Historians of Hindu mathematics have long discussed how the concept of zero, positives, negatives and the laws of sign were documented in the early 7th Century. However, new research reveals an incomplete understanding of India’s zero in the Medieval Arabic world. This meant the role of zero as a placeholder Read More
Siddharth Acharya in this #SangamTalk covers the following:
1. Geo strategic and Geopolitical game of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh and Hari Singh Nalwa.2. Early life struggle.3. Consolidation of Sikh Empire and committment against Afghan invasion.4. Philanthropic Ruler who donated gold and his work for temple restoration.4. Land and Revenue reforms.
Demographic change is one of the most understudied subjects in academic circles, especially in terms of its impact assessment. The importance of this subject could be understood in the light of the fact that behind the collapse of almost every great civilization demography played an important role. All major ongoing Read More
The partition of India happened across eastern and western frontiers leading to some of the biggest human migrations, accompanied by genocides and sufferings. Information and documentation on the partition are mainly confined to that of Punjab and Bengal. A a small district called Sylhet was ceded to East Pakistan through Read More
Colonialism is not about economic exploitation and exertion of political power alone, it involves a tremendous “transformation’ in social and cultural sphere through the process of generating literature on the colonized and then pumping that “knowledge” into the consciousness of the colonized through the establishment of institutions and universities. If Read More
"Making Children Hinduphobic : A Critical Review of McGraw Hill's World History textbooks" is an expose of McGraw Hill’s history textbooks for school-going children in California containing Hinduphobic material, set into motion during the British colonial period. The textbooks are guilty of describing Hinduism as an oppressive “religion,” primarily framing Read More
Credits: This talk is organized by IHAR & IGNCA, and recorded by #SangamTalks
The grand narrative of India is the narrative of it's knowledge traditions. India has a continuous textual tradition which needs to be traced and built.About Speaker: -
Shri Kapil Kapoor is an Indian scholar of linguistics and literature and Read More
Through deliberate strategising and subsequent egregious provisions, the Sachar Committee Report( SCR) not only obliterated the poorest Hindus of India from the canvas of government beneficiary schemes but also deprived them, definitively, of what the Indian constitution guarantees to all its citizens— justice, liberty& equality.
This talk outlines the tearing down Read More
Dr Raj Vedam answers to audience questions following his talk on "The Story Of Ancient India: Forces Allied Against Indian History & Story Of Deep South".
In the talk, the speaker deep dives in ancient southern history and demolishes the Dravidian claims in favor of a pan-Indian identity. He analyzes the Read More
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9m9OUmHK5oQPart 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9ggRcgKgbA
Dr Raj Vedam in his talk on 'The Story Of Ancient India: From The Deep South To North' mentions the evidence of knowledge systems and Pan India cultural similarity.
In Part 3 of the lecture, Dr Raj Vedam talks about his approach to Genetics and argues that Read More