2015

Workshop
Dec
10
2015
Speaker:

"Roland Barthes: Today, Here" organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT-Delhi in collaboration with The Institut Francais en Inde
The venue and lunch are restricted to 100 persons, and will be made... more

Tuesday Seminar
Nov
03
2015
Speaker: Varsha Singh (IIT Delhi)

Abstract

In this talk, I will share preliminary findings on sex-related difference in cognition (i.e., cognitive sex-differences).

Bio

Varsha Singh is Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Humanities and... more

Tuesday Seminar
Oct
27
2015
Speaker: Peter Ronald deSouza

Abstract

As part of a larger study titled “Offensive Expression: the ‘threshold’ question in Indian democracy”, which I am doing as the Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Chair of the Rajya Sabha, I have chosen to look at certain difficult cases... more

Tuesday Seminar
Oct
13
2015
Speaker: Sujoy Chakravarty
Abstract

Using three rounds (61st, 66th and 68th) of the NSSO consumer surveys covering a span of 8 years (2004-2012), we estimate the level of dependence on common pool resources (CPRs) for food and fuel among households in rural India... more
Tuesday Seminar
Oct
06
2015
Speaker: Farhana Ibrahim (IIT Delhi)

Abstract

This paper examines the intersections between sexuality and citizenship in the context of cross-border marriage migration in Kutch, Gujarat. It suggests first, that contemporary cross-region marriage migration must be located... more

Tuesday Seminar
Sep
29
2015
Speaker: Mahesh Rangarajan

Abstract

Can animals have history? After all, the sense of history is assumed to be a part of what makes us uniquely human. Yet, the story of the lions of Gir, now over 400 in number with a range four times what it was, gives cause for a... more

Tuesday Seminar
Sep
15
2015
Speaker: Milind Wakankar (IIT Delhi)

ABSTRACT
The talk picks up one thread in the millennial history of low-caste fluency by looking at the structural of anti-brahmin polemic in the Satyashodhak movement, from within the conditions of rhetoric made possible by Christian and... more

Tuesday Seminar
Aug
18
2015
Speaker: Manohar Kumar (IIT Delhi)

Abstract

Whistleblowing is the act of disclosing information from a public or private organization with the purpose of revealing cases of corruption that are of immediate or potential danger to the public interest. In this paper, I outline... more

Tuesday Seminar
Aug
04
2015
Speaker: Aniket Aga

Abstract: This paper traces the rise of village-level retailers of chemical inputs in western Maharashtra since the 1990s and explores the texture of their relationships with vegetable farmers. In so doing, it situates farmers in the context of... more

Tuesday Seminar
Jul
14
2015
Speaker: Anil Kumar Singh

As machine translation (MT) systems mature and are used for practical purposes, automatic quality estimation (QE) of their output acquires increasing importance. The talk will present an outline of the work on MTQE and derive some conclusions.... more

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