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Workshop: Intellectual Landscapes in Transition: Contested Knowledge Spaces in China and India

December 2016 @ 16:00 - December 2016 @ 13:15

unbenanntIntellectual Landscapes in Transition: Contested Knowledge Spaces in China and India

Dates: December 1-2
Venue: Tagungszentrum an der Sternwarte, Geismar Landstr. 11.

CeMIS-CeMEAS Transregional Research Network
Forum for Global and Transregional Studies
Academic Confucius Institute Göttingen

To register for this event, please send an email to tina.schilbach@uni-goettingen.de by Tuesday, November 29th. As this is a two-day workshop, please indicate your attendance for Thursday and/or Friday.

Thursday, December 1, 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
4.00 pm – 4.15 pm
Prof. Srirupa Roy (Göttingen)
Prof. Dominic Sachsenmaier (Göttingen)
4.15 pm – 4.30 pm Coffee Break
4.30 pm – 7.00 pm

Panel 1: Academic Relations and their Global Contexts
Chair: Srirupa Roy (Göttingen)
Contradictions within the Global Landscapes of Academic Knowledge. Perspectives from China, India and Elsewhere
Prof. Dominic Sachsenmaier (Göttingen)
Comparing India and China: What Is The Point?
Prof. Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen)
Science and the State in China and India: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Dr. Jahnavi Phalkey (King’s College, London)

Friday, December 2, 9:15 am-1:15 pm
9.15 am – 11.00 am
Panel 2: India and China –Mutual Perceptions in Various Spheres of Society
Chair: Rupa Viswanath (Göttingen)
India-Related Tropes in China. Entangled Dynamics in the Academic World and in Popular Culture
Prof. Jiang Jingkui (Peking University)
The Cultural Revolution in India and More Recent Intellectual Trends
Prof. Manoranjam Mohanty (University of Delhi)
11.00 am – 11.30 am Coffee Break
11.30 am – 1.15 pm

Panel 3: Knowledge Landscapes – the Dynamics of „Competitive Comparisons“ and “International Solidarities”
Chair: Dominic Sachsenmaier (Göttingen)
From Maoism to the China Model. Ideas about a Sino-Indian Alliance and their Shifing Societal Bases
Prof. Subir Sinha (SOAS, London)
Changing Knowledge Landscapes in China in the Information Age
Prof. Yang Guobin (University of Pennsylvania)




December 2016 @ 16:00
December 2016 @ 13:15
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