‘Krea Lecture Series: History’ with Dr David Arnold | 15 Sept, 3 PM IST

‘Krea Lecture Series: History’ with Dr David Arnold | 15 Sept, 3 PM IST

As the Covid-19 pandemic has shown, the past remains a vital resource for us to understand the present. However, the present can act as a trigger for the past, impelling us to re-examine significant historical events and issues. 

Join Dr David Arnold from the University of Warwick (UK) for an insightful lecture on how a “living” history can evoke human experiences that make us re-evaluate the past with a new perspective.

This lecture is open to all. Attend via https://krea-edu-in.zoom.us/j/98952450106?pwd=VVhZTXlQeW5KTTVJVWw2bHlKUnRQdz09

Honourable Vice President of India inaugurates Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Krea University

Honourable Vice President of India inaugurates Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Krea University

The Honourable Vice President of India Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Krea University on Wednesday, 08 September 2021. The official inauguration event was hosted at Raj Bhavan in Chennai. 

Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences aims to promote scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. The centre commemorates the life and legacy of veteran freedom fighter, Member of the Constituent Assembly, the Provisional Parliament two-time Rajya Sabha MP, Shri. Moturi Satyanarayana.

Dr Mahesh Rangarajan, Vice-Chancellor of Krea University explained, “While aligned with and integral to Krea’s larger vision and mission, Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences aims to create a centre of academic excellence. The scholarship, exchange and dialogue within and by the centre will help promote a vibrant intellectual milieu both within and beyond Krea. Research is vital to our future and the work done here will help think about the past and present in preparation for a better future.”

Speaking at the inauguration, The Honourable Vice President said, “Today I commend the management, staff and all those associated with this momentous milestone in Krea’s journey synonymous with quality education in Humanities and Social Studies. Named after the eminent son of India, Shri. Moturi Satyanarayana, I am certain this centre with its academic rigour and quality will be a transformative and engaging hub of teaching and learning.”

Happening Today @ 6PM | ‘Evolution of HR: Creating a workplace for ALL’

Happening Today @ 6PM | ‘Evolution of HR: Creating a workplace for ALL’

The human resource management profession continues to evolve and it has never been more crucial than it is now. What used to be viewed as a routine function within an organisation is now one of the most dynamic places to work, with its renewed focus on employee experience and the future of work. In this interactive session with Anupa Sadasivan (Co-head – Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs Services India), learn more about how diversity plays an important role in organisations; how HR leaders are re-calibrating the hiring process; and the impact that organisations like Goldman Sachs create as they uphold their organisational values.

Click here to join: https://krea-edu-in.zoom.us/j/96844078322

Evolution of HR: Creating a workplace for ALL

Evolution of HR: Creating a workplace for ALL

The human resource management profession continues to evolve and it has never been more crucial than it is now. What used to be viewed as a routine function within an organisation is now one of the most dynamic places to work, with its renewed focus on employee experience and the future of work. In this interactive session with Anupa Sadasivan (Co-head – Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs Services India), learn more about how diversity plays an important role in organisations; how HR leaders are re-calibrating the hiring process; and the impact that organisations like Goldman Sachs create as they uphold their organisational values.

Click here to join: https://krea-edu-in.zoom.us/j/96844078322

SIAS Orientation Inauguration Ceremony | Monday, 9 Aug 2021

SIAS Orientation Inauguration Ceremony | Monday, 9 Aug 2021

We are pleased to invite you to the Inauguration Ceremony of the orientation programme for the class of ’24, School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS) on Monday, 9 August 2021 from 5:30PM to 6:30PM IST.

Keynote address by Chief Guest – Dr Tara Thiagarajan (Neuroscientist | Founder of Sapien Labs | Chairman and Managing Director – Madura)

Welcome address by Dr Mahesh Rangarajan (Vice-Chancellor, Krea University)

Special welcome by Dr Shobha Das (Dean, IFMR Graduate School of Business)

Special welcome by Dr Akhila Ramnarayan (Divisional Chair, SIAS)

Zoom Webinar ID: 940 7144 2584 | Passcode: 123456

Meeting link: https://krea-edu-in.zoom.us/j/94071442584?pwd=TlMwODlWbGZCM1lGZTFvcVUvdlN3Zz09

‘AIMA India Case Research Centre’ publishes marketing management case study by IFMR GSB professor in their latest issue

‘AIMA India Case Research Centre’ publishes marketing management case study by IFMR GSB professor in their latest issue

The AIMA India Case Research Centre, a well-known portal focusing on developing and publishing industry based India-focused research cases, has published a marketing management case study by Prof Sathya Saminadan, Assistant Professor at IFMR GSB – Krea University. The case study titled ‘Sustaining the Market Share Against the Branded Firms in an Unorganized Sector’, explores several unorthodox marketing and relationship strategies used by an entrepreneur against branded firms. The case study also highlights the realities of the market, a perspective that would serve well for management students. 

Read the case study here: https://www.caseresearchaima.in/frontend/product_display/390

How effective is the ‘net-zero’ concept when it comes to tackling carbon emission and climate change? Prof Soumyajit Bhar explores the repercussions of increased technology-dependence

How effective is the ‘net-zero’ concept when it comes to tackling carbon emission and climate change? Prof Soumyajit Bhar explores the repercussions of increased technology-dependence

Net-zero refers to the balance between the amount of greenhouse gas produced and the amount removed from the atmosphere. While this has been incorporated by governments and corporations to keep the rising global temperature under 1.5 degrees Celsius, the concept has been critiqued by multiple climate scientists for a number of reasons.

Addressing the possible outcomes of this concept, Prof Soumyajit Bhar – Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Krea – pens an important piece for ‘Down to Earth’ Magazine on the importance of collectively charting pathways to reduce our consumption demands and the need to adopt non-materialistic ways to seek human fulfilment.

Read the full article here: https://www.downtoearth.org.in/blog/climate-change/is-net-zero-concept-zeroing-in-on-climate-change-a-sustainable-consumption-critique-78252

How and Why India’s Climate will Change in the Coming Decades: Prof Chirag Dhara explores the impact and risks of climate change in an article for ‘The India Forum’

How and Why India’s Climate will Change in the Coming Decades: Prof Chirag Dhara explores the impact and risks of climate change in an article for ‘The India Forum’

Prof Chirag Dhara, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Krea University, co-authored an important article on climate change and its effect on India for ‘The India Forum’ – a journal-magazine known for covering contemporary issues. Placing an emphasis on regional climate assessments, the authors look at the findings released by the Department of Science and Technology and analyse the potential impacts that await the country.

Read the article here: 

https://www.theindiaforum.in/article/how-and-why-india-s-climate-will-change-coming-decades

TODAY @ 4.30 PM IST: CWP’s Sameer Thomas to present at a conference organised by University of Oxford

TODAY @ 4.30 PM IST: CWP’s Sameer Thomas to present at a conference organised by University of Oxford

Prof Sameer Abraham Thomas, Faculty Associate at Krea’s Centre for Writing and Pedagogy (CWP), will be presenting a paper on “The home and the hostel: Negotiating space and equity in the on/offline classroom” at the ‘Education in Crisis: Rethinking Education in (Post)-Pandemic South Asia’  Conference today, at 4.30 PM IST. This conference is hosted by Education South Asia, based at the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP), Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), University of Oxford, and supported by the University of Oxford’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.

To catch the whole session live, head over to- 

The Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/oxedsouthasia

The YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC10JBDu_cccXAUVLvBpsz9w

The state of Sundarbans amidst a pandemic, calamity, and ecological crisis – Prof Kalpita Bhar Paul pens a thought-provoking article for ‘Mongabay’

The state of Sundarbans amidst a pandemic, calamity, and ecological crisis – Prof Kalpita Bhar Paul pens a thought-provoking article for ‘Mongabay’

Prof Kalpita Bhar Paul, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Krea University, has authored a powerful piece on how Covid-19, cyclones and conservation programmes, in the past 18 months, have altered the economy, ecology and occupations of people in Indian Sundarbans. Highlighting the biodiversity conservation and the developmental activities that have changed the livelihood patterns there, this article was published as an opinion piece on ‘Mongabay’ – a US-based conservation and environmental science news platform. 

Read the article here: https://india.mongabay.com/2021/07/commentary-challenges-of-conservation-cyclones-and-covid-19-in-the-lives-of-sundarban-residents/