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India through its thoughts and senses


India Foundation’s center for soft power was instituted in collaboration with Indic Academy and represents the first center in Indiathat specifically focuses on the field of soft power analysis, advocacy and awareness. It seeks to identify and promote various themes within Indian soft power as a source of economic opportunity.

After successfully hosting a three-day Conference on Soft Power in December 2018 that attracted over 60 speakers from 16 countries across 15 sessions the Center has now decided to take this initiative to international audiences through a series of mini events across various regionsof the world. The first such event will be organized in Singapore on the theme “India Through its Thoughts and Senses” on January 25, 2019 | 2pm – 6pm.

Schedule

14:30 – 15:00      INAUGURAL AND KEYNOTE SPEECH

                                Jawed Ashraf, High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Singapore

15:00 – 16:30      INDIA THROUGH ITS THOUGHTS AND SENSES

                               Makarand Paranjape, Director IIAS, Shimla

                                Dr Ma Swan Hoo, Heritage Volunteer, Singapore

                                Nalina Gopal, Curator Indian Heritage Center, Singapore

                                Sumit Nanda, Co-founder, EGA Juice Center, Singapore

                                Manjunath Mural, Executive Chef, Song of India, Singapore

                                Aravinth Kumarasamy, Managing Director, Apsaras Arts, Singapore

16:30 – 16:45      BREAK

16:45 – 17:15      CONCLUSION: INDIA’S ROADMAP TO SOFTPOWER 30

Presentation by: Jonathan McClory, Author, SoftPower30                                                                  Followed by a conversation with Hari Kiran, Founder, Indic Academy


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