Duke India Initiative

Humayu Tomb in Delhi

The Duke India Initiative (DII) builds and fosters collaborations at Duke and with partners across India. The initiative supports research and educational activities related to India, from distance learning classes to India-related seminars and working groups.In doing so, the DII aims to:

  • Develop deep and sustaining ties with Indian partners
  • Foster multidisciplinary research collaborations on India at Duke
  • Encourage dialogue about India among research communities on campus and abroad

The DII is also a partner of Duke University India, an initiative based in Bangalore to coordinate Duke research, learning and engagement activities in India and Southeast Asia.


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Duke India Initiative
John Hope Franklin Center
2204 Erwin Road, Box 90404
Durham, NC 27708
Rohini Thakkar