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LAUNCH EVENT OF THE INDIA-OXFORD INITIATIVE

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Please join us for interactive presentations on research partnerships and the official Launch of the India-Oxford Initiative (IndOx)

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Welcome & introductory remarks

Faisal Devji & Robyn Norton (Co-chairs, IndOx)

Showcase of India-Oxford collaborations

Chair: Faisal Devji

Ankhi Mukherjee (The afterlife of Freud's free clinics in urban India)

Toral Gathani (NCDs and primary healthcare systems in rural India)

León Romano-Brandt (Role of science & technology: Teaching project in rural Karnataka)

Radhika Khosla & Nayanika Mathur (Climate change in India)

Subir Sarkar (Oxford-India network in theoretical physical sciences)

Arjune Sen (Developing an epilepsy surgery programme in Kolkata)

Shailendra Bhandare (Endangered archives in Maharashtra)

Nandini Gooptu (Social Science research on gender, women and children)

Mallica Kumbera Landrus (Overview of India focussed projects in the Ashmolean Museum)

IndOx: Mission, vision & opportunities for engagement

Craig Morley (Strategy Board member, IndOx)

Panel Discussion: IndOx and the way forward

Chair: Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson

Panellists:

Varnika Agarwal, Richard Briant, Charles Godfray, Niraja Gopal Jayal, Anne Makena, Gill Wells

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Date: 28 February 2020Time: 14.00 – 18.00 Venue: Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BD

Objectives:

• To showcase research partnerships between Indian & Oxford academics

• To introduce and discuss the vision for the establishment of an India-Oxford initiative

• To outline the way forward 14.00 – 14.15: Welcome & introductory remarks (Faisal Devji & Robyn Norton, Co-chairs of IndOx)

14.15 – 15.25: Existing & potential India-Oxford collaborative research

(Ten speakers – two from each division – speaking for 5 mins; 2 mins Q&A session after each Speaker)

Ankhi Mukherjee (The afterlife of Freud's free clinics in urban India)

Toral Gathani (NCDs and primary healthcare systems in rural India)

León Romano-Brandt (Role of science & technology: Teaching project in rural Karnataka)

Radhika Khosla & Nayanika Mathur (Climate change in India)

Subir Sarkar (Oxford-India network in theoretical physical sciences)

Arjune Sen (Developing an epilepsy surgery programme in Kolkata)Shailendra Bhandare (Endangered archives in Maharashtra)

Nandini Gooptu (Social Science research on gender, women and children)

Mallica Kumbera Landrus (Overview of India focussed projects in the Ashmolean Museum)

15.25 – 15.45: Tea/coffee break

15.45 – 16.00:

IndOx: Mission, vision & opportunities for engagement (Craig Morley)

16.00 – 16.45:

Panel discussion on IndOx and The Way Forward (Chair: Prof Louise Richardson)

Panellists: Varnika Agarwal, Richard Briant, Charles Godfray, Niraja Gopal Jayal, Anne Makena, Gill Wells

(Panel members will discuss the forthcoming steps & strategies that needs to be accomplished to fulfil the mission & vision of the initiative.)

16.45 – 17.00: Closing remarks (Prof Louise Richardson)

17.00 – 18.00: Drinks reception

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