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

4:00 pm Gods, Power and Common Folks: Ci...
Gods, Power and Common Folks: Ci...
Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm
Social Science Baha invites you to its Lecture Series LXXX Eiko Ikegami on Gods, Power and Common Folks City and Religion in Kyoto, Japan   4 pm • 22 December, 2014 (Monday) • The City read on
9:00 am China and India: New Urban Forms... @ TBA
China and India: New Urban Forms... @ TBA
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm
China and India: New Urban Forms, New Fields of Inquiry Conference @ TBA | Kalisz | Greater Poland Voivodeship | Poland
  China and India: New Urban Forms, New Fields of Inquiry will explore new ways of looking at the interplay of the conceptual and the material in studies of urban India and China. A collaborative and exploratory 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 - related issues.

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

Each year ICI provides six New School students with a travel and research grant to study in India or China. Students work in the field and conduct academic research.

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