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Date & Time

Thursday Thu, 24 Jan 2019

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Location (for BIC Venue, BIC Hybrid and BIC Cafe)

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

If we follow the elephant, we find a history of India that has influenced other countries reaching from Rome to the western region of China, over the course of the last three thousand years. It is a history of the Indian environment, which brings the forest into the kingdom.

Speakers

Thomas Trautmann

Thomas Trautmann is the Professor Emeritus of History and Anthropology at the University of Michigan. His fields of study are the history of ancient India, the history of anthropology, kinship systems of India, and the environmental history of India.

Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha is a historian and biographer. He has taught at the universities of Yale and Stanford, held the Arné Naess Chair at the University of Oslo, and been the Indo-American Community Visiting Professor at the University of California at Berkeley. His books and essays have been translated into more than twenty languages. In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the Republic of India’s third highest civilian honour.