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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 2017: Research Stays in India

Do you want to do field work in India for your Bachelor's or Master's thesis? Are you interested in conducting interviews and background discussions at for your Master's reserach project at the renowned Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi? 

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News

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

Within the framework of ICAS:MP Centre of Advanced Studies, the international workshop "Prevent, Protect, Participate! Women’s Roles in Peace and Security" will be held on November 30 and December 1, 2017, at the University of Würzburg.

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Indian Guest Professors at the Division of Political Theory

In summer semester 2017, Prof. Anupama Roy (Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi) and Prof. Ujjwal Singh (Delhi University) were guests of PD Dr. Michael Becker at the Division of Political Theory and taught in the Master's course on Constitutional Democracy.

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German Foreign Policy from Near and Abroad

On May 18, 2017, Prof. Ummu Salma Bava from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi and Prof. Gisela Müller-Brandeck-Bocquet from IPS Würzburg held a panel discussion on contemporary German foreign relations.

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Würzburg Master's Student in India

In winter 2016/17, Johannes Greubel, a student of our Master's program Political and Social Sciences, travelled to India to conduct research for his Master's thesis at our partner institutions in New Delhi and Chandigarh.

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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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97074 Würzburg

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