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

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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 new policy framework instead of adding more patches to a 19th-century framework. The first step in developing such a policy framework is to look at how we talk about India.


The participants in the panel session were :
– His Excellency  Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri, The Ambassador of India to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg,
– Mrs. Maria Castillo-Fernandez, European External Action Service, Head of Division India, Nepal, Bhutan,
– Prof. Dr. Jakob De Roover, India Platform UGent,
– Prof. Dr. Idesbald Goddeeris, Goordinator Leuven India Focus

When:2 October, 2014
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities
Event Type:Lecture / Presentation / Debate, Book Release, Events aiming at stimulating policy making in India-Europe relations
Location:Ghent, Belgium
Venue:Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, Ghent
Organization:India Platform, Vanakam vzwFrederik Burvenichstraat

Contact Details: Nele De Gersem -

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