Mahatma Gandhi and the Contentious Issue of Languages in India

Dipak Malik (Emeritus Director of the Gandhian Institute of Studies, Varanasi, India) Mahatma Gandhi was the first person in India’s freedom struggle who raised the question of a language for a nation striving for independence from Colonial rule. This vital question simply skirted almost all pre-Gandhi leaders as they were mostly part of the English …

Lecture on the theme “Mahatma Gandhi: The Global Citizen”

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites its members and friends to attend a lecture by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna  (Chief Functionary, Gandhian Forum for Ethical Corporate Governance, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises, India) on the theme: Mahatma Gandhi: The Global Citizen On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 10 am -12 pmAt New York College (38 Amalias …

The ELINEPA strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Kashmir

India has been once again a victim of a terror attack on Thursday, February 14, 2019, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The bomb attack killed about 40 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). About two dozens young people are injured. The condition of many of those is serious. The Indo-Hellenic Society for …

Scholarship for Hindi studies in India 2019-20

KENDRIYA HINDI SANSTHAN AGRA The Kendriya Hindi Sansthan in Agra is inviting every year application forms from foreign students under the scheme “Propagation of Hindi Abroad at Kendriya Hindi Sansthan”. The scheme is administered by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Τhe following courses are organized in the Institurion’s headquarters in Agra for …

Scholarships for a 6 weeks summer course on Jain Studies in New Delhi

Upon the completion of the International Symposium  on Jain History, Art and Culture that took place last November at the Museum of Asian Art, Corfu, Greece, the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites applications from graduates, Ph.D. scholars, and faculty members in Greek universities for the All India Digamber Jain Heritage Preservation Organisation’s …

Indian tourists in Greece – growth over 80% in 2018

The number of Indian tourist arrivals in Greece grew over 80% in 2018, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry, and there are optimistic prospects for even higher growth in 2019. This shows the great interest of the Indians for Greece and its culture, as well as the efficiency of the Greek Tourism Organization’s program to …

UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes

Online Submission of applications until 30/4/2019 Overview and Background of the Prize The UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes was created in 1995 to reward outstanding examples of action to safeguard and enhance the world’s cultural landscapes, a category of World Heritage. The Prize, generously supported by the …

Meeting for the creation of a foundation for cultural dialogue between the East and the West in Athens

During a productive meeting between the Presidents and members of the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Hellenic Association “Friends of Lefkadios Hern” held on February 2, 2019, at the house of Takis Efstathiou in Athens, the strategic proposal on the creation of an international foundation for cultural dialogue between the East …

Hindi course for English speaking students

Hindi course for English speaking students at the Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Hellenic Studies.Weekly lessons, every Tuesday morning from 11:00 until 12:00 Course starts on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. For further information and registration please send an e-mail to [email protected] or fill out the application form HERE Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies 15, …

Τhree spring days of rejuvenation of body, mind, and spirit in Εdipsos

We welcome the spring with a three-day (29-30-31 March 2019) excursion to the historical hot springs of Edipsos and dedicate some time to our body, mind, and spirit.  We will stay in the luxurious spa hotel “Τhermae Sylla,”  and follow a mild program with philosophy, physiotherapy, yoga, and sufficient rest and relaxation. The mineral springs of …