University of King’s College Lecture “Re-writing the history of science & philosophy in late colonial India” by Dr. Dhruv Raina

Part 2 in the 2014 Lecture Series Centuries of Dialogue: Asia and the West Contemporary Studies, Early Modern Studies & History of Science and Technology Programmes University of King’s College will be hosting Thursday October 2nd a public lecture entitled Re-writing the history of science & philosophy in late colonial India by Dr. Dhruv Raina, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and Education and Honorary Director, Indian Council for Social Science Research, Northern Regional Centre at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The lecture will focus on the Indian reception of Western… Read More

The meaning of “home” Pt.2

Integrating Contexts & Philosophical Matters: The Meaning of “Being at Home” Part 2 UPDATE My philosophical work has been in attributing a philosophical reflection of what it is “to be at home” in the world. I am interested in the different ways we concurrently speak of the notion, and how each one affects the normative significance in terms of how things matter to me and how this matters to institutions and governments for thinking not only about major social global issues of the past, the present, and future, but also our freedom as… Read More

The meaning of “home”

Integrating Contexts & Philosophical Matters: The Meaning of “Being at Home” UPDATE A large part of my work has been in reflecting on an attributable philosophical theory of what it means “to be at home”, or a reflection on what it is “to have a home”. I am interested in the different ways we speak of the term and how these notions affect the normative significance each have in terms of how things matter to me and how this in turn matters to institutions and governments, when thinking about the major social global… Read More

Holberg Prize Symposium 2010: Dr. Natalie Zemon Davis on Decentering History, University of Toronto

Dr. Natalie Zemon Davis, University of Toronto and Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emerita Princeton University In the featured presentation of the 2010 Holberg Symposium, Holberg Laureate Dr. Natalie Zemon Davis delivered a brief yet pithy lecture on the subject of decentering history, local stories and cultural crossings in a global age – an inspiring alternative approach to writing global history in a globalized world. In her presentation, Davis defended the plausibility of writing decentered and local histories as a suitable approach for recounting the past in our global world. The… Read More

Integrating Technologies Series: Cloud Backup Services

Meeting the professional standards of your field of expertise includes not only completing continuing education, publishing of articles in reputable journals, attendance at conferences and seminars presentations, and membership as well as volunteer work in your community but also having the organizational skills and tools to ensure that you can deliver reliable results to yourself and to your colleagues as well as clients. In this new series, we take a look at how technologies are integrating within our daily lives, and in particular, which I have come to appreciate, the importance in… Read More