Visiting Scholar 2017

Name Title and Date of the Lecture
  • Dr. Nalini Persram
Thought Through Motility: Phenomenological and Somatic Studies of the Conceptual (17 March 2017)
  • Dr. Kathryn Hardy
Sounding out the Crowd: Cinematic signs and Embodies Politics in Regional Mumbai (05 May 2017)
  • Dr. Elizabeth Wilson
Be the Change: Gandhi and Human Rights (21 June 2017)
  • Professor Dinesh Prasad Saklani
Valmiki Ramayana & Gender Issue-Case of Sita (28 July 2017)
  • Professor Shekhar Pathak
Chipko Andolan: An Evaluation Leadership Organization and Participation (14 September 2017)
  • Shri Makarand Sathe
Nationalism and Cultural Freedom (06 October 2017)
  • Mr. Anant Mahapatra
Odia Theatre through Decades  (12 October 2017)
  • Professor Gerard Huet
The Sanskrit Heritage Platform (26 October 2017)


                                                         Visiting Scholar 2016

Name Title and Date of the Lecture
  • Shri P. Sainath
Rural India-a living journal, a breathing archive (The everyday lives of everyday people) (08 April 2016)
  • Professor Ananta Kumar Giri
With and Beyond Epistemologies from the south: ontological Epistemology of Participation, Multi-topical Hermeneutics and the Contemporary Challenges of Planetary Realizations (09 May 2016)
  • Professor Roy W. Perrett
Memory, Doubt and the Self (20 May 2016)
  • Professor Anirban Chakraborti
Physicists Approach to Studying Socio-Economic Inequalities: can Humans be Modeled as Atoms? (25 May 2016)
  • Professor Sreekala M. Nair
Releasing Theology from Epistemological Barriers: A Postmodern Narrative (19 August 2016)
  • Professor Narayani Gupta
The Hall of Nation as a Metaphor for our sense of History
  • Professor Uma Chakravarti
The Feminist Turn in Documentary Cinema: An Audio Visual Presentation (18 October 2016)
  • Shri Makarand Sathe
Political and Social Aspects of Theatre during 19th Century Colonial Rule-with reference to Marathi Theatre (15 November 2016)


                                                           Visiting Scholar 2015

Name Title and Date of the Lecture
  • Professor John Russon
The Limits of Money: Phenomenological Reflections on Selfhood and Value (28 April 2015)
  • Dr. Harro Maat
Anti-commodities as a Concept for Rural History; Local Responses to Colonial Cultures and their Legacies (18 June 2015)
  • Satya P. Gautam
Doing Philosophy Through Literature: Excursions in Philosophical Terrain through Jostein Gaarder’s Novels (03 July 2015)
  • Dr. Chitralekha Zutshi
Narrating Paradise on Earth: Place-Making and History-Writing in Kashmir (10 July 2015)
  • Dr. Arupjyoti Saikia
Commodities, Citizens and Making of a Border,: Assam, 1947-50s (16 July 2015)
  • Professor Satendra Nandan Postal
Indian Diaspora in Australasia: 1879-2014 (13 August 2015)
  • Dr. M.G. Vassanji
The New (Asian) African: Politics and Creativity in the 1960s (18 August 2015)
  • Dr. V. Ravi Vaithees
Re-inscribing Caivam (Saivism) as Tamil Nation: Maraimalai Atigal and the Genealogy of Tamil Nationalism and the Dravidian Movement (13 November 2015)
  • Professor Gaurav Desai
‘Ye Zindagi Usi ki Hai’: Illicit Desire and (Post)colonial Romance in M.G. Vassanji’s The Book of Secrets (04 December 2015)