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Funding to advertise international understanding of Indian tradition is now obtainable to the OHIO neighborhood by the Professors Rajindar and Manjulika Koshal Lecture Collection Endowment assist fund.
School, administrative employees, and pupil teams in any respect Ohio College campuses are eligible to use for Koshal Lecture Collection funds as much as $1,000 per lecture to cowl the lecturer’s honorarium and different preparations, corresponding to journey and lodging. As much as two lectures will likely be funded, yearly.
Invited visitor audio system will share experience on a subject associated to Indian tradition, financial system, historical past, dance, music, philosophy, medication, science, or politics that can promote a deeper understanding of India at Ohio College.
Dr. Rajindar Ok. Koshal, Ohio College Professor Emeritus of Economics within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Manjulika Koshal, Ohio College Professor Emerita, are very long time members of the OHIO and Athens communities. They’ve shared their educational experience with the College by varied capacities since 1965. Rajindar and Manjulika Koshal have been dedicated to sharing the tradition and vibrancy of India with southeast Ohio by the Pals of India, which was established in 1986 alongside school, college students and neighborhood members who wished to develop a greater understanding between the 2 largest democracies, India and america.
It’s from this legacy of sturdy connections that the Professors Rajindar and Manjulika Koshal Lecture Collection Endowment was established. The Koshal Lecture Collection seeks to complement the College neighborhood by fostering alternatives to convey participating audio system to campus to boost cultural understanding and information associated to India.
“Dr. Stanley Williams, one in every of my prior Government MBA college students, offered a beneficiant donation of $50,000 in 2012 to ascertain an endowment in my identify and lots of different alumni and members of the family have since contributed, as properly,” Raj Koshal mentioned. “The Koshal Lecture Collection, which is funded by the endowment and bears the names of each Manjulika and myself, will convey famend audio system from internationally to Ohio College to supply varied viewpoints and insights relating to Indian matters for years to return; it’s a humbling legacy we are going to go away.”
“Alternatives and assist for participating talks about India will convey a wealth of data to OHIO and the area. Our college is culturally vibrant and numerous and, by these wonderful networks, we’re all afforded fantastic alternatives to increase our international information and insights. We’re grateful for the generosity that our alumni neighborhood in addition to Professors Rajindar and Manjulika Koshal have offered to assist the college neighborhood higher perceive and recognize the matters associated to India,” Ji-Yeung Jang, interim government director for International Affairs, mentioned.
The Inaugural Koshal Keynote Lecture happened through the Worldwide Schooling Week in 2019, and was funded by the Koshal Lecture Collection Endowment. It was delivered by Professor Bhanu Kapil, a British-Indian author and poet, and was entitled “Notes for the Future Earlier than It Has Arrived: The Coming Energy of the Stranger.”
The decision for purposes for the Koshal Lecture Collection will be discovered at https://www.ohio.edu/oga/koshal-lecture-series. Functions are reviewed on a rolling foundation. Contact the Workplace of International Affairs at email@example.com with any questions relating to the Professors Rajindar and Manjulika Koshal Lecture Collection and/or proposal submission.