Seminars

Seminars/Conferences organised by the HSS

Date Title of the event Organiser Sponsor
7-9 December 2019 Engaging Science: Conversation Across Disciplines Dr. V. Rajesh & Dr. Parth Chauhan IISER Mohali and Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

Invited/Special Talk organised by the HSS

Date Title of the Talk Speaker
6 January 2023 Understanding Black Economy: Causes, Consequences and Remedies Prof. Arun Kumar, (Retired Professor, CESP, JNU New Delhi)
21 November 2022 Motherhood and Masculinities in Conflict Research: Storytelling and Aesthetics Dr. Amya Agarwal, Senior Researcher, Arnold Bergstraesser Institut at the University of Freiburg, Germany
15 November 2022 Gramsci and Historicism Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor, Columbia University, New York
11 November 2022 Data and privacy: Putting markets in (their) place Prof. Reetika Khera, Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi
19 October 2022 Changing Dynamics of Indian Democracy: Looking Beyond Elections Prof. Zoya Hasan, Professor Emerita, Centre for Political Studies, JNU
17 October 2022 Entangled Worlds: Transdisciplinarity in a (Post) Human Age Prof. Aditya Malik, Professor, Plaksha University, Mohali
26 August 2022 Technoscience and the Transhumanist Technocultural Imaginary Prof. Bijoy H. Boruah, Visiting Professor, IIT Jammu
9 June 2022 Periyar: A Study in Political Atheism Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan, University of Wolverhampton
13 April 2022 New Education Policy, 2020 and the Future of Secular Education in India Dr. Meera Nanda, Historian of Science
1 April 2022 Secularism, Communalism and Indian Politics Today Prof. Achin Vanaik, Retired Professor of International Relations and former Head of Department of Political Science at the University of Delhi
25 March 2022 Genealogies of Science’s Dissident imagination Prof. Dhruv Raina, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and Education, Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
28 February 2022 The Aryan Debate Revisited Prof. Thomas R. Trautmann, Professor Emeritus of History and Anthropology, University of Michigan
21 February 2022 What does it mean to be human? Biocapitalism and Disposable Lives in Fictional Narratives Dr. Manali Karmakar, VIT Chennai
15 February 2022 Dissent in Science Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Visiting Professor, IIT Delhi & Prof. C.P. Rajendran, Adjunct Professor, NIAS Bangalore
11 February 2022 Understanding Tribal Development in India Prof. Virginius Xaxa, Visiting Professor, Institute of Human Development, Delhi
2 February 2022 Bureaucratic Archeology: State, Science, and Past in Postcolonial India Dr. Ashish Avikunthak, Associate Professor in Film/Media at Harrington School of Communication, University of Rhode Island
18 November 2021 Wind of change: the spread of a technological innovation and the onset of the Levallois method in the Levantine late Acheulian Tamar Rosenber-Yefet
16 November 2021 Interrogating Economy: Thinking Public Policy for India’s Labouring Poor Prof. Atul Sood
27 October 2021 Making Postcolonial Biologies: Tales from AnOther Enlightenment Prof. Banu Subramaniam
22 April 2021 Farm Bills and Current State of Indian Agriculture Prof. Pritam Singh
10 April 2021 Farm Bills and Current State of Indian Agriculture Prof. Prabhat Patnaik
5 April 2021 The Afflicted Fragile Self and Her Past: Exclusion, Body and Disease in Early India Prof. Aloka Parasher-Sen, HCU
27 March 2021 Farm Bills and Current State of Indian Agriculture Prof. Surinder Singh Jodhka, JNU & Dr. G. Vijay, HCU
25 March 2021 Age of Emotions, Crisis of Ethics Dr. Ajay Gudavarthy, Centre for Political Studies, JNU
24 March 2021 Farm Bills and Current State of Indian Agriculture Dr. Devinder Sharma
10 March 2021 Caste-distance, Affinities, and Anxieties in Indian Anthropometry, 1920-1960 Dr. Abha Sur, Women’s and Gender Studies, MIT
15 January 2021 Making Spaces for Nature: State, Science and Ecology in India Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan, Ashoka University, Sonepat