Indic Academy invites you to the felicitation of Kapil Kapoor by Indic Book Club, Delhi, on Sunday, 15 January 2017, in the capital city as part of the academy’s #Grateful2Gurus series.
About Kapil Kapoor
Kapil Kapoor is an Indian scholar of linguistics, literature and culture. He is an authority on intellectual traditions, and has taught for over five decades.
Kapoor was Dean of the School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University from 1996 to 1999. He then took on the role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the university from 1999 to 2002. He retired from JNU in 2005.
He is also the editor-in-chief of the 11-volume Encyclopedia of Hinduism published by Rupa & Co. in 2012.
Also speaking at the same venue a little later will be Prof Makarand Paranjape. Details below:
About Indic Academy
Indic Academy’s mission is to preserve, protect and promote Indic civilisational identity, thought and values. To achieve its mission, it seeks to transform thinkers, nurture networks and promote platforms.
Indic Academy has a target of transforming 2,020 public intellectuals into authors and scholars by the year 2020. The academy is currently nurturing Indic Book Club, a horizontal multi-city network and two vertical networks, Indic Economic Network and Indic Law Network. The academy will be shortly launching other vertical networks in the areas of activism, arts and scholarship. It is actively promoting multiple platforms for academics, activists, artists and authors to express themselves.
Event: Felicitation of Kapil Kapoor
Date: 15 January 2017
Address: Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Kasturba Gandhi Road, New Delhi