CSDS Brochure (click on the banner to download)

Centre for the Study of Developing Societies introduces its brochure. It is a record of CSDS and attempts to give an account of the various facets of the institution.

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Table of Contents


CSDS: A Biography

Research Themes
•  Democratic Politics and Its Futures
•  Developmental Paradigms and Practices
•  Diversity, Identity, Violence
•  Social and Political Thought
•  Indian Languages and Social Science
•  Culture, Information, Media
•  Ethnographies of the Present

•  Lokniti
•  The Sarai Programme
•  Indian Languages Programme
•  Social and Political Theory Programme


New Initiatives
•  Publics and Policies Programme
•  Law and Society Initiative

The Rajni Kothari Chair in Democracy


Life in the Centre

People at CSDS 1963-2012