HSS Occasional Seminar
Sep 25


With the rise of market driven economies, propelled by science and technology, the farming sector has been losing its share in GDP and villages are getting destabilized. People are moving around in search of work, at times crossing the borders of the state or the nation. They are welcomed as cheap labor by the urban elite, while...

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Jan 7

Disciplinarity in a Digital Age : An Exploration into the Transformation of Disciplines

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi
7-14 January 2019 (exact dates to be announced)


Michel Bitbol (CNRS, France)
Sumeet Agarwal (IIT Delhi)
Amitabha Bagchi (IIT Delhi)
Sukanta Chaudhuri (Jadavpur University)
Steven Connor (University of Cambridge)
Anne Duprat (Université de Picardie-...

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Feb 11


This winter school invites students to reflect on the interaction between culture and livelihoods in processes of change. When considering change, often either the economic dimension or the cultural dimension is foregrounded, the other side neglected. In the life-worlds of specific communities and individuals, however, these dimensions necessarily converge and cannot be separated. The forms and materiality of subsistence are always enmeshed in symbolic processes...

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