Hong Kong: Entering its 17th year, The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), an organization dedicated to best practices in professional publishing, announced the call for entries for the "SOPA 2015 Awards for Editorial Excellence".
New York: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the City University of New York (CUNY) today announced student winners of a technology contest to propose innovative ideas that might help solve some of the urban challenges of New York City residents, as well as those of college and university students, using IBM Watson next generation technology.
Mundra: Tata Power's wholly owned subsidiary, Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL), has always been committed to improve the quality of life of the community living in and around its areas of operations thereby aiding all round village development.
Aligarh: The Department of Geology, Aligarh Muslim University is organizing 14th IIRS Outreach Programme on Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Natural Resources for teachers, research scholars and postgraduate students from 27th January to 27th March, in collaboration with Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Indian Space Research Organization.
New Delhi: The Chennai based Rajalakshmi Group of Educational Institutions, who have pioneered higher education in the last 17 years, are once again organizing the popular inter-school Science Exhibition on 23rd and 24th January from 09:00 am to 3:00pm.
New Delhi: The Outreach Programme, Jamia Millia Islamia is going to organize a talk on "'Cultural Translation' in the Globalization of Disciplines" by Prof. Claire Joubert, University of Paris-8, France.
Claire Joubert is Professor of English Literature and Literary Theory, at Université Paris 8, where she is currently Head of the Masters programme "Literature/s: Texts, Languages, Theories", and Head of the Research programme "Le Texte étranger" ["the foreign text"].
Her work, based on modernist and contemporary Anglophone literatures and comparative history of literary histories, centers around the project of a "poetics of foreignness". It explores the critical object which foreign literature (i.e. the creativity of language compounded with the diversity of languages) constitutes amidst human and social sciences, especially in a context of postcoloniality and the globalization of knowledge/power relations.
The talk is scheduled to be held on February 22, 2011 at 3.30 PM in Mir Anis Room of Dayar-i Mir Taqi Mir, Administrative Block, Jamia Millia Islamia.