Academic Life

Radhakrishanan Memorial Lecture:

As tribute to the philosopher-president Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the Governing Body instituted the Annual Radhakrishnan Memorial Lecture. Under this programme the following lectures have been organized by the Institute:

Year Topic of the Lecture Name of the Speaker
2014 BANARAS AND GANDHI Professor Ramachandra Guha
2014 Feminist Concepts in Time and Space: Perspectives from India Professor Mary E. John
2012 Growing up as a Writer in a Regional Language Professor U.R. Anathamurthy
2012 Cosmic Perspectives on Human Existence Professor Jayant V. Narlikar
2010 Knowledge: Fluid Cultures, Frozen Structure Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan
2010 Environment and Development Smt. Meira Kumar, Hon'ble Speaker, Lok Sabha.
2009 The Intellectual and Society: Role and Responsibility Shri M. Hamid Ansari, the Vice-President of India Click here to read the text.........
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2007 Eleventh Plan and Inclusive Growth Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Retuning the Role of Science and Education: Inventing a Better Future for All Professor Goverdhan Mehta
2003 Kabir ki Saahna Ka Mool Swaroop: Nirgun Bhakti Acharya Vishnu Kant Shastri
2003 Human Rights, Philosophy and Constitution of India Justice R.S. Pathak
2002 Paradigms of Disintegration and Harmony Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi
2000 Consciousness and Scientific Knowledge Professor D.P. Chattopadhyaya
1998 Science, Technological Development and the Human Condition Professor M.G.K. Menon
1997 The Place of Tradition in Sociological Enquiry Professor Andre Beteille

How Philosophy Makes the Stoic Sage Tranquil: A Lesson for our Times Professor R.R. K. Sorabji
1995 Social, Coordination, Egoism and Nature Professor Simon Blackburn
1994 Education in Health Sciences: Relevance and Excellence Professor J.S. Bajaj

Primary, Secondary and University Education A Board Critical Review Professor K.N. Raj
1991 On the Alleged Unity of Religions Professor D.P. Chattopadhyaya