News & Events
This newsletter includes updates on this year's graduates, award and fellowship recipients, the 2013-14 Brandeis-India fellows, the new study abroad opportunity for Brandeis science majors at IISc Bangalore, and much more!
The Spring newsletter provides an overview of activities during the academic year, including President Lawrence's second trip to India, summaries of the Soli Sorabjee Lectures, faculty updates and news, alumni features, and a brand new exchange program with the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.
Nine Brandeis scientists visited two institutions in Bangalore, India on June 12-14 to exchange ideas and to explore future research and educational collaborations. A two-day symposium was held at the National Center for Biological Sciences (NCBS).
Eight Brandeis undergraduates will pursue work and study in India this summer. As part of their internships with local partners, they will develop an innovative final project intended to further strengthen the Brandeis ties to India within teaching, research, and service. Projects range from an examination of the relationship between human rights and health to advanced research on cellular behavior.
Join our new LinkedIn group for alumni and friends in India, a sub-group of the Brandeis International Alumni and Friends group. This group is for students originally from India, faculty working on or in India, parents of current and former students, alumni working in India, etc. It is a place for members to seek advice on finding jobs and internships in India, ideas on how to connect with the Brandeis Community in their area, and suggestions on how to get settled.
This past February, the Brandeis President, together with a small group of faculty spent two weeks in India, exploring collaborations in the sciences with leading Indian institutions, and holding public discussions that raise the university’s profile in the world’s largest democracy and strengthen ties with Brandeis’ growing network of Indian alumni and supporters.
On Saturday, March 10th at 8:00 p.m. the World Music Concert presented "Improvisations: Raga in Afghanistan and North India" at Slosberg Music Center. The performance featured Homayun Sakhi, on the Afghan rubâb; Ken Zuckerman, on sarod; and Salar Nader, on the tabla. Prior to the concert, Theodore Levin, Arthur R. Virgin Professor of Music at Dartmouth College, hosted a pre-concert talk.
In March, the acclaimed Indian feminist economist, Bina Agarwal, who studies gender, development, and agriculture in India and throughout South Asia presented a lecture on "Gender and Forest Governance: A History of Absence, the Impact of Presence" as part of the Spring 2012 Soli Sorabjee Lecture in South Asian Studies.
Professor Harleen Singh presented two lectures as part of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston course series A Visual Journey Through India: Past and Present. She spoke on April 4 and 11, in talks titled Indian Cinema: the Musical Melodrama of the Nation, and Telling the Indian Tale in English.
- 2011-2012 Brandeis India Initiative Fellows Announced
- India Alumni & Friends Chapter Created in Delhi & Mumbai
- Professor Bannerjee Receives 2011-2012 Fulbright Award
- South Asian Studies Spring Colloquium
- Faculty Profile: Brenda McSweeney
- Fall Newsletter
- Student Profile: Sammy Icaza '12
- Student Profile: Sriya Srikrishnan '12
- Alumni Profile: Ram Iyer MBA '09
- The Next Brandeis-India Initiative Trip
- Brandeis Students in India -- Summer 2010
- An Alumni Achievement
- Ambitious Presidential Trip to India includes visits with alumni, families, and friends of Brandeis
- A Letter from Daniel Terris on the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai
- Daniel Terris and Harleen Singh undertake second outreach visit to India (pdf report)
- Brandeis Students Using Theater to 'Revive Mumbai'
- Brandeis and Mumbai: A Photo Essay
- Indian Musician Shubha Mudgal Visits Brandeis
- Indian Professionals Study Conflict and Conservation During Brandeis Visit
- Prof. Bulbul Chakraborty Explores Partnership with New Indian Research Institute
- Contemporary Indian Art Addresses Issues of Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality
- A Q&A with Daniel Terris and Harleen Singh