In 2016, the India Initiative awarded three collaborative research seed grants to be implemented in the 2016-2017 academic year. Read about the funded projects here.
With more than 50 professors with expertise on India, Georgetown is at the forefront of national scholarship on India. The India Initiative advances interdisciplinary research on India and its role in world affairs through seminars, conferences, and a collaborative research seed grants program.
India Initiative collaborative research seed grants support research workshops that bring together Georgetown faculty and colleagues at other institutions to advance research on U.S. and Indian approaches to global issues.
More information, including a full list of faculty members working on India across Georgetown’s schools, departments, and programs, is available here.
Reforming India's Civil Services
Dr. Shareen Joshi, assistant professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service and member of the India Initiative faculty committee, articulates the need to reform India's higher civil service apparatus. Read her article in the Financial Express here.
During the summer of 2017, Dr. Makarand (Mak) Paranjape, associate professor in the Department of Physics and a member of the India Initiative faculty committee, participated in the Khorana Program for Scholars. Founded in 2007, the Khorana program is supported by the Indo-U.S. Science and…
I spent the early years of my life in south India and completed part of my education in Chennai. I had the opportunity to work with several leading scientists who were also great educators, and they deeply influenced my views on teaching and research.
The Indian government recently passed legislation governing the formation and taxation of real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the country. The Steers Center for Global Real Estate at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business was awarded a collaborative research seed grant by the Georgetown…