Sir Roger Pemrose - eminent Mathematician and Thinker met
Tagore-Einstein Council and academics of Visva Bharati on 6th December
1997 at Santiniketan. His agreeing to join the World Council of Einstein
Bhavana marks a new international dimension.
In August 1998 the first US Tagore Einstein
Conference was organised at the University of Conneticut, USA. Prof. Dr.
Dilip Kumar Sinha -Vice Chancellor of Visva Bharati, attends and opens
this event, in which Scholars from different parts of the US -
including Prof. Dr. Roal Hoffman, Nobel Laureate 1986, Prof. Dr. Robert
Shaw and others participated.
In Germany, the Third International Tagore-Einstein
Conference took place from 17* to 19* June, 1999. Sponsored by the
Hein-rich Boell Foundation and the Hanns-Seidel Foundation more than
hundred noted specialists from different fields of studies belonging
to India, Pakistan, Japan, Bangladesh, France, Italy, Canada, USA,
Russia, Great Britain and other countries participated in the lively
discussion on the two themes "Fundamentalism versus Tolerance" and
"Post-Nuclear Explosion Scenario in South Asia" in the Senate Hall of
The Seminar on Foundation was inaugurated by H.H. The
(With two Members of TEC World Counsil, Prof. Sundip Tagore, Osaka
and Dr. Eva-Maria Hexamer, Berlin)
First Einstein Days were held at Einstein Bhavan,
Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, from 14th to 18th August, 2000, under the
topic: "Internalization (atmasthikaran] of Knowledge in Science and
Humanity," The Keynote Address was presented by Kapila Vatsyayan, former
Director Indira Gandhi National Institute of Fine Arts, New Delhi.
Mr. Herbert Fischer, former Ambassador and associate
of Mahatma Gandhi, talking to participants og the
Third Tagore-Einstein Coference
A World Council of Tagore-Einstein Bhavan - Tagore
Einstein Foundation - was formed on this occasion and 71 members were
appointed. On 25th August 2000, H.E. Ronen Sen, Ambassador of India to
Germany, called distinguished scholars and personalities from Germany,
appointed into the "Tagore-Einstein World Council" and handed over the
German Members of Tagore-Einstein Council at Indian
The first meeting of the Standing Committee on
"Global Linkages between Visva Bha-rati and other Institutions" took
place in Santiniketan in April 2001.
The second Einstein Days of Einstein Bhavan were
held in March 2001 at Calcutta- Bose Institute. Inaugurated by Prof
Meher Enge-neer, Nuclear Physicist, the topic of discussion was
"Philosophy of Complexity".
Prof. Sunil Sen Gupta at Second Tagore-
Einstein Days, Calcutta