Institute for East and West Studies to hold symposium
The Institute for East and West Studies, which is under Yonsei University, will hold a two-day symposium next week as India celebrates 75 years of independence and the institute marks its 50th year.
Titled “Development Dynamics and Future Trajectories”, the virtual event will examine a wide range of diplomatic and economic issues surrounding India, Aug. 23 through 24. The Indian Cultural Center, the India Foundation and the Jammu Kashmir Study Centre will jointly host the symposium.
Main guests include Sripriya Ranganathan, ambassador of India to Korea, Radha Krishna Mathur, the first lieutenant governor of the Union Territory of Ladakh, and Dinesh K. Patnaik, director general at Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
Also joining the sessions are Suh Seoung-hwan, president of Yonsei University, and Woo Mi-seong, the director of the institute.
The event will have seven sessions – three on the first day and four on the second. The themes include the Evolving Internal Security Situation and Challenges, Development Models and Unique Socio-Cultural Ethos, New Growth and Developmental Models and the Quest for Gender Equity and Social Justice.
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