“Iconography in the Orthodox Church” -Ms. Veronika Civinova

On 25th October, 2018, Veronika Civinova, a member of the Czech delegation visiting SDM Ujire, took a class for first and second year students of English Literature at the SDM PG College. Ms. Civinova, who is a faculty and PhD student from the Department for the Study of Religion, Pardubice University, Czech Republic, has recently defended... Continue Reading →


Experience of a Belgian intern

We recently asked our first intern, Ms. Kim Casier, to write about her experience here in SDM (Ujire) as an intern, almost three years after she left. Below is what she sent us. Kim came to CIRHS in December 2015, and spent five months working on India's primary health care system, for an international project ‘Introducing Universal Health... Continue Reading →

On Caste: Two Video Lectures

Dr. Sufiya Pathan and Dr. Dunkin Jalki of CIRHS were invited to give a lecture on the caste system and its various aspects, by Centre for Indic Studies (Ahmedabad, India) recently. These lectures are now available on their youtube channel here. Dr. Sufiya Pathan, in her talk, addressed some of the most critical questions regarding the caste system. You... Continue Reading →

Three-day workshop at Amrita University Kollam, Kerala

CIRHS conducted a three-day workshop, titled ‘Re-conceptualizing Indian Academia’, on Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Kollam, Kerala) campus from 4th to 6th January 2019. Twenty-five participants, besides the organising team from Amrita Darshanam, International Centre for Spiritual Studies and AYUDH, attended the workshop. The workshop dealt with the topics like communalism and the caste system. Our understanding of these contested... Continue Reading →

Interaction session with Vilém Skopal

CIRHS organised an interaction session between students of SDM Under-graduate College with Vilém Skopal on 13th December, 2018. He is a PhD scholar from University of Pardubice, Czech Republic. He is at CIRHS as part of an Erasmus+ student exchange programme for a period of three months. The interaction session was arranged with students of... Continue Reading →

‘Diversity Management’: CIRHS activities in Oct-2018

The following video will give a brief photo report of the various activities of CIRHS in the month of October, 2018.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIRrJi9AvE0&list=PLa1WnfFjeXnw93b4Zt_nkQQCdTEwWGkkD   Important among all the activities was a two-day international conference, “Diversity Management: Visions from India and Europe”, which took place on 26th and 27th October, 2018. The conference was partially funded under... Continue Reading →


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