Events for January 27, 2021
First Lecture in Ashoka History Spring 2021 Webinar series : Symbol and Image Worship in Jainism: Stūpas, Images and Āyāgapaṭas of Mathura’.
ABSTRACT This paper discusses Jainism at Mathura, based on epigraphic evidence from the 2ndcentury BCE to the 11thcentury CE. The inscriptions reveal several kinds of gifts donated in this period namely temples, āyāgapaṭas, śilāpaṭas, and Jina images. Several important but neglected themes would be discussed during the course of this paper. Evidence from Mathura reveals … Continue reading First Lecture in Ashoka History Spring 2021 Webinar series : Symbol and Image Worship in Jainism: Stūpas, Images and Āyāgapaṭas of Mathura’.Find out more »
Title: 'Til Dowry Do Us Part: Bargaining and Violence in Indian Families Speaker: Rossella Calvi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Rice University Abstract: We develop a non-cooperative bargaining model with incomplete information linking dowry payments, domestic violence, resource allocation between a husband and a wife, and separation. Our model generates several predictions, which we test empirically … Continue reading Weekly Economics Seminar by Rossella CalviFind out more »