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April 2016 events at The Halle Institute

India and the World of the 21st Century
a talk by Consul General Mr. Nagesh Singh

Friday, April 1  |  4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Reception Hall, Michael C. Carlos Museum

As political and social strife, extremism, and terrorism show their ugly faces in various parts of the world, it is vital for us to understand the reasons for India’s relative success, despite its diversity and complexity in terms of its myriad languages, ethnicities, castes, religions, and socio-economic disparities.
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Cricket Match

Saturday, April 2  |  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Lower Fields (Candler Fields)

Come play India’s national sport with the Emory Cricket Club.

Holi Celebration

Sunday, April 3  |  12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
McDonough Field

Holi, the festival of colors is one of India’s most iconic festivals! This event is essentially a carnival of colors with participants playing with powdered color.

DooleyWood India Mela

Monday, April 4  |  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Asbury Circle

This is the opening event for Emory’s Dooley Week celebration. It includes a showcase of various Indian dance forms and an afternoon of popular Indian music played on Asbury Circle

An Introduction to German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Funding Opportunities for U.S. Faculty

Tuesday, April 5  |  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Jones Room, 3rd floor, Woodruff Library

DAAD is a publicly-funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. Each year DAAD, its Regional Branch Offices, its Information Centers, and DAAD professors around the globe provide information and financial support to over 120,000 highly-qualified students and faculty for international research and study per year. In this presentation, you will learn about teaching and research opportunities through DAAD and hear tips on preparing your application to DAAD. This session is intended for Emory faculty only.
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Student Opportunities Abroad with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Tuesday, April 5  |  4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Modern Languages, Room 201

Attend this information session to learn about funded study, research, and internships in Germany. For many of the opportunities you do not need to know German to apply! The session is open to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and post-doctoral students from all majors and disciplines.

Mobile and Social Commerce in China
a presentation by Fulbright scholar Dr. Guoxin Li

Monday, April 11  |  4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Goizueta Business School, Room W320

Mobile commerce and social commerce is booming in China because WeChat integrates everything consumers want to do into one application. WeChat is emerging as a dominant player in the mobile messaging app world. It integrates instant messaging, social media, mobile games, mobile payment, ecommerce, and online-to-offline commerce into one platform. Dr. Guoxin Li, a Marketing professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology of China, will give an overview of mobile and social commerce development related to WeChat in China. Reception with Chinese refreshments begins at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Fulbright Association, Georgia Chapter.
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