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CBCS Faculty Visit India

CBCS Faculty Visit India

In January (7th-18th), a team of 5 researchers from the Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) in Arunachal Pradesh, traveled to the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa Florida, as part of the US-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Grant Award that USF, RGU, and Research Institute for Worlds Ancient Traditions and Culture (RIWATCH) currently hold from the United States-India Educational Foundation. Further information about the grant can be viewed here.

Dr. Manisha Joshi (PI), Dr. Iraida V. Carrion and Dr. Guitele J. Rahill (Co-Is) served on this international, inter-institutional team to collaborate to establish a unique "Indigenous Studies Field School for Global Exchange" in Arunachal Pradesh, India, the purpose of which includes fostering innovative cultural resource knowledge and field research skills that will enable USF and RGU students in public health and social/behavioral disciplines, to study the health of indigenous people.