Professor Tone Bleie Interview: The Bodding Symposium

Professor Bleie, I appreciate your time for the interview. TheBodding Symposium scheduled in first week of November is going to be a thrilling event for Santals living in all parts of the World. Before we go into that let us spare few minutes talking about the Scandinavian-Santal legacy, I am sure you have been a part of that legacy through your long association with Santhals. And from there on we would

Antarctic and beyond: In conversation with Dr. Rasik Ravindra

Today we are very pleased to have Prof Rasik Ravindra former Director of National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), to talk about Life in Antarctica. He has served as the Director of NCAOR for six years from January 2006- August 2012. He has been conducting and guiding scientific research in Antarctic, Arctic and Southern Ocean. Dr. Ravindra has led Indian Expeditions to Higher Himalaya, Antarctic, Arctic and South

In Conversation with Jean Dreze

Jean Drèze has lived in India since 1979 and became an Indian citizen in 2002. He studied Mathematical Economics at the University of Essex and did his PhD at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. He has taught at the London School of Economics and the Delhi School of Economics, and is currently Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, Ranchi University as well as Honorary Professor at the Delhi

In Conversation with Dr. Daniel Rycroft

Dr. Rycroft, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to take this interview.  It is a great pleasure to talk to you especially on the 158th year of Santhal Rebellion. For over two decades through your research projects and personal interest you have associated with the Adivasis and closely observed their life and culture. You have also organized many International Conferences and Exhibition on the Adivasis. The exhibitions, documentary films,