Seminar on S&T in the Indic Tradition: Critical Perspectives and Current Relevance
This 2-day seminar on Feb 4/5, 2017 at the IISc Faculty hall will
explore high level perspectives on selected areas of Indic science and
technology by eminent researchers. More concretely, some of the talks
in this seminar will throw light on an interesting perspective that
seems to have informed a good part of the Indic tradition: that of दृग्गणितैक्य
drg.ganitaikya, the concordance between “observed” and the
Prof. Roddam Narasimha (JNCASR) will be giving the keynote talk on
“computational positivism” in the Indic tradition. Well known scholars
such as Profs. V N Jha, R N Iyengar, MD Srinivas will also be giving
talks. There are also tutorials on Feb 3 and 6. The brochure with
details and schedule is at
The abstracts are available at
Entry is FREE but registration is required for those who are not affliated
with IISc (link included below). It is optional but recommended for
those from IISc for organizational purposes. Kindly register if
interested. *Note: it is now closed.*
Kindly forward to interested parties as appropriate.
The event was live streamed and the archive of the proceedings is now at
at Archive of
The presentations made avlbl by the speakers are at
Presentations. Pl. note that some slides are not yet made
readable as I have not got the permission from the speakers. As and
when we get the OK, we will make them readable.
Also, pl. note the following caveats:
Prof. MD Srinivas: "My slides are of a somewhat preliminary nature and are not meant to be cited."
Prof. Thelma BK: "Happy to share the slides though there is some
unpublished data towards the end of the slide set."
Held in cooperation and support with
- MIT Pune ADT Univ.
- M P Kumar, CEO at Global Edge Software
Profs. AG Ramakrishnan, PS Sastry, Y. Narahari,
Murali Krishna, K. Gopinath (IISc)
Dr. Ramanujachar (CDAC)
Credits for Images in brochure (not given there due to lack of space),
Chand Baori (stepwell), Abhaneri, Rajasthan
Author: Doron, September 2003
Kandaariya mandir (Khajuraho): ASI monument number N-MP-15
Author: Kanika.mishra, 12 April 2015
Authors: K Ramasubrahmanyam, MD Srinivas
Author: Basavarajtalwar, 4 November 2009