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Cancelled: Meg Jordan: Medical Careers - New Roles for Growing Demands

Tue, Jul 31 2012 - 6:00pm

Medical Careers: New Roles for Growing Demands

Meg Jordan, Ph.D., RN, CWP, Professor and Chair of Integrative Health Studies, California Institute of Integral Studies; CEO, Global Medicine Enterprise Read more »

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Navi Radjou: INDOvation - India's Rise as an Innovation Superpower

Wed, Aug 31 2011 - 6:00pm

INDOvation: India’s Rise as an Innovation Superpower

Navi Radjou, Independent Consultant and Fellow, Cambridge Judge Business School; Former Executive Director, Centre for India & Global Business, University of Cambridge Read more »

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Minal Hajratwala: Leaving India - My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents

Thu, Aug 25 2011 - 6:00pm

India and Her Fragments: Migrations from Old to New Worlds

Minal Hajratwala, Author Read more »

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Bulbul Tiwari: Bollywood Now

Wed, Aug 24 2011 - 6:00pm

Bollywood Now

Bulbul Tiwari, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

In this special program, Stanford Fellow Tiwari introduces us to historical and contemporary Indian Hindi film. She will provide insight into the significant conventions, economics and genres, including a screening of excerpts from old and new musical film performances.

MLF:  The Arts/Humanities/Middle East
Location:
  SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. Read more »

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Spices of India Cooking and Henna Party

Tue, Aug 23 2011 - 6:00pm

Spices of India Cooking and Henna Party

Ranjan Dey, Proprietor, New Delhi Restaurant; Founder, New World Spices

 

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Salma Arastu: A merging of Islamic and Hindu Traditions

Mon, Aug 22 2011 - 6:00pm

Sacred Heritage: A Merging of Islamic and Hindu Traditions

Salma Arastu, Artist; Author

Michael Pappas, Executive Director, SF Interfaith Council - Moderator

Renowned Indian-born Muslim artist Arastu speaks to the contemporary relation of religion to art. In conjunction with her art exhibit at the SF Club office beginning July 15, she will share the inspiration for her imagery, a blending of spirituality, Islamic values and beauty in modern culture. Read more »

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Vamsee K. Juluri: Sleeping Vishnu, Prowling Camera - Hindu Mythology in the Media Age

Mon, Aug 15 2011 - 6:00pm

Sleeping Vishnu, Prowling Camera: Hindu Mythology in the Media Age

This program is cancelled

Vamsee K. Juluri, Ph.D., Professor, University of San Francisco

For nearly 100 years, movies and other mass media in India have retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of Hinduism. Through spectacular feature films, TV series, cartoons, comic books and novels, generations of Indians have found their favorite legends brought to life in different forms. Read more »

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India's Economic Growth - What Can We Expect?

Thu, Aug 11 2011 - 6:00pm

India’s Economic Growth: What Can We Expect?

Nirvikar Singh, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, UC Santa Cruz; Author; Member of an Advisory Group to the Finance Minister of India on G-20 matters Read more »

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Rafiq Dossani: Muslims of India - Their Politics, Identity and Economy

Wed, Aug 10 2011 - 6:00pm

Muslims of India: Their Politics, Identity and Economy

Rafiq Dossani, Ph.D.; Author; Senior Research Scholar, Stanford University Read more »

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The Philosophy of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

Mon, Aug 8 2011 - 6:00pm

The Philosophy of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

Monday Night Philosophy dives deep into dharma, as detailed in the divine conversation between Krishna and Arjuna. Hear as they discuss the byways of yogic philosophy, and delight in Krishna’s failure to convince the warrior Arjuna to do battle with his relatives until Krishna realizes he must forego reasoning and rely on the usual divine persuasiveness of overwhelming power.

 

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