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  • Date: October 9,2015

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: Conference Room 1

    Title: Eating God A Book of Bhakti Poetry

    Description:

    The book edited by Arundhati Subramaniam, will be introduced by Shri Ashok Vajpeyi

     

    Ms Arundhati Subramaniam will trace the trajectory of the book, interspersed with readings of translations 

    By Shri Keki N. Daruwalla and Shri H.S. Shiva Prakash

     

    Chair: Dr. H.K. Kaul, The Poetry Society (India)

     

    Eating God: A Book of Bhakti Poetry edited by Arundhati Subramaniam (Penguin, 2014) has been described as ‘a wonderful mix of 48 voices, spanning several centuries, in adept, stylistically varied translations’ [with an} ‘extensive and deeply intimate introduction…elegantly ushering readers into a trance-like receptiveness’ (The Sunday Guardian)

     

    Arundhati Subramaniam is the author of four books of poetry. Her recent collection was awarded the inaugural Khushwant Singh Poetry Prize, selected as the Winter Choice of the Poetry Book Society, UK and shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Poetry Prize

     

    (Collaboration: The Poetry Society, India; and Penguin Books, India)

  • 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

    Description:

    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

    Description:

    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: April 9,2012

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: Lecture Hall 2 Annexe

    Title: Esraj Recital

    Description:

    Esraj Recital by Janab Arshad Khan

  • Date: November 4,2011

    Time: 6:30 pm

    Venue: Multipurpose Hall

    Title: Economic Transformation and Learning Insights for India

    Description:

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