Emory University: India Week

3/20/2015 4:30 PM

Emory University: India Week

Emory University: India Week

Dates: March 16 - 20, 2015

Geshe Lhakdor

Geshe Lhakdor on Secular Ethics

Monday, March 16  |  5:15 – 6:30 p.m.
White Hall 101

Geshe Lhakdor, director of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala, India, will deliver a talk on "Secular Ethics: An India-Inspired Model for the Dalai Lama's Universal Ethics."










ATL Satrangi

South Asian Arts Mela

Tuesday, March 17  |  7:00 p.m.
Woodruff Health Sciences Center Auditorium

Emory's Indian Cultural Exchange and the Halle Institute present a showcase of Emory's South Asian dance and a capella groups. No registration required.











Faculty Panel: Expanding Your Research to India

Wednesday, March 18  |  4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Oxford Road Building Auditorium

Emory faculty will discuss their research collaborations in India, including how they selected their partners, the benefits of their partnerships, and advice to faculty interested in beginning or expanding projects in India.










Jairam Ramesh

Unfortunately, Jairam Ramesh is no longer able to travel to Atlanta for this program, as he'll be the lead speaker during the parliamentary hearings on new legislation related to land acquisition, coal, and minerals. 

Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Thursday, March 19  |  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Goizueta Business School, Room W525

Indian politician and economist Jairam Ramesh will discuss his new book, Green Signals, and the delicate balance between ecological security and economic growth. Lunch will be served.










Make in India

Jagdish Sheth on 'Make in India'

Thursday, March 19  |  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Goizueta Business School, Room W525

Emory's Jagdish Sheth will discuss Prime Minister Narendra's Modi's recently announced 'Make in India' initiative and how it could provide India with an alternative to global sourcing from China while modernizing the country’s supply chain.










Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire screening and conversation with the author

Friday, March 20  |  4:30 p.m. talk, 5:30 p.m. screening
Claudia Nance Rollins Building Auditorium, 1518 Clifton Rd (parking: left=west on Houston Mill, left on Rollins Way), Atlanta, GA 30322

Best-selling author Vikas Swarup, whose 2005 novel Q&A was the basis for the Academy Award-winning film "Slumdog Millionaire," will discuss his creative process before a screening of the film at 5:30. Beer-and-wine reception to follow.











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