Situating Science (situsci.ca) is pleased to invite you to attend the
FREE PUBLIC EVENING LECTURE
“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.
CIRCULATING KNOWLEDGE, EAST AND WEST
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
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 situsci.ca.