Visiting Professor 2019

Name Title  and date of the Lectures
Professor Sudhir Chandra
  1. Rejection of the India of Gandhi’s Dream (29th March 2019)
  2. Partition and its Aftermath (3rd April 2019)
  3. Non-violence: The Impossible Possibility of an Urgent Imperative (9thApril 2019)
Professor Leena Abraham
  1. Feminization of a Medical Field: Developments in Twentieth Century Ayurveda (16th April 2019)
  2. Towards a Cosmopolitan Ayurveda Contributions of Women Ayurveda Physicians (26th April 2019)
  3. Globalization of a Regional Medicine: Developments in Ayurveda in Kerala (3rd May 2019)
Professor Ambika Dutt Sharma
  1. Bhartiya manas ka vi-opniveshikaran: pramanik sanskritatma ke pratyabhigyan ki karyayojana (10th, 14th & 19th June, 2019)
Professor Priyambada Sarkar
  1. Spirituality beyond Religion: Rabindranath Tagore and Ludwig Wittgenstein
  2. “Spirituality and Religion: the Narrative of Ludwig Wittgenstein, a so-called ‘Jew’” on 06 November 2018

Visiting Professor 2018

Name Title  and date of the Lectures
Professor Ashok Modak
  1.  Veer Savarkar-worthy successor of Swami Vivekanand” on 05th June 2018
  2. Hijacking of Vivekananda’s Views (15 June 2018)
  3. Russian’s interest in the Life and mission of Swami Vivekananda (22 June 2018)
Professor Leena Abraham           10 September to 10 October 2018
Professor Ambika Dutt Sharma           2018-19
Professor S. Kodandaraman
  1.  A Preamble to Vedanta Darsana on 07 September 2018.
  2. “The Concept of Advaita Philosophy” on 11 September 2018
Professor Priyambada Sarkar
  1. Spirituality beyond Religion: Rabindranath Tagore and Ludwig Wittgenstein
  2. “Spirituality and Religion: the Narrative of Ludwig Wittgenstein, a so-called ‘Jew’” on 06 November 2018

Visiting Professor 2017

Name Title  and date of the Lectures
Shri Keki N. Daruwalla
  • Historical Fiction: Negotiating the Personal and the Historical (06 June 2017)
  • Neutral Space? Politics and Poetry  (15 June 2017)
Professor Jean-Luc Racine
  • India and the World, 1991-2013  (03 August 2017)
  • India’s “Soft power” cultural diplomacy and civil society (09 August 2017)
  • A New Normal? The Modi-Fiction on India (18 August 2017)

                                                                     

Visiting Professor 2016

Name Title  and date of the Lectures
Professor Sridhar Rajeswaran
  • W.B. Yeats a Dialectic of Desire and Nation: The Body of a Woman and the Lie of the Land (06 May 2016)
  • Girish Karnad: Beginnings, Ends and New Beginnings  (12 May 2016)
  • Earth 1947 through the Fish-Eye: Imaging the Fish-Eye: Imaging the Landscape of Memory (23 May 2016)
Professor Pulapre Balakrishnan
  • Markets, Growth and Social Justice: Twenty Five Years of Economic Reforms (09 June 2016)
  • Rights and Capabilities: A Reflection on Democracy and Development in India (16 June 2016)
  • Knowing where you come from: the economy of early independent India revisited (23 June 2016)
Professor Udayon Misra
  • Re-Defining the Indian Nation: The Northeast Experience-I (06 September 2016)
  • Re-Defining the Indian Nation: The Northeast Experience-II (20 September 2016)
  • Re-Defining the Indian Nation: The Northeast Experience-III (26 September 2016

Visiting Professor 2015

Name Title  and date of the Lectures
Professor Sanjukta Dasgupta
  • Colonized: Nation, Familial Spaces and Gender in Tagore’s Texts (07 May 2015)
  • Colonized: The Bengali Woman Writer in British India (13 May 2015)
  • “Tagore’s Daughters: Ambivalence and Paradox in Family Life” (22 May 2015)
Professor Jon Mathieu
  • Global History of Mountain Regions: Economic and Cultural Diversity (04 June 2015)
  • Global History of Mountain Regions: Pastoralism and Urbanisation (17 June 2015)
  • Global History of Mountain Regions: Religious Ideas and Practices (25 June 2015)
Professor Sunanda Sen
  • Markets, State and Society (17 August 2015)
  • Why China Matters? (24 August 2015)
Professor Alastair Bonnett
  • From White to Western(10 September 2015)
  • Radical Nostalgia? Yearnings for the Past in Anti-colonialism and Post-colonialism(21 September 2015)
  • What is Occidentalism?: The idea of the West in the Creation of Diverse Modernities (28 September 2015)
Professor Claire Joubert
  • Poetics of the People: B.R. Ambedkar’s Discursive Strategies in Democracy (08 October 2015)
  • Poetics of the People: B.R. Ambedkar and the Speech Acts of Democracy (20 October 2015)
  • All Literature as Vulgar: Ambedkarite Constructions of Poetics and Politics (28 October 2015)