Dr. Dhruv Raina “Re-writing the history of science & philosophy in late colonial India”

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, University of King’s College Lecture, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada As a featured presentation in the “New lecture series: Centuries of Dialogue: Asia and the West”, renowned international expert Professor Dhruv Raina spoke at the KTS Lecture Hall, University of King’s College, on the the entangled philosophical encounters of science between East and West. His lecture, entitled “Re-writing the history of science & philosophy in late colonial India”, explored the way the 20th century history of knowledge systems of South Asia were constructed as a positive science (chemistry and… Read More

Professor Robin R. Wang: “Yinyang: The Way of Ways”

Thursday, October 16 2014, University of King’s College Event, Halifax, NS, 7pm, in KTS Lecture Hall. On October 16 2014, Professor Robin R. Wang (Loyola Marymount University) will be giving a public lecture at King’s College titled “Yinyang: The Way of Ways”. The talk will focus on the concept of “yin-yang” in Chinese thought and culture, exploring the intellectual and historical significance of this popular symbol across the world. The public lecture is based on Professor Wang’s book Yinyang: The Way of Heaven and Earth in Chinese Thought and Culture (Cambridge University… Read More

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