Tripura University with generous support from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is organizing a Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) course titled: Secularism, Identity and the Enlightenment: India and the West, during 18-23 December 2017.
The overall purpose of the course is to explore the basic issues of secularism and identity and political rationality by situating them in a framework of basic concepts of the Enlightenment such as liberty and equality and in the institutional setting of a democratic society, such as India is committed to being.
Prof. Akeel Bilgrami, Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy, Professor Committee of Global Thought, Columbia University, will teach the course. We look forward to participation from your esteemed institute. Complete course details including registration information and the course outline is available here. Besides, I have attached the brochure for your quick reference. Please share this call with relevant individuals (graduate, postgraduate students, research scholars and young faculty members), organizations, and networks.
Details in attached document [ GIAN Course at TU ]