Santander International Summer School

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Prof. Dr. Jakob De Roover was invited by Kyoto University and Heidelberg University to be one of the teachers for the Santander International Summer School “What is Caesar’s, what is God’s? A Transcultural Perspective on the Legitimation of the Political and Religious Spheres”, which took place at Kyoto University. The students consisted of an international […]...

When:9 March, 2015 - 19 March, 2015
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Higher Education

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National symposium SAMVADA LAHARI (Waves of Discussion) V – “Samskruthika Vyatyasagalu” (Cultural differences): 2016

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The annual Samvada Lahari meeting was held at the Ainakai House (‘Ainakai Mane’), located amidst the Western Ghats. This edition focused on the present descriptions about India which are a consequence of the European experience of the “Orient”. Speakers talked about how Orientalism and the Oriental scholars have developed a way of describing and talking […]...

When:6 January, 2016 - 7 January, 2016
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities
Location:Sirsi, India

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Announcement by the IP team: One-day interactive session at the MSR Institute of Technology (MSRIT)

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As a part of the India Platform Ventures Visit in August 2015, a one-day interactive session was organised at MSRIT and the Neurology Department of MSRMC. The event coincided with the official inaugural function of the IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), Bangalore chapter at the MSRIT campus. Prof. Dr. Stefaan Vandenberghe (Medical Signal Processing […]...

When:25 August, 2015 - 25 August, 2015
Focus Domain:Health care
Location:Bengaluru, India

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Annual Stakeholders Meeting and Inauguration at BMS College of Engineering (BMSCE)

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The year 2015 was eventful for BMSCE, as the Annual Stakeholders Meeting (India) was held at the BMSCE board room in July. The meeting was attended by the heads of the stakeholder institutions: Prof. Balagangadhara and his research team, Prof. Mallikharjuna Babu, Prof. Martin Jebraj, and Prof. Ravishankar Deekshit. Mrs. Archana Bhat Kallahalla has been […]...

When:25 July, 2015 - 25 July, 2015
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Social sciences and humanities, Liveable Cities, School education, Social sciences and humanities
Location:Bengaluru, India

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Aarohi research group and Pratyabhijnana Series of Reading workshops

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Aarohi is a research group consisting of 10 school teachers who are doing their PhD in the domain of Comparative Science of Cultures under the guidance of Mr. Chaitra Mattighatta. Each week the group comes together for close reading sessions of relevant texts. At regular intervals Mr. Chaitra also conducts individual sessions with the PhD […]...

When:1 January, 2014 - 30 December, 2015
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Social sciences and humanities, Liveable Cities, School education, Social sciences and humanities
Location:Bengaluru, India

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Visit by Mr. Geert Basyn (Christian Mutualities Flanders)

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In June 2015 Mrs. Anne Cardinael (India Platform) took Mr. Geert Basyn (General Management, European affairs, CM Midden-Vlaanderen) to the Department of Public Health at NITTE University. The purpose of the visit was a discussion about a potential Universal Health Care System....

When:1 June, 2015 - 1 June, 2015
Focus Domain:Health care
Location:Mangalore, India

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Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS) Workshop on Research Grants and Publications

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The workshop focused on formal skills in writing successful project proposals, publishable articles (writing references, bibliography etc.), the use of computer based applications in this regard (e.g. zotero) and accessing free e-resources (books and journal articles). 10 teaching faculty members of SDM College attended the workshop....

When:19 October, 2015 - 19 October, 2015
Focus Domain:School education
Location:Ujire, India

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Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS) Workshop “Past (Itihasa-Purana) and History”

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This workshop was the fourth workshop in the series of Prathyabhijnana workshops the India Platform has been organising. The workshop focused on the difference between the concept of ‘the past’ (Itihasa-Purana) and the concept of ‘history’ (western modes of writing history). When one inherits the western style of history writing in the context of India, […]...

When:29 November, 2015 - 5 December, 2015
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities, Social sciences and humanities, Liveable Cities, School education, Social sciences and humanities
Location:Ujire, India

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Prof. Balu speaks at the Global Hindu-Buddhist Initiative 2015: Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness

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The adherents of Buddhist and Hindu traditions account for more than one-fifth of the world’s population and are closely related to cultures like the Indian and the Japanese. The organisers of the conference believe that Asia can offer a new model and vision for a world order based on human cooperation, ethical behaviour, universal responsibility […]...

When:3 September, 2015 - 4 September, 2015
Focus Domain:Social sciences and humanities
Location:New Delhi, India

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Representation at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2014

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The India Platform represented its European stakeholders at the European Higher Education Fair in Delhi, Calcutta and Bangalore on 29-30 November (Delhi) and 3 (Bangalore) & 5 (Calcutta) December 2014. In Bangalore (partly) and Calcutta it also represented the universities of the Belgian regions as the representative of Flanders Knowledge Area and Wallonie-Bruxelles International. From […]...

When:29 November, 2014 - 5 December, 2014
Focus Domain:Higher Education
Location:New Delhi, India

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