2018

Tuesday Seminar
Oct
09
2018
Speaker: Ravi Elangovan

Abstract

Low resource countries like India have a significant healthcare burden due  to infectious disease. Lack of diagnostic technology at the bottom of the pyramid has let to indiscriminate use of antibiotics and poor health ... more

HSS Occasional Seminar
Sep
25
2018
Speaker: V. K. Tripathi

Abstract

With the rise of market driven economies, propelled by science and technology, the... more

HSS Occasional Seminar
Sep
10
2018
Speaker: S. Swaminathan

Abstract

This talk narrates the story of scripts, which starts with the need felt by communities for writing, that led to the five cultures – Sumerian, Egyptian, Chinese, Indian and Meso-American - which had invented sophisticated... more

Workshop
Aug
17
2018
Speaker:

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Delhi in collaboration with WISERD (Cardiff University, UK) is organising a joint workshop with civil society activists on "Civil Society and Citizenship Rights in India". In this... more

Tuesday Seminar
May
01
2018
Speaker: Upasna Sharma
Tuesday Seminar
Apr
17
2018
Speaker: Upinder Singh

The intensity of the discussion of violence and nonviolence is a striking feature of ancient Indian political thought. Based on my recent book, Political Violence in Ancient India, I argue that the recognition of the pragmatic need for the king... more

Tuesday Seminar
Apr
10
2018
TBA
Speaker: V. Upadhyay
Tuesday Seminar
Apr
03
2018
Speaker: Anshu Malhotra

Historians today are more aware than ever before of the elusive nature of the past, as of the dynamic ways in which it is represented and used in the present, or the manner in which memory is constructed. The professional historian is no longer... more

HSS Occasional Seminar
Mar
21
2018
Speaker: Sahana Ghosh

As India drives an increasingly militarized border security agenda along its officially ‘friendly’ border with Bangladesh, its preemptive practices to control the illegal movement of people and goods are directed to routes and movements within... more

Workshop
Mar
19
2018
Speaker:

Winter School & Workshop on "Religions of India: Transformations of Values, Practices and Identities"

Organised by: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and University of Groningen (NL)
Dates: 19-23 March 2018
Venue: Indian... more

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