Mrs. Smriti Irani

The following topics were discussed: 1. Importance of higher education reforms 2. Revitalization of social sciences 3. Importance of creating a research culture 4. Importance of collaboration with Europe 5. Role of India Platform and its contribution towards achieving these goals 6. An India Platform initiative to invite Mrs. Smriti Irani to Belgium to discuss […]

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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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