NIAS Public Event: Panel Discussion: “M N Srinivas as a Public Intellectual"



National Seminar on Nation, Community and Citizenship in Contemporary India 

9-10 January 2017

To Mark the Birth Centenary Year of Professor M.N. Srinivas



Chair:  Prof. Sujata Patel (University of Hyderabad; President, Indian Sociological Society)


Prof. Malavika Kapur (NIAS)

Prof. Surinder S. Jodhka (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Prof. M.N. Panini (Mysuru; Retired Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Prof. N. Jayaram (Bengaluru; Retired Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences)


Date:  Monday, January 9, 2017

Time:  6.00 – 7.30 PM (Coffee/Tea-5.30 PM)

Venue:  JRD Tata Auditorium, NIAS, IISc Campus, Bengaluru 560 012


The eminent panellists will reflect on Prof. Srinivas’ role as a major public intellectual in India, his pioneering role in establishing Sociology and Social Anthropology in India, and their personal memories of ‘MNS’ as an individual and member of the NIAS faculty.

This event has been organised as part of the National Seminar on Nation, Community, and Citizenship in Contemporary India, to be held at the National Institute of Advanced Studies on January 9-10, 2017. The public event and the seminar are sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). For details, please visit:

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Monday, January 9, 2017