Sanskrit, linguistics and AI: Methodological Congruence in a diverse Indian context
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
2w ago
Sanskrit, linguistics and AI: Methodological Congruence in a diverse Indian context. Abstract: The talk, while presenting the nuances of Indian multilingual situations, will focus on similarity of methods used in Sanskrit grammar, Linguistics and AI. In this context, there will be a presentation of the contributions of Panini, Saussure and Chomsky leading to the emergence of computational linguistics and AI.  The National Education Policy of India launched in 2020 lays special emphasis on Mother Tongue education which poses real implementation challenges considering the multitude of langu ..read more
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Jain Philosophy, Cosmology, Ethics: A Webinar for JNU
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
2M ago
Jain Philosophy, Cosmology, Ethics: A Webinar for JNU --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/pankaj-jain/message ..read more
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Discussing "Indian and Western Philosophical Concepts in Religion" with Drs. Raj Balkaran, Jeff Long
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
2M ago
Philosophical concepts are influential in the theories and methods of studying world religions. Even though anthropology and religious studies now encompass communities and cultures worldwide, the theories and methods used to study world religions and cultures continue to be rooted in Western philosophies. For instance, one of the most widely used textbooks used in introductory courses on religious studies introduces major theoreticians such as Edward Burnett Tylor, James Frazer, Sigmund Freud, Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, Max Weber, Mircea Eliade, William James, E. E. Evans-Pritchard, and Cliff ..read more
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Refocusing the Lens: History of Modern India through Historical Photography
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
3M ago
Join us for a captivating India Centre webinar with Prof. Lisa Trivedi, Christian A. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Professor of History, Hamilton College, New York. She will explore a 1937 photographic series, commissioned by the Jyoti Sangh to capture women at work in Ahmedabad. Discover the narrative behind the historical lens captured through the lens of Pranlal K. Patel, an early Indian photographer. Prof. Trivedi will draw from critical theories of photography to show how a reading of these photos sheds light on the past but also has the potential to open new subjects relevant to contemp ..read more
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Raising Kids in America: Sharing my Parenting Experiences in the USA
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
4M ago
Raising Kids in America: Sharing my Parenting Experiences in the USA --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/pankaj-jain/message ..read more
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Webinar by Prof Pankaj Jain & Dr Erin Lothes: Dharma, Catholicism, and Ecology
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
4M ago
Webinar by Prof Pankaj Jain & Dr Erin Lothes: Dharma, Catholicism, and Ecology --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/pankaj-jain/message ..read more
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Bhopal Beyond the Gas Tragedy and the Railway Men… #railwaymen #bhopal #bhopalcity #shorts
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
4M ago
Bhopal Beyond the Gas Tragedy and the Railway Men… #railwaymen #bhopal #bhopalcity #shorts --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/pankaj-jain/message ..read more
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Philological & Philosophical Analysis of Japanese Zen Gardens
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
4M ago
Philological & Philosophical Analysis of Japanese Zen Gardens: Zen = Chan (Chinese) = Dhyan (Sanskrit) --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/pankaj-jain/message ..read more
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Teaser: Naturally Musical | Eco-Friendly Songs in Indian Films | Manoj Govindraj & Prof. Pankaj Jain
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
4M ago
Visit https://www.youtube.com/@ProfPankajJain for the much-awaited episode one of Naturally Musical - a venture Professor Pankaj Jain and Shri Manoj Govindraj have undertaken to share the often simple yet layered thoughts behind eco-friendly songs in Indian films? Keep up with every episode to see how Prof. Pankaj Jain masterfully peels back the glass onion of lyrical complexity in Indian film music while Manojji explains the theoretical aspects and Hindustani classical linkages that make these melodies beautiful. With sprinkles of short performances by both Manoj ji and I, we truly hope you e ..read more
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Re-orienting Orientalism: A Webinar by Dr Peter Scharf, President, The Sanskrit Library
Discover India Podcast by Professor Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.
by Pankaj Jain
5M ago
The study of India took place in Europe and America in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries under the term Orientalism, `the study of the East' which sets the East, the Orient, as opposed to the West, the Occident. Scholars in the discipline of Orientalism and in the fields that have replaced the directionally biased term with neutral ones, such as Indology and South Asian Studies in contemporary scholarship, have been accused of being outsiders who bear attitudes that subjugate Indian knowledge and culture to European knowledge and culture. Conversely, recent scholarship that purports ..read more
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