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Public Seminars and Panel Discussions at CSD will explore different dimensions of social science themes rooted in society.

Public Seminars / Panel Discussion

  1. "In Search of Justice in Coal Transition in India" by Professor Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. Sri Chandra Bhushan, President & Founder-CEO, International Forum for Environment, Sustainability & Technology (iFOREST) chaired the Lecture on 29th July 2022.
  2. "Climate Change and Disaster Risks: Rethinking Climate Financing for India @75" by Dr. Architesh Panda, Associate Project Manager, Munich Climate Insurance Initiative, United Nations University Bonn, Germany. Prof. Sunil Nautiyal Professor, Centre for Ecological Economics and Natural Resources, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru chaired the Lecture, 21 January 2022.
  3. "Development Induced Displacement and Human Rights" by Dr. Walter Fernandes, Director, North Eastern Social Research Centre (NESRC), Guwahati. Prof. Soumendra Mohan Patnaik, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi chaired the Lecture, 9 September 2021
  4. "Transitioning away from Coal in a Landscape of Dispossession and Agrarian Crisis: Reflections on Possible Futures in Central India in the Light of the Farmers' Protest" by Dr. Patrik Oskarsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Urban and Rural Development. Dr. M. Gopinath Reddy, Professor & Head, Division for Sustainable Development Studies (DSDS), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad chaired the Lecture, 26 August 2021
  5. "In the Mirror of the Pandemic: Vulnerable Migrant Workers in Globalising India" by Prof. Deepak K Mishra, Professor of Economics, Centre for the study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Prof. E. Revathi, Professor and Director, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad chaired the Lecture, 6 August 2021.
  6. "The Shifting Sands of Citizenship: Dispossession, Constitutional Ruptures & Borderlands" by Kalpana Kannabiran, Professor & Regional Director, CSD, Hyderabad, 31 December 2019
  7. Justice Alladi Kuppuswami Centenary Seminar jointly organised by Alladi Family and CSD, Hyderabad, 26-27 September2019
  8. Modernity of Slavery Revisited" by Professor P. Sanal Mohan, Director, Kerala Council of Historical Research, Thiruvananthapuram, 26 August 2019
  9. "In the Footprints of Bhanwari Devi: Feminist Cascades and #MeToo in India" by KalpanaKannabiran, Professor & Regional Director, CSD, 5 November 2018
  10. Panel Discussion on Supreme Court Judgement on S. 377 Navtej Singh Johar and Others vs. Union of India led by Kalpana Kannabiran, Professor & Director, CSD, Hyderabad, 10 September 2018
  11. "What Happened to my Language?" Understanding the Precarity of Monolingual Education among Students of the Urdu Speech Community in Hyderabad, Dr. RafiaKazim, ICSSR Post Doctoral Fellow, CSD, Hyderabad, 31 August 2018
  12. Panel Discussion on Telangana Social Development Report 2018: Gender, Access and Well- Being at Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, 31 July 2018
  13. Panel Discussion on Marginalization, Development and Resistance: Essays in Tribute to S.R. Sankaran, edited by Prof. K.B. Saxena& Prof. G. Haragopal at CSD, Hyderabad, 19 January 2018
  14. Panel Discussion on "HEGEL'S INDIA: A REINTERPRETATION WITH TEXTS" Edited by Aakash Singh Rathoreand RiminaMohapatra, 13 July 2017 (In collaboration with Goethe- Zentrum, Hyderabad and Oxford UniversityPress).
  15. Panel Discussion on TELANGANA SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2017, 13 May 2017
  16. "Intersectionality: Which Margins? Which Context?" by Bandana Purkayastha, Professor of Sociology & Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut (UCONN), 15 March 2017
  17. Panel Discussion on Violence Studies edited by KalpanaKannabiran at ICAS-MP, Max Weber Stiftung, Delhi, 10 March 2017.
  18. Panel Discussion on India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspectives, Edited by Prof. KalpanaKannabiran and Prof. Asha Hans, Oxford University Press, New Delhi at Krishna Trust and Calcutta Research Group, 22 February 2017.
  19. . "Feminist Activism, Violence in the Family and Law Reform in India" by KalpanaKannabiran, Professor & Regional Director, 10 February 2017.
  20. Panel Discussion on India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspectives, Edited by Prof. KalpanaKannabiran and Prof. Asha Hans, Oxford University Press, New Delhi at Cuttack, 7 February 2017
  21. "Demonetisation, Black Money and Corruption: Truth, Post-Truth, Mythology" by D. Narasimha Reddy, Former Professor of Economics, University of Hyderabad, 9 January 2017.
  22. Panel Discussion on India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspectives, edited by Prof. Kalpana Kannabiran and Prof. Asha Hans at International Conference of Law and Social Sciences Network, New Delhi, 10-12 December 2016.
  23. Panel Discussion on India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspectives, Edited by Prof. Kalpana Kannabiran and Prof. Asha Hans, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, organised by CSD, Hyderabad, 7 December 2016
  24. Panel Discussion on India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspectives, Edited by Prof. Kalpana Kannabiran and Prof. Asha Hans, Oxford University Press, New Delhi at Delhi, 5 December 2016
  25. Panel Discussion on India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspectives, edited by Prof. Kalpana Kannabiran and Prof. Asha Hans at National Seminar on Disability, Labour& Society, sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi organised at Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics, IIT, Guwahati, 24-26 November 2016.
  26. Panel Discussion on Violence Studies, edited by Kalpana Kannabiran (OUP 2016) organised by Manthan and Goethe-Zentrum on 15 October 2016 at Vidyaranya School,Hyderabad.
  27. "Constitutional Geographies and Cartographies of Impunity: Human Rights and Adivasis/Tribes in Contemporary India," by KalpanaKannabiran, Professor & Regional Director, 21 July 2016.
  28. "Misconceptions about Education" by Prof. Prabhat Patnaik, 28 May 2016
  29. "Recognition across Difference: Conceptual Considerations against an Indian Background," by Prof. Martin Fuchs, Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, University of Erfurt, Germany, 4 March 2016.
  30. Panel Discussion on Free Speech & The Scientific Temper led by Dr. P.M. Bhargava, 12 November 2015
  31. "Constitution in Action: The Life and Work of S.R. Sankaran", 5 October 2015.
  32. "Housing for the Urban Poor: A Study of Slums in Hyderabad City," by Dr. Ch. Shankar Rao, Assistant Professor, CSD, Hyderabad, 28 October 2015.
  33. "Disability Rights in Higher Education: A Preliminary Investigation of Exclusion and Barriers in Indian Universities," by Dr. SoumyaVinayan, Assistant Professor, CSD, Hyderabad, 19 October 2015.
  34. "The Return of the Witch," by Dr. Shashank Shekhar Sinha, Routledge India, 16 September 2015.
  35. "Caste and Capitalism: Adverse Inclusion, Social Network and Civil Society," by Dr. AseemPrakash, Associate Professor & Chairperson, School of Governance and Public Policy, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad, 26 August 2015.
  36. "From Communalism to Community Capitalism: A Perspective from Aurangabad," by Prof. Thomas Blom Hansen, Professor of Anthropology & Director of the Center for South Asia, Stanford University, 10 August 2015
  37. "Towards Understanding the Greek Tragedy," by Professor D.NarasimhaReddy,ICSSRNationalFellow,CSD, Hyderabad, 23 July 2015.
  38. . "Storytelling in the Time of Hate: Deciphering Law(s) through Literature," by Prof. KalpanaKannabiran, Regional Director, CSD, Hyderabad, 2 April 2015.
  39. "When Godavari Comes: People's History of a River Journeys in the Zone of the Dispossessed," by Dr. R. Umamaheshwari, Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, 11 March 2015.
  40. "History of Migration in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries," by Prof. RanabirSamaddar, Director, Calcutta Research Group, 12 February 2015.
  41. Panel Discussion on Disability Rights 18 November 2014
  42. "Just Politics and Smart Geopolitics: Tiny Tripura in Turbulent India," by Sri SubirBhaumik, Former BBC Bureau Chief, East & Northeast India, 10 October 2014.
  43. "Common School System in India" by Prof. MuchkundDubey, President, CSD, 3 September 2014
  44. K. G. Kannabiran National Moot Court Competition on Adivasi Rights, 30-31August 2014
  45. Panel Discussion on "India Labour and Employment Report 2014: Workers in the Era of Globalisation" (in collaboration with Institute for Human Development, New Delhi), 27 August 2014
  46. "Learning from Each Other: Kerala's Experience in Participatory Planning under the New Panchayat Raj," by Professor K.P. Kannan, Chairman, Laurie Baker Centre for Habitat Studies, Trivandrum, 27 August 2014.
  47. Panel Discussion on Three Essays on Constitutional Morality by Sri B.N. Yugandhar, IAS, 10 July 2014.
  48. "The Road to Equality and Social Justice in the State of Telangana," Seminar Series - SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN TELANGANA by Prof. M. Kodandram, Professor of Political Science, Osmania University, 26 June 2014.
  49. Debate on Section 377 and the implications of the recent Supreme Court Judgment, 14 December 2013.
  50. 'A Question of Identity?' by KalyaniMenon-Sen, Feminist Researcher & Activist, 4 October 2013
  51. 'Diplomacy in the Age of Hard Power: Reflections on Syria's Crisis' by Arun Mohan Sukumar, Assistant Editor, The Hindu, 20 September 2013
  52. 'A Fine Balance: Women in Science Navigating Academia' - Independence Day Public Lecture by Prof. V. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad, 14 August 2013.
  53. "Becoming History: A Severed Head in Early Modern India" by NilanjanSarkar, Kings India Institute, Kings College London, 12 April 2013
  54. "Hunger and Dispossession in India" by Dr. BinayakSen, National Vice President, Peoples Union for Civil Liberties, 1 March 2013
  55. 'People Centered Agriculture vs. Profit Centered Agriculture or How to Feed Everyone' by Prof. Joan P Mencher, Formerly Professor of Anthropology, City University of New York, 10 February 2013.
  56. Panel Discussion on Role of Intellectuals in Resisting Violence Against Women, 31 December 2012.
  57. "Trust and the Indian Pharmaceuticals Industry" by Prof. Roger Jeffery, University of Edinburg, 5 December 2012.
  58. "Innovation in the Informal Economy" by Prof. Barbara Hariss-White, Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, Oxford University (Jointly organized by CSD & S R Sankaran Chair, NIRD), 15 November 2012
  59. "Educational Travails of Tribes in Modern India" by Dr. Joseph Bara, Editor, Educational Records Research Units, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 21 August 2012
  60. "Tools of Justice: Non-Discrimination and The Indian Constitution" by Prof. Kalpana Kannabiran, Professor & Director, CSD, Hyderabad, 26 April 2012
  61. "The Grammar of Caste: Economic Discrimination in Contemporary India" by Prof. AshwiniDeshpande, Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, 4 April 2012
  62. "Meeting the Challenge of the Right to Education, to commemorate the life and work of Krantijyothi Savitribai Phule", Jhansi Geddam, KanchaIlaiah, GoguSyamala, Volga, Seminar on 12 March 2012.
  63. "Dalit women becoming 'Housewives': Lessons from the Tiruppur region" by Judith Heyer, 9 February 2012
  64. "Is Social Capital a Sociological Construct? An Ethnographic Enquiry of Sugalis" by Kasi Easwarappa, NIRD, 3 February 2012.
  65. Up against caste: Dalit strategies and activism in contemporary India to go beyond caste", by Sambaiah Gundemeda, Assistant Professor, CSD, Hyderabad, 5 January 2012.
  66. "Environment Support Group on Biopirates and the Expansion of Agribusiness in India", by Leo Saldanha and BhargaviRao, 19 December 2011
  67. "Rights of Tribes to Land, Forests and Commons : The Case of Arunachal Pradesh" by JarjumEte, Arunachal Pradesh, 2 December 2011.
  68. "Shades of the Assimilation : Adivasis and their integration into the Indian Nation" by Dr. Bhangya Bhukya, Associate Professor, Department of Social Exclusion Studies, English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad on 4 November 2011