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India Studies Lecture Series
Sponsored by the Center for India Studies.
For more information, call (631) 632-9742. E-mail:

May 5
10th Anniversary Celebration of the Center for India Studies
Saturday, May 5, 6:00 pm,. Student Activities Center

Previous Lectures

February 20
Rising India and its Global Implications
Hon. Neelam Deo, Consul General of India, New York
Tuesday, February 20, 12:00 p.m., Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1

February 28
Between the Patterns of History:
Rethinking Mauryan Imperial Interaction in the Southern Deccan
Namita Sugandhi, University of Chicago and Stony Brook University
Wednesday, February 28, 12:45 p.m., Humanities Institute, Room 1043

March 6
India-Israel-The United States: Culture, Economy, Technology

A symposium on the technological, economic, and cultural relationship among three nations featuring experts from India, Israel, and the United States who explore the historic cultural ties between the Indian and Jewish people and address the relationship between these nations in the fields of technology and economics. A reception with Kosher Indian food precedes the symposium. Download flier.

Featured Speakers
Mr. Anoop Mishra, Head of the Economic Wing in the Embassy of India in Washington, D.C. responsible for enhancing India-US Economic Relations.

Mr. Ron Dermer, Israel's Minister of Economic Affairs in the United States. Co-author, with Natan Sharansky, of the best-selling book, The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror.

Mr. Nissim Reuben, Program Officer for India in the American Jewish Committee's Office of International and Government Affairs.

Sponsored by: The American Jewish Committee, Long Island Chapter; Hillel Foundation for Jewish Life; Center for India Studies; Charles B. Wang Center; Department of Asian & Asian-American Studies; Program in Judaic Studies; Dean's Office; College of Arts & Sciences; LISTNET Long Island Software and Technology Network. Student groups: Hillel Student Club and Focus Israel.

Tuesday, March 6, 7:00 p.m., Wang Theatre

March 21
Rising India: Economic Implications
A.R. Ghanashyam, Deputy Counsul General of India, New York
Wednesday, March 21, 12.45 p.m., Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1

March 22
Recovering the Earth: The Goddess Tradition and Eco-Awareness
Christopher Chapple, Loyola Marymount University
Thursday, March 22, 4:00 p.m. Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1

April 24
The Sword of Wisdom: Scholarship in a Buddhist Worldview
Jonathan Gold, Drew University
Tuesday, April 24, 4:00 p.m., Wang Center, Room 201

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