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SLS and SCSM organises 16th International Cancer Symposium on Translational Chemoprevention and Brainstorming

SLS and SCSM organises 16th International Cancer Symposium on Translational Chemoprevention and Brainstorming

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SLS and SCSM organises 16th International Cancer Symposium on Translational Chemoprevention and Brainstorming
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School of Life Sciences
Special Centre for Systems Medicine
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16th International Cancer Symposium on Translational Chemoprevention and Brainstorming
Date: 18th November, 2022- 19th November, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Venue: Convention Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
 (In association with Indo-U.S. Virtual Networked “Centre for Integrative Cancer Biology and Therapeutics; University of Colorado, Denver, USA; University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, USA; University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma, USA, CRCA, Delhi and Oregon Health and Science University, USA)
The symposium aims to highlight recent advances in all major areas of cancer chemoprevention and therapeutics, and to provide a platform for brain storming on issues related to translational potential of research findings for control and management of cancer. Further, the meeting will highlight the current knowledge and future perspectives through specific sessions, panel discussions, oral and poster presentations.


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A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.