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Monday, October 27, 2008

Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Summerhil, Shimla - 8

Guys, the Indian Institute of Advanced studies is a sample of British colonial architecture. With its vast expanse of gardens, it has an ideal ambiance for philosophers, scholarsand intrepid travelers.

This is one of the magnificent English renaissance structure was the former Viceregal Lodge. Its lawns and woodland are added attractions. Just grab the entry ticket to visit this place.

This Institute invited an applications for award of Fellowships for advanced research in the following areas:

1. Social, Political and Economic Philosophy;
2. Comparative Indian Literature (including Ancient, Medieval, Modern Folk and Tribal);
3. Comparative Studies in Philosophy and Religions;
4. Development of World-Views;
5. Education, Culture, Arts including performing Arts and Crafts;
6. Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Logic and Mathematics;
7. Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Natural and Life Sciences;
8. Studies in Environment, Natural and Social;
9. Indian Civilization in the context of Asian Neighbors; and
10. Problems of Contemporary India in the context of National Integration and Nation-building.

The Institute does not encourage studies which involve field work. Preference would be given to scholars working on the Northeastern region. A few fellowships would be year marked for scholars belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes categories. The term of Fellowship ranges from three months to two years, depending upon the nature of the project. Residence at the Institute is compulsory from April to November, and optional from December to March. All Fellows are provided free hard-furnished accommodation in the campus, as well as study-space which they have to share with other Fellows.

Related Links :

01. Museums and Art Gallaries of India : A Survey - 1
02. Museums of Jammu and Kashmir : Sri Pratap Singh Museum Srinagar - 2
03. Art Gallery Jammu :Dogra Art Gallery - 3
04. Himachal Pradesh : The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives Dharmshala - 4
05. Himachal Pradesh : Bhuri Singh Museum, Shimla - 5
06. Shimla State Museum - 6
07. The Nicholas Roerich Gallery, Shimla - 7
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