Advanced Centre for Women's Studies

Talks and Seminars


 

  • A One Day Seminar on "The ‘Politics’ of Translation" - Read MoreConcept Note and Seminar Schedule ( 10th May, 2022)
  • Seminar Series, to a Talk "Unruliness as Method: Region, Sexuality and the Political" by Dr Navaneetha Mokkil - Read More (5th May, 2022 at 4.30 pm).
  • ACWS & ISS Joint Seminar Series Under the Umbrella Theme "Imagining Development from a Feminist, Intersectional Perspective 4th Lecture " 'Intersectionality' – Disrupting the Power of Exclusion Reinforced Through Human Rights-Based Policymaking" - Read More (22nd March, 2022)
  • Two days seminar on "Doing Contemporary Girl Research: Relevant Research Methodologies" by Dr. Alice Clark - Read More (11 & 12 March, 2022, at 2 ­ 4 p.m.)
  • A talk on "Interrogating Brahminical Cis-Heteropatriarchy in Indian Science Through Feminist Science Journalism" by Sayantan Datta - Read MoreConcept Note (1 Feb. 2022)
  • ACWS & ISS Joint Seminar Series Under the Umbrella Theme "Imagining Development from a Feminist, Intersectional Perspective" 3rd Lecture "Making Sense of Legality: Gendered Labour, Migration and Traveling Tales of Women Domestic Workers" - Read More (25th Jaunary 2022)
  • Panel Discussion "‘I think about their future all the time’: Disability, Care and Kinship in Covid 19" - Read MoreConcept Note (10th December, 2021)
  • A talk on 'Reading Intersectionality in Mahatma Phule’s Work: The Questions of Brahmin Women' by Rupali Bansode - Read More (29th November, 2021)
  • a conversation with filmmaker Sunanda Bhat about her film and its journey- ningal aranaye kando? | have you seen the arana? - Read More (26th October, 2021)
  • A talk on "Traversing Asexualities: A Glimpse into Theory and Practice" by Poornima Kumar - Read More (25th October, 2021)
  • A Talk on "Space, Segregation, Discrimination" by Dr. Chayanika Shah - Read More (October 20, 2021)
  • ACWS & ISS Joint Seminar Series Under the Umbrella Theme "Imagining Development from a Feminist, Intersectional Perspective" 2nd Lecture “Experiences from a Feminist Political Ecologist Inside the FAO Office for Africa” by Clara Mi Young Park (Speaker) & Dr Asha Achuthan (Chaired) - Read More (October 19, 2021)
  • A talk on "Gender and Water Policy" by Dr. Sonali Baliram Wakharde - Read More (October 13, 2021)
  • A talk on "Gender Responsive Budgeting and Transformative Financing for Gender Equality" by Prof. Vibhuti Patel - Read More (October 12, 2021)
  • ACWS Tuesday Seminar Series talk on 'Alternative research paradigms: a conversation on understanding the lives of transpersons in Indian prisons' by Ms. Sai Bouruthu - Read More (5th October, 2021)
  • ACWS & ISS Joint Seminar Series Under the Umbrella Theme "Imagining Development from a Feminist, Intersectional Perspective"    1st Lecture - "Standing up for Rights: Historicizing Indigenous Women led activism in Contemporary India" by Dr. Sujatha Devarapalli (speaker) & Dr. Sreerekha Sathi (chaired) - Read More (23rd September, 2021)
  • Memorial Meeting to Celebrate the Life and Work of Dr. Gail Omvedt - Read More (1st September, 2021)
  • Research Workshop Series 2021 - Writing up the Field Session - 3 by Dr Madhura Lohokare - Read More (July 9, 2021)
  • Panel Discussion on "Disability and the Body: Conversations Across Intersections" panellists by Dr. Shilpaa Anand, Dr. Nandini Ghosh and Dr. Shubha Ranganathan moderator by Dr. Bindhulakshmi P - Read More (April 13, 2021)
  • Book Discussion on 'Why I am not a Hindu Woman: a Personal Story by Prof. Wandana Sonalkar, - Read More (March 5th, 2021)
  • A public talk on "The Many Questions Around Surrogacy and Its Regulation” by Chayanika Shaha- Read More (16th February, 2021)
  • A public talk on "Sex Work and Law - Sans Justice" by Tejaswi Sevekari - Read More (9th February, 2021)
  • Talk on "Having a room of her own: Gender, labor and the politics of everyday work-life of young women workers in an Indian special economic zone" by Dr. Madhumita Dutta - Read More  (2nd February, 2021)
  • Public Talk on "Using the Archives: History, Method, and Access by Rochelle Pinto - Read More  (19th January, 2021)
  • Talk on "Religion, Secularism and Gender: Reading Islamic Feminist Hermeneutics by Ummul Fayiza PP - Read More  (8th December, 2020)
  • Panel discussion: Art, Language and Culture: Contested Terrains with Dr. Asha Singh and Dr. Sandali Thakur  - Read More  (3rd December, 2020)
  • Book Discussion on  "Resisting Dispossession: The Odisha Story" by Ranjana Padhi and Nigamananda Sadangi - Read More - (Proceedings please Click) (17th November, 2020)

  • A public talk on  "Managing common pool resources: gender in the side stream" by Sumi Krishna - Read More (10th November, 2020)
  • Talks on "Women in the Ambedkarite Movement: History and Reflections" by Urmila Pawar - Read More  (3rd November, 2020)
  • Webinar Discussion on “Queer Articulations on Campus: Building Space and Transfer for Intersectional Dialogues” by Akanksha Singh – Read More  (20th October, 2020)
  • Webinar panel discussion titled "Interrogating Frames for Queer Politics in Contemporary Indian Contexts" - Read More  (6th October, 2020)
  • Webinar Seminar on “Reading Gender in the Higher Education Policy” presented by Prof. Nandini Manjrekar & moderated by Dr. Sujatha Devarapalli - Poster  (2nd September, 2020)
  • Book Discussion on “Bans & Bar Girls: Performing Caste in Mumbai’s Dance Bars” by Sameena Dalwai, Pub. Women Unlimited, 2019 - Read More    (14th January, 2020) 
  • A public talk on "Women's Leadership in Land Rights Movement in Konkan Region" by Dr. Vaishali Patil, Ankur Trust, - Read More - (Lecture Audio)  (9th September, 2019)
  • Book Description on "Veils, Halos & Shackles: Inernational Poetry on the Oppression and Empoweremnt of Women” by Smita Sahay - Read More  (29th August, 2019)
  • Talk on "Archiving/ Gender and Historiography" by Prof. Heather Goodall- Read More (12th February, 2019)
  • Talk on "To Work or to Care – A Costly Trap for Young Australian women?" by Prof. Elizabeth Hill - Read More (30th January, 2019)
  • A talk on “Violence Against Women and Children: Review of Redressal Mechanisms: A Feminist Perspective” by Advocate Veena Gowda – Read More  (21st August, 2018)
  • Talk on “Gender, Politics, and the Question of Culture” by Rachana Mudraboyina – Read More  (9th August, 2018)   
  • Panel Discussion on “Discussion on Gender and Sexuality: Dialogues Across Movements” by panelists Rachana Mudraboyina, Hasina Khan, Disha Shaikh & Poushali Basak – Read More  (8th August, 2018)
  • Public talk on “Tracking Footsteps Not Just The Road” by Chayanika Shah – Read More (7th August, 2018)
  • Book discussion on "Muslim Women Speak of Dreams and Shackles" by Ghazala Jamil, Sage & Yoda Press, 2018- Read More  (27th July, 2018)
  • Public Talk “Mahatma Phule and Dr. Ambedkar’s Response to Hegemonic Nationalism : Articulation of Alternative Nationalism” by Prof. Umesh Bagade - Read More    (Lecture Audio)    (2nd July, 2018)
  • One-day Workshop on "Psy-Technologies, Subjectivities and Interdisciplinary Languages : A Conversation on Biopolitics and Contexts" collabration with University of Sheffield -Read More (24th March, 2018)
  • Film "Ek Aur Inquilab Aaya" Screening and Discussion by Prof. Uma Chakravarti  - Read More  (14th March, 2018)
  • National Seminar on the "Question of Citizenship of Women in India" sponsored by ICSSR, Western Regional Centre & Union Bank of India, Mumbai -  Read More Keynote address by Prof. Wandana Sonalkar & Guest of Honor by Senior Advocate Flavia Agnes (Lecture Audio) (Seminar Report copy)  (17th & 18th, February, 2018)
  • National Dialogue on Gender-Based Cyber Violence – Read More – Background Note (1st & 2nd February, 2018)
  • GenderLogue Dialogue on "Sexual Harassment of Women in Colleges and Universities: Concerns and Soluations" collabration with Women Power Connect – Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai – Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - PosterSchedule (16th November 2017)
  • Theatre Performance on "SAVITRI VADATEY" presentation by Jhelum Paranjpe, Suhita Thatte, and the Smitalay team- Read More (4th January, 2016)
  • Public talk on “Facets of Dalit Consciousness” by Prof. Umesh Bagade - Read More (27th February, 2015)
  • Book launch of “Inside Chhatisgarh : A Political Memoir” by Prof. Ilina Sen – Read More (Book Launch Proceedings please Click)  (6th February, 2015)   
  • Book Reading "Day's End Stories: Life After Sundown in Small-town India" by Subuhi Jiwani & Taran Khan - Read More  (16th January, 2015)
  • Seminar Series on "The State and Its Archives" by Rochelle Pinto - Read More (24th November, 2014)
  • ACWS organised a play "A Peasant of El Salvador" Written by Peter Gould and Stephen Stearns Directed by: Quasar Thakore Padamsee Cast: Meher Acharia-Dar, Pramod Pathak and Suhaas Ahuja - Read More (12 September, 2014)
  • Public Lecture on "Historicising Modern Maharasntra: Beyond Dominant Frames" by Shrikant Botre - Read More ( 5th September, 2014)
  • A public talk on "Empowerment, Citizenship and Gender Justice: Contribution to Locally Grounded Theories of Social Change” by Prof. Naila Kabeer- Read More (25th July, 2014)
  • A public talk on "Where do I belong: Making Sense of My Critical Engagements with Kerala Public Sphere" by Ms.Rekha Raj - Read More (1st October, 2013)
  • Panel Discussion on "Gender and Caste :Dalit Creative Expression and Social Movements" by Ms. Urmila Pawar, Ms. Anita Bharti & Ms. Rekha Raj, Chaired by Prof. Wandana Sonalkar -Read More (September 14th 2013)
  • A public Lecture on "An Ecofeminist Critique of Technology, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering" by Prof. Vandana Shiva & Chaired by Prof. Chhaya Datar - Read More (August 29th 2013)
  • A Seminar talk on "Identity Politics in the Age of Globalization" by Dr. Gabriele Dietrich - Read more (August 27th 2013)
  • Seminar Talk "In the Wake of the Rainbow Spring: The Precariousness of Queer Activism in “Post-377” Urban India” by Affiliated Scholar: Mr. Brian Horton - Read More (20 August, 2013)
  • ACWS organised a play "GRAVEDIGGER : Based on Sudalaimma"  script by V.Geetha, director by Mangai, performed by Ponni - Read More  (5th August, 2013)
  • Discussion in Feminist Visions of Justice "A Conversation Between Prof.Uma Narayan and Prof. Tejaswini Niranjana" -Read More (July 30th, 2013)
  • Feminist Visions of Justice talk on Introduction of the Book 'Pursuing Elusive Justice: Mass Crimes in India and Relevance of International Standards' by Vahida Nainar and Saumya Uma- Read More (July 23rd, 2013)
  • Feminist Visions of Justice talk on "Gendered Violence: State, Civil Society and Voice " by Shefali Moitra - Read More (July 2nd 2013)
  • Inauguration of Feminist Visions of Justice - Feminist and Other Alternatives with Screening of Documentary Film "One Night in Delhi: The making of a Police State" discussion on the theme led by Adv. Monica Sakrani & Dr. Farrukh Faheem , Moderator: Prof. Ilina Sen -Read more (March 5, 2013)
  • Monthly Seminar Series on “Workers in the Shadow" by Geetha Menon – Read More  (5th Februray, 2013)
  • Monthly Seminar Series Talk on “Daughter Aversion, Dowry and Demographic Change” by Prof. Patricia Jeffery, University of Edinburgh – Read More (9th January, 3013)
  • Monthly Seminar Series Talk ‘Women in the Literature of South Asia’ by Prof. Ilina Sen - Read More (September 18, 2012)
  • Monthly Seminar Series Talk 'Caste as Counterpublic to Gender: Engendering Rural Local Governance in India' by Dr. Manjula Bharathy - Read More (September 11, 2012)
  • Monthly Seminar Series Talk ‘Practicing Gender, Talking Sexuality’: A Discussion by Prof. Vrijendra - Read More (August 21, 2012)
  • Monthly Seminar Series talk on “Speaking Across Disciplines: Exploring Interdisciplinarity” by K. Sridhar and Sharmila Srikumar – Read More (31st July, 2012)
  • Panel Discussion on "Gender, Sex, and the City: Urdu Rekhti Poetry 1780-1870" by Ruth Vanita and Saleem Kidwai - Read More (July 16, 2012)
  • Feminist Science Studies Workshop on "Drawing Connections Between Teaching and Research" - Concept note & Schedule (June 29 & 30, 2012)
  • Monthly Seminar Series talk on “Community Engagement, Exploitation, and Global Health Research : A Perspective by Dr.Sunita Bandewar – Read More  (26th June, 2012) 
  • Film Screeing "a quiet little entry" a film by Uma Chakravati - Read More (21 February, 2012)