Event Archive

In Memoriam: Suresh Sharma 1945-2019

Category :(Announcements)

Professor Suresh Sharma, former Director of the Centre, sadly passed away on the 16th of May 2019.  Professor Sharma was with the Centre between 1978 and 2010; he was the Director of the Centre between 2004 and 2007.   A distinct voice at the Centre, one of Professor Sharma’s notable intellectual interventions in the last decade was his publication of the critical edition of Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj along with the cultural historian Tridip Suhrud. The Centre’s faculty and staff joins Professor Sharma’s family and the larger intellectual community in condoling this loss.

Report Release: ‘Social Media and Political Behaviour’

Category :(Publications)

A report release and discussion on ‘Social Media and Political Behaviour’ was held on 11 June 2019, 6.30 pm at The Royal Ballroom, Hotel Imperial, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi. The event was chaired by Suhas Palshikar, Co-director, Lokniti: Programme for Comparative Democracy, CSDS.

In Memoriam: Girish Karnad 1938-2019

Category :(Announcements)

Girish Karnad was a leading playwright, actor, director, bellettrist, polymath and public intellectual of independent India. He was born in Matheran, near Bombay, on May 19, 1938, grew up in Dharwar on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border, and lived mostly in Bangalore, where he passed away on June 10, 2019.

Book Launch: ‘Caste Matters’

Category :(Discussion)

A book launch of Suraj Yengde’s Book ‘Caste Matters’ was held on 30 July 2019 at CSDS. The discussion was chaired by Ananya Vajpeyi. The discussants were Surinder S. Jodhka and Harish S. Wankhede. Suraj Yengde is a Shorenstein Center inaugural post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

हिंदी मीडिया, बेपनाह ताक़त के ख़तरे

Category :(Lecture)

मृणाल पाण्डे का विशेष व्याख्यान: 'हिंदी मीडिया, बेपनाह ताक़त के ख़तरे', 28 अगस्त 2019, सीएसडीएस। कार्यक्रम की अध्यक्षता अभय कुमार दुबे करेंगे। हिंदी ख़बरों का आम उपभोक्ता एक विश्वासी क़िस्म का जीव है। वह मानता है कि मीडिया-मंचों से मिल रही ख़बर

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