CSCS provides affiliation to Indian and international researchers for varying periods of time. In addition CSCS also invites academics to interact with faculty and students and to present their work at the Centre.
Current State: Published
Sitharamam Kakarala has been a Senior Fellow at CSCS from October 2003 to February 2007, and Director During March 2007-March 2010.He is the Lead Researcher of the Law, Society and Culture programme.Before joining CSCS, he had taught at the NLSIU.
Ph.D. Centre for Social Studies, Surat, 1993.
LLM. University of Nottingham, 1996.
M.A. University of Madras, 1988.
(With Mathew John) Enculturing Law: New Agendas for Legal Pedagogy, New Delhi: Tulika, 2008.
(With Anita Abraham & Sarasu Thomas), Human Rights Law: Essential National and International Documents, NLSIU, 2004.
(With Mrs. Mac) Political Economy of Human Rights: A Select Bibliography, Surat: Centre for Social Studies, 1992.
“Of Pedagogy and Suffering: Civil Rights Movements and Human Rights Teaching in India” in Enculturing Law: New Agendas for Legal Pedagogy, New Delhi: Tulika, 2008.
“‘The Counter-Terrorist Advantage’: The Rise of Authoritarian Security State and Future of Cosmopolitan (Global) Citizenship”, Import- Export: Cultural Transfer, Berlin: Parthas, 2005.
“Contextualising POTA” NAPM Bulletin, 2002.
“Between State and Revolution: Trajectories of Civil Liberties Movement in Andhra Pradesh” (forthcoming in G. Ajay and G. Vijay eds, Contemporary Andhra)
“Direct Funding and ‘Civil Society Building:’” Law, Social Justice and Global Development, Vol. 2, 2001.
“Colonialism, Law and Women’s Rights” (Review), Law, Social Justice and Global Development, Vol. 2, 2001.
“Universality v Relativity in Human Rights: A Reappraisal of the Debate” Human Rights Law Review (University of Nottingham), Vol. 1, No. 3, 1996.
Human Rights: Past and Present, 3rd Chandra Mouli Memorial Lecture, Bangalore: People’s Democratic Forum, 1996.
“Human Rights Movement in Colonial India: An Historical Perspective”, National Law School Journal, Vol. 6, 1994.
“End of Modernity?” Student Advocate, Vol. 5, 1994.
(With S.P.Joshi) “Jotiba Phule: An Incomplete Renaissance”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.25, No.21, May 23, 1991.
Courses taught at CSCS:
Law, Rights and Culture; Culture and Democracy (Ph.D. Cultural Studies Courses)
Law and Culture (MA Online)
Taught in various capacities at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore from July 1993 – October 2003. (International Human Rights Law; Human Rights Law and Philosophy; Human Rights Law and Practice; Human Rights and the Globalisation Challenge; Science-Technology Advancements and Human Rights; Human Rights Responses to Ethnic Violence; Democracy and Questions of Critical Citizenship; Political and Legal Philosophy; Law and Development; Research Methodology.)
Summer School on Human Rights and Human Development: 2004-2007.