Past Events


Climate Change and the Human Sciences

2:45–3:45 pm
St. Stephen's College

Mar.
26

In this talk, Professor Chakrabarty will discuss the various responses that scholars in the social sciences have had to the phenomenon of anthropogenic climate change and will focus in particular on the social significance of debates on the idea of the Anthropocene, the proposed new name of the geological epoch we may be passing through.


Mar.
25

The main objective of this conclave organized by Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College; Faculty Director, UChicago Center in Delhi, is to brainstorm about how climate change is being discussed and responded to in India by various stakeholders including scientists, policy people, science communicators, the media, activists, and social groups and communities. 


International Innovation Corps 2019 Cohort Training

Through March 29, 2019
UChicago Center in Delhi

Begins
Mar. 25

International Innovation Corps (IIC), a program based at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, will conduct a two week training program for its 2019-2020 cohort of fellows at the Center. This training program will be led by faculty and staff from the University of Chicago, as well as local experts and Government officials. The IIC fellows will be working in teams on 13-month projects with the Indian Government and other key stakeholders tackling contemporary developmental challenges.
 


Graduate Information Session in Social Sciences

11:00 am–12:30 pm
United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), New Delhi

Mar.
23

Since its founding in 1890, the University of Chicago has been at the forefront of social scientific disciplines. Graduate programs, including 5 master's degrees and 9 PhD programs, range from Anthropology, Economics, History, and International Relations to Computational Social Science, Sociology, and Political Science. Learn more from Michael Reese and Matthias Staisch about the programs offered, UChicago's unique intellectual environment, and the admissions process. 


Graduate Information Session in Social Sciences

2:45–3:45 pm
United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) Maker Bhavan 1, 2nd Floor, Churchgate (E), Mumbai 400020

Mar.
20

Since its founding in 1890, the University of Chicago has been at the forefront of social scientific disciplines. Graduate programs, including 5 master's degrees and 9 PhD programs, range from Anthropology, Economics, History, and International Relations to Computational Social Science, Sociology, and Political Science. Learn more from Michael Reese and Matthias Staisch about the programs offered, UChicago's unique intellectual environment, and the admissions process. 


Chintan and Friedrich Ebert Foundation, in collaboration with the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC India) and the Tata Centre for Development (TCD), are hosting an international conference on waste reduction and enhanced livelihoods. The objective is to bring together major global and domestic players to share their work, ideas and successes around the theme of waste reduction, circular economy and livelihoods. 


Committee on International Relations Visit 2019

Through March 26, 2019
Mumbai and Delhi

Begins
Mar. 15

The Committee on International Relations (CIR) will offer its students an intensive week-long seminar on Asian international relations at the University of Chicago’s Center in Delhi in March 2019. It will include opportunities to meet South Asian scholars and international relations practitioners from the Indian government and regional think tanks, who will provide guest lectures on such issues as security, international political economy, human rights and climate change.


Harris Admitted Students Dinner

5:00–9:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Mar.
7

The Center in Delhi hosted the annual welcome reception for the newly admitted students to the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Newly admitted members of the graduate divisions, and their families were welcomed to the UChicago family by the UChicagoGRAD, alumni, and staff. 


Jharkhand signs up for better monitoring of industrial air pollution

Time TBA
Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB), Jharkhand

Mar.
2

In a decisive step to improve monitoring for industrial emissions, the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Chicago Trust (UC Trust) making way for the announcement of a star rating program for industries in the state. The UC Trust through Tata Centre for Development (TCD) and Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC India) will support JSPCB in rolling out the star rating program that categorizes industries from 1-star to 5-stars, with 1-star being the least compliant and 5-stars being the most compliant to pollution standards set by the regulator.


Reimagining Teacher Training in India

9:30 am–4:30 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Mar.
1

An analysis of teacher training policies in 25 countries reveals that teacher quality is the most important factor affecting student achievement among school-related factors. Adopting a systems-reform lens further cements this fact - certain education systems achieve substantially better outcomes than others by “getting more talented people to become teachers, developing these teachers into better instructors, and ensuring that these instructors deliver consistently for every child in the system.” Teacher capacity building thus becomes an important area of the education reform agenda that governments and private resources should target in a well thought-out manner. What would it take to prepare and motivate teachers to ensure that students learn and learn well every time when they are in the school? If technology is the way ahead, how is the government school system setting teachers up to successfully leverage it - before and during the job span?


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