Research Group Meeting was held in 18-21 November, 2010, at the University of Warsaw, Warsaw. During the meeting MA program in Contemporary India Business and Politics was discussed.
– discuss activity report for 2010
– plans for the year ahead including the following key events: 2011 March / April: Delhi a conference on India in contemporary world: political and economic dimensions; October 2011: Hyderabad a conference on EU and India; December 2011: Warsaw
– in addition to the conference, a number of join events with consortia partners were outlined
– the content of the book which will be emerged from the contributions of all the members
– syllabi proposals for a MA in Contemporary India Politics and Business
– cooperation with government and State Institutions, meeting with the Ambassador of India
-newsletter and visibility of the project
Result of the activity:
– after Research Group Meeting all the comments about project of MA in Contemporary India Business and Politics were accepted on 24 November by Council of Faculty of Journalism and Political Science and directed to work in the senate committee
– decision that book about India in contemporary word politics and economics will have scientific character, will by edited by dr Jakub Zajączkowski and dr Jivanta Schottli. The book should address the following aspects: India’s new status – India as an emerging / emerged power – India as a developing / developed country. Different perspectives are encouraged to draw upon the expertise of the partners. The book should be helpful for students but not the core book. The book will be published by Warsaw University and the articles will go through a referee process
– decision that next meeting will be held in April, October and December 2011. During the meeting in April will be held conference about India in contemporary world politics and economics. On the conference all the papers will be presented by partners of consortium
– decision to organize by CCIRS and its partners conferences and seminars:
a) B.N. Goldar, IEG, Delhi, January 2011: India and EU Economic relations
b) early March possible workshop / seminar in Oxford: ‘India’s emergence’ from a domestic and international perspective
c) middle April a conference in Brussels at the Belgium Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences to bring together policy-makers and experts, think tanks.
d) May a conference in Florence: ‘EU, India as two major democracies
e) Subrata Mitra: May / June in Heidelberg : conference on Indo-US relations
f) B.N. Goldar: January 2011 Calcutta: ‘India and Central Europe in a Global Context’
g) Bipin Jojo: possible conference in Mumbai after Delhi on ‘Issues and Challenges of Business in India’
h) M. Bonikowska: a special issue of her magazine to target opinion-makers for next year during Polands’ presidency of EU and the EU-India summit in India. Individuals can submit short articles or give interviews
– partners should send comments and materials for CCIRS newsletter to coordinator of the project and to Laura Dryjanska (Istituto di Pubblicismo)
– during meeting with management of Department of Asia and Pacific and Undersecretary of the State in Ministry of Foreign Affairs, partners decided about further cooperation and mutual announcing about their initiatives
-Ambassador of India His Excellency Deepak Vohra decided to give for CCIRS round 100 books about temporary India in January 2011.