August 23, 2016
The School of Historical Studies at Nalanda University organised an international conference in collaboration with the Anneliese Maier Foundation (University of Munich) from August 20-22, 2016. The conference titled, "Heritage in Context: Balancing the Global with the Local," was hosted by the India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi and funded by the Humboldt Foundation (Germany) and Nalanda University
Professor Aditya Malik Tales of Justice and Rituals of Divine Embodiment: Oral Narratives from the Central Himalayas, Oxford University Press, 2016 was also released on August 20, as a part of the conference.
Besides faculty members from the School of Historical Studies at Nalanda University (NU), the speakers and participants at the conference included: Prof. Himanshu Prabha Ray, Anneliese Maier awardee, Ludwig Maximilian University; Prof. Sasanka Perera, Vice-President, South Asian University; Prof. Max Deeg, currently at Max-Weber-Kolleg, Universitaet Erfurt, who was also a Scholar in Residence at NU; Dr. Abhishek S. Amar, Hamilton College, New York who was a visiting faculty at NU earlier; Prof. Lynn Meskell, from Stanford Archaeology Center and Department of Anthropology; Prof Indira Rajaraman, Former Professor, IIM Bangalore, Member of the 13th Finance Commission, New Delhi; Dr. Noemie Verdon from Lausanne; Dr. Pia Brancaccio, Drexel University, Philadelphia; Dr. Uthara Suvrathan, Cornell University; Prof. Vijaya Ramaswamy, Centre for Historical Studies, JNU among others. Click here for the complete list of speakers and sessions.
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