• Inaugural Lecture by Prof Romila Thapar

    The visiting professorship programme was launched with a lecture by the doyen of Indian historians, Prof Romila Thapar. The lecture entitled “Contours in Reading Early Indian History” was held in the main auditorium in the recently inaugurated New Science Faculty Block (Block-E) of Goa University on Friday, July 5th at 3.30 p.m. Shri Bharat Vir Wanchoo, Hon’ble Governor of Goa presided over the function.
    Professor Romila Thapar has accepted D.D Kosambi Visiting Research Professorship in interdisciplinary research at Goa University. She is expected to spend about six weeks every year during the next three years at the university. As a part of the professorship she will be at the university 1-7 July 2013 during which time she will have meetings with students and faculty to plan her lecture series and other interactions over the next three years.

    Click here for complete videos of the inaugural function and the inaugural speech

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