Past Events

2024

22 May 2024

Workshop ‘The COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Inside Local Environments’

The University of Potsdam

21 May 2024

Workshop ‘The COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Inside Local Environments’

Rachel Carson Center for the Study of Environment and Society, Munich (affiliated to LMU)

11 April 2024

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Vivek V. Narayan (TM4)

Hybrid: ICAS:MP & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

4 – 5 April 2024

TM2 Workshop “Across the Lines: Railways and Resistance in Modern India” in collaboration with Max Weber Forum, Delhi

21 – 23 March 2024

TM 7 Workshop on ‘Digital networks: Twentieth and Twenty-first-century political archaeologies’

CSDS, New Delhi

11 – 12 March 2024

TM 7 Workshop on ‘New Directions in Media and Tech’

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

7 March 2024

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Souvanik Mullick (TM3)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

29 February 2024

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Manju Edachira (TM7)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

28 February 2024

Joint Committee Meeting

26 February 2024

TM 5 Module Meeting

Conference Room 2, India International Centre, New Delhi 

26 – 27 February 2024

TM 5 Workshop on The Lens of Gender: Refiguration of Categories

Conference Room 2, India International Centre, New Delhi 

22-24 February 2024

Internal Meeting: ‘The World After the Pandemic’

21 February 2024

International Advisory Board Meeting

20 February 2024

Lecture by Professor Sebastian Conrad on “Bodybuilding and muscular manliness – towards a global history’ in collaboration with the German Embassy

19-21 February 2024

ICAS:MP TM 4 Workshop

15 February 2024

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Manisha Sethi (TM3&4)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

8 February 2024

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Mallika Leuzinger (TM7)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

8 – 10 January 2024

ICAS:MP TM 2 and 5 International Workshop on Rethinking Labour: Gender, Informality and Politics

Venue: Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, India

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7 – 8 December 2023

ICAS:MP TM 1 Final Workshop: History as a Political Category (HPC)

4 – 6 December 2023

ICAS:MP TM 1 Workshop on Other Histories, Other Pasts

30 November 2023

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Thomas John Herzmark (TM1)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

23 November 2023

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: A. Suneetha (TM5)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

16 November 2023

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Bhargav Rani (TM1)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

2 November 2023

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Alastair McClure (TM4)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 12:00 pm – 2:00pm CET

26 October 2023

ICAS:MP Fellow Colloquia: Lars Aaberg (TM5)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4:30 pm -6:30 pm IST/ 1:00 pm – 3:00pm CET

11 October 2023

Introductory Presentation by ICAS:MP Fellows

11 October 2023

TM  4 Module Meeting 

10 October 2023

Joint Committee Meeting

4 – 15 October 2023

ICAS:MP Autumn week

3 – 4 August 2023

ICAS:MP workshop on Re-constituting a South Asian Environmental Humanities 

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6 – 9 July 2023

ICAS:MP TM 5 Workshop on Rethinking Categories through the Lens of Gender

Venue: Burkardushaus, Würzburg

21 – 23 June 2023

ICAS:MP TM 3 workshop: Metamorphoses of the Political: West Bengal in the New Millennium 

Venue: University of Göttingen

31 March 2023

TM 2 workshop ‘Democracy and the Labour Movement: Past, Present and Future’

Hybrid: AITUC Bhavan & Online via Zoom

23 March 2023

Colloquium for Fellows: Sonja Hegasy (TM1 Fellow)

Project Title: Struggle over Mined Territory: Historical Contingency in the Aftermath of the Moroccan Truth and Reconciliation Instance (2003/04)

Discussant: Neeladri Bhattacharya (TM1) 

Hybrid: ICAS:MP Office & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/11:30 am – 1:30 pm CET

17-19 March 2023

MECAM Conference “Imagining Futures – Dealing with Disparity”

9 March 2023

Colloquium for Fellows: Gadi Algazi (TM2 Fellow

Project Title: The Camp Vanishes: A Microhistory of a Transit Camp in 1950s Israel

Discussant: Prabhu Mohapatra (TM2)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/11:30 am – 1:30 pm CET

3 March 2023

ICAS:MP Special Lecture, Where are the workers? Metamorphosis of labour politics in Africa after the end of colonial rule by Andreas Eckert

3 March 2023

ICAS:MP TM 2 workshop, Archives and Social Movement

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 11:15 am – 4:30 pm IST

2 March 2023

Public Talk by Martin Gaenszle (ICAS:MP Fellow) on Reinventions of an ethnic religion: the Satyahangma movement in the Nepal-India borderland

Seminar Room, CSDS

1 March 2023

International Advisory Board Meeting

28 February 2023

Joint Committee Meeting

27 February 2023

TM5 Module Meeting

27 February 2023

TM4 Module Meeting

23-24 February 2023

TM5 Workshop in collaboration with DFG project “Hidden Histories”, RePLITO (Beyond Social Cohesion: Repertoires of Living Together) on Global Networks, Local Pioneers: Gendered Perspectives on social activism, work and political engagement in and from South Asia Delhi

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21-28 February 2023

Exhibition on ‘Intermediations < Panna, Parda, Baja > Curating a People’s Archive’ organised by ICAS:MP member Ravikant (CSDS)

Open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre

16 February 2023

Colloquium for Fellows: Vanya Vaidehi Bhargav (TM4 Fellow)

Project Title: Indian Secularism: A Contested Concept

Discussant: Lajwanti Chatani (TM4)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

9 February 2023

Colloquium for Fellows: Baidik Bhattacharya (TM1 Fellow)

Project Title: Translation without original, sovereignty without exception: Animal fables and the transformation of politics in colonial India

Discussant: Rakesh Pandey (CSDS)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

25 January 2023

Colloquium for Fellows: Vinzenz Hediger (TM7 Fellow)

Project Title: Configuring the Demos: Cinema, Democracy, and the “New World Order of Cultural Production”

Discussant: Ravi Sundaram (TM7)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

12 January 2023

Colloquium for Fellows: Martin Geyer (TM3 Fellow)

Project Title: States of Exception and States of Emergency: What We Can Learn from German History

Discussant: Amit Prakash (JNU)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

5-7 January 2023

TM7 Workshop on ‘Media aesthetics/political aesthetics’

Kochi, Kerala

2022

14 December 2022

Discussion on Sage series volume ‘Media and the Constitution of the Political‘ edited by Ravi Vasudevan

5 December 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Arunima Deka (TM6 Fellow)

Project Title: Land, Resource and Politics: Looking at Contemporary Northeast India

Discussant: Amal Ahmad (CeMIS, University of Göttingen)

Hybrid: ICAS:MP Office & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

1 December 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Anne-Kathrin Will (TM4 Fellow)

Project Title: Census categories at the intersection of normative order, representation and anti‐discrimination

Discussant: Vidhu Verma (TM4)

Hybrid: ICAS:MP Office & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

21 – 25 November 2022

ICAS:MP – MECAM – MWF Workshop

Delhi, India

17 November 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Pratiksha Baxi (TM3 & TM5 Fellow)

Project Title: Women as Custodial Minorities: Patriarchy, Prisons and the Pandemic in India

Discussant: Janaki Nair (TM5)

Hybrid: ICAS:MP Office & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

10 November 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Pallavi Paul (TM7 Fellow)

Project Title: From Ideology to the Fragment: Documentary Reimagined

Discussant: Ravi Vasudevan (TM7 & TM1)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

18 October 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Urmila Goel (TM5 Fellow)

Project Title: Care, Migration, Gender. An analysis of the nurse recruitment from Kerala to West Germany and its consequences

Discussant: Dr Maya John (Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

11 October 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Roujin Zhang (TM6 Fellow)

Project Title: Risk Aversion, Behaviors and Well-Being of the Rural Households: Evidence and Political Implications from India

Discussant: Dr Liza von Grafenstein (former ICAS:MP fellow/IDinsight)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

Time: 4-6 pm IST/12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CET

23 – 24 September 2022

Cross Modular Conference (CMC) on The Social and Political Life of Experience-Near Concepts 

22 September 2022

Fellows’ Introductory Presentations

21 September 2022

TM 5 Module Meeting

21 September 2022

Joint Committee Meeting

20 September 2022

TM 4 Module Meeting

20 September 2022

TM 7 Module Meeting

20 – 22 September 2022

TM4 Workshop on De-growth

15 September 2022

Launch of Cambridge University Press (CUP) book by Sushmita Pati 

19 – 28 September 2022

ICAS:MP Week

6 – 8 September 2022

Resilient Societies- Early Career Research Symposium for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2022

8 September 2022

Societal Transformations for a Resilient Future

26 July 2022

Book discussion of ICAS:MP’s SAGE Publication book: Wage Earners in India 1500–1900

4 July 2022

‘Feminism and the Law: An Argument out of India’

24 June 2022

TM 7 workshop: Media and the Political

23 – 24 June 2022

TM 6  Workshop: Green Finance and the Global South – Money and Nature

16-18 June 2022

TM 2: The Time and Space of Railways: Markets, Work, and Circulation in South Asia- An international workshop in honour of Ian J. Kerr

6-8 June 2022

TM4 Workshop: Born Again Selves: New Religious Movements and the Norms of Belief Augustinerkloster Erfurt, Germany

26 – 29 April 2022 

TM1 & TM4 Workshop on The idea of Heresy

4 – 5 April 2022

Merian Centre Meeting and international conference on Decolonizing Methodologies

29 March 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Supriya RoyChowdhury (TM3 Fellow)

Project Title: Democracy and Debates: Urban Poor Housing Movements in India

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

28 March 2022

Book Launch and Film Screening by Anandita Bajpai

22 March 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Megnaa Mehtta (TM4 Fellow)

Project Title: Reconceiving Forest Sovereignty: The ontological fault lines between forests rights and forest deities in the Sundarbans of India

Discussant: Antje Linkenbach (TM4)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

21 March 2022

Book Launch of Cambridge University Press (CUP) book by Shail Mayaram 

9 March 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Maria Framke (TM5 Fellow)

Project Title: Hidden histories: Women’s role in rural development programmes in India, c. 1920–1966

Discussant: Janaki Nair (TM5)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

24 February – 6 March 2022

ICAS:MP Week

3 March 2022

Special Lecture/Colloquium for Fellows: Peter Gottschalk (TM4 Fellow)

Sharing Feelings: Affective Portrayls of Hindus and Muslims in British and American Newspapers from 1852  to 1865

Discussant: Rajeev Bhargava (TM4)

7:30 – 9 pm IST/3 – 4:30 CET Online via Zoom

24 February 2022

ICAS:MP at Indo-German Research Day

12:30 – 6:30 pm IST

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15 February 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Julia Hauser (TM5 Fellow)

Project Title: Mirra Alfassa: The Global Life of a Female Guru  Discussant: Jörg Gengnagel (TM5)

Hybrid:  Online via Zoom

7 February 2022

Joint Committee Meeting

24 January 2022 

Colloquium for Fellows: Holger Strulik (TM6 Fellow)

Project Title: Physiological Aging and Life-Cycle Labor Supply across the World Discussant: Jesus Crespo Cuaresma (Institute of Macroeconomics, Vienna)

Online via Zoom

11 January 2022

Colloquium for Fellows: Jana Tschurenev (TM5 Fellow)

Project Title: Shared and Equal Parenting: Historical, Transregional, and Comparative Perspectives Discussant: Janaki Nair (TM5)

Online via Zoom

2021

7 December 2021

Colloquium for Fellows: Ramnath Bhat (TM7 Fellow)

Project Title: Communicative infrastructure and constitution of the political in Chhattisgarh, India

Discussant: Lotte Hoek (TM7)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

1 – 2 December 2021

TM5 Workshop on  Listen to the Global South! Uncovering the Roles of Southern Actors in Writing Global Gender Norms

Online

23 November 2021

Colloquium for Fellows: Prem Poddar (TM1 Fellow)

Project Title: China in India: Himalayan Kalimpong Discussant: Indra Sengupta (TM1)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

22 November 2021

Virtual Book Launch (ICAS:MP Sage Series): ‘Indian Debates on the International Left: Selected Writings of Lajpat Rai’

3 pm GMT/ 8:30 IST Online

11 – 16 November 2021

TM2 Workshop: Mapping Lives of Labour  

Workshop Organisers: TM2 (Chitra Joshi, Prabhu Mohapatra and Rana Behal) in collaboration with the Association of Indian Labour Historians (AILH) and V.V. Giri National Labour Institute Programme

Online

10 November 2021

Colloquium for Fellows: Gayatri Rathore (TM2 Fellow)

Project Title: State, Labour and Sanitation: Making and Unmaking of Sanitation Worker

Discussant: Rana Behal (TM2)

Hybrid: CSDS & Online via Zoom

8 – 9 November 2021

Network Meeting: Merian Centres

27 October 2021

International Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting

18-20 October 2021

TM1 Workshop: History from below: Historiography between populism and democratisation Bad Homburg, Germany

5 October 2021

1pm – 2:30pm

Fellows’ Cohort 2021-2022: Introductory Presentations

4 – 6 October 2021

3pm IST onwards on 4 and 5 October and 5pm IST onwards on 6 October

TM4 Workshop on De-growth or Reinventing Life: Prospects and Projects

28 September – 1 October 2021

Cross-Modular Conference on The Social and Political Life of Experience-Near Concepts

28 September 2021

Module Coordinator Meeting

27 September 2021

Joint Committee Meeting

27 September – 6 October 2021

ICAS:MP Week

2 September 2021

Publication Meeting and Dinner Reception with Fellows CSDS, Delhi

19 July 2021

Cross-Modular Conference: Preliminary Meeting Concept Note

Online via Zoom (2 – 5 pm/ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm CET)

22-24 June 2021

Fellows’ Presentations Venue: Online via Zoom

17 June 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Heena (TM5 Fellow)

The Working Women in Pre-Colonial Awadh (1750s–1850s)

Discussant: Samita Sen (TM5 Module Member)

Venue: Online via Zoom

10 June 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Aheli Chowdhury (TM3 Fellow)

Transforming Democracy: Sociological Study of Contemporary Student Movements in India and its Interaction with Media

Discussant: Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay (TM3 Module Member)

Online via Zoom (3pm – 5pm IST/11:30 am -1:30 pm CET)

3 June 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Rashmi Singh (TM3 Fellow)

Satta and Sangathan – Political Power, Organizational Politics, and the Race for Party Tickets in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) D

iscussant: Dwaipayan Bhattacharyya (TM3 Module Member)

Online via Zoom (3pm – 5pm IST/11:30 am -1:30 pm CET)

27 May 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Liza Von Grafenstein (TM6 Fellow)

Urbanization – Opportunity or Challenge for Child Health in India

Discussant: Malavika Subramanyam (TM6 Module Coordinator)

Online via Zoom (3pm – 5pm IST/11:30 am -1:30 pm CET)

22 April 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Anuj Bhuwania (TM3 & TM4 Fellow)

Transformative Constitutionalism and Authoritarian Populism in India: The 42nd Constitutional Amendment of 1976

Discussant: Rajeev Bhargava (TM4 Module Coordinator)

Online via Zoom (3pm – 5pm IST/11:30 am -1:30 pm CET)

15 April 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Shireen Mirza (TM2 Fellow)

Caste and Urban Infrastructure: Waste-work and animal slaughter on the margins of Mumbai

Discussant: Awadhendra Sharan (TM2 Module Member)

Online via Zoom (3pm – 5pm IST/11:30 am -1:30 pm CET)

9-10 April 2021

Workshop: Querying Childhood: Feminist Reframings 

Workshop Organisers: TM5 (Janaki Nair, Mary E John, Barbara Lotz and Elisabeth Schömbucher)

Online via Zoom

Programme

25 March 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Kena Wani (TM3 Fellow)

Broadcasting (rural) Development: Big Science, Televisual Pedagogy and Techno-Managerialism in Western India, 1960s-1970s.

Discussant: Amita Baviskar (TM3 Module Coordinator)

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS (3pm – 5pm IST/10:30 am -12:30 pm CET)

15-24 March 2021

Virtual Spring School on Thinking the Political Programme

11 March 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Prabhat Kumar (TM1 Fellow)

Republican Pasts and Socialist Futures: Socialist Reconfigurations of Indian Past in Hindi Literary Sphere

Discussant: Ravikant (TM1 Module Member)

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS (3pm – 5pm IST/10:30 am -12:30 pm CET)

8-9 March 2021

Fellows’ Presentations

Venue: Online

4 March 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Prathama Banerjee (TM1 Fellow)

History of Religion’ as Political Critique: Ambedkar and his Contemporaries

Chair: Shail Mayaram (TM1 Module Coordinator)

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS (3pm – 5pm IST/10:30 am -12:30 pm CET)

3 March 2021

Joint Committee Meeting

Online; 1:30-5:30 pm IST, 9:00 am to 1 pm CET

24 February 2021

Module Coordinator Meeting

Online; 2:30-4:30 pm IST/ 10 am to 12 pm CET

24 February – 4 March 2021

ICAS:MP Spring Event Week 2021

16 February 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Deepa Das Acevedo (TM3 Fellow)

The Battle for Sabarimala

Discussant: Rupa Viswanath (TM3 Module Coordinator)

Venue: Online (6:30 pm onwards)

10 February 2021

Joint Committee Meeting

8 February 2021

ICAS:MP Dialogue with Charles Taylor, Hartmut Rosa and Rajeev Bhargava

Deep Diversity in Politics, Religion and Selfhood – And A Shared Sense of Belonging

7:30 pm – 9 pm (IST)/ 3 pm – 4:30 pm (CET)/ 9 am – 10:30 am (ET) Online via Zoom

4 February 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Reading Session: Prathama Banerjee’s (TM1 Fellow) latest book Elementary Aspects of the Political: Histories from the Global South

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS (3pm – 5pm)

14 January 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Introduction of Fellows and their research projects to ICAS:MP directors and members

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS (3pm – 5pm)

13 January 2021

Joint Committee Meeting

Online via cisco webex (4:30pm – 6:30pm)

7 January 2021

Colloquium for Fellows Introduction to research at ICAS:MP by Laila Abu-Er-Rub

Online via cisco webex (3pm – 5pm)

23 November 2020

Online DWIH Science Lecture by Sebastian Vollmer The Impact of Nutritional Interventions on Child Health and Cognitive Development

Lecture organisers: The German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi and University of Göttingen Professor Vollmer is one of the coordinators of ICAS:MP’s Thematic Module 6 – Political Economy of Growth And Distribution.

Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM IST (12.30 PM to 13.30 PM CET)

Location: The event will be hosted online on ‘Webex’ Prior registration is mandatory.

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13, 14 and 20 November 2020

Workshop: Gender and Reproduction 

Workshop Organisers: TM5 (Samita Sen, Michael Becker, Krishna Swamy Dara and Matthias Gsänger)

Programme

20 October 2020

ICAS:MP Special Lecture by Faisal Devji (University of Oxford) The Childhood of Politics

Chair and Discussant: Mary E John (Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi)

Online via cisco webex at 1 pm -2:15 pm CET/ 4:30 -5:45 pm IST

ICAS:MP Week Autumn 2020:  5 October – 15 October 2020

The following events have taken place virtually during the ICAS:MP autumn event week 2020:

6 October 2020 

ICAS:MP Joint Committee Meeting 4pm – 7:30pm (IST) via Starleaf

9 October 2020 

ICAS:MP Module Coordinator Committee Meeting 2pm – 4:30pm (IST) via Starleaf

19 June 2020

International Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting Venue: via Starleaf

28 May 2020

Virtual Colloquium by Jean-Philippe Dedieu (TM1 Fellow): ‘Afro-Asian’: The Indian Uses of an Intellectual and Political Category in Times of African Decolonization, 1947-1962

Venue: via Starleaf

6 to 8 May 2020 (CANCELLED due to COVID-19)

Workshop: New Religious Movements (India and beyond)

Workshop Organisers: TM4 (Sanjay Srivastava, Martin Fuchs, Rajeev Bhargava)

Venue: TBC, Erfurt

17 to 18 March 2020 (CANCELLED due to COVID-19)

Workshop: Gender and Reproduction 

Workshop Organisers: TM5 (Samita Sen, Michael Becker, Krishna Swamy Dara and Matthias Gsänger)

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS

20 to 21 March 2020 (CANCELLED due to COVID-19)

Workshop: Querying Childhood: Feminist Reframings 

Workshop Organisers: TM5 (Janaki Nair, Barbara Lotz and Elisabeth Schömbucher)

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS

12 to 14 March 2020 (CANCELLED due to COVID-19)

Workshop: Mapping Lives of Labour  

Workshop Organisers: TM2 (Chitra Joshi, Prabhu Mohapatra and Rana Behal) in collaboration with the Association of Indian Labour Historians (AILH) and the V.V Giri National Labour Institute (VVGNLI)

Venue: V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, NOIDA, India

24 February – 5 March 2020

The following events have taken place during the ICAS:MP spring event week 2020:

25 February 2020 

Presentation of Fellows Cohort 2019-2020 (9.30 am – 6.30 pm)

Programme

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS

26 February 2020

Colloquium by Margrit Pernau

Feeling the Future

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11 am – 1 pm)

27 February 2020 

ICAS:MP Joint Committee Meeting (10 am – 5 pm)

Venue: ICAS:MP Office

28 February 2020 

ICAS:MP Module Coordinator Committee Meeting (2 pm – 5 pm)

Venue: ICAS:MP Office

28 February 2020 

TM2 Module Meeting

Venue: ICAS:MP Office

2 March 2020

TM1 Module Meeting (10 am – 1 pm)

Venue: ICAS:MP Office

2 March 2020

Knowledge Exchange Event Merian Centres (Brazil, Ghana, Mexico, India): Horizons of knowledge regarding the political. A discussion on past perspectives and future prospects (2 pm – 6.30 pm)

Venue: Lecture Room 2, IIC Annexe, Delhi

Programme

3 to 4 March 2020

Workshop: New Roles of professional historians in politics and new forms of public use of history

Workshop Organisers: TM1 (Lutz Raphael and Berber Bevernage)

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS

Programme

13 February 2020

CSD’s Social Development Forum – A talk by Martin Fuchs on Ambedkar’s Theory of the Social: The Universal Condition of Recognition

Chair and Discussant: K B Saxena (Council for Social Development [CSD], Delhi)

Venue: Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture Hall, CSD, Delhi (3 pm – 4:30 pm)

6 February 2020

ICAS:MP-CSDS Lecture Shirin M. Rai (TM5 Fellow): The Politics of Lament

Chair and Discussant: Ravikant (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi)

Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS (5 pm onwards)

27 January 2020 

MWS IBO and ICAS:MP Joint Colloquium for Fellows with Sebastian Conrad

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11 am – 1 pm)

21 January 2020

Colloquium for Fellows Shirin M. Rai (TM5 Fellow): Depletion: the human cost of caring Sujoy Dutta (TM6 Fellow): Does Better Information Lead to Lower Corruption? Evidence from Uttar Pradesh, India

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11:30 am – 3:30 pm)

3 December 2019

Colloquium for Fellows Sushmita Pati (TM3 Fellow): Between ‘Ownership’ and ‘Belongingness’: Uneven Terrains of Capital and Community Relationships in Urban Delhi

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11am-1pm)

2 December 2019

ICAS:MP Special Lecture by Raka Ray (University of California, Berkeley) Resentment and Revenge: Internal Colonialism, the Decline of Fordism and the Trump Vote

Chair and Discussant: Ravi Vasudevan (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi)

Venue: CSDS, Seminar Room (4:30 pm – 7 pm)

29 to 30 November 2019

Workshop: Youth Politics and Projects of Self-Making in the Global South

Workshop Organisers: Amita Baviskar (TM3) and Raka Ray (UC Berkeley) in collaboration with Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi (CSH) and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) South Asia Programme

Venue: IEG, Delhi

20 to 22 November 2019

Workshop: Formalisation, Informalisation and the Labour Process: Comparative Perspectives (Call for Papers)

Workshop Organisers: TM2 Venue: CeMIS, University of Göttingen

25 November 2019

Colloquium for Fellows with Professor Ute Frevert (Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development, Berlin) on The Politics of Humiliation: Historical Trajectories

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11am-1pm)

19 November 2019

Colloquium for Fellows Anindita Chatterjee (TM5 Fellow): Uneasy Coexistence: Religion and Patterns of Exclusion of Migrant Female Domestic Workers in Homes and Public Spaces

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11am-1pm)

5 November 2019

Colloquium for Fellows Ravi Shankar Jayaram (TM2 Fellow): Municipal Hindu nationalism: Lower caste middle-class participation in urban political processes in UP

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11am-1pm)

22 October 2019

Colloquium for Fellows Arnaud Kaba (TM2 Fellow): Of glass, skills and life: representations of work and popular urban cultures among Firozabad’s glass workers 

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11am-1pm)

9 to 11 October 2019

Workshop: Collecting, Classifying, (Re)presenting: Archives, Museums, Textbooks and the Politics of the Past (Call for Papers)

Workshop Organisers: TM1 (Martin Baumeister and Riem Spielhaus) Venue: German Historical Institute, Rome

Programme Report

10 October 2019

Colloquium for Fellows Amrita Dhillon (TM6 Fellow): Inclusive growth: Empowering women in India’s growth trajectory

Venue: ICAS:MP office (11am-1pm)

18 to 28 September 2019

The following events have taken place during the upcoming ICAS:MP autumn event week 2019:

18 September 2019

ICAS:MP Editorial Committee Meeting (10:30 am – 1 pm)

Venue: ICAS:MP office

19 September 2019

ICAS:MP TM3 Film Screening “Recasting Selves” (6:30 pm onwards) Urban Lens Film Festival, Bangalore

Venue: Goethe-Institut/Max Müller Bhavan, Bangalore

20 September 2019

TM2 Module Meeting (11 am – 1 pm)

Venue: ICAS:MP office

23 September 2019

ICAS:MP Joint Committee Meeting (11 am – 4 pm)

Venue: CSDS, Seminar Room

23 September 2019

ICAS:MP Special Lecture by Niraja Gopal Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Metaphors and Metamorphoses: Interpreting the Present Discontents of Democracy

Chair: Kalpana Kannabiran (Council for Social Development, Hyderabad)

Venue: CSDS, Seminar Room (6 pm – 8 pm)

24 September 2019

TM4 Module Meeting (10 am – 1 pm)

Venue: ICAS:MP office

24 September 2019

ICAS:MP Module Coordinator Meeting (3 pm – 5 pm)

Venue: ICAS:MP office 25 September 2019 Book Launch (11 am – 11:45 am): Sunkari Satyam’s (TM4 Fellow) ‘Tribals and Democratic Politics’ with Ashok Pankaj (Director CSD) Introductory Colloquium for Fellows (11:45 am – 4 pm) Programme Venue: ICAS:MP office 10 September 2019 Colloquium for Fellows (11 am – 1 pm) Venue: ICAS:MP office 8 to 9 July 2019 Workshop: Life, Labour and Infrastructures: Indian Cities in Historical Perspective Workshop Organisers: TM3 (Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay) Venue: CeMIS, University of Göttingen Programme 28 to 29 June 2019 Workshop: Media and the Constitution of the Political Workshop Organisers: TM7 (Srirupa Roy and Ravi Vasudevan) Venue: German Historical Institute, London Programme 13 to 14 June 2019 Workshop: Gender and Reproduction Workshop Organisers: TM5 (Michael Becker, Matthias Gsänger and Samita Sen) Venue: Burkardushaus, Würzburg Programme 6 April 2019 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows ‘Caste-Occupation Nexus in Colonial India’ with Rachna Singh (University of Delhi) and Neha Chatterji (Manipal Centre for Humanities) Organisers: Tanika Sarkar (TM1 Fellow), Jan Lucassen (TM2 Fellow) 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 2 to 3 April 2019 Intermodular Workshop: Wages, wage payments and small change in India 1300-1875 Workshop Organisers: Jan Lucassen (TM 2 Fellow), Najaf Haider (JNU) Venue: ICAS:MP office 30 March to 31 March 2019 Writing Workshop: Taking ‘skill’ seriously: Towards a history of occupational training in modern India Workshop Organisers:  Public Policy and Management Group, IIM Calcutta; with support of TM 2 Venue: IIM Kolkata 28 March 2019 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows with Nasreen Chowdhory (University of Delhi) 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 12 March 2019 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows with Mary E John (Centre for Women’s Development Studies) on Sexual Violence as a Touchstone of the Present 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 24 February to 3rd March 2019 The following events were held during the ICAS:MP spring event week 2019: 24-25 February 2019 Workshop: Lectures of all ICAS:MP Fellows Venue: ICAS:MP office 26 February 2019 ICAS:MP Joint Committee Meeting (11 am – 2 pm) ICAS:MP Module Coordinator Meeting (3 pm – 5 pm) Venue: ICAS:MP office 27 February 2019 Meeting of the ICAS:MP International Advisory Board (1 to 5 pm) Venue: CSDS Meeting Room (1st floor) 27 February 2019 Module Meeting TM 5 (11 am to 1 pm) Venue: CSDS Lounge 27 February 2019 Annual Lecture by Prasenjit Duara (Duke University) Revisiting the Chinese World Order: Soft Power or the Imperialism of Nation-states Venue: CSDS, Seminar Room, 6 pm to 8 pm. 27 February to 1st March 2019 Workshop on ‘Deep Diversity’ Workshop Organisers: TM 4 (Rajeev Bhargava & Hartmut Rosa) Venue: CSDS, Seminar Room 28 February 2019 Intermodular Workshop organised by Dorothee Wierling (TM 2) Venue: IEG, A.M. Khusro Room 28 February 2019 Module Meeting TM 2 Venue: IEG, A.M. Khusro Room 2 March 2019 Module Meeting TM 4 Venue: ICAS:MP office Previous Events 12 February  2019 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows with Manash Firaq Bhattarcharjee 11 am to 2 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 5 February 2019 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows 11 am to 2 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 22 January 2019 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows Guest: Niraja Gopa Jayal (TM3, JNU) on ‘Metamorphoses of the Political’ 11 am to 2 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 17-18 January 2019 Workshop ‘Understanding New Nationalisms’ (in collaboration with Thomas Blom Hansen, Stanford) Conference Organisers: TM 3, Srirupa Roy & Lalit Vachani Venue: CeMIS Göttingen 8 January 2019 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows, Introduction of new Fellows, 11 am to 2 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 5 December 2018 Meeting ICAS:MP Fellows (Open Session), 1 pm to 2 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 2018 27 November 2018 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows (Open Session organised by Fellows), 11 am to 2 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office 26-27 November 2018 Workshop ‘Fintech & Financial Regulation’ – Issues and Perspectives Conference Organisers: TM 6, Oliver Kessler in collaboration with New Development Bank and CAFRAL Venue: Mumbai 20-21 November 2018 Workshop ‘The Challenge of Gender‘ by TM 5 hosted at the Akademie Frankenwarte, Würzburg Programme 19 November 2018 Internal Meeting TM 5 at Frankenwarte Würzburg 14-16 November 2018 Training Meeting by TM 3 Research Group Coordinators Venue: various 13 November 2018 Colloquium for ICAS:MP Fellows, 11 am to 2 pm Venue: ICAS:MP office ICAS:MP event week Date: 3-10 October 2018 Organisers:  various Location: various Twice a year, ICAS:MP bundles its events and meetings of module members in the autumn and in the spring. Further, the Joint Committee and the Module coordinators gather to discuss their research plans for the future. Schedule TM 1 Internal Workshop Negotiating history education in conflict and post-conflict settings Date: 9-10 October 2018 Organisers:  Riem Spielhaus, Eleni Christodoulou, Indra Sengupta Location: CSDS New Delhi Inaugural Meeting ICAS:MP Populism and the Shifting Coordinates of the Political Date: March 14/16, 2018 Location: IIC, New Delhi TM 1  Internal Meeting Selling history: tourist guides, bazaar histories, and the politics of the past. Some preliminary reflections Date: March 17, 2018 Location: IIC, Delhi TM 4  Internal Meeting Limited Success of Egalitarian Programmes Date: March 19/20, 2018 Location: Council for Social Development, Hyderabad TM 5  Internal Meeting Gender, Civil Society, and the Role of the State Date: March 19/20, 2018 Location: CSDS, Delhi TM 2 Internal Meeting (TBC) Extended Archives of Indian Labour Date: March 29 2018 Location: V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida (TBC)

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