The 2008 Board of Governors Dinner was held on Tuesday 24 June at Oxford Town Hall. This year we invited Friends and Benefactors of the Centre to sponsor tables. Principal sponsors were Nirmal Sethia of N. Sethia International, Nitin Sodha of Knight’s Pharmacy, Dr Arnab Banerji of Landsdowne Partners, and Nipun Gupta of Bird and Bird. Table sponsors were Dinesh Hirani of MP Bros., Raj Somani of Sol Group, and Mr Markand Upadhyaya. This year’s guest speaker was Prof. Richard Gombrich, longtime supporter of the Centre, a Board member, and Emeritus Boden Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford University.