Interactions
Dr. Shashi Bala’s Talk on ‘Silk Route: A Bridge between India and China’

In her fourth lecture of the series, Dr. Bala spoke about the small kingdoms situated on the Silk Routes that connected China and India through a vast expanse of desert. Kashgar as a centre of Vedic learning and Khotan as a centre of Buddhist le...

Interaction with Delegation from the Institute of National Security Strategy, South Korea

The interaction was focused on India-South Korea bilateral relations and the uncertainty in the regional security architecture. Criticality of the Korean Peninsula in stabilizing the Northeast Asian order, dichotomy between the peace and denucle...

Interaction with Institute of Democracy

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted an interaction with a senior delegation from the Institute of Democracy, South Korea, on November 22, 2018. The delegation was led by the director, Mr. Kim Minseok, who was formerly a member ...

Talk on ‘Chinese Masters in India’ by Dr. Shashi Bala

During her third lecture Dr. Shasi Balas spoke on Chinese pilgrims who came to India in search of Buddhist sutra texts and to pay homage to the sacred land. She spoke about Chinese monks Faxian, Zuanxang, Yijing and relatively less-known Chines...

Interaction with the Heritage Foundation (Washington DC, USA)

The brainstorming session was devoted to Indo-US bilateral relations, developments in the South China Sea and Indo-Pacific, stabilising South Asia, and US-China relations. In bilateral domain, strengthening US-India defence cooperation, and issu...

UIHC Lecture Series, ‘Indian Mode of Philosophising’ by Prof. S. R. Bhatt

The second talk of the VIF lecture series, ‘Understanding Indian History & Civilisation’ (UIHC) was delivered by Prof. S. R. Bhatt, Chairperson, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, on 10 October 2018. Prof Bhatt spoke on ‘Indian mode...

Interaction with the Delegation from the Prospect Foundation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the Prospect Foundation, Taipei. The delegation was led by Amb. Tan Sun Chen and comprised of Ms Kristy Tsun Tsu Hsu, Dr Mumin Chen, Dr Alvin Yao and Ms Annie Chen. Amb. Ani...

Interaction with the Visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted an interaction with a visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan, led by Mr. Sodyq Safoev, First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Delegation also included Mr. Akmal B...

Interaction with the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC)

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC), led by Ms Huang Yihua, the Deputy Director General of Research Office of the I...

US Ambassador’s Visit to the Vivekananda International Foundation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted His Excellency Kenneth Juster, the United States Ambassador to India, on 31 August 2018. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF welcomed the Ambassador to the interaction that was attended by former ...

Round Table Discussion on ‘India-China Trade’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a round table discussion on ‘India-China Trade’, the discussion being presided over by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF. Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, National Institution for Transfor...

Interaction with Delegation from the Tsinghua University, Beijing

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from Tsinghua University, Beijing, on 29 August 2018. The delegation was led by Prof. Yan, Xuetong, Dean of the Institute of International Relations, and comprised of Prof. Sun X...

Interaction with Dr Ying Rong, on "Global and Regional Environment and India-China Relations"

The Vivekananda International Foundation hosted Dr Ying Rong, Vice President and Senior Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies (CIIS), China, for an interaction on Sino-Indian relations. Dr Arvind Gupta delivered the opening r...

Talk on ‘Indian Scholars in China: Voyages for Cultural Advancement’

Dr. Shashi Bala, Dean, Centre of Indology, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, gave a talk on ‘Indian Scholars in China: Voyages for Cultural Advancement’ at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 13 Aug 2018. This was the second in a lecture...

Interaction with the Sichuan University Delegation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a Chinese delegation from Sichuan University, Chengdu, on 07 August 2018. The delegation was led by Associate Prof. Zeng Xiangyu and comprised of Associate Prof. Liu Jiawei, Zhang Chunyan, Zo...

UIHC Lecture Series, ‘Dharma & Ecology’ by Dr. Pankaj Jain

The first in a new VIF lecture series ‘Understanding Indian History & Civilisation’ was a talk on ‘Dharma and Ecology’ by Dr. Pankaj Jain, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy & Religion, University of North Texas, USA. Dr. Arvi...

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