Tag: India

  • Kerala shining example of women empowerment in India

    Change comes about slowly in the face of outsized obstacles, as the women’s movement in the United States and elsewhere around the world can attest. But the value of a […]

  • Voyagers talk mental health, illness in Kochi

    On the first day the MV World Odyssey was docked in India, voyagers were able to reflect and compare differing cultural attitudes around mental health treatment and stigmatization by visiting […]

  • University of Alabama voyagers play Holi in India

    On any other day of the year, Megan Hoeffler’s flaming red hair would stick out among the crowded streets of New Delhi like a rose in a garden of daisies. […]

  • Interport students share their perspectives on India

    Indian interport students help prepare voyagers for India from Semester at Sea on Vimeo. Interport students Taruna Sudhakar and Prtihvi Narayan Srinivasa shared their local perspective with students before they […]

  • Female empowerment at sea and in India

    Life onboard the MV World Odyssey is a unique living experience—a magnified version of a college campus, with a diverse group of students sailing around the world together. Voyagers come […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers serve village in India

    Most Fall 2017 Voyagers made it to the Taj Mahal while traveling in India, thanks to different field programs options that all, at one point during the six-day stay in […]

  • Fall 2017 arrives in India

    Namaste from Cochin, India! The MV World Odyssey sailed smoothly through calm seas to arrive in Cochin (also known as Kochi) early Wednesday morning to begin Fall 2017’s six-day stay […]

  • Taj Mahal

    Spring 2017 ready to explore India

    Namaste from Cochin, also known as Kochi, the Queen of the Arabian Sea! The MV World Odyssey arrived to India at 0800 on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Located on the southwest coast of […]

  • The Maharaja's Observatory in Jaipur, India

    In the 1720’s, Maharaja Jai Singh II moved the capital of Rajasthan to Jaipur.  He wanted to make sure however, that his new capital would have sufficient instruments to measure time and […]

  • A Timeless Story Brought To Life In India

    Throughout history, timeless love stories have been passed down from one generation to the next. As a little girl, I read the story of Romeo and Juliet, cherished the tales […]

  • On Ship Lectures Lead To Success In India

    As I travel with the Spring 2015 voyage of Semester at Sea, I have the unique opportunity to travel to 12 countries in 112 days and circumnavigate the globe, an […]

  • K.G. Balakrishnan on the State of Human Rights in India

    Konakuppakatil Gopinathan Balakrishnan served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India between 2007 and 2010 and is currently the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of India. […]

  • Colonialism and Revolution in Cochin

    At the center of the historic spice trade, the port of Cochin, India has experienced multiple periods of foreign rule since the 1500’s, seeing major influences from Dutch, Portuguese, and […]

  • Growth, Inequality, and Poverty in India

    Indian Interport Lecturer Nisha Agrawal has been working on poverty, inequality and development issues for more than two decades and has served as the CEO of Oxfam India since its […]

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