Past Events


India's government faces a daunting challenge-- how to meet the constitutional right of citizens to a clean environment without compromising economic growth?  This workshop brought together leading regulators, industrialists and researchers to drive the creation of new environmental policy to meet both goals.

International Innovation Corps Training Program

Through August 1, 2014
Center in Delhi

Jul. 21

The International Innovation Corps (IIC) conducted a two week training program at the Center. This training program was led by faculty and staff from the University of Chicago, as well as local entrepreneurs and Government officials.

RTE 2.0: Building Consensus on Amendments

9:00 am–2:30 pm
Center in Delhi


The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, popularly known as RTE Act in India, is a landmark Act aimed towards fulfilling the provisions of 86th amendment of the Constitution of India.Several interesting discussions around extending the applicability of the Act, age and grade appropriate learning, 25% reservation rule, no-detention policy, reimbursement systems, private tuition by teachers, and quality and learning outcomes were brought up. 

Electron Microscopy Workshop

All day
Center in Delhi


The workshop was a pre-meeting educational event held at the University of Chicago Delhi Center in conjunction with the 35th Annual meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of India (EMSI), which was held at the University of Delhi (July 9-11, 2014).

Global Challenges in Mental Health

Through May 27, 2014
Center in Delhi

May 25

The objective of this conference was to raise awareness about mental health issues and improve the health of global citizens affected by mental health illness through collaborative efforts with international partners.

Climate Change, Conservation, and the Birds of the Himalayan Region was the subject of a joint lecture by Dr. Dhananjai Mohan of the Indian Forest Service and Professor Trevor Price from the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago.

2014 Booth Women’s Week Events in India

Through May 10, 2014
Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi

May 3

From May 3 -10, informal receptions were held by Chicago Booth alumni in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi to celebrate Women’s Week.

A Conversation on Indian Elections

All day
Center in Delhi


Navin Chawla, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, and John Mark Hansen, Charles L. Hutchinson Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Political Science and the College, and Senior Advisor to the President of the University of Chicago, discussed various aspects of Indian elections, touching on topics such as election commissioners but also of courts and the legislature.

Interested friends of the University gathered at the UChicago Center in Beijing at 6:30pm on March 29 to watch a webstream of the ribbon cutting for the new Center, live from India.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted for the new Center in Delhi. 

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