Event Archive

In Memoriam: Suresh Sharma 1945-2019

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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’

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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

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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.

5th C R Parekh Memorial Lecture: Rethinking India’s Past

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Johannes Bronkhorst delivered the 5th C R Parekh Memorial Lecture on ‘Rethinking India’s Past’ on 7 August 2019 at India International Centre, New Delhi. The lecture was organized by Institute of Indian Thought, CSDS.

The Peoples of Early India: Origins, Migrations and Identities

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A panel discussion on ‘The Peoples of Early India: Origins, Migrations and Identities’ will be held on 9 August 2019 at CSDS. The discussion will be chaired and moderated by Ananya Vajpeyi. The panelists include Romila Thapar, Tony Joseph and Kai Friese.

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