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sainathChubb Fellowship Lecture to feature Tibetan Buddhist leader

Spiritual leader, social and environmental activist, and artist, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will present the Chubb Fellowship Lecture on Tuesday, April 7.

The Karmapa will give a talk at 4 p.m. in Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. Titled “Compassion in Action — Buddhism and the Environment: A Conversation with His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje,” the lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available to the Yale community beginning on Monday, March 23 and to the public on Tuesday, March 24. A link to the ticketing site will be posted on the Chubb Fellowship website. The lecture is sponsored by Timothy Dwight College, the Yale Himalaya Initiative, and the Department of Religious Studies.

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PhotographsSouth Asian Photographs Across the Disciplines:
The Uses of Visual Evidence


A seminar series for Spring 2015 at Yale University.

The seminar series brings together pioneering scholars to share research on the history and practice of photography in South Asia, with the goal of researching, analyzing and circulating the Yale collections of South Asian photographs.

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bashuThe Artist’s Gift: Mughal Paintings for the Persian New Year

Yael R. Rice, Amherst College

5:15pm, Wednesday, March 25 • Loria 351

bashuIndu Bhatt Memorial Lecture

Naina Dayal, University of Delhi, "The Sanskrit Epics in
an Age of Religious Plurality"

4:30pm, Friday, March 27 • Room 203, Luce Hall

bashuDhrupad Concert and Lecture-Demonstration
with Uday Bhawalkar

Lecture-Demonstration: 6:30pm, Friday, April 3
Concert: 6:30pm, Saturday, April 4
Luce Hall • Free and open to the public


fall 2014

South Asia Brown Bag Series

12:00pm • Wednesdays • Room 241, Rosenkranz Hall



spring 2015South Asia Colloquium

4:30pm • Thursdays • Room 203, Luce Hall

*unless otherwise indicated


film screeningsYale Himalaya Seminar Series

*7:00pm • Tuesdays • Room 202, Luce Hall

*unless otherwise indicated


film screeningsIndian and Pakistan since 1947

Film Screenings Spring 2015

8:00pm • Wednesdays • Room 202, Luce Hall