Indian Council for Cultural Relations

Programmes Newsletter

"Strengthening cultural relations & mutual understanding with other countries"

Archives: February 1999

Distinguished Visitors Programme

  • The Council's Distinguished Guests during the month include : Dr Ihsan Dogramaci and Mrs Umran Badran (ceramic artist) from Turkey; Prof Christine Mackay, National Museums & Galleries of Wales, (U.K.) for lectures/ interactions on paper conservation; Mr Abdul Aziz Abdul Rashid, Curator, Museum of Asian Art, University of Malaya, Malaysia; Dr B Murzubraimov, Rector, Osh University, Kyrghyzstan; Mrs Ferial El Awady, Ministry of Culture, Egypt; Dr Margot Gatzlaff, Recipient of the 1998 Gisela Bonn Award, from Germany; Dr Pascal Boniface, Institute of International Relations & Strategies, France; Ms Maria Katsikovordou, student from Greece, winner of a declamation competition "India as I see her" and Ms Juana Kupke, student of the Mahatma Gandhi High School, Berlin, Germany who won an essay competition on Mahatma Gandhi

  • The ICCR continues to facilitate the travel abroad of Indian scholars, artists and artistans. In February, these included Prof Aparna Basu, eminent historian to Mauritius

    Spur of the Month:

    Perhaps the priority should be to stop _truth_ decay ?

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