The Modi Script, Writing, and the Marathi Language in History
July 13, 2023 | 5 PM
Speaker: Prof. Prachi Deshpande is Associate Professor of History at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. Her interests are in historiography, memory studies, language historiography, and regional politics.
On the Book: Caste Pride: Battles for Equality in Hindu India (Westland 2023)
May 18, 2023 | 5 PM
Speaker: Manoj Mitta, Delhi based journalist focusing on law, human rights and social justice, a law graduate from Hyderabad.
On the Book: “The News Event: Popular Sovereignty in the Age of Deep Mediatization”
April 6, 2023 | 5 PM
Speaker: Dr. Francis Cody, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Asian Institute at the University of Toronto.
Between Hope and Despair: 100 Ethial Reflections on contemporary India
March 23, 2023 | 5 PM
Speaker: Prof. (Dr.) Rajeev Bhargava, Honorary fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi (CSDS) and Director of Parekh Institute of Indian Thought, CSDS.
Epistemic Discrimination by Prof. Craig Konnoth | QAMRA Archival Project
March 15, 2023 | 5 PM
Speaker: Prof. Craig Konnoth, Martha Lubin Karsh and Bruce A. Karsh Bicentennial Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law.
The Unearned Privileges of Meritorious Castes
December 9, 2022 | 4 PM
Speaker: Dr Suraj Yengde, DPhil candidate at the Faculty of History, Oxford University
Of Untold Stories and Unlikely Migrations: Partition Refugees in Bangalore
November 18, 2022 | 5.00 PM
Speaker: Mr. Chiranjiv Singh, former Ambassador of India to UNESCO in Paris, former Development Commissioner of Karnataka and former Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka
The Challenges and opportunities of a rules-based order: India and the WTO
July 22, 2022 | 5.00 PM
Speaker: Mr. Asoke Mukerji, Ambassador (Retd.), Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations.
The Good Jobs Challenge in Developing Countries: What Can Be Done About It?
July 08, 2022 | 5.00 PM
Speaker: Prof. Kunal Sen, Director, UNU-WIDER and Professor. Global Development Institute, University of Manchester.
Social Reproduction and Pandemic Neoliberalism
May 26, 2022 | 5.00 PM
Speaker: Alessandra Mezzadri, Senior Lecturer, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Genetically Modified Democracy Transgenic Crops in Contemporary India
May 19, 2022 | 5.00 PM
Speaker: Aniket Aga, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Ashoka University
The Indian Jail Committee 1919-20 and International Penology
April 28, 2022 | 5.30 PM
Speaker: Radhika Singha, Professor (Retired), Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
The EU Data Producer’s Right – An Instructive Obituary
April 20, 2022 | 5.00 PM
Speaker: Dev Gangjee, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Oxford
All that you want to know about politics and elections
April 6, 2022 | 5.30 PM
Speaker: Prashant Kishor
Swami Vivekananda’s Defense of Religion as a Science
March 29, 2022 | 4 PM
Speaker: Swami Medhananda, Senior Research Fellow, Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education
Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War
March 23, 2022 | 5 PM
Speaker: Samuel Moyn, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History, Yale Law School
Whole Numbers and Half Truths: What Data Can and Cannot Tell us About Modern India
March 17, 2022 | 5 PM
Speaker: Rukmini S, Independent Journalist
Every Vote Counts: The Story of Indian Elections
January 13, 2022 | 5 PM
Speaker: Navin Chawla, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India
Double Feminist Book Salon
December 17, 2021 | 5 PM – 6.30 PM
- Dr. Srila Roy, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Witswatersrand, and author of Changing the Subject: Feminist and Queer Politics in Neoliberal India by Duke University Press (Forthcoming).
- Dr. Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, Assistant Professor, Law, University of California, Irvine, and author of Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility Among India’s Professional Elite by Princeton University Press, 2021.
The Politics of Expendability: State Suppression of Police Workers in India
December 8, 2021 | 6 PM
Speaker: Prof. Beatrice Jauregui, Associate Professor, Centre for Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies, University of Toronto
November 24, 2021 | 3 PM
Speakers: Dolly Kikon is an anthropologist. She teaches at the University of Melbourne.
Duncan McDuie-Ra is professor of urban studies at the University of Newcastle with an interest in urban cultures.
Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of Legal Personality
November 18, 2021
Speaker: Prof. Simon Chesterman, Dean and Provost’s Chair Professor of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and Senior Director of AI Governance at AI Singapore
Coding Nature’s Code
November 11, 2021
Speaker: Prof. Katharina Pistor, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School & Director of the Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation
The ‘Economy’ in Indian Politics: Some Inter-disciplinary Reflections’
November 10, 2021
Speaker: Prathama Banerjee, historian at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi
India Justice Report 2020
September 15, 2021
Speaker: Maja Daruwala, Chief Editor of the India Justice Report and Senior Advisor with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)
Gender and the “Faith” in Law: Equality, Secularism, and the Rise of the Hindu Nation
April 21, 2021
Speaker: Prof. Ratna Kapur, International Law, Queen Mary University of London
Cities of Indus Civilization: New Perspectives
January 17, 2020
Speaker: Nayanjot Lahiri, Historian, Archaeologist, and Professor of History at Ashoka University
Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Development in International Law
December 13, 2019
Speaker: Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Senior Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School
The Supreme Court Today: Mostly Final but Rarely Infallible
November 28, 2019
Speaker: Suhrith Parthasarathy, Advocate at the Madras High Court in Chennai, India
Sectarian Secularism: Limits of Subaltern Politics
November 21, 2019
Speaker: Ajay Gudavarathy, Professor in political science at Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
State of Indian Economy: Emerging Challenges
Speaker: Shri Shaktikanta Das IAS, Member of 15th Finance Commission
March 29, 2018