Events

Organised
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops

2014

  1. "Teaching Sociology: Explorations in Critical Pedagogy", Workshop for Sociology teachers of Delhi, 14 March 2014.
  2. "Dual Identity: Indian Diaspora and Other Essays", Book release function, 27 January, 2014

2013

  1. "Towards Understanding of Modernization of Indian Tradition", National Seminar, 10-11 December 2013.
  2. "Terrains of Change City, Citizenship and Inequalities in Emerging India", National Seminar in honor of Professor Dipankar Gupta, 18 October 2013.

2012

  1. "Sociology Matters: Challenges and Possibilities of Social Sciences Knowledge in Contemporary India", International Seminar, 18-20 December 2012.

Distinguished Lecture Series
  1. "The Antinomies of Postcolonial Theory", Professor Vivek Chibber, Departmentof Sociology, New York University, USA, 24July 2014.
  2. "State of Injustice: The Indian State and Poverty", Professor John Harriss, Simon Fraser University, 5 February 2014.
  3. "As Caste Hierarchies Wane: Emerging Local Power Dynamics and Social Interactions in Rural India?", Professor James Manor, 5 December 2013.
Visiting Fellows at CSSS
Visiting Fellows Designate (2014-2015)
  1. Professor Carol Upadhya, School of Social Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 7-14 November 2014.
  2. Dr. Geeti Sen, Cultural Historian and Director, Indian Cultural Centre, Nepal, 20-30 November 2014.
  3. Professor Leela Fernandes, Department of Women's Studies, University of Michigan, USA, 28 February-8 March 2015.

2014

  1. Dr. Mahua Bandyopadhyay, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 28 August-5 September 2014.
  2. Dr. Pushpesh Kumar,Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 20-25 August 2014.
  3. Dr. Murphy Halliburton, Department of Anthropology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 11-17August 2014.
  4. Dr. Murphy Halliburton, Department of Anthropology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York from 3-7August 2014.
  5. Professor Vivek Chibbar, Departmentof Sociology, New York University, USA, 14-28 July 2014.
  6. Dr. Mahuya Bandopadhyaya, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 28 July-5 August 2014.
  7. Professor Vinod Jairath, Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 24-28 March 2014.
  8. Dr. Anindita Chakrabarti, Department of Humanities and Social Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 22-29 March 2014.
  9. Dr. Michele Friedner, National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 17-21 March 2014.
  10. Professor Sujata Patel, Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 11-14 March 2014.
  11. Dr. Shubha Ranganathan, Department of Liberal Arts, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, 2-7 March 2014.
  12. Professor Frederic Vandenberghe, Institute of Social and Political Studies, Rio de Janeiro, 6-10 February 2014.
  13. ProfessorVineetha Menon, Department of Anthropology, Kannur University, Kerala, 28January-6 February 2014.
  14. Professor Sanjay K. Roy, University of North Bengal, Darjeeling, 27 January-11 February 2014.
  15. Professor Kushal Deb, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, 12-27 January 2014.

2013

  1. Professor Sheena Jain, Department of Sociology, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, 18-28 November 2013.
  2. ProfessorAnthony Heath, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 16-21 November 2013.
  3. Professor D. N. Dhanagare, National Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shima, 20-30 October 2013.
  4. Dr. James Staples, Department of Anthropology, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, 25-30 July 2013.

Lectures Delivered by Visiting Fellows
  1. "Religion, Modernity and Erotic Sensibilities", Dr. Pushpesh Kumar, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 21 August 2014.
  2. "Family, Work and Sneham: Explaining Recovery from Schizophrenia in Kerala", Dr. Murphy Halliburton, Department of Anthropology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 7 August 2014.
  3. "Religion as an Object of Sociological Research: Exploring the Conceptual and Methodological Terrain", Dr. Anindita Chakrabarti, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 28March 2014.
  4. "New Disability Mobilities and Accessibilities in Urban India", Dr. Michele Friedner, National Science Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 21March 2014.
  5. "Modernity: Critical Reflections from the History of Indian Sociology", Professor Sujata Patel, Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 13March 2014.
  6. "Credibility Discourses in Temple Healing: Some Questions from Mahanubhav Shrines in Maharashtra, India", Dr. Shubha Ranganathan, Department of Liberal Arts, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, 6March 2014.
  7. "What's Critical about Critical Realism?", Professor Frederic Vandenberghe, Institute of Social and Political Studies, Rio de Janeiro, 7 February 2014.
  8. "Identity Movement of the Adivasis in Dooars and Terai Regions of North Bengal: The Saga of Alienation, Autonomy and Integration", Professor Sanjay K. Roy, University of North Bengal, Darjeeling, 6 February 2014.
  9. "Changing Practice of Anthropology: Quest for Relevance, Closer to Policy, and Epistemologically Challenged", Professor Vineetha Menon, Kannur University, Kerala 4 February 2014.
  10. "Post-colonial Urban Theories: A Critical Review", Professor Kushal Deb, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, 28 January 2014.
  11. "From Words to the World: Reading Bourdieu Today", Professor Sheena Jain, Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, 21 November 2013.
  12. "Social Stratification in the Indian Diaspora", Professor Anthony F. Heath, Professor Emeritus, Nuffield College, Oxford University 19 November 2013.
  13. "Debates and Discourses in Indian Sociology: The Lacking Tradition", Professor D. N. Dhanagare, National Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, 24 October, 2013.
  14. "Eco-tourism in Western Ghats: Who Gains and Who Loses?", Professor R. Indira, Department of Studies in Sociology, University of Mysore, 4 October 2013.
  15. "Philanthropy and Disability in South India: Nuancing the 'Charity Model", Dr. James Staples, Department of Anthropology, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, 25July 2013.
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