Changing India Series

Changing India is a series of events hosted by NIAS and supported by the Pratiksha Trust. It is a joint initiative of a few faculty members and research scholars from different disciplines. The series builds on the legacy of Prof. M N Srinivas, a major sociologist of modern India and a key figure in the history of NIAS. He was deeply invested in understanding how the Indian social and political landscape developed after Independence, sometimes taking unexpected turns. Building on the social thought of Prof. Srinivas, the ‘Changing India’ series of lectures, events and workshops will host key academics, writers, public intellectuals, artists and social justice activists to reflect on some of the pertinent questions of our time.

Team:

Carol Upadhya, Savitha Suresh Babu, Sumitra Sunder, Krupa Rajangam, Priya Gupta, Shivali Tukdeo, Hemangini Gupta and Smriti Haricharan

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Changing-India-251846182193547/

Contact: nias.changingindia@gmail.com

Forthcoming Workshop

Languages of Caste: Assertion, Denial and Resistance 
12 February 2019


View Schedule and Book of Abstracts

Sharma, Mukul(2018) “Green and Blue”: Caste, Dalits and Indian environmentalism (Public Lecture as a part of Changing India Series delivered on 16 November 2018). [Audio] (Unpublished)

   Title: Green and blue: Caste, Dalits and Indian environmentalism

   Speaker: Professor Mukul Sharma, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi

  Sharma, Mukul(2018) “Green and Blue”: Caste, Dalits and Indian environmentalism (Public Lecture as a part of Changing India Series delivered on 16 November 2018). [Audio] (Unpublished)  

Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

Kothari, Ashish (2018) Development, Environment and Human Rights: Towards Sustainability and Equity (Public Lecture as a part of Changing India Series delivered on 30 October 2018). [Audio] (Unpublished)

    Title: Development, environment and human rights: Towards sustainability and equity

    Speaker:  Mr Ashish Kothari, Environmentalist, Kalpavriksh, Pune

    

Date: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Narrain, Arvind (2018) Transformative Constitutionalism and the Decriminalisation of the Right to Love (Public Lecture as a part of Changing India Series delivered on 24 September 2018). [Audio] (Unpublished)

   Title: Transformative constitutionalism and the decriminalisationof the right to love

   Speaker: Mr. Arvind Narrain, Human Rights Lawyer, Activist and Writer

   

Date: 
Monday, September 24, 2018

Tarikere, Rahamath (2018) ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಅನುಭಾವಿ ಪಂಥಗಳು: ಜನತಾ ಧರ್ಮಗಳು (Mystic cults as peoples' religion) (Public Lecture as a part of Changing India Series delivered on 11 October 2018). [Audio] (Unpublished)

    Title: ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಅನುಭಾವಿಪಂಥಗಳು: ಜನತಾಧರ್ಮಗಳು  (Mystic cults as peoples' religion)  

  Speaker: Prof. Rahamath Tarikere, Literary and Cultural critic, Kannada University Hampi

Date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018