Lund seminar 14 April 2011

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Seminar in Lund, Sweden on Thursday 14 April 2011

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SASNET

The Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University
organises a one-day seminar on
"Managing Diversity: The Indian Experience",
in collaboration with the Embassy of India in Stockholm,
and with financial assistance from City of Lund

on Thursday 14 April 2011, 09.30–17.00
with a concluding cultural programme from 17.30–19.30

Venue for the seminar:
Pictura hall, 3rd floor, Main University Building (Universitetshuset), Paradisgatan 2, Lund
(Cultural programme to be held at Gamla Biskopshuset, Biskopsgatan 1)

(Tentative programme)

Registration for the seminar starts at 09.00

09.30–09.35

Welcome address by:
Professor Per Eriksson
Vice Chancellor, Lund University

09.35–09.45

Address by the Governor:
H.E. Mr. Göran Tunhammar,
Governor of Skåne County (Landshövding)

09.45–10.30

Presentation by:
H.E. Ashok Sajjanhar,
Ambassador of India to Sweden and Latvia
on ”Managing Diversity: The Indian Experience

10.30–11.30

Presentation:
Dr. Stig Toft Madsen,
Research Associate, NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Copenhagen University,
on Managing External Complexities: India as a Soft Power”

11.30–13.00
Lunch break
 
13.00–13.45

Presentation:
Dr. Christina Nygren,
Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Oriental languages, Stockholm University,
on ”Diversity in Indian theatre practices with special regard to folk traditions”

13.45–14.30

Presentation:
Professor Staffan Lindberg,
Dept. of Sociology, Lund University,
on ”The Role of Industry and State Policies in Rural Development – A Tamil Nadu Perspective

14.30–15.00

Coffee/tea

15.00–15.15

Presentation:
H.E. Ashok Sajjanhar,
Ambassador of India to Sweden and Latvia
 

15.15–16.00

Presentation:
Mr. Ulf Pehrsson,
Vice President, Govt. and Industry Relations, Ericsson,
on ”Doing business in India
 

16.00–16.45

SushilPresentation:
Professor Sushil Khanna,
Indian Institute of Management Kolkata,
and ICCR guest Professor, Asia Research Centre, Copenhagen Business School (CBS),
on “Regional and Social Diversity: The New Bourgeoisie in India”.
Read Prof. Khanna’s CV!

16.45–17.00

Summary/comments on ”Managing Diversity: The Indian Experience
Dr. Anna Lindberg,
Director, Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET)

  CULTURAL PROGRAMME
17.30–19.30

A social gathering and a cultural programme hosted by the Embassy of India in Sweden
at the Old Bishop’s House (Gamla Biskopshuset), Biskopsgatan 1, Lund.
Anette Pooja from Gothenburg will perform a classical Odissi dance performance.
Song by Ms. Sri Kripa

Registration for the seminar and the cultural programme should be made before Friday 8 April 2011,
by sending an e-mail to Lars.Eklund@sasnet.lu.se.

The seminar on ”Managing Diversity: The Indian Experience” is organised as part of Lund City’s ongoing (11-17 April 2011) Round of Integration and Multitude (Lunds Integrations- och Mångfaldsrunda). More information on this initiative.