Past Events


Future of the Liberal Arts in India 2015 Meeting

All day
UChicago Center in Delhi

Mar.
21

This meeting built on the successes of the 2014 conference on the Future of the Liberal Arts in India. While preserving the open-ended contemplation of the future of liberal arts in India, the meeting brought together academic leaders and professors, social entrepreneurs and leaders of industry to create new partnerships that can harness the creativity and energy of India to develop students who are capable of inventing India’s new future.


Authors Raj Kamal Jha & Vu Tran on Why We Tell Stories

5:30–7:30 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Mar.
20

'Why We Tell Stories: Finding your voice, the importance of plot, the choice of place in fiction' - a discussion by Professor Vu Tran and Raj Kamal Jha.


Mar.
17

This session in association with the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network deep dived into the current international developments in the social investment sector as well as explore the Indian social investment sector.


The Past for Sale: Protecting India’s Cultural Heritage

All day
Through March 17, 2015
UChicago Center in Delhi

Begins
Mar. 16

This conference brought together anthropologists, archaeologists, art historians, and cultural heritage scholars and activists to discuss contemporary threats to India's ancient cultural patrimony.


Anna Lise Seastrand on Re-visioning the Sacred Geography of Early Modern Tamil Nadu

4:30–6:30 pm
Chennai: Roja Muthiah Research Library

Mar.
13

This talk explored how visual, oral, and written texts themselves re-visioned the sacred geography of early modern Tamilnadu.


Accelerating International Collaboration and Science Through Connective Computation

All day
Through March 11, 2015
UChicago Center in Delhi

Begins
Mar. 10

This workshop explored opportunities for accelerating international science and collaboration through shared, connective computing environments. The focus was on leveraging services and practices already in production in the global science community, with examples taken from fields such as high energy physics and genomics, and to explore possibilities for future cyber-initiatives between the U.S. and India.


Make in India: Manufacturing a Success Story

5:00–7:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Mar.
3

Amitabh Kant, Secretary DIPP, Government of India, and Adil Zainulbhai, Chairman Quality Council of India and Global Advisory Board Member at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago discussed manufacturing in India.  Luis Miranda, Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure & Global Advisory Board Member at the Booth School of Business moderated the discussion.


The discussion featured Dr. David M. Malone, Rector, United Nations University (UNU) and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Ambassador Shyam Saran, Chairman, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS).


A Talk by Vikas Swarup, A Diplomat Who Writes

5:00–7:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Feb.
12

A talk by Mr. Vikas Swarup


Robert Chaskin on Remaking the Inner City

5:00–7:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Feb.
3

Professor Robert Chaskin gave a lecture on 'Remaking the Inner city: Integrationist aims and ends in large-scale public housing reform'.
 


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