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  • Date: September 26,2015

    Time: 06:00pm

    Venue: Lecture Hall 2 Annexe

    Title: Everybody Loves an Earthquake Mediated Politics of Crisis and Representation in the Practice of Journalism from Nepal


    Speaker: Mr. Kunda Dixit, Editor, Nepal Times and eminent journalist based in Kathmandu


    Chair: Prof. Sasanka Perera, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, South Asian University

  • Date: April 15,2013

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: Conference Room 1

    Title: Evolution


    Speaker: Prof. D.J. Futuyma, Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Environment, State University of New York and Member of the National Academy of Sciences of USA who has written a number of scholarly books.

    Chair: Prof. R. Geeta, Botany Department, University of Delhi

    Despite the simplicity of its central concepts, evolution has a long history of misunderstandings and despite its lack of moral or prescriptive content, evolution has been used to justify social policies that range from the admirable to the appalling. Of all the biological disciplines, evolutionary biology has the most far-reaching philosophical implications and the most diverse applications to society. Prof. Futuyma will outline some of the major principles.

  • Date: November 4,2011

    Time: 6:30 pm

    Venue: Multipurpose Hall

    Title: Economic Transformation and Learning Insights for India


    Speaker: Prof Joseph Stiglitz, economist, University of Columbia
    Chair: Arnab Sen (Collaboration: Indian Statistical Institute)