Workshop on 'Interrogating Marginality: Education and the Urban' at JRD Tata Auditorium, NIAS

Young Scholars’ Workshop:

Interrogating Marginality: Education and the Urban


Monday, 12 November 2018

11.30-12:30 Registration

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Introduction by Indra Sengupta and Shivali Tukdeo

14:00-15:15 Chair: S. Srinivasa Rao

                    Anant Maringanti: Education within walls: Understanding changing contours of the learning city

15:15-15:45 Break

15:45-17:00 Chair: Shivali Tukdeo

                     Amita Bhide: Schools, education and children at urban margins

17:00-17:30 Tea

17:30-19:00 Chair: Indra Sengupta

                    Keynote Lecture: Pauline J Lipman: Education and the urban crises: Coercive neoliberalism, the politics of disposability, and the struggle for the right to the city

19:30           Dinner (by invitation only)


Tuesday, 13 November 2018

09:00- 11:00 Panel Discussion: Education as a site of difference in the city

                     S. Srinivasa Rao; Lalitha Kamath; Mithun Som

                     Chair: Nandini Manjrekar

11:00- 11:30 Break

11:30-13:00 Student presentations I: Caste, class and imagining the city

                    Chair: Geetha B. Nambissan

                    Krupa Rajangam: Mapping ‘culture’ with schools: Place, imaginations of the ‘urban’ and social marginalization in Bangalore

                    Reva Yunus: Gender, class and the cultural politics of belonging: Interrogating urban lives, labours and classrooms

                    Amar Singh: Education and Social Identity among Youth Workers: An ethnographic study of Japanese and Indian Zones of Neemrana, Rajasthan

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Student presentations II: Liminal spaces and the urban

                    Chair: Mariam Dossal

                    Sriti Ganguly: Socio-Spatial Segregation in Urban Context: Everyday lives and educational experiences in a Dalit neighborhood in Delhi

                    Ankita Sharma: Educational Aspirations and School Choices among Disadvantaged Groups in an ‘Urban Village’ in Delhi

                    Akash Bhattacharya: Pedagogies at the Margins: Understanding the inner city schools of Kolkata

                    Yamini Agarwal: Anti-Sikh Violence, Urban Marginalization and Education: A study of widows’ colony in Delhi

16:00- 16:30 Tea

16:30-17:30 Student presentations III: Role of market in urban education

                    Chair: Sunandan K.N.

                    Rajshree Chanchal: Emerging Schooling Markets in an ‘Urban Fringe’ in Uttar Pradesh: Educational aspirations and practices of low income families

                    Nilesh Gourkhede: An Exploration of Teachers in the Market Oriented Education Reforms: A case of recognized budget schools in peri-urban area of Hyderabad

17:30-18:45 Chair: Amita Bhide

                    Geetha B. Nambissan: The Changing Urban and Education in Delhi: Privilege and exclusion in a mega city 19:00 Dinner (by invitation only)


Wednesday, 14 November 2018

09:30-10:45 Chair: Indra Sengupta

                     Mariam Dossal: ‘Schools of Industry’: Transforming lives of the poor in nineteenth century Bombay

10:45- 11:15 Break

11:15-13:15 Student presentations IV: Changing urban landscapes and education

                    Chair: Nandini Manjrekar

                    Razak Khan: City of knowledge: Madrasa, education and urban histories in Rampur

                    Tripti Bassi: The Changing City and the Trajectory of an Institution: Ferozepur and the Sikh Kanya Mahavidyalaya

                    Simran Luthra: Global education and local context: A study of international schools in Pune

                    Debarati Bagchi: Education Hubs and the Changing Urban Landscape around Delhi

13:15-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Final discussion and plans for publications and further conference in 2019/20

Monday, November 12, 2018 to Wednesday, November 14, 2018