We are organizing a virtual meeting on “Chemistry in Ancient India" on 7th November, from 2.00 pm to 7 pm, using the Zoom platform.
This meeting will be organized by three institutions, Prof. Vivek Polshettiwar (TIFR, Mumbai), Prof. Ayan Datta (IACS, Kolkata), and Prof. C. Malla Reddy (IISER, Kolkata), and supported by VIBHA, American Chemical Society (ACS), Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), and Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata.
Meeting will be inaugurated by Prof. Ashutosh Sharma (Secretary, DST, Government of India) and Shri Jayant Sahasrabudhe (National Secretary, Vijnana Bharati).
Distinguished Speakers are,
Prof. B. N. Jagatap (IIT, Mumbai)
Talk Title: “Progress of chemistry in ancient India: A brief overview”
Prof. Sharada Srinivasan (NIAS, Bengaluru)
Talk Title: “Zinc extraction and steel making: Archaeometallurgical insights”
Prof. R. V. Hosur (Ex. TIFR, Mumbai)
Talk Title: “Medicinal Chemistry Wisdom in Ancient India”
Prof. Sabyasachi Sarkar (Ex. IIT, Kanpur)
Talk Title: “The Emergence of Chemical Science during Indus Valley Civilization and Vedic Period”
Prof. V. Ramanathan (IIT (BHU), Varanasi)
Talk Title: “Indian Chemistry from Rasāṛṇava and Rasaratnasamuccaya”
Each speaker will speak for 30 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of QA session.
To Join via Zoom Webinar, Register here (free but mandatory):
Prof. Vivek Polshettiwar (TIFR, Mumbai),
Prof. Ayan Datta (IACS Kolkata)
Prof. C. Malla Reddy (IISER, Kolkata)
Excellent speeches and terrific talks made this event memorable.
Please find below Youtube links for the inaugural program and five talks,