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"The Ganga, National River of India: Its Heritage and Future"

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Heritage RoomACES Library, Information, and Alumni Center 1101 S. Goodwin Avenue Urbana, IL. 61801
Oct 9, 2015   9:00 am - 5:00 pm  
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The symposium will bring together scholars from many diverse disciplines who will speak to the multi-faceted heritage of the Ganga, discuss how this precious heritage is at risk, and develop an integrated framework guiding ecologically and culturally sustainable approaches to conservation.

Topics to be covered include Ganga’s purity and pollution, mapping urbanization and festivals, arts of the Ganga, and the sacred Landscape.

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