Past activities

Exhibition- Diamond Barway by Sander Buyck

Diamond Barway - exposition - Adivasi Christians in India

Donderdag 2 juni > 19.30 uur
KADOC | Vlamingenstraat 39 | 3000 Leuven

Lunch seminar

Largest democracy in the world

The Great Indian Elections, with oversight of the the Election Commission of India, are a massive operational and technological exercise on a regular basis, taking care to bring the power to vote to all citizens, is . Take the opportunity to meet one of the most renowned electoral experts in India,Dr. S.Y. Quraishi. This renowned civil servant, is the former Chief Election Commissioner of India who had successfully conducted general elections to Lok Sabha in 2009 and to offices of President and Vice-President besides elections to a large number of states.

Spirit of India - Bollywood Masala Orchestra

The Bollywood Masala Orchestra offers a musical trip from Rajasthan to Mumbai. It's a unique show which, for the very first time, brings a crazy brass band and 16 acoustic musicians, singers, dancers and acrobats from Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar and Khandela together on stage.

Guest Lecture Dirk Collier


Join this wednesday guest lecture by Dirk Collier on 'The Great Mughals and their India'.

MSI Hall 91.10, Erasmusplein 2, Leuven


Participation is free, but prior registration is required​ at (before tuesday 15 March 2016!)

SEMINAR : Green Technology & Smart Cities

BIC&CI Leuven Mindgate



The BICC&I seminar on Green Technology will be held in Leuven! This year we have added a new and highly actual topic : smart cities.

Together with our partners who are each specialists in this field we want to bring you the latest information on what the Indian Government is planning, what the Belgian know-how has to offer, and how demand and offer can meet. We end the seminar with 2 real-life company testimonials.

Indian movie screening

Bollywood time again! Take the chance to see 'Ustad Hotel' a highly regarded Indian masterpiece.

Federalism in India: Comparative and European Perspectives

Federalism in India: Comparative and European Perspectives. Listen to highly regarded speakers and their reflections.
Amongst others the Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri, Mr. Vishnu Sankar M.S., Prof. Dr. Patrick Peeters, Prof. Dr. Rajendra Jain and Prof. Dr. Idesbald Goddeeris.
Looking forward!

(English) Maoist Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in India: Reflections on Ethics, Positionality and Violence by Dr. Georges Kunnath

Introduction: Prof. Dr. Idesbald Goddeeris (KU Leuven)

This presentation aims to throw light on the four-decade long Maoist insurgency and counterinsurgency in India, using the concept of ‘spiral of violence’ developed by Helder Câmara, a liberation theologian from Brazil. It will also discuss the ethics/dilemmas of researching/working in violent contexts.

Waar? College van Premonstreit: room 03.43 - Entrance in the Charles Deberiotstraat, Leuven

Lecture : 'India and East Asia’ by Prof. Dr. Rajendra Jain

Chair: Prof. Dr. Dimitri Vanoverbeke, KU Leuven

Make in India vs Make in Flanders


Prof. Dr. R.K. Jain (JNU, New Delhi)
Prof. Dr. F. De Beule (KU Leuven/Antwerp)
Mr. D. Torfs (dir. Make Flanders)


Prof. Dr. Bart Van Looy