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Past Events 2010-2011

October 2010

Wednesday, October 20th, 4 PM.

“Civil Nuclear Agreement and Beyond: U.S.- India Relations under the Obama Administration," Anik Chatterjee, Presidency University, Visiting Scholar at University of Virginia.

Part of the Fulbright-Nehru Lecture Series.


Thursday, October 21st, 5 PM.

"Looking for Law in all the Wrong Places: 'Responsa' and the Practice of Hindu Law”, Dr. Donald Davis, University of Wisconsin at Madison.

 

December 2010

Thursday, December 2, 4 PM.

"The Future of India-U.S. Relations: A View from India in Charlottesville," Anik Chatterjee, Presidency University, Visiting Scholar at University of Virginia.

Part of the Fulbright-Nehru Lecture Series.

 

January 2011

Friday, January 28th, 4 PM.

"Uphold the World," Bruce Rich, Enviromental Defense Fund.

 

February 2011

Wednesday, February 9, 4 PM.

"Approaches to Sovereignty in the Context of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile," Fiona McConnell, Newcastle University

 

Thursday, February 24th, 5 PM.

“Writing and the Recognition of Customary Law in Premodern India and Java,” Tim Lubin, Washington and Lee University

Part of the SAC Lecture Series on Hindu Law

 

Friday, February 25, 11 AM.

"Celibacy and Sexuality" Paul Groner, University of Virginia and Amy K. Ogden, University of Virginia.

 

March 2011

 Wednesday, March 16th at 4:30 PM.

"Maoism in India: Reincarnation of Ultra-left Wing Extremism in India," Bidyut Chakrabarty, Visiting Gandhi Chair, Mahatma Gandhi Center for Nonviolence, James Madison University

 

Friday, March 25, 3 PM.

Film Screening: Children Playing the Gods.

 

April 2011

Wednesday, April 20th, 5 PM.

“How Hindu is Hindu Law? Religion, Nation, and Gender in Hindu Personal Law Debates, 1920-2006,”  Rina Williams, University of Virginia 

Part of the SAC Lecture Series on Hindu Law

 

Friday, April 8th, 6-9 PM.

Film screening: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

 

Friday, April 22nd, 6-9 PM

Film screening: Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth) Starring Aamir Khan

 

May 2011

Sunday, May 1, 5 PM.

Bengali New Year Celebration