Upcoming Events

Below please find more information about our upcoming events.

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Graduate Information Hours

Through December 31, 2017
UChicago Center in Delhi

Begins
Sep. 13

Meet with us at the UChicago Delhi Center during the Graduate Information Hours, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm from Monday to Friday, to learn more about our graduate programs and the application process. You can book an appointment here.

If you are unable to visit us at the Delhi Center, please leave your query regarding our graduate programs and the application process here.


Your Indoor Air Kills - Manage It!

5:30–7:30 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Oct.
24

In this talk, Professor Sola Olopade from the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago will be focussing on the hazardous effects of indoor air pollution. 


PIBAR 2017

Through October 29, 2017
Chennai

Begins
Oct. 27

PIBAR (Pan India Booth Alumni Retreat) is an annual event where alums from across India get together over a 2 day period to make meaningful connections with each other. This year PIBAR will be held in Chennai and continuing with the well-received extended format last year, the focus will be on building a stronger bond within the alumni community and getting to know each other better. In that spirit, we encourage alumni to attend with spouses and also kids.


International Innovation Corps Information Session

5:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Nov.
1

Are you interested in having an impact on the greatest challenges facing India, creating a network of experts and highly regarded professionals around the world, and building lifelong friendships? The International Innovation Corps (IIC) will conduct an Information Session for its new cohort 2018-2019 recruitment. 


Chicago Booth Executive MBA Information Session

6:30–9:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Nov.
2

Join us at an Information Session in Bangalore/ Mumbai/ New Delhi to learn about the Executive MBA program and understand the application process. It is also an opportunity for potential prospective applicants to network with our alumni/ current students and learn how Chicago Booth can help them advance their career.


Dr. Hegde from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago will talk about a patent pending medical device called Internal Airway Percussor (IAP), Virtual Medical Assistant (VMA) and Asthma ECHO (Extension of Community Health Outcomes) programs.


Centre for Interdisciplinary Inquiry & Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3), in partnership with MAMTA-HIMC, plans to host a 4 day workshop from November 6 -10 at the University of Chicago Delhi Center to play test games on sexual and reproductive health issues with young people from urban slums of Delhi.  


Begins
Nov. 13

The South Asian Civilizations in Pune program is a civilization-based program designed to provide students with the unique opportunity to examine the history, culture, and society of the South Asian subcontinent in a major Indian city.
At the center of this intensive, ten-week program is a three-course sequence taught in English by University of Chicago faculty. 


Interactive Session with Booth Alum Kelly Gushue

6:00–8:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Nov.
15

This event is held in collaboration with NITI Aayog under "Road to GES 2017", the Chicago Booth Alumni Club of India and the UChicago Alumni Association and features Booth Alum Kelly Gushue, Founder & CEO of Personal Finance Warrior, as she shares the why and how of her decision to leave asset management to start her own personal finance startup. Learn about the entrepreneurship journey, trends in the asset management industry and the growth of digital platforms that can be leveraged for success as an entrepreneur. In addition to angel funding and venture capital funding, Kelly will talk about online media sources to grow the business in a global market. 


Transnational Movement in Indian Dance

6:00–7:30 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Nov.
23

Ameera Nimjee (PhD Candidate and Lecturer in the Department of Music, University of Chicago) and Rumya S. Putcha (Assistant Professor in the Department of Performance Studies, Texas A&M University), will present a lecture-demonstration on the politics of performing Indian dance transnationally. This event is held in collaboration with the American Institute of Indian Studies and Committee on Southern Asian Studies. 


Mahalanobis & Fisher: Mathematical Statistics As A Global Enterprise

3:00–4:30 pm
Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, Auditorium, 7, S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg

Dec.
8

Between 1930 and 1950, P. C. Mahalanobis played a crucial role in the global development of mathematical statistics and its practical application. This talk will focus particularly on the story of his relationship with Ronald A. Fisher over this period.


Empirical Inquiries into the Indian Judicial System

Time TBA
UChicago Center in Delhi

Dec.
9

The Center will be hosting a day long seminar which is part of an ongoing research funded by the University of Chicago on empirical analyses of the Indian Supreme Court. This research is being conducted by Aparna Chandra (National Law University, Delhi), Sital Kalantry (Cornell Law School) and William Hubbard (U.Chicago Law School).


Social Impact leadership Series: Investing for Impact

Time TBA
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai

Dec.
11

Across India and beyond, new models of social and environmental investment are emerging, including corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, social impact bonds, impact investing, and other alternative funding models. 
The event is hosted by the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, in collaboration with the Tata Center for Development at UChicago, UChicago’s Center in Delhi, and the International Innovation Corps.


Lecture in Celebration of the 125th Birth Anniversary Year of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

3:00 pm
Presidency University, 86/1, College Street, Kolkata

Dec.
11

Between 1930 and 1950, P.C. Mahalanobis played a crucial role in the global development of mathematical statistics and its practical application. This talk by Professor Stephen Stigler from the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago will focus particularly on the story of his relationship with Ronald A. Fisher over this period. 


Exploring the Dark Universe

6:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Dec.
16

Much of what we know about the universe comes from direct observations of starlight. As increasingly powerful telescopes reveal fainter and more distant objects, tremendous progress has been made over the last decade in mapping the large scale matter distribution across the cosmos. In this talk, Professor Hsiao Wen Chen from the University of Chicago will describe new ways that astronomers are using to explore the dark universe. 


Creative Writing as an Emerging Transnational Discipline

Time TBA
UChicago Center in Delhi & Ashoka University, Sonepat

Begins
Mar. 24

This two-day symposium will engage Faculty members from the University of Chicago, Ashoka University, and the University of East Anglia—along with publishers, editors and writers from the Delhi-National Capital Region to  convene for an extended discussion of interconnected literary futures in Asia, Europe, North America, and beyond.