Narayanan lectures

The Narayanan Lectures are among the major public lectures within ANU. They honour a past-President of India, Dr K R Narayanan. Each year this oration has been delivered by a major public figure. The list of distinguished speakers includes Dr Raja J. Chelliah, Professor Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor U R Rao, Mr P. Chidambaram, Dr C. Rangarajan, Professor Lord Meghnad Desai, Professor Pranab Bardhan, Dr Vijay Kelkar, Professor M S Swaminathan, Dr K. Kasturirangan, Dr R. Pachauri, Ms Sunita Narain, Professor Roddam Narasimha, Mr Montek S. Ahluwalia, Dr D. Subbarao and Dr Kaushik Basu.

We would like to thank the Australia-India Council, the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Network Economics Consulting Group, the College of Asia and the Pacific and College of Business and Economics at ANU, as well as the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), for their generous financial support of these lectures.

Bound copies of the Narayanan lectures can be purchased from ANU E Press.

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2017 - India - A resurgent maritime nation, harnessing the blue economy

Lecturer:

Admiral R K Dhowan, Chairman, National Maritime Foundation, India

Date:

25/5/17

Time:

4.30 - 5.30pm

Location:

Innovations Theatre, Anthony Low Building 124, Eggleston Road, ANU

2016 - ASARC Presents the 2016 K R Narayanan Oration: The new economics of financial inclusion in India

Lecturer:

Mr Arun Jaitley

Date:

31/3/16

Time:

5.30pm - 6.45pm

Location:

Finkel Theatre, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Building 131, Garran Road, ANU

2015 - ASARC Presents the 2015 K R Narayanan Oration: Innovating for growth: building India-Australia high-tech business cooperation through start-ups

Lecturer:

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Date:

2/3/15

Time:

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Location:

Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Centre, Building 130, Cnr Garran Rd and Liversidge St, ANU

2012 - ASARC Presents the 2012 K R Narayanan Oration: The Indian economy: Rising to global challenges

Lecturer:

Dr Kaushik Basu

Date:

1/6/12

Time:

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Location:

Seminar Room 1.04, Coombs Extension, ANU

2011 - India and the Global Financial Crisis - What Have we Learnt?

Lecturer:

Dr D. Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

Date:

23/6/11

Time:

5.20pm - 6.40pm

Location:

Manning Clark Theatre 1, Building 26A, Union Court, ANU

2010 - India's Prospects In The Post-Crisis World

Lecturer:

Mr Montek S. Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of India

Date:

29/11/10

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Hedley-Bull Theatre 1

2009 - Rocket Science, Other Science: A Trajectory of Indian Science & Technology from the 20th to the 21st Century

Lecturer:

Prof Roddam Narasimha, Chairman, Engineering Mechanics Unit Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India

Date:

2/11/09

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

APCD Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Bldg, ANU

2008 - Why Environmentalism Needs Equity: Learning from the environmentalism of the poor to build our common future

Lecturer:

Ms Sunita Narain, Director of the Centre for Science & Environment, Director of the Society for Environmental Communications and publisher of the fortnightly magazine Down to Earth

Date:

16/9/08

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30 pm

Location:

APCD Theatre 1.29, Hedley Bull Building, ANU

2007 - Coping with Climate Change: Is Development in India and the World Sustainable?

Lecturer:

Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Director-General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India.

Date:

8/8/07

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Law Sparke Helmore Theatre 2

2006 - India's Space Enterprise - A Case Study in Strategic Thinking and Planning

Lecturer:

Dr K. Kasturirangan

Date:

20/7/06

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Common Room, University House

2005 - Science and Shaping Our Agricultural Future

Lecturer:

Professor M.S. Swaminathan

Date:

27/9/05

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Common Room, University House, ANU

2004 - India: On the growth turnpike

Lecturer:

Dr Vijay Kelkar, Adviser to the Minister of Finance, Government of India

Date:

27/4/04

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Common Room, University House

2003 - Political Economy and Governance Issues in Indian Economic Reform

Lecturer:

Professor Pranab Bardhan, Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley.

Date:

25/3/03

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Law Lecture Theatre

2002 - Democracy and Development: India 1947-2002

Lecturer:

Lord Meghnad Desai, Professor of Economics at London School of Economics (LSE) and Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, LSE.

Date:

5/12/02

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

Law Lecture Theatre

2001 - Monetary Policy in a Developing country: The Case of India

Lecturer:

Dr C. Rangarajan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh, India, and one of India's most distinguished economists.

Date:

16/8/01

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

1999 - Stronger Branches, Deeper Roots: The Democratisation of India's Economic Reforms

Lecturer:

Mr P. Chidambaram, Former Finance Minister, Government of India.

Date:

2/10/99

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

1996 - India: Retrospect and Prospect

Lecturer:

Professor Jagdish Bhagwati, Arthur Lehman Professor of Economics and Political Science, Columbia University, New York.

Date:

28/7/96

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

1995 - Space Technology for Sustainable Development in Asia

Lecturer:

Professor U. R. Rao, member, Space Commission and Dr Vikram Sarabhai Distinguished Professor.

Date:

14/9/95

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

1994 - Reforming the Tax Base for Economic Development

Lecturer:

Dr Raja J Chelliah, Minister of State and Fiscal Adviser to the Government of India.

Date:

23/6/94

Time:

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:

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