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Modern Indian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Connecting Carolina to India

The Modern Indian Studies initiative was established to bring together a wide range of research initiatives focused on present-day India, while providing students and the Carolina community the opportunity to develop a broader, deeper understanding of contemporary India. Our goal is to offer programming, events, courses and resources, to raise awareness and an understanding of modern India.

Recent News

From Banking to PHD: Lakshita's Journey in Economic Research

From Banking to PHD: Lakshita's Journey in Economic Research

Lakshita Jain is an international student from Delhi, India. She came to study at UNC for her MS in Economics from 2017-2021, and she originally had done her MA in Economics at the Delhi School of Economics...

Extreme heat distorts human behavior

Extreme heat distorts human behavior

As temperatures rise, violence and aggression also go up while focus and productivity decline

Investing In Sustainable Business

Investing In Sustainable Business

The India Impact Challenge powered by Quantum Advisors, the latest challenge in the Center for Sustainable Enterprise’s Invest for the Future initiative, invited student teams...

Upcoming Events

Celebrating India @ 75

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Recent Past Events

February 2, 2023

Job Talk/Public Lecture: King’s Body/Nature’s Sign: Gender and Ornament in the Astral State with Dr. Marko Geslani

Murphey Hall Room 118

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January 30, 2023

Job Talk/Public Lecture: Holy Rivers and Healthy Landscapes: Contrasting Visions of the Kaveri River Delta in Early Modern South India with Jay Ramesh, Ph.D.

Murphey Hall Room 118

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Past Events