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  • Date: March 20,2019

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: C. D. Deshmukh Auditorium

    Title: Healthcare in India

    Description:

    Second in a new series of lectures on Healthcare in IndiaChair: Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of IndiaSpeaker: Dr. V.K. Paul, Member, NITI Aayog
    Regulatory Reforms for Meeting India’s Needs for Human Resources in Healthcare

  • Date: August 21,2014

    Time: 06:30pm

    Venue: Lecture Hall 2 Annexe

    Title: HaveliSangeet- Bhakti Music in Context

    Description:

    Music Appreciation Promotion HaveliSangeet- Bhakti Music in Context by Irfan Zuberi Chair: Vidya Rao, well-known vocalist In recent times, the term 'Haveli Sangeet' has come to encapsulate the entire gamut of musical genres associated with the Vaishnavite temple traditions. This presentation will introduce the different strains of the genre from the perspective of regional, linguistic & stylistic variations.

    Irfan Zuberi is an independent researcher in the field of performing arts associated with the Naad Saagar Archives & Documentation Society for South Asian Music

  • Date: August 2,2013

    Time: 06:30pm

    Venue: Seminar Hall 2 & 3, Conference Block

    Title: Human Brain-Complexity Behind the Simplicity

    Description:

    The Science and technology Series

    Human Brain-Complexity Behind the Simplicity

    Speaker: Dr. V. Ravindranath, Centre for Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
     

    Chair: Prof. R. Rajaraman, JNU
     
    The human brain is the interpreter of our senses, controller of movement and in fact responsible for all we embrace as civilization. It consists of about 100 billion nerve cells which are interconnected through a million billion connections measuring up to 3.2 million kilometer of wiring. Apart from the interest in understanding how the brain performs cognitive functions and finding links between behavior, brain and mind, there are serious health related issues

  • Date: August 17,2012

    Time: 06:30pm

    Venue: Lecture Hall 2 Annexe

    Title: Hindustani and Carnatic Music: A Comparative Demonstration

    Description:

    Music Appreciation Promotion
    Lecture-demonstration by Dr M. Narmadha, who has mastered both Carnatic and Hindustani traditions
     
    Chair: Shri Ramaswamy R. Iyer
     
    Demonstrating how ragas are used in bandishes and kirtanas, the speaker will bring out what distinguishes the two systems. She will also show how the strength of riaz and fidelity to tradition is intrinsic to both, and how at a certain level they unite seamlessly

  • Date: August 2,2012

    Time: 06:30pm

    Venue: Seminar Hall 2 & 3, Conference Block

    Title: Historic Landscapes: From Habitat to Monument

    Description:

    Speaker: Dr Narayani Gupta, Professor of History (retd.), Jamia Millia Islamia
     
    Chair: Mr Mohammad Shaheer, landscape architect