ICI supports research, teaching and discussion on India, China and the United States.

Mission

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, leaders, and opinion-makers working to promote academic and public understandings of India and China.  
 

Scholarly Network

From graduate students and junior faculty to prominent senior scholars, the India China Institute works with an impressive network of leading thinkers on India and China. Find out more about the work being done by our scholars and scholarly resources on India China.

Emerging Scholars

This initiative provides an opportunity for young scholars from India and China to present their ongoing research in a formal academic setting. An annual international conference in NY offers an important venue for up and coming scholars to showcase their work.

Student Fellows

Since the inception of ICI, active engagement with students has been central to the dissemination of information concerning India China studies. Every year ICI supports a group of students as they head to India and China to conduct academic research and fieldwork.

Upcoming Events

Mar
9
Thu
2017
all-day Kailash Cartographies Art Exhibit @ Aronson Gallery - The New School
Kailash Cartographies Art Exhibit @ Aronson Gallery - The New School
Mar 9 – Apr 3 all-day
Kailash Cartographies Art Exhibit @ Aronson Gallery - The New School
  Kailash Cartographies will feature artists from India, China, Nepal and the US who will consider this important peak in the Himalayan mountain range both as a location through which to understand issues of ecology read on
Apr
20
Thu
2017
all-day Mountains and Sacred Landscapes ... @ The New School
Mountains and Sacred Landscapes ... @ The New School
Apr 20 – Apr 23 all-day
Mountains and Sacred Landscapes Conference @ The New School
The India China Institute (ICI) at The New School, the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (ISSRNC), American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS), and the International Centre read on

Sacred Himalaya

A three-year, Luce funded initiative, the Sacred Himalaya Initiative (SHI) explores the interconnections between everyday religion, ecology and sacred landscapes linked to Mount Kailash in Tibet.

Urbanizers

Urbanizers of China and India is a new, multi-year engagement to explore new dimension of inequality & the pursuit of social justice from the perspective of those who are making the 21st century cities of India and China.

Spatial Politics of Work

The Spatial Politics of Work Initiative (SPW) aims to explore the new modes of work, manufacturing, and making which are taking place across India, China, and the United States.

Economies & Societies

Our latest project for the Economies and Societies Initiative is a special colloquium bringing senior scholars together, called the Colloquium on the Economies and Societies of India and China (CESIC).

Mountains and Sacred Landscapes Conference (2017)

***Registration is now open*** The India China Institute is excited to be partnering with the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (ISSRNC), American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS), and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) to host an international conference on the theme of Mountains and Sacred Landscapes. It will be held at The New School in New York City from Thursday April 20th to Sunday April 23rd, 2017. The conference will include the latest research on the intersections of religion, nature and culture and will feature special presentation from the India China Institute’s three-year research project on Sacred Landscapes and Sustainable Futures in the Himalaya. Learn more and register today...

Student Fellows Blog - Fieldnotes From India & China

homesick // sick of home
Art and locality – Ladakh
Retrospective: Pearl of the Orient

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