The India China Institute (ICI) at The New School supports research, teaching and discussion on India, China and the United States, with special focus on making comparisons and understanding interactions between the three countries as well as their joint impact on the rest of the world. ICI is the hub of an international network of scholars...

Sacred Himalaya

ICI just launched a new three-year, Luce funded initiative called the Sacred Himalaya Initiative (SHI), which explores the interconnections between everyday religion, ecology and sacred landscapes in the sacred Mount Kailash area of China.

Economies & Societies

This fall ICI will launch a new colloquium as part of the ongoing Economies and Societies Initiative, called the Colloquium on the Economies and Societies of India and China (CESIC).

Upcoming Events

6:00 pm Who Cares? Care Arrangements and... @ Hirshon Suite
Who Cares? Care Arrangements and... @ Hirshon Suite
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Who Cares? Care Arrangements and Sanitation for the Poor in India, Compared With Europe and China @ Hirshon Suite | New York | New York | United States
This talk will examine the question: why do Indian middle class citizens seem to have no compelling interest improving sanitation for the poor, despite the fact that their own health is affected due to the close read on
6:00 pm Asia and Dissent in a Time of St... @ Klein Conference Room
Asia and Dissent in a Time of St... @ Klein Conference Room
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Asia and Dissent in a Time of Strongman Leaders @ Klein Conference Room | New York | New York | United States
Please join us for a roundtable discussion with experts on China, India, Japan & Russia. Moderator: Jeff Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s professor of History, University of California at Irvine; Author, China in the 21st Century: What Everyone read on

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Scholarly Network

From graduate students to prominent senior scholars, ICI has built an impressive network of the brightest thinkers on India and China.

Emerging Scholars

The Emerging Scholars initiative provides an opportunity for young scholars from India and China to present their ongoing research in a formal academic setting.

Student Fellows

Since the inception of ICI, active engagement with students has been central to the dissemination of information concerning India China studies.

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