(PPR in India) is a special dissertation unit open to all PPR students going into their third year. An essential component of the module is three weeks at Manipal University, India. This will take place during the summer of 2019. In this immersive three week programme India becomes your classroom as you accompany lecturers to different temples and heritage sites to learn about the India's richly textured culture, vast history, and influential current events. There is no course work do to when you are in India, but upon return you will write a 10,000 word dissertation that will be due in the spring of 2020. The dissertation can be about any topic related to India. Past topics include: political relations between India and Pakistan, India's trade relations with East Africa, the rise of Hindu nationalism, Buddhist ethics, and ancient Indian religious texts.