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CSCS Talks: 2005-06

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CSCS Talks: 2005-06 'Konkani - The Political Site of Fractured Identities: A Case Study: Talk by W R Da Silva   CSCS, 2005-11-17 16:00:00 - 2005-11-17 18:00:00
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 'Refusing Benevolence: Gandhi, Nehru and the Ethics of Postcolonial Relations" - Talk by Dr. Rajeswari Sundar Rajan   , 2005-10-27 16:00:00 - 2005-10-27 18:00:00
Talk by Dr. Rajeswari Sundar Rajan
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 A Deeper Look at Gandhi the Philosopher: Talk by Prof. Akeel Bilgrami   CSCS, 2006-01-07 16:00:00 - 2006-01-07 18:00:00
CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE & SOCIETY and CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY STUDIES, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE invites you to a talk by Prof. Akeel Bilgrami (Johsonian Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York) Titled 'A Deeper Look at Gandhi the Philosopher'
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Copyright Law's Musical Work: Talk by Dr. Anne Barron   CSCS, 2005-08-18 16:00:00 - 2005-08-18 17:30:00
Anne Barron is a graduate of University College Dublin and Harvard Law School, and held lectureships at the University of Warwick and University College London before joining the London School of Economics in 1994. She has been awarded research grants by the British Academy, the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, and the Arts and Humanities Research Board; and has held a Visiting Fellowship at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Her principal areas of interest are legal theory, intellectual property law, and the legal regulation of culture and the arts. She is the author of articles on a variety of issues in legal theory and copyright law, and is currently completing a book on copyright law.
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Evaluation of economic inequalities : Robust methods for normative appraisal? - Talk by Prof. Nicolas Gravel CSH (Delhi) and University of the Mediterranean (Aix-Marseille II)   CSCS, 2005-11-23 17:30:00 - 2005-11-23 19:30:00
The purpose of the lecture is to provide a general audience with an overview of the methodologies used by economists to make normative evaluations. There are many instances where economists are faced with questions such as: “Is the distribution of incomes in France “more just” or “more equal” than in the US”? or “Is the level and distribution of disposable income and access to public good “better” in India now, than it was 15 years ago before the liberalisation of the Indian Economy?” “Is a particular tax system “more just” than another?” In the last 30 years or so, economists have come out with relatively powerful answers. These proposals have two advantages: Firstly, they are based on an explicit set of value judgements that demystifies notions like “is more just than”, “is better than” or “is more equal then”. This encourages public debate and enables connection to moral philosophy and theories of justice. The second advantage is that one of operational criteria that can be applied on data by straightforward statistical tools. This will be illustrated by making comparisons of multidimensional inequalities across main OECD countries and by appraising the impact of the last fifteen years of liberalisation in India on the distribution of both income and access to basic public services.
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Filming the Gods: Religion and Indian Cinema: Talk by Dr. Rachel Dwyer   St. Joseph’s College, Langford Road, 2005-12-19 16:00:00 - 2005-12-19 17:15:00
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Gandhi, Non-Violence and the State: Talk by Prof. Charles Douglas Lummis   CSCS, 2005-08-26 16:30:00 - 2005-08-26 18:00:00
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Liberal Secularism in the West and India: Talk by Jacob De Roover   , 2005-12-01 16:00:00 - 2005-12-01 18:00:00
A Talk by Jakob De Roover on "Liberal Secularism in the West and India"
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Talk by prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar   , 2006-03-23 16:00:00 - 2006-03-23 18:00:00
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Talk/WiP by Sonali Sathaye   , 2005-11-10 16:00:00 - 2005-11-10 18:00:00
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 The Internet, Cybercafes and the New Social Spaces of Bangalorean Youth: Talk by Dr. Nicholas Nisbett   , 2006-01-03 16:00:00 - 2006-01-03 18:00:00
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 The Language of Peace and the Practice: Talk by Dr. Uday Mehta   CSCS, 2005-12-15 16:00:00 - 2005-12-15 18:00:00
CSCS Talks: 2005-06 Writing Cultural History Through The Novel: Kalaimani's Tillana Mohanambal And The Traditions of South Indian Music and Dance: Talk by Indira Peterson   CSCS, 2006-01-13 16:00:00 - 2006-01-13 18:00:00
Kalaimani's Thillana Mohanambal (TM) was one of the most popular Tamil novels of the 1950's, and was made into a popular film in 1968. TM's plot charts the course of love and artistic competition between 'Thillana' Mohanambal, a devadasi dancer from Tiruvarur, and nagasvaram player Sikkal Shanmugasundaram. However, Kalaimani's principal aim was to reconstruct for his readers the culture of sadir /china melam dance and the periya melam (nagasvaram) in late 19th- and early 20th-century Tamilnadu, and especially in the Kaveri delta. TM owed its popularity mainly to the author's success in evoking for mid-20th-century Tamil readers a past that epitomized for them the indigenous tradition of the performing arts. This talk shows how Kalaimani presents a historical vision of the South Indian performing arts that places the hereditary performer communities at the center, offers a reconstruction of the repertoire of these communities, and shows how the artists' art was accessible to and appreciated by a much wider public than the one created in the 20th century by the Madras-based, brahmin-dominated, academy-oriented project of the "classical" performing arts. I will also discuss with the help of video clips the differences between Kalaimani's novel and A.P.Nagarajan's film version. Indira Viswanathan Peterson is David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies Mount Holyoke College, USA.