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Preparatory meeting VIP (Vlaams India Platform / Flemish India Platform)

Preparatory meeting in order to build a Flemish India Platform with the Flemish universities. Agenda meeting VIP 1. Feedback from the partner institutions 2. Deliberation regarding the participation of the VUB 3. New partners for the VIP 4. Timing of the VIP governance structure 5. Planning till the end of 2014 6. Varia

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Presentation at the Jagellonian University

Presentation of the India Platform activities and Comparative Science of Cultures research programme at the Jagellonian University in Krakow, Poland, 3th – 5th June 2014. Martin Farek gave a formal presentation to the group of interested academics, and together with Dunkin Jalki, Stepan Lisy and Tess Joss continued informal discussion on the possible involvement of […]

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Study Visit to Pune: Focus Group Liveable Cities

On the 11th and 12th of June 2014, the India Platform and its stakeholder NP Bridging visited Pune, and had meetings as a part of building a research cluster on the scientific study of cities, urban planning and urban development in India and Europe. Description: Five meetings took place as a part of building a […]

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Workshop on The Cultural Difference in Understanding our Heritage in Sanskrit.

This workshop was organised on 17 May 2014 by the Viranjaneya Temple Organisation in Bangaramakki, Honnavaru, Karnataka, as a part of a National Sanskrit Teacher’s meet for a week. There were around 500 Sanskrit teachers from Universities and colleges from within and outside of Karnataka. This workshop was planned as a part of educating the […]

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Lecture: The Politics of Contemporary India

Dr. De Roover gave a lecture “De politiek van het hedendaagse India” (“The politics of contemporary India”) on April 1 2014, on the occasion of the upcoming general elections in India. This was followed by a Q&A session and discussion with members of the audience. Participants:  Benoit Demeester (UPV, VUB), the audience including four representatives […]

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