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Confederation of Indian IndustryA symposium organised by the India Media Centre in collaboration with:

Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and Confederation of Indian Industry, UK.

The symposium will bring together leading figures from India and the UK to examine the cultural aspects of India’s growing global profile.

Keynote address

High Commision of India

Dr Shashi Tharoor
Member of Parliament; former Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India and former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information

Other speakers to include

Shekhar Kapur
Eminent filmmaker

Conrad Bird
Head of Public Diplomacy & Strategic Campaigns, FCO, UK

Public Diplomacy Division

Dr Kiran Karnik
Former Head of Nasscom, India

As places are limited, please RSVP by Friday 11 February 2011 to Helen Cohen
E: [email protected]

Download the programme here

India as a Soft Power event His Excellency Mr. Rajesh Prasad, Acting High Commissioner of India, London
Keynote speech by Dr Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament and former Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India India abroad: the diasporic dividend
Software for Soft Power – India as communication giant Chair: Dr Zareer Masani, formerly of the BBC Concluding remarks The soft power of Public Diplomacy Professor Daya Thussu