Centre for Modern Indian Studies Summer Colloquium 2015

Centre for Modern Indian Studies
Summer Colloquium 2015
15 April: Race and Caste: From Analytics of Power to Theories of
Value, and Back Again
Dr. Nathaniel Roberts, MPI-MMG, Göttingen
22 April: Governing India's Land: Sub-national Perspectives
Dr. Nikita Sud, University of Oxford
29 April: Genealogies of Equality: Dalit Engagement with
Liberalism in Colonial North India
Prof. Ram Rawat, University of Delaware/University of Cambridge
6 May: Theologies of Protection: Deshi Mafias and the 'Offer One
Can't Refuse'
Prof. Lucia Michelutti, University College London
11 May (Monday!): Challenging Normalised Exclusion: Humour
and Hopeful Rationality in Dalit Politics
Dr. Suryakant Waghmore, DAAD Visiting Professor, CeMIS
May 20: Global Justice, Capabilities Approach, and Commercial
Surrogacy in India
Dr. Sheela Saravanan, Lichtenberg Kolleg, Göttingen
May 26 (Tuesday!): How to Crush a Reactor? Anti-Nuclear
Movements, the ‘Foreign Hand’ and Transnational
Prof. Raminder Kaur Kahlon, University of Sussex
3 June: Past or Present? The New Grammar of Caste in
Contemporary India
Prof. Ashwini Deshpande, Delhi School of Economics
© Rupa Viswanath
Wednesdays 4:15 – 5:45pm
CeMIS Board Room 2.112
Waldweg 26 (2nd Floor)
(unless noted otherwise)
10 June: Mapping Emotions, Constructing Feelings: Delhi in the
Prof. Margrit Pernau, Max Planck Institute for Human
Development, Berlin
17 June: Can the Revolution be Legalized?: The Contradictions of
Law and Social Transformation in India
Dr. Sandipto Dasgupta, Kings College
1 July: Fences and Neighbors: South Asian Studies and Religious
Prof. Robert Yelle, University of Munich
8 July: Mrs Gandhi’s Buried Treasure: “Economic Offenders” in
Emergency India
Dr. Patrick Clibbens, University of Oxford
15 July: The Politics of the Poor: Negotiating Democracy in Eastern
Dr. Indrajit Roy, University of Oxford
Conveners: Prof. Srirupa Roy and Prof. Rupa Viswanath • Contact: [email protected]