You are here: Home » Announcements » CSCS Calendar for the Academic Year 2006-07 » Talks in the Academic year 2006-07

« February 2007 »
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28      
04:00-06:00 Talk by Barbara Nell Ramusack
10:05 - Asian Cinema: Towards a Research and Teaching Agenda
Asian Cinema: Towards a Research and Teaching Agenda
Asian Cinema: Towards a Research and Teaching Agenda - 05:05
05:00-08:00 Course 604, Session 6
11:00-12:30 Screening of "Roma città aperta" (Rome Open City)
05:00-08:00 Course 605, Session 6
04:00-06:00 Talk by Ram Prasad
05:00-08:00 Course 606, Session 5
03:00-06:00 Screening of "Rocco e i suoi fratelli" (Rocco and His Brothers)
11:00-12:30 Screening of "Ladri di biciclette" (The Bicycle Thief)
05:00-08:00 Course 604, Session 7
05:00-08:00 Course 605, Session 7
12:00-12:00 Mahashivaratri
10:00-12:00 Course 606, Session 6
01:15 - Mid- Term Break
Mid- Term Break
Mid- Term Break
Mid- Term Break
Mid- Term Break - 12:15
05:00-08:00 Course 604, Session 8
04:00-06:00 Work-in-Progress by Teena Antony
05:00-08:00 Course 605, Session 8
Search box

Talks in the Academic year 2006-07

Up one level
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 "Reading a Telugu Kavya"- Talk by Prof. David Shulman   CSCS, 2006-07-05 16:00:00 - 2006-07-05 18:00:00
"Reading a Telugu Kavya"
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Annapurna Garimella   CSCS, 2007-01-18 04:00:00 - 2007-01-18 06:00:00
"Renovating a Matha, Building Museology, Making a Swami"
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Barbara Nell Ramusack   CSCS, 2007-02-01 04:00:00 - 2007-02-01 06:00:00
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Dr. Narendar Pani   CSCS, 2006-10-05 04:00:00 - 2006-10-05 06:00:00
Bangalore's place in the world is typically seen in terms of its overall economic growth rates alone. In this view, as Bangalore continues to grow it will seamlessly move to the top of the heirarchy of World Cities. But globalisation involves a number of more complex relationships between command and control centres of the world economy and those that are commanded and controlled. The nature of these relationships changes over time and they also influence each other. When Bangalore is seen in the context of this process of globalisation the pattern that emerges is rather more diverse, throwing up a number of lessons for policy makers.
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Dr. Rajesh Kasturirangan   CSCS, 2006-08-29 16:00:00 - 2006-08-29 18:00:00
"Pointing with Concepts: Explorations in the Embodiment of Knowledge" Abstract: What is it that one knows, when one knows a concept? What does a concept mean? These are some of the oldest questions in the Philosophy of Mind and some of the most intractable questions in Cognitive Science. In this talk, I will survey some of the attempts made within Cognitive Science to develop an adequate theory of concepts, such as concepts as definitions, concepts as prototypes etc and then show how these accounts of the nature of concepts all fail in some crucial way. Then, I will introduce a different way of thinking about concepts, where concepts are seen as * actions* in the broadest sense of that term. This action based theory of concepts draws upon recent work in "embodied cognition". Furthermore, in fleshing out the embodied account (both literally and figuratively), we will encounter puzzles and paradoxes related to the main claim of embodied cognitive science, namely, that the *mind is* *constituted by the body*.I will end the talk by speculating on directions of research that might help us resolve these paradoxes.
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Dwight Friesen   CSCS, 2006-11-30 04:00:00 - 2006-11-30 06:00:00
It is well known that a Western movie of Jesus' life inspired the birth of the Indian cinema industry, yet few Indian producers have attempted to portray his life on the silver screen. One major exception is 'Karunamayudu' (Telugu; 1978), a movie that may well be India's best-known Christ film. This paper will provide a synopsis of the film, and a brief review of its production and distribution history, followed by a brief discussion of one of its more prominent cinematic conventions - the use of extreme close-ups of Jesus' eyes.
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by James Manor   CSCS, 2006-09-14 16:00:00 - 2006-09-14 18:00:00
"The Changing Character of the Indian State."
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Martyn Rogers   CSCS, 2007-01-25 04:00:00 - 2007-01-25 06:00:00
"Between 'Reality' and Fantasy: Tamil Film Fan Club Networks and the Political Economy of the Tamil Film".
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Prof. Michael Goldman   CSCS, 2006-10-19 04:00:00 - 2006-10-19 06:00:00
Today, North-South relations are in large part determined by the development industry. This development industry includes two prominent actors namely the World Bank and the NGOs. Michael Goldman has conducted an extensive and intensive ethnography of the World Bank and its various professional networks. Through reference to this detailed ethnography, the talk will focus on how knowledge is produced among NGOs and experts on developmental issues and projects, which in turn justify the projects and legitimate the entry of the World Bank to fund these projects. This will allude to the foundations of the World Bank's chievements. Through this talk, the attempt is to explore the nature of new social movements and how power dynamics are being re-organized in the political arena.
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Ram Prasad   CSCS, 2007-02-08 04:00:00 - 2007-02-08 06:00:00
'Individualism and Equality': Counter/reading classical Indian thought on the challenge of pluralism today
Talks in the Academic year 2006-07 Talk by Stan Van Hooft   CSCS, 2006-12-04 16:00:00 - 2006-12-04 18:00:00
"Cosmopolitanism as Virtue."