This Week's Top Stories
December 6, 2019
Today, the Nepal Mandala Symposium will take an in-depth look at Nepal's artistic heritage throughout history. We caught up with one of the panelists, Dipti Sherchan , to learn more about her expertise in the anthropology of state and art, and the emergence of the Juddha Kala Pathshala art school in Nepal.
Each year, the Mittal Institute holds the Seed for Change Competition , welcoming student projects that impact societal, economic, and environmental issues in India and Pakistan. Our latest report on the program is out now, highlighting the work of the winning teams. The deadline to submit your Letter of Intent for the 2020 competition is December 13!
Earlier this week, Karthika Naïr held an in-depth discussion on her latest book, Until the Lions , with Professor Parimal Patil. In the book, Naïr retells the story of the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters.
Upcoming Events
Today–Saturday, December 5–7
The Nepal Mandala Symposium coincides with an exhibition on Nepalese Buddhist art, Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal, which brings together many lesser-known objects of the Malla and Shah periods. The Symposium will convene scholars of religion, anthropology, and art history, whose work examines various aspects of Nepal's culture and history.
Today, December 6, 3:30 PM
The distinguished panel of guests will include Harsh Vardhan Shringla , Ambassador of India to the United States; Sandeep Chakravorty , Consul General of India in New York; and Dhananjay Tiwary , Counsellor, Science and Technology, who will discuss a broad range of issues relevant to students and researchers.
Latest Announcements
Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019
We're now accepting proposals for the Mittal Institute's annual Seed for Change Competition! Grants will be awarded to selected interdisciplinary student projects that positively impact societal, economic, and environmental issues in India and Pakistan.