DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC LECTURE BY JUDGE HELMUT TURK

New Delhi: Judge Helmut Turk, Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea gave a distinguished public lecture “The Work of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea” at the South Asian University, New Delhi. The public lecture was organised by the Faculty of Legal Studies of the university.

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CULTURES OF SOUTH ASIA BROUGHT ALIVE ON INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY

New Delhi: Students of South Asian University celebrated International Mother Language Day at the Chanakyapuri Campus here with much fanfare. Cultural shows of all hues, sounds and literally ‘languages’ were the main highlights of the evening.

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MISUSE OF POLITICAL POSITIONS TO COMMIT ECONOMIC CRIMES MUST BE PUNISHED

New Delhi: Iceland’s Minister of the Interior, Ogmundur Jonassan said politicians misusing power to commit economic crimes must be punished. He was delivering a lecture - Iceland’s place in a changing world: justice, equity and the rule of law” – at a seminar organised by the Faculty of Legal Studies, South Asian University in New Delhi.

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MEDIA’S CRUCIAL ROLE IN TODAY’S SOUTH ASIA DISSECTED BY MEDIA EXPERTS

New Delhi: A panel discussion on Mass Media in South Asia was held at South Asian University today. The panellists brought in the issues surrounding contemporary media practice, challenges and scholarship the in the region. The panellists included Prof. Stephen McDowell from Florida State University and Biswajit Das from the Centre of Culture, Media and Governance from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi.

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South Asian University’s Online Forms - A Big Hit

New Delhi : The on-going admission process at the SAARC-established New Delhi based South Asian University bears a sharp contrast from that of last year. The university is attributing this change to its initiative to introduce online application forms. Out of the total applications received so far, about 85 per cent are reaching the university through the online route.

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Former Princeton University Professor Blames Political Machinery for Oversimplifying Religion and Culture

New Delhi, 1 February: Eminent anthropologist and author of celebrated ethnographic studies, Prof. Gananath Obeyesekere rebuked the political machinery for oversimplifying religion and culture. The former Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Princeton University was giving a public lecture yesterday at the Teen Murti Auditorium here on the topic ‘The Coming of Brahmin Migrants: The Sudra Fate of an Indian Elite in Sri Lanka.

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