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India Forum

The Institute of Political Science and Sociology maintains close contact with India. The India Forum has arisen from numerous activities. Its members and their Indian partners participate in several projects, organize events and issue publications.

The India Forum regularly welcomes Indian visiting lecturers to Würzburg. This relationship is however not one-sided. Academics from Würzburg also travel to India, both staff from the Institute and students from our Master’s program.

Projects
Mobility
Events
Publications

Goals and Members

The IPS India Forum is the umbrella for all Indian related activities at the Institute in order to bring together  professors, other members of faculty and students who are engaged with India.

Goals and Members

Call for Applications: Research Stays in India for IPS students

Do you want to do field work in India for your Master's thesis? Are you interested in conducting interviews and background discussions for your Master's research project at renowned Indian universities? 

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News

Call for Papers: India and the EU – Joining Forces on the Global Scene?

The Jean Monnet Chair at IPS has issued a call for papers for a workshop in November 2019 in Würzburg. Under the title "In the Light of the EU’s Global Strategy: India and the European Union – Joining Forces on the Global Scene?", the workshop will take place in the framework of the DIP-IPG cooperation between the University of Würzburg and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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Workshop and Lectures in Delhi

In the context of the project "Foundations of the Indo-European Strategic Partnership". the second part of the workshop on "Constitutional Democracy" took place in Delhi on March 15th and 16th, 2018. PD Dr. Becker also visited Delhi University and Jamia Millia Islamia.

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Workshop: Constitutional Democracy

The workshop „Constitutional Democracy“ that took place on 7th and 8th December 2017 is part of an ongoing research project on Constitutional Democracies in a comparative perspective undertaken by Dr. Michael Becker of Julius Maximilian University (JMU) Würzburg and Dr. Anupama Roy of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi.

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Workshop: Prevent, Protect, Participate! Women’s Roles in Peace and Security

Renowned experts from Europe and India met for the international ICAS:MP workshop "Prevent, Protect, Participate! Women’s Roles in Peace and Security" on November 30 and December 1, 2017, at the University of Würzburg.

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Activities

Projects

The India Forum is participating in several projects which facilitate mobility, research, and teaching activities.

Mobility

The India Forum regularly welcomes Indian visiting lecturers and students to Würzburg. This relationship is however not one-sided. Members of faculty as well as students from Würzburg University also travel to India.

Events

The India Forum regularly holds events like lectures, discussions, conferences as well as workshops and its members take part in international conferences to present their research.

Events

Publications

Here you'll find publications that have been published in the framework of the IPS India Forum, either by its members or by guest professors who have been visiting our Institute.

Publications

The cooperation is financially supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
with funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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