Situating Science ( is pleased to invite you to attend the 

“Nature of Knowledge in Indian Intellectual Traditions”
Dr. Sundar Sarukkai, Manipal University,
Alumni Hall, New Academic Building, University of King’s College, 
6350 Coburg. Rd.
Wed. July 21st 7P.M.

Exploring the extensive debate on the nature of knowledge in Indian 
philosophical and medical traditions and its significant influence on 
the nature of discourse about the world.

The lecture is part of “Circulating Knowledge: East and West”, a 
conference inspired by Dalhousie University’s online launch of the 
Dinwiddie Archives: a digital database of papers written by the first 
professor of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy and Chemistry at the 
College of Fort William in Calcutta, India, James Dinwiddie.

July 21-23, 2010
New Academic Building, University of King’s College

Leading academics from Europe, N. America, India and South-East Asia 
are coming to explore the nature, history, meaning and opportunities 
of scientific knowledge exchange in the colonial, post-colonial and 
contemporary world!

At the conference’s conclusion, participants will workshop a plan to 
continue this exchange of ideas between Eastern and Western 
academics, with future conferences taking place in Bangalore and 

“It's certainly a very exciting event for King's and Dalhousie,” says 
Situating Science Director Dr. Gordon McOuat. “Reaching out 
internationally, the organizers hope that this meeting of cultures 
will spark a long-term regular exchange of scholarship and support 
between our diverse communities. As we hope to reveal, the building 
of knowledge communities is rarely a one-way street.”

Created in 2007 with the generous funding of the Social Sciences and 
Humanities Research Council of Canada Strategic Knowledge Cluster 
grant, Situating Science is a seven-year project promoting 
communication and collaboration among humanists and social scientists 
that are engaged in the study of science and technology. Learn more at 
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