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The IDG is one of the oldest and most respected societies of St. Stephen's College, Delhi. It looks to broaden perspectives by discussing a variety of issues with eminent personalities.

Our talks often throw up some very unexpected answers and, even more often, some very unexpected questions.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The Informal Discussion Group invites you to an interactive session with:
ALKA ACHARYA
(Author and Associate Professor of Chinese Studies, JNU)

On the topic:

‘The Problems of Being China Today’

Alka Acharya is Chairperson and Associate Professor of Chinese Studies in the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has been teaching courses on Chinese Foreign Policy and Political Economy to the Masters and M.Phil students since 1993. She is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chinese Studies (New Delhi) and the Editor of China Report, a journal of East Asian Affairs. She has written widely on India-China Relations and other aspects of China’s foreign policy. She is a member of the India-China Eminent Persons Group and also a member of the National Security Advisory Board of the Government of India.

Time: 8:00 PM

Date: Friday, November 13th, 2009

Venue: The Staff Room

Discussion Forum


The IDG invites you to the third meeting of the Students' Discussion Forum.
Our theme:
Music through the Ages


“We watch the shows, we watch the stars,
On videos for hours and hours.We hardly need to use
our ears,How music changes through the years”

· Mozart, The Beatles, Tupac or Rahman; who will be remembered?
· Songs that shook the world.
· Immortal albums or pop trash?
· What drives artists?

Date: 12th November, 2009

Time: 1.45 pm

Venue: Seminar Room
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