Events

2015-2016

Lecture/Seminar/Conference/Workshops

  1. Mon Sep 7 : Lecture by Prof. Indu Agnihotri - 3.00 PM; CISLS COMMITTEE ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, SSS-I
  2. Mon Sep 28 : Public Talk by Prof. Barbara Harriss-White - 3.00 PM; CISLS COMMITTEE ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, SSS-I
  3. Mon Oct 5 : Lecture by Prof. Atul Sood - 3.00 PM; CISLS COMMITTEE ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, SSS-I
  4. Mon Oct 19 : Lecture by Mr. Harish Damodaran - 3.00 PM; CISLS COMMITTEE ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, SSS-I
  5. Mon Oct 26 : Lecture by Prof. Sucheta Mahajan
  6. Tue Nov 3 : Public Talk by Raphael Perret
  7. Mon Nov 16 : Lecture by Prof. Sam Moyo - 3.00 PM; CISLS COMMITTEE ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, SSS-I
  8. Wed Nov 18 : International Conference on Labour Question in the Global South - Inaugural Session and Day 1 @ Committee Room, Convention Centre, JNU and Day 2-3 Committee Room, SSS-1
  9. Thu Nov 19 : International Conference on Labour Question in the Global South - Inaugural Session and Day 1 @ Committee Room, Convention Centre, JNU and Day 2-3 Committee Room, SSS-1
  10. Fri Nov 20 : International Conference on Labour Question in the Global South - Inaugural Session and Day 1 @ Committee Room, Convention Centre, JNU and Day 2-3 Committee Room, SSS-1
  11. Mon Nov 23 : Block Conference by Frank Hoffer - 3.00 PM; CISLS COMMITTEE ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, SSS-I
  12. Tue Nov 24 : Block Conference by Frank Hoffer - 3.00 PM; CISLS COMMITTEE ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, SSS-I .

2014-2015

Lecture/Seminar/Conference/Workshops

  1. Organised International Conference on Women and Land Rights, "Theory and Experiences from the field: Fostering Rural Women's Access & Ownership to Land and Collectives" in association with Action Aid India during 14-15 May 2014.
  2. Organised a workshop on "National Convention on Homelessness and Urban Poverty", in association with Action Aid India during, 19-20 June 2014.
  3. Organised a International Conference on "Labouring Women: Some Major Concerns at the current Juncture" in association with ICSSR Northern Regional Centre CBGA and UN Women, Delhi, during 31 July – 1 August, 2014.
  4. Organised a Panel Discussion on "Regional Cooperation on Employment and Labour Issues in South Asia" in association with ILO Delhi, on September 20, 2014.
  5. Organised a National Workshop on "Women in the Labour Movement: Perspectives and Experiences from Trade Unions" in association with ILO Delhi during, 22-23 September 2014.
  6. Public Lecture delivered by Prof. Elizabeth Hill on titled "Politics of Employment Policy in India" on November 10, 2014.
  7. Organised a National Seminar on Bondage and Informality: The case of Brick Kilns in India, on November 17, 2014.
  8. Working Group Meeting on Inter-State Migrant Workers Act on 12 February 2015 (With CSRD and CESP).
  9. The Centre is organizing an International Workshop on "Political Economy of Cross- Class alliances in India" in association with University of Denver, during 04-05 March 2015. The workshop is also supported by ICSSR and JNU.


2013-2014

Lectures

  1. Organised a lecture by Dr. Aaron Schneider (Leo Block Chair of International Studies, University of Denver) on "Class Alliances and Political Institutions: The Political Economy of Brazilian Tax", on August 23, 2013.
  2. Organised a lecture by Prof. Elisabetta Basile (Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Economics and Law, University of Rome "La Sapienza" Italy) on "A Heterodox Analysis of Capitalism: Insights from a Market Town in South India after Green Revolution" on November 18, 2013.
  3. Hosted the ISLE Annual Presidential lecture by Prof. Jayati Ghosh (Professor of Economics and Chairperson CESP, JNU) on "The Strange Case of the Jobs That Did Not Appear: Structural Change, Employment and Social Patterns in India" on December 15, 2013.
  4. Hosted the ISLE lecture by Prof. Janine Rodgers (Associate Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Department of English Literatures, Mount Allison University) on "Changes in occupational patterns in rural Bihar: 1981-2011" on December 15, 2013.
  5. Hosted the ISLE lecture by Prof. Arjan de Haan (Department of Pol. Science, University of Guelph) on "Social Exclusion And Labour Market" on December 15, 2013.
  6. Hosted the ISLE lecture by Prof. Jeemol Unni (Director IRMA) on "Rural Livelihoods in transition: Whither Labour"? on December 15, 2013.
  7. Hosted the ISLE lecture by Prof. Kalpana Kannabiran (Regional Director, CSD-SRC Hyderabad) on "Who is a worker? Problematising 'ability' in the conceptualisation of labour" on December 15, 2013.
  8. Organised the Gautam Mathur Memorial Lecture (In collaboration with IAMR) by Prof. Ajit Singh (Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge) delivered a lecture on the theme "The World Bank's New Thinking on Industrial Policy: One step forward, two steps backward" on December 16, 2013.
  9. Hosted the ISLE lecture by Prof. Simon Deakin (Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge) on "Labour Law and Inclusive Development: The Economic Effects of Industrial Relations Laws in Middle Income Countries" on December 16, 2013.
  10. Hosted the ISLE lecture by Prof. Albert Park (Chair Professor of Social Science, Professor of Economics, and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at HKUST ) on "Towards an inclusive labour market in China and India" on December 16, 2013.
  11. Hosted the ISLE lecture by P. Sainath (Editor, The Hindu) on "Inequality and Rural Distress" on December 17, 2013.
  12. Hosted the ISLE lecture by Prof. Amiya K Bagchi (Professor of Economics and Director, Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata) on "An Iron law of interconnectedness of child labour, bonded labour and human trafficking" on December 17, 2013.
  13. Organised a public talk by Prof. Barbara Harriss-White (Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, Senior Research Fellow in SIAS) on "Self-Employment/Petty production: Labour Theory and (Im) Practical Politics" on February 11, 2014.
  14. Organised a public talk by Prof. Barbara Harriss-White (Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, Senior Research Fellow in SIAS) on "Innovation in the Informal Economy" on February 19, 2014.
  15. Organised a public talk by Marta Harnecker, Chilean Sociologist, Political Scientist, Journalist and Activist on "Socialism from Below: Experiences, from Latin America", in association with CESP on March 21, 2014.

Workshops

  1. Organized the 16th AJEI French and Indian Scholar's Workshop on "Labour, Mobility and Mobilisation" in association with Association Jeunes Etudes Indiennes, France, during February 11-14, 2014.
  2. Organized a three-day workshop on the topic, 'Beti Bachao Campaign' from 28th to 30th March in collaboration with the Actionaid India.
  3. Organized a Panel Discussion on "Changing Conditions of Labour in the Automobile Sector: Some Reflections on the Maruti-Suzuki Crisis" on September 17, 2013 in association with University of Denver.
  4. Organized a National Green Assembly on "Waste Legislation and Waste Pickers" at Constitution Club, Rafi Marg, New Delhi on October 23, 2013 in association with All India Kabadi Mazdoor Mahasangh.

2012-2013

  1. A seminar on "Capital Accumulation and Women's Labour in Asia Economies on August 8, 2012 was held at the School of Social Sciences-I, (Committee Room).
  2. A National Conference in collaboration with Pension Parishad was organized on "Social Security for Unorganized Sector Workers in India: Context and Prospects" was held on 7-8 September, 2012 at the School of Social Sciences-I (Committee Room).
  3. An International Conference on "Understanding Change in Rural India: Perspectives from Longitudinal Village Studies" was held on 19-20 November, 2012 at the JNU Convention Centre.
  4. A National Conference on "Political Economy of India" at the 36th Indian Social Sciences Congress held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, December 27-29, 2012.
  5. In the current semester, the first talk of the continuing invited Lecture Series was delivered on Economic Studies on Labour Discrimination based on Sex and Gender by Doris Weichselbaumer (Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Johhannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria) on February 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM in the Dean's Committee Room/SSS-II.
  6. The second talk of the invited lecture series was on "The Employment Challenge in Chindiafrican World" by J. J. Boillot (Professor of Economics and former Advisor to French Finance Minister) on February 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM in the Dean's Committee Room/SSS-II.
  7. Prof. Patrick Heller (Professor of Sociology and International Relations, Brown University) delivered a lecture on "Democracy as Development: Some Comparative Lessons from Brazil, India and South Africa" on March 11 in the Dean's Committee Room/SSS-II at 11.30 AM.
  8. Prof. Gerry Rodgers (Visiting Professor, CISLS) delivered a lecture on "Decent Work" on March 14, 2013 at 2.30 PM in the Krishna Bharadwaj Room/CESP/SSS-II.
  9. A one-and-a-half-day workshop in collaboration with Actionaid India and Pension Parishad on "Pension for the elderly" was organized on 18-19 March 2013.
  10. Prof. Jenine Rodgers (Visiting Professor, IHD, New Delhi) delivered a lecture on "Gender Gap and Labour Market Segmentation" on March 26, 2013 at 2.30 PM in the Krishna Bharadwaj Room/CESP/SSS-II.
  11. Prof. Gerry Rodgers (Visiting Professor, CISLS) delivered a lecture on "Globalisation and Labour" on April 16, 2013 at 2.30 PM in the Krishna Bharadwaj Room/CESP/SSS-II.

2011-2012

  1. The Centre held its Inaugural Lecture on "Which Agrarian Question? Indian Rural Labour, the International Corporate Food Regime and classic Agrarian Transition" delivered by Prof. Jens Lerche, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London on November 30, 2012 at the SSS-I (Committee Room), JNU.
  2. An International workshop in collaboration with Action Aid India and Ministry of Rural Development, GOI, on "Rural Transformations in the South: Context and Prospects" on March 7, 2012 at India International Centre New Delhi.
  3. An Inaugural Conference on "Labour in Rural India: Economic, Political and Social Dimensions since early 1990s" on March 14, 2012 at the SSS-I (Committee Room), JNU.
  4. A Conference in partnership with Action-Aid India on "Era of Finance Capital and Challenges for Labour in the Global South" on March 26, 2012 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
  5. A symposium in collaboration with Action-Aid India on "Politics and Economics of Arab Spring" on March 26, 2012 at the SSS-I (Auditorium), JNU.