The Institute aims at 'providing opportunities for such meeting of minds and commerce of ideas as are likely to extend our horizons of knowledge and wisdom and add new dimensions to our life and thought'
Officially launched with the inaugural address by Professor Amartya Sen on ‘Human Development in the Post 2015 Era’ on 4 January 2013.
The second edition of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s book ‘Burma and India: Some Aspects of Intellectual Life under Colonialism’ published by IIAS, Shimla was released by His Excellency the Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari. DETAILS...
Three Introductory Presentations:-
'Normativity, Power and Politics: On the Question of Cultural Difference' by Dr. Lakshmi Arya, Fellow, IIAS.
'Indian Muslim(s) in the Globalized World' by Dr. Maidul Islam, Fellow, IIAS.
'Feminism and Literary Criticism; Scope and Limitations, in Context of Women Autobiographies' by Dr. Shivani Chopra, Fellow, IIAS.
Dated: 16 May 2013.
'Text and Performance-Study with Special Reference to Kutiyattam' By Dr. K.G. Paulose, Fellow, IIAS. on 23 May 2013.
"The Autistic Brain: Hopes and Challenges" by Professor Sumantra Chattarji, Professor of Neurobiology, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research and Director, Centre for Brain Development and Repair, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore, 25 March, 2013.