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MAKAIAS, Kolkata will be organizing a lecture to celebrate the World Heritage Day on 19.04.2021
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS)
(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata)
Cordially invites you in inaugural program of MAKAIAS "Knowledge Resource Centres"
Chief Guest:
Prof. Nageshwar Rao
Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU, New Delhi
Guest of Honour:
Prof. Srikant Mohapatra
Director, Electronic Media Production Centre, IGNOU, New Delhi.
Former Vice-chancellor, OSOU
DATE : 16th February, 2021 (Tuesday)
TIME : 11.30 AM
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS)
(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata) #makaias officially launched the "Knowledge Resource Centers." on the auspicious occasion of Saraswati Puja 16th February, 2021. Chief Guest: Prof. Nageshwar Rao, Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU, New Delhi inaugurated the MAKAIAS Knowledge Resource Center and say few words. Prof. Srikant Mohapatra, Director, Electronic Media Production Centre, IGNOU, New Delhi also present there and he also sheds some light on this.
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) (An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata)#makaias Celebrates 72nd Republic Day, 2021. Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director (MAKAIAS) hoisting National Flag at Azad Bhawan, Saltlake and Azad Museum.
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MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD INSTITUTE OF ASIAN STUDIES
(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata)#makaias Celebrate the Auspicious Occasion of 125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by organized a Lecture Session on 'Netaji's Contribution and The Role of I.N.A. in India's Freedom Struggle' by Prof. Minakshi Sinha (Rtd). Rabindrabharti University. Hon'ble Chairman, Prof. Sujit K. Ghosh, MAKAIAS chaired this session and he made his valuable remarks at the end.
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Sh. Prahlad Singh Patel Ji, Hon’ble Minister of State, Culture & Tourism (Independent Charge), Government of India, was greeted by Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) at the Institute on 21st December,2020. He interacted with the members of the MAKAIAS family. He also told in detail about Project Mausam of Government of India. He visited the MAKAIAS library and discussed on India’s historical links with South East Asian nations. He has shown deep interest on books on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS)
(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata) Organizing an
#e-Seminar Series
A ONE-DAY INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR
On National Education Policy-2019: Cotext, Prospect and Challenges
We are delighted that Sh. Mukul Kanitkar and Prof. Nageshwar Rao kindly given their consent to give a lecture on New Education Policy- 2019 in One-Day National Webinar which will be organized by MAKAIAS, Kolkata on 11th July 2020. The session will be chaired by Dr. Srikant Mohapatra, Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, Odisha State Open University, Sambalpur
Date : Saturday, Jul 11, 2020
Time : 11.00am
Resource Persons:
Sh. Mukul Kanitkar
Secretary,Vivekananda International Foundation
Visiting Professor, Maharaja Sayajirao Gaikwad University Vadodara & IIT Mumbai.
Prof. Nageshwar Rao
Hon'ble Vice Chancellor,
Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
Session will be chaired by:
Dr. Srikant Mohapatra
Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor,
Odisha State Open University, Sambalpur
No Registration Fees: Webinar is free of cost to all.
Registration form Link
https://forms.gle/yQE9A7mJpQckjaQU8
After registration, please join the Telegram group created for this webinar using link
https://t.me/makaias
Meeting Link
National Education Policy - 2019: Context, Prospect and Challenges
Hosted by Sourav Dhar
Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 11:00 am | 3 hours | (UTC+05:30) Chennai,
Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi
Meeting number: 166 167 1268
Password: XbAh93cpPd9
https://makaias.webex.com/makaias/j.php?MTID=m77e2d93a69989e3f15682bf224376493
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MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD INSTITUTE OF ASIAN STUDIES
(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata)
Cordially invite you to attend a lecture on
Rishi Bankimchandra Chatterjee and the National Song 'Vande Mataram' in the light of Indian Constitution on the occasion of 182th birth anniversary of Rishj Bankimchandra Chatterjee which was on 27th June,2020
by Prof. Achintya Biswas Former Vice Chancellor University of Gour Bango Malda, West Bengal on 29th June, 2020 from 10.30 a.m onward at
https://meet.google.com/crq-gesh-rju
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• Keeping in tune with the Ministry of Culture's International Women's Day Celebration from 01/03/2020 to 08/03/2020 you are cordially invited to a special lecture on Moving from Gender Bias to Gender Equality: The Indian Constitution by Prof. Songomitra Mukherjee, Former Principal, Lady Brabourne College, on 5th March 2020, 03.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. The Session to be chaired by Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director, MAKAIAS, Kolkata. to view details click here.

• We cordially invite you to a lecture on Japan: The Nation of the Rising Sun and its Economic ties with India to be delivered by Mr. Masayuki Taga, Hon'ble Consul General of Japan in Kolkata at the Conference Hall of Azad Bhavan on 3rd March 2020 at 03.00 P.M.
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•It is a great pleasure for Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies to invite you to be present for a lecture on Marginal amongst the Marginalised Communities: Constitutional Rights of the Transgender Communities of India, to be delivered by Dr. Manabi Bandyopadhyay, (Former Principal, Krishnagar Women's College), at on 28th February, 2020, 03.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. The Session to be Chaired by Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director, MAKAIAS, Kolkata. to view details click here.

•It is a great pleasure for Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies to invite you to be present for a lecture on Indian Constitution and Sustainable Development: Vision 2030, to be delivered by Prof. Suman K. Mukerjee, Former Professor St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and XLRI Director General, Bhawanipur Education Society College, Environmental Fellow, USAEP, at on 27th February, 2020, 03.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. The Session to be Chaired by Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director, MAKAIAS, Kolkata. to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata organised a lecture on Movement of Environmental Concerns The Asian Way of Life Speaker: Prof Sudip Kumar Banerjee Former Chairman, West Bengal Pollution Control Board, and Founder Head and Professor, Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta Date: 19th February, 2020 Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106. to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata organizing a lecture followed by a Indian Classical Music program at Maulana Azad Museum. Topic: Promoting International and Intercultural Understanding through Music” by Pt. Partha Bose. Internationally famed Sitar Mestro, Sangeet Ratna, Vadya Shiromoni Musical program theme: “Play tpgether for Global Peace & Harmony" by Pt. Ramesh Narayan, Eminent Classical Musician and disciple of Pt. Jasraj, sang his way into the Guinness Book of World Records with 36 hours long Hindustani Classical recital), Pt. Aditya Narayan Banerjee, Kaoustav Sarkar and Sandeep Banerjee. Date: 7th February, 2020 Time : 5Pm Venue: Maulana Azad Museum,5, ASHRAF MISTRY LANE, NEAR BALLYGUNGE MILITARY CAMP GATE, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019 to view details click here.

• We cordially invite you to a lecture on Indian Constitution and its Mission to Ensure Social, Economic and Political Justice: Issues, Prospects and Challenges to be delivered by Prof. Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Former Principal, Presidency College, Kolkata at the Conference Hall of Azad Bhavan on 27th January, 2020 at 03.00 P.M. to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata organized an Fellow Lecture Session on Indian Constitution and its Mission to Ensure Social, Economic and Political Justice: Issues, Prospects and Challenges delivered by Dr. Srijani Bhattacharya, Fellow MAKAIAS Mrs. Swati Prabhu, Fellow MAKAIAS Mr. JayPrakash Gupta, Fellow MAKAIAS Date: 27th January, 2020 Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106. to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata organized an Fellow Lecture Session on The Global Energy Teansition Discourse and Emerging Concepts delivered by Ms. Moumita Bala Date: 06th February, 2020 Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106. to view details click here.

• It is a great pleasure for Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies to invite you to be present for a lecture on Mathematics in Ancient India, to be delivered by Prof. Amartya Kumar Dutta, (Professor of Mathematics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata), at on 11th February 2020, 03.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Attachments area
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•It is a great pleasure for Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies to invite you to be present for a lecture on Believes and Systems of Forest Management among the Tribal Communities of Arunachal Pradesh, to be delivered by Dr. Srijani Bhattacharjee, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS, at on 10th February, 2020 03.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata.
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• On 23th January, 2020Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies organized an Interactive Lecture Session to mark 123rd Birth Anniversary Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The topic of the lecture was 'Subhas Chandra Bose: The Patriot of the Patriot' and was delivered by Dr. Farheena Rahman, Mrs. Swati Prabhu, Mr. Amit Barman, Mr. Sourav Dhar. The Session was chaired by Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director, Makaias Kolkata. Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106.
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• On 23th January, 2020Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies observed 123rd Birth Anniversary Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Azad Bhawan.
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies observed 71 Republic Day at Azad Bhawan. Flag Hoisted by Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director, Makaias Kolkata.
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• We cordially invite you to a lecture on Indian Constitution and its Mission to Ensure Social, Economic and Political Justice: Issues, Prospects and Challenges to be delivered by Prof. Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Former Principal, Presidency College, Kolkata at the Conference Hall of Azad Bhavan on 27th January, 2020 at 03.00 P.M.
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• Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu celebrated by the Assamese people of Assam marks the occasion of bringing of paddy from the farms to the granaries. With filled up granaries and surplus food the farmers thank the Nature for the harvest season. On the occasion of this auspicious festival Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies organized a Lecture Session on the topic ‘Bihu Festival Fromm Earlier Days to Post Modern Age’ on 14th January, 2020.. The lecture was delivered by Ms. L. Dipika Singha and Ms. Barnali Sarma, Research Fellows, MAKAIAS. They both threw some light into the history and origin of the festival of Bihu and how it has undergone changes throughout the years since its inception. It was then followed by a special Bihu dance performance by Ms. Dimpi Sonowal, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS. Venue: Seminar Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106. to view details click here.

• On 13th January, 2020 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies organized an Interactive Lecture Session to mark The National Youth Day. The topic of the lecture was ‘Awakened India; Swamiji’s Claron Call to the Youth’ and was delivered by Dr. Sarup Prasad Ghosh, Director, Makaias Kolkata. The lecture focused on the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda. Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106. to view details click here.

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies Cordially invite you to special lecture Session to Celebrate Centenary of Teaching of Anthropology in India “ Guru Bawa and the Making of a Transnational Sufi Family" By Prof. Frank Korom Departments of Religion and Anthropology,Boston University, United States Date: 20 December 2019 Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City,Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106 Time: 3pm
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• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India) Takes Pleasure in inviting You to A Lecture on Sankardeva: An Icon of Cultural Nationalism on 6th of January, 2020, at 03.00 P.M Venue Seminar Hall of Azad Bhavan, IB-166, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700106
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies , Kolkata organised a special lecture Session On The Salient Features of Parliamentary Democracy as Envisaged by the Founding Fathers of the Indian Constitution
Speaker : Prof. Radharaman Chakrabarti
Former Vice- Chancellor of Netaji Subhas Open University
Session Chaired By:Dr. Deepankar Sen Gupta.
Department of Economics, University of Jammu
Date: 26 December 2019 Time : 3Pm
Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City,Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106
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• As part of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies Lecture Session Mr. Elloit Cardozo, Research Fellow, Makaias Kolkata delivered a lecture titled: "The Splintered Translocality of Indian Hip-Hop" The lecture provided an insight into some of the early inferences of his research project at Makaias to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies An Autonomous body under Ministry of Culture, Government of India organizing a lecture on Practical Vedanta as conceptualized by Swami Vivekananda on 4th December,(Wednesday), 2019, 3.00 P.M. at Maulana Azad Museum. to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies Cordially invite you to special lecture Session to Celebrate Centenary of Teaching of Anthropology in India “Guru Bawa and the Making of a Transnational Sufi Family” By Prof. Frank Korom Departments of Religion and Anthropology,Boston University, United States Date: 20 December 2019 Venue: Conference Hall, Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City,Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106 to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies An Autonomous body under Ministry of Culture, Government of India organizing a lecture on Ancient Roots of India's Cultural Heritage Speaker: Dr. Shubha Majumder,Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Government of India. date: 29th November (Friday) 2019 at Maulana Azad Museum. to view details click here.

• As part of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata Lecture Series we cordially invite you to special lecture on The Splintered Translocality of Indian Hip-Hop By Elloit Cardozo, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS Date: 29th November 2019 Venue: Azad Bhawan, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB Block, Plot No 166, Sector III, Salt Lake City,Kolkata, West Bengal, 700106 to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata Organised Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Memorial Lecture Series ,delivered by Shri Jayprakash Gupta, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS, who Spoke on "Maulana Abul Kalam Azad: A Leader whose initiatives helped in Boosting Indian Education Policies" at Azad Bhavan. to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata Observed National Education Day 2019 to commemorate the 131st Birth Anniversary of the first Education Minister of India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. A freedom fighter, renowned writer, poet, and journalist Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin was born on November 11, 1888. In 1951 under his leadership that the first IIT- IIT Kharagpur was set up. In 1958 he passed away and in 1992 he was awarded Bharat Ratna for his contribution as an educationist. Activities:
1. Celebration of 131st Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
2. Makaias Kolkata Organised Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Memorial
Lecture,delivered by Prof. Smritikumar Sarkar, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Burdwan Session Chaired by: Prof Sujit K Ghosh, Chairman Makaias Kolkata Chief Guest: Prof. K.C Baral, Vice Chairman, Makaias Kolkata to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata Organised Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Memorial Lecture Prof Sujit K Ghosh, Chairman Makaias Kolkata Speech About MAKAIAS activities to commemorate Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Birth Anniversary. to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata Organised Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Memorial Lecture, delivered by Prof. Smritikumar Sarkar, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Burdwan Session Chaired by: Prof Sujit K Ghosh, Chairman Makaias Kolkata Chief Guest: Prof. K.C Baral, Vice Chairman, Makaias Kolkata to view details click here.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata Organised Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Memorial Lecture, delivered by Prof. Smritikumar Sarkar,
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• Maulana Azad Museum under MAKAIAS will going to be organized a special lecture on "Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel & Resurgent India" by Prof. Raj Shekhar Basu on 31st October, 2019 at 03.00 PM.
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• Maulana Azad Museum under MAKAIAS will going to be organized a special lecture on "Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel & Resurgent India" by Prof. Raj Shekhar Basu on 31st October, 2019 at 03.00 PM.
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• A special lecture was delivered on 21st October, 2019 by Prof Kapil Kumar, DIRECTOR, Center for Freedom and diaspora Studies, IGNOU, New Delhi. He spoke on “Nationalism and Patriotism: Netaji’s Azad Hind Sarkar” to mark the 76th year of the establishment of the Provisional Government by Azad Hind on 21st October, 1943. click here to view details .

• On the Occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) organised a discussion on Bharatiya Darshan in Gandhian thoughts and Practice. click here to view details .

• हिंदी पखवाड़ा के अवसर पर २७ सितंबर, २०१९ को कोलकातास्थित मौलाना अबुल कलाम आजाद एशियाई अध्ययन संस्थानने, Dr. I.S. Chauhan का भाषण आयोजित कियाोजित किया. click here to view details .

• As a part of a Lecture Series, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on "Evolution of Agrarian Population in the Char Areas of Assam: A Review of Demographic Changes, Land Tenure System and Agrarian Structure" by Dr. Farheena Rahman, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS. The program will be held on 30th August 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. click here to view details .

• As a part of a Lecture Series, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'India's Policy Toward Its South Asian Neighbours Under the Narendra Modi Govenment' by Dr. Sumit Kumar, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS. The program will be held on 14th August 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• As a part of a Lecture Series to celebrate Centenary of Teaching of Anthropology in India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'Politics of Cultural Misrecognition-Bengal in Crossroads' by Dr. Suman Nath, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Govt. College , New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata. The program will be held on 13th August 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• As a part of a Distinguish Lecture Series, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'Tagore's Thoughts on Sustainability and Financial Inclusion: Experience in Bangladesh' by Dr. Atiur Rahman, Professor (Honorary), Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka and Former Governor of the Central Bank of Bangladesh. The program will be held on 16th August 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Seminar Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• As a part of a Distinguish Lecture Series, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'Tagore's Thoughts on Sustainability and Financial Inclusion: Experience in Bangladesh' by Dr. Atiur Rahman, Professor (Honorary), Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka and Former Governor of the Central Bank of Bangladesh. The program will be held on 16th August 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Seminar Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• As part of the MAKAIAS Lecture Series, Swati Prabhu, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS delivered a lecture on "India 's Rise as the Good Samaritan of Development Cooperation in South Asia" on 19 August, 2019. Click Here>>>

• On 13th August, 2019.Lecture Series was organised to Celebrate Centenary of Teaching of Anthropology in India. Dr. Suman Nath, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Govt. College New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata. Delivered a lecture on topic: Politics of Misrecognition – Bengal in Crossroads. Click Here>>>

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture Series to Celebrate Centenary of Teaching of Anthropology in India on 'Human Ecology of Tribes of India" by Dr. Umesh Kumar, Senior Ecologist and Head of Office, Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, Government of India. The program will be held on 8th August at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• Education and Outreach Programme on 31st July, 2019
Venue : Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, MHRD, Government of India, Shibpur, West Bengal
1) 75th Anniversary of Indian National Army (INA)
2) To Mark the Observance of 100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy
3) To Mark the the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Speakers : Swati Prabhu : “Mahatma Gandhi & Environmental Sustainability” Elloit Cardozo: “Gandhi and 21st Century Hip-Hop” L. Dipika Singha: “Jallianwala Bagh and its Causes and Impacts” Coordinated by : Sreejoyee Bhattacharya Click Here>>>

• All are invited to join us at INA Martyrs’ Complex, Moirang, Manipur Click Here>>>

• As a part of a Lecture Series, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'Children and Women Survivors of Cross Border Trafficking Between India and Bangladesh' by Sayanti Ganguly Research Assistant, MAKAIAS. The program will be held on 29th July 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• As a part of a Lecture Series, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'Tibetan Painted Scrolls: An Introduction and Method' by Binu Rai Research Fellow, MAKAIAS. The program will be held on 30th July 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Three-Day National Workshop on Preservation, Conversation and Digitization of Manuscript: Problems, Prospects and Challenges from 24th July to 26th July 2019 in.the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• On the occasion of 163rd Birth Anniversary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak on 23rd July, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'Exploring Tilak's Political Thought Through The Paris Peace Conference' by Rohan Choudhary, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS. The program will be held on 23rd July 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• As a part of a Lecture Series Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on 'Arunachal Pradesh: The Land of Rising Sun Its Environmental Degradation in the Present Context' Research Fellow, MAKAIAS. The program will be held on 22nd July 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• As a part of the initiative of the Institute to celebrate the 75th year of the establishment of the provincial Government Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies invites you to attend a lecture on "Hariprabha Takeda and her contribution to the INA cause" to be delivered by Prof. Somdatta Mandal, Professor of English & Chair, Department of English & Other Modern European Languages, Bhasha Bhavana, Visva-Bharati. The Program will be held on 18th of July, 2019 at 03.00 P.M in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on ‘Historiography of the Bodos in the North East India by Dimpi Sonowal, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS, The program will be held on 17th July 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• On the occasion of 118th Birth Anniversary of Syamaprasad Mookerji on 6th July, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Lecture on ‘Syamaprasad Mookerjee (1901-1953): the Liberal Phase of Political Hindutva in 20th Century India' by Animesh Gupta, Research Fellow, MAKAIAS, The program will be held on 5th July 2019 at 03.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a presentation on ‘Preliminary Readings of Glocalization in Indian Hip-Hop' by Mr. Elloit Cardozo, Research Fellow at MAKAIAS. The program will be held on 20th June 2019 at 3.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Special Lecture on ‘Alternative Media: 'The New Wave' for Indian Hip-Hop’ by Dr Yatindra Ingle, Course Coordinator, Introduction to Hip-Hop Studies (University of Mumbai). The program will be held on 20th June 2019 at 11.30 a.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• On the occasion of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak ji, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies cordially invites you to a Special Lecture on ‘Contribution of Shri Guru Nanak ji in the History of India’ by Surjeet Singh Jolly, Member, ICHR, New Delhi. The program will be held on 19th June 2019 at 1.00 p.m. in the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies Cordially invites you to a Lecture on Implication of Act East Policy for North East India-An Assessment, by Prof. Joyati Bhattacharya ,Professor, Department of Political Science, Assam Central University, Silchar on 07th June, 2019 at 11.30 A.M at the Conference Hall, Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

• Shri Satyakam Sen, Senior Technical Assistant of Indian Museum, Kolkata delivered lecture on "Revisiting Indian Museum: Issues, Prospect and Challenges" on May 17, 2019 at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata Click Here>>>

• MAKAIAS Young Scholars Research Forum cordially invites you to a presentation on "Environmental Conservation Approaches in Vedic Period" by Jay Prakash Gupta, Research Fellow on May 16, 2019 , 3 pm at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake Click Here>>>

• This year MAKAIAS has celebrated Rabindra Jayanti with cultural program performed by members of MAKAIAS Cultural Unit. Apart from that fellows explained how Rabindranath is not just a regional but an international figure. Director MAKAIAS in his speech pointed out how Rabindranath motivated peoples. He cited an example of Benito Mussolini of Italy and his donation of books and portraits of Rabindranath to museums of Kerala. In post lunch Dr. Mahua Das spoke about his visions and Asian consciousness. She pointed out that he was a visionary and his thinking and works are now being implemented throughout the world. Click Here>>>

• Dr. Mundayat Sasikumar, Director MAKAIAS, delivered lecture on “History of Administrative Classification of Indian Tribes with special reference to Andaman and Nicobar Islands” on May 8, 2019 at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lak Click Here>>>

• Dr. G. Maheshwari delivered lecture on “Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay - An Archaeologist, Historian, Epigraphist and Paleographer” on 07th May, 2019 (Tuesday), 3.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata. Click Here>>>

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• Outreach Activity of MAKAIAS: Interactive Session to mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at ICHR North-East Regional Center, Guwahati on April 24, 2019 Click Here>>>

• Subject Interactive Session to mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Lumding College, Assam on April 25, 2019 Click Here>>>

• Interactive Session To mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Pranabananda Vidyamandir, Lumding, Hojal, Assam on April 25, 2019 Click Here>>>

• Interactive Session To mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Assam University (Diphu Campus), Assam on April 26, 2019 Click Here>>>

• Interactive Session To mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School, Dimapur, Nagaland on April 26, 2019 Click Here>>>

• Interactive Session: To mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Pranab Jubilee College, Bokajan, Assam on April 27, 2019 Click Here>>>

• Interactive Session : To mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Pranabananda Women's College, Dimapur, Nagaland on April 27, 2019 Click Here>>>

• MAKAIAS In collaboration with Visva – Bharati Patha-Bhavana, Santiniketan has organised an interactive session to mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy, 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 23rd of April, 2019 at 08.30 A.M at Visva – Bharati Patha-Bhavana, Santiniketan Click Here>>>

• MAKAIAS has organized interactive lecture in Sister Nivedita University on 13th April 2019 to mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy, 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Click Here>>>

• MAKAIAS has organized interactive lecture in Women's College, Calcutta on 13th April 2019 to mark the remembrance of 100 Years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy, 75 Years of the establishment of provincial Government of Azad Hind & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Click Here>>>

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• MAKAIAS has organized a seminar on remembrance of 100 years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy & 75 Years of the establishment of Provincial Government of Azad Hind on April 12, 2019 at Azad Bhavan, Click Here>>>

MAKAIAS has organized a Lecture of Prof. H. S. Vasudevan, Emeritus Professor, University of Calcutta as part of the lecture series to observe remembrance of 100 years of Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy & 75 Years of the establishment of Provincial Government of Azad Hind on April 10, 2019
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5th April, 2019(Friday), 11:30 A.M Prof. Suranjan Das Honourable Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University will deliver lecture and interact with fellows of MAKAIAS.
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8th April, 2019 (Monday), 10:30 A.M Prof. Kapil Kumar Director of Indira Gandhi Centre for Freedom Struggle and Diaspora Studies, IGNOU, New Delhi will deliver lecture on Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy, INA and Mahatma Gandhi. Followed by interaction with fellows of MAKAIAS
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MAKAIAS has organised a discussion on "Mahatma Gandhi and Freedom Struggle". Dr Anuradha Chanda initiate the discussion in presence of Dr. M. Sasikumar, Director MAKAIAS on March 26, 2019 at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata
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• It is an honor for us to invite you to a lecture by Dr. Ngalengnam (Director, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Manipur), on Mahatma Gandhi on Indo-Naga Issue. This special lecture is an initiative of MAKAIAS to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The lecture by Dr. Ngalengnam is scheduled on 26th February, 2019 at 03.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata.
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• A lecture by Prof. Purabi Roy (Former Member of ICHR, MHRD, Government of India), on 75th Anniversary of Indian National Army and Provisional Government of Free India. This special lecture is an initiative of MAKAIAS to celebrate the 122nd Birth Anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose. The lecture by Prof. Roy, is scheduled on 23rd January, 2019 at 03.00 P.M at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata. Kindly grace the occasion with your warm presence and your mindful contribution. A line of confirmation will be highly appreciated.
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MAKAIAS has organised a lecture delivered by Dr. Govinda Bhattacharya (Professor of Applied Economics, Indian Institute of Public Administration), on "Asymmetric Federalism in India and other Federations" on 30th January, 2019 at 03.00 p.m at Azad Bhavan, Kolkata.
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MAKAIAS has organised a lecture on "The Relevance of 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Address on Peace and Harmony" by Dr. SK. Maqbul Islam, Associate Professor of Department of Bengali, St. Paul's, Cathedral Mission College, Kolkata on January 15, 2019 at Azad Bhavan. Session Chaired by Dr. Mahua Das, Chairman of the West Bengal Council of Higher Education.
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Chairman of MAKAIAS Prof. S. K. Ghosh welcoming Research Fellows and Research Associates of MAKAIAS on January 4, 2019, at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake
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Subject - 'Gandhi and The Vegetarian' by Dr. Anindita Bandyopadhyay December 10, 2018 Azad Bhavan
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• Remembering Maulana Azad: November 11, 2018: The Institute observed and celebrated the Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The Maulana Azad Memorial Lecture was delivered byProfessor Jayanta Kumar Ray, National research Professor, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, on Aspects of Maulana Azad's Thoughts and their Long Term Implications for India and the World.
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• 3rd of October, 2018: As part of year-long programme on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi MAKAIAS has organised a lecture on "Gandhi-Mandela Legacy: Way Forward" on 3rd of October (Wednesday) at 2 P.M. Amb. Sarvajit Chakravarti, I.F.S. (Retd.), Formerly secretary to the Govt. of India has delivered the lecture at Azad Bhavan.

MAKAIAS has organized a Panel Discussion on “The Futures of the Past: Cultures, Traditions and the Question of Reflective Integrity of Indian Thought” on 6th August 2018, at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake.
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Two Days Workshop on Career Building...Click here

07TH-08TH JULY, 2018: MAKAIAS & Dimasa Historical Heritage Foundation organized TWO-DAY workshop on preservation and conservation of ancient Dimasa-Kachari monuments at Khaspur.

MAKAIAS has organised a special lecture on “Assamer Bhasa Andolon O Bangali Prosongo” by Dr. Sukumar Biswas, Former Director, Dacca Bangla Academy, Government of Bangladesh, on 21 May, 2018 (Monday) at 3.00 P.M, at The Seminar Hall of Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake.Click Here>>>

Seven-Day National Workshop on Documenting Oral Cultural Traditions of the Northeast India: Special Focus on Barak Valley, Organised by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) and Department of English Assam University, Silchar in collaboration with ICHR, New Delhi, held at Silchar, during 22nd to 28th April 2018.
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies & Department of English, Assam University, Silchar in collaboration with, ICHR, New Delhi organizes A Seven-Day National Workshop on Documenting Oral Cultural Traditions of Northeast India: Special Focus on Barak Valley During the period from 22nd-28th April, 2018 Click Here >>>

• March 27-28, 2018: MAKAIAS in collaboration with Adyapeath Ananda B.Ed College, Dakhhineshwar organized a 2-day National workshop on Tradition Vrs Modernity: Oral Cultural Traditions of India vis-à-vis Interactions with Educators.

• March 17–18, 2018 : MAKAIAS in collaboration with Vidyarthi Vikash organized a 2-day “Think India Summit 2018”.

• February 27-March 10, 2018: MAKAIAS in collaboration with Department of Sociology and Centre for Early Childhood Development and Research, JamiaMilliaIslamia, New Delhi organized a 10-day Workshop on Research Methodology.

• February 26, 2018: MAKAIAS in collaboration with Kolkata Society for Asian Studies organized a Talk by Mr. Rajesh Purohit, Director, Indian Museum, on Revisiting The Epic Site: Kurukshetra-Archeological Explorations and Excavations.

• February 23-24, 2018 : MAKAIAS in collaboration with Centre for Northeast Studies Policy Research, JamiaMilliaIslamia organized a 2-day National Seminar on Migration and Ethnicity in Northeast India.

• Remembering Maulana Azad : February 22, 2018:MaulanaAbulKalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies organized a daylong programme to remember the 60th Death Anniversary of MaulanaAbulKalam Azad at Maulana Azad Museum. Prof. BlankaKnotkovaCapkova, (Head of the Department of Asian Studies, Metropolitan University Prague Czech Republic spoke on India and West: Reception of India in Czech Republic. The lecture was followed by another lecture on MaulanaAbulKalamAzad by Prof. Amit Deyand concluded with Inter-School Quiz Competition.

A glance of the Seven-Day Career Building-cum-National Workshop on Documenting Oral Cultural Traditions of North East India, organized by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies and ICHR, New Delhi, held at Guwahati, during 12-18 February 2018. His excellency, Shri Jagdish Mukhi, Honorable Govornor of Assam, inaugurated the session of the workshop.Click here for detail

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS), Kolkata, under Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi, in collaboration with Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi, will organise a Seven-Day Capacity Building Programme-cum-Workshop on Documenting Oral Cultural Traditions of North East India from 13th to 18th February 2018, at Guwahati, Assam.... click here >>>

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) cordially invites you to the lecture on "Colonial Readings, History writing Mode and Contemporary North East India" by Prof. H. Sudhir Kumar Singh, from Department of History, Manipur University. Prof. Singh will be speaking on the said topic on 5th of February (Monday), 2018 at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake at 11.30. a.m.
Kindly be present on the very day and grace our occasion. We thank you in advance for being present at the occasion and with your academic input and interaction, kindly make the event a resourceful journey. For other necessary details kindly find attached herewith the Invitation card.
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• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) will be celebrating 155th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12th January, 2018, from 11 A.M onward. Professor Achintya Biswas and Swami Kamalashthananda will be delivering a lecture on “The Relevance of Swami Vivekananda in Today's world”.

• A Symposium on “Education and Cultural Exchange Programme” was held on 3rd January 2018 at the Conference Hall of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS). Twelve scholars from Vidyarthi Vikash, Andaman and Nicobar Islands were invited for the programme. Research Fellows and Research Assistants of MAKAIAS along with the scholars from Andaman and Nicobar Islands had an interactive session.
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• December 18, 2017: MAKAIAS in collaboration with Asia in Global Affairs and the American Jewish Committee organized a Panel Discussion on Revisiting Calcutta’s Diasporic Communities.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, at Azad Bhavan, Salt Lake on 11th December, 2017 from11.30 A.M onward will be celebrating the125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's famous speech at the Parliament of World Religions , Chicago in 1893. On this Occasion, a special lecture is to be delivered by Pujaniya Brahmachari Murali Bhai (Recipient of Viswa Gourav Samman and Vivekananda Seva Samman and Keynote speaker in the world Congress of Religions, USA).

• Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies presents a lecture by Dr. Kumkum Srivastava, Associate Professor of History (Retired), Janki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi on Relevance of Sufism in Today's World at Azad Bhavan (Salt Lake), MAKAIAS on December 01, 2017.

• Lecture to be delivered by Dr. Govind Bhattacharjee, Director General (Direct Taxes), Office of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, New Delhi, on the topic "Future of Special Category States in the Post14th Finance Commission Scenario", on 20th November 2017, at 11.30 a.m.

• November 17-30, 2017: A WorkshoponSocial Science Research Methodology in collaboration with Kolkata Society for Asian Studies (KSAS) Methodology Workshop at Azad Bhavan.

• Remembering Maulana Azad November 11, 2017: The Institute observed and celebrated the Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The Maulana Azad Memorial Lecture was delivered byProfessor Kapil Kumar, Director, Centre for Freedom Struggle and Diaspora Studies (CFSDS), on Challenging Colonial Historiography: The Indian Scenario.

On 5th October 2017, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS), Kolkata, organised a talk on “Historical Knowledge and the Indian Perspective” , an initiative of Professor Sujit K Ghosh, Chairman of MAKAIAS, under eminent scholars at MAKAIAS.“ Professor Kailash Chandra Baral, Professor of India Studies and former Pro-Vice Chancellor of the English and Foreign Languages University,Hyderabad delivered the first lecture under the series, first of its kind in this Institute. Prof. Baral dwelt on various aspects of Indian concept of History discussing genres such as Itihas-Puran, the Charita and the Samhitaas records of history thereby discounting Hegelian imputation of India as a culture lacking in historical consciousness. He also discussed the problem of ideologically constructed historiography to demonstrate that as a civilisation India has a great sense of values that have endured over time and space.
Following his hour long talk interesting and serious interventions were made by participants to which Professor Baral offered very illuminating and insightful answers. Finally, in summing up the discussion,Professor Sujit K Ghosh, Chairman of MAKAIAS drew attention to diverse oral traditions of India in particular of communities in the Northeast that need to be focused for having an inclusive understanding of Indian past(s) in discussing the historical discourse.
The programme ended with a vote of thanks from Prof. V.K. Srivastava, the Director I/C.

A Final Joint International Workshop Organized by ASEAN – India Centre (AIC) at Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi & ASEAN Studies Center and Indian Studies Center Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok in collaboration with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS), Kolkata Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD), Kolkata on India - Myanmar – Thailand Trilateral Relations: Way towards a Stronger ASEAN – India Partnership 6 - 7 September 2017 MAKAIAS, Salt Lake City, Kolkata