Conference Announcements
International Conference on “India and its Diaspora Engagement: Comparative Global Practices” organized by Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives, (ODI) New Delhi in Collaboration with Dias
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on "New Indian Migrants' and 'Indentured Diaspora': Emerging opportunity for Indian Foreign Policy" 3-4 November, 2016 Venue: Rabindra Bharti Unversity, Kolkata
Interactive Lecture on "India and Indian Diaspora in East Africa: Past Experiences and Future Challenges by Dr. Gijsbert Oonk, Erasmus University, Holland 2 December 2015 at Conf. Hall 2 at IIC
International Conference organized by ODI on Indian Diaspora in Development of Home and Host Countries: A Comparative Perspective at Kadi University, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, 10th-11th January, 2015
OD Conference at Columbia University on A Foot in Each World: South Asian Diaspora Communities in the United States and their Interactions with their Homeland October 17, 2014, 2.00–5.00pm Altschul Auditorium, International Affairs Building (SIPA)
International Conference on "Women in the Indian Diaspora" organised by ODI in collaboration with IIC and CAS-Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 10-11 January 2014, at India International Centre, New Delhi
Conference on "Diaspora in India's Foreign Policy and National Security:A Comparative Perspective" on 6-7 November 2013 at New Delhi
International Conference on “India and its Diaspora: A Comparative Perspective” on 29-30 March 2013 at IIC
Books on Diaspora by ODI & its Members
Published in Collaboration with ODI
International conferences of ODI on Diasporas
Organised in India
Interaction and Talks organised by ODI
Collaborations with Academic Institutions


Advisory Board 

Prof. Ajay Dubey, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, 
1.Prof. Kavita Sharma, President, South Asian University, Delhi
2. Amb. Virendra Gupta, (International Collaboration), Retired IFS
Secretary General 
Mr Bk Pandey, (Retd) Indian Economic Services, Delhi
Prof Jayant Kumar Ray, former chairman, Maulalna Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkota
Prof. Aparajita Biswas, Department of Social Science, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 
Dr BK Pratihari, JMI, Delhi
Amb. (Ms.) Manju Seth, Delhi
Amb. R. Dayakar, Former Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, Delhi, 
Prof Binod Khadria, JNU, Delhi
Dr. Rajiv Nayan, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Defense Studies and Analysis, Delhi.
Prof Arvind Kumar, Manipal University, Manipal
Amb. Paramjit Sahai, Chandigarh, 
Prof Chandrasekhar Bhatt, (Retd) Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad
Dr Jamal Moosa, JNU, Delhi
Prof Sanjay Chaturvedi, Department of Political Science, Punjab University, Chandigarh
Dr Vijay Lakshmi Singh, Department of History, Delhi University
Prof Darvesh Gopla, Department of Political Science, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi
Dr Hemant Tahiliani, Directorate of Education, NCR, Delhi
Dr. Sheetal Sharma, Faculty Member, European Studies, JNU
Dr. Paokholal Haokip, Faculty Member, Department of History, University of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, 
Dr. Jyoti Tyagi, Associate Editor, Diaspora Studies journal, Routledge
Dr. Amit Singh, ARSD College,  Delhi University, 
Dr Gautam Jha, School of Languages, JNU
Ms. Priti Trivedi, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Delhi
Latest Publication
ODI Lecture Publication: Global India Dialogue Series
New Book, Indian Diaspora:Contributions to their New Home
Diaspora Studies journal published by Routledge, London
ODI Periodicals
A Refereed Journal, e-Newsletter, Lecture Papers
ODI Member Participation in Overseas Meets
ODI International Meetings in conjunction with Conferences
ODI International Meetings in India