of IFIH’s main tasks has been to network with individuals
and organizations sharing similar objectives. As a result,
IFIH has contributed to a number of events in the last few
years, offering suggestions, material, or names of potential
participants. A selection:
International Conference on Indian Philosophy,
Science and Culture organized by the Indian
Council of Philosophical Research at New Delhi from
29 March to 1st April 2003.
International Conference on Dialogue Among
Civilisations organized by the Ministry of
Human Resource Development, Government of India at
New Delhi on 9-10 July 2003.
Global Dharma Conference 2003 (USA)
organized by Hindu Students’ Council at New
Jersey on 25-27 July 2003.
Orientation Course on Research for National
Resurgence organized by the Bharatheeya Vichara
Kendram in collaboration with the Cochin University
at Aluva, Kerala, on 21-23 August 2003.
Seminar on Indian Knowledge Systems
organized by the Indian Institute of Advanced Study
at Shimla on 29 September to 1st October 2003.
National Symposium on Cultural Education in
21st Century India organized by Amrita Vishwa
Vidyapeetham (Deemed University) at Ettimadai (Coimbatore)
on 8-9 May 2004.
National Symposium Philosophy and Practice
of Education for India organized by Sri Aurobindo
Samiti at Kolkata on 26-27 November 2004.
Youth Symposium & National Essay Competition
organized by Swastic at IIT-Roorkee in March 2006.
Symposium on Science and Spirituality in Healing
organized by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi,
and Samvad India Foundation at Coimbatore on 15-17
January 2008 (in association with Arya Vaidya Pharmacy,
Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,
has also been assisting a group of young Indians in
the creation of an all-India Students’
Forum for India’s Heritage intended
to network students with an interest in Indian culture.
The core group emerged from IIT-Kharagpur and IIT-Roorkee
students, who conducted many cultural events on their