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  • 25/10/2017

    Workshop at JNU, New Delhi, 28 October 2017

    In connection with the journal "DIALOGUE: Science, Scientists, and Society", a workshop is being held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, on 28th October 2017, at 2pm at Lecture Hall 1, Convention Centre. The programme is as follows.

    SESSION-I
    2 PM-4:15 PM

    Chair: Mewa Singh, Editor-Dialogue

    Introductory Remarks
    Dhruv Raina, JNU

    Introducing the Journal ‘DIALOGUE: Science, Scientists, and Society’
    Mewa Singh, Editor- Dialogue

    Economics of Research Funding in Sciences and Social Sciences
    Saumen Chattopadhyay, JNU

    Thinking About Technical Skills and Livelihoods
    D. Raghunandan, AIPSN

    Transforming Indian Science: Recent Initiatives in Science Education
    Arvind, IISER-Mohali

    Institutions and Knowledge: The Sciences in India's Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition
    Rajeswari S. Raina, SNU

    4:15 PM- 4: 30 PM

    TEA BREAK

    SESSION-II

    ROUND TABLE

    Title: Knowledge Forms and Social Interests

    Chair: Dhruv Raina, JNU

    Participants
    Amitabha Mukherjee, DU
    Anirban Chakraborti, JNU
    Gurpreet Mahajan, JNU
    Sneha S. Komath, JNU
    Tabish Qureshi, JMI

    4:30 PM- 6 PM

    HIGH TEA

    A live feed will be available on the youtube channel

  • 15/10/2017

    Announcement event for Dialogue: Bangalore, 13 October 2017

    "DIALOGUE: Science, Scientists, and Society" was announced at an event held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, by Prof Ram Ramaswamy, president of the Indian Academy of Sciences. There were talks by Prof. Roddam Narasimha, Prof. P Balaram, and Prof Mukund Thattai, and a panel discussion involving Ms Seema Singh, Prof Sundar Sarukkai and Prof Shiv Vishwanathan as well as the previous speakers. Watch video recordings of the event here.