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Thursday, September 8, 2011

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IU's Dhar India Studies Program announces its fall lecture series

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Sept. 8, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- This fall's India Studies lecture series at Indiana University will again bring leading historians, anthropologists, political scientists and musicologists knowledgeable about India and South Asia to the IU Bloomington campus.

The lecture series, which is presented by the Madhusudan and Kiran C. Dhar India Studies Program, is free and open to the public. It will begin next Thursday (Sept. 15) with a presentation by Sumit Ganguly, emeritus director and the Rabindranth Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations and professor of political science at IU.

Ganguly will speak on the topic "Discord and Collaboration in Indo-Pakistani Relations," beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Dhar India Studies House, 825 E. Eighth St. His talk is part of the College of Arts and Sciences' Themester series, "Making War, Making Peace."

Other events in the series will include:

For more information about the Dhar India Studies Program, call 812-855-5798 or send a message to

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