News Archive: 2019

May

Dipesh Chakrabarty receives Tagore Memorial Prize

Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty, Faculty Director, UChicago Center in Delhi, and Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College, receives the Tagore Memorial Prize for his book "The Crises of Civilization". 

  
May 24, 2019

March

Intriguing Indian culture is making Hindi popular: Jason Grunebaum

“Studying Hindi as my second language at the college level allowed me to return to India. I lived in Varanasi for almost a year and then later started to work as a Hindi-Urdu interpreter for the International Committee of the Red Cross," said Professor Jason Grunebaum, Senior Lecturer, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago. 
March 18, 2019

New study on slums in Indian cities: Adam Chilton

"Slums in Indian cities are a massively important policy question as roughly half of the world's poor people who are living below the global poverty line live in India," said Professor Adam Chilton, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, in an interview with Hindustan Times. 
March 14, 2019