Events

What Time Is It? | 14-16 December 2017


What Time Is It? Technologies of Life in the Contemporary 14th, 15th and 16th December, 2017 Sarai-CSDS, Delhi and Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi #whattimeisit Have we finally entered the End of the End of History? (E-flux, Journal #57 – Sept 2014). Recent media technological transformations have thrown into confusion many existing political and social… Read More

Coming Up: What Time Is It?


Technologies of Life in the Contemporary 14th, 15th, 16th December 2017 Sarai-CSDS, Delhi and Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi #whattimeisit Conference Convenors: Ravi Sundaram, Ravi Vasudevan (Sarai-CSDS), and Raqs Media Collective (Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi, and Shuddhabrata Sengupta) The conference brings together academics and artists, archivists and architects, sound artists and scholars, teachers… Read More

OpenDataCamp Delhi – 02 December, 2017


The Sarai Programme will host DataMeet’s OpenDataCamp Delhi 2017, a one day un-conference, on Saturday, 02 December, 2017. DataMeet organised OpenDataCamp in Delhi in 2014 and in 2015 to create discussion, and a space for people involved in opening up and working with government and non-government data. This year’s edition will focus on open data in the development… Read More

The Wager on Cinema: Screening 8 – Ghashiram Kotwal


The Sarai Programme invites you to the eighth screening of the film series titled, The Wager on Cinema : Yukt Film Cooperative’s Ghashiram Kotwal The respondents for this film are Dhananjay Kapse and Milind Wakankar.

The Wager on Cinema: Screening 7 – Nuclear Hallucinations


The Sarai Programme invites you to the seventh screening of the film series titled, The Wager on Cinema : Fathima Nizaruddin’s Nuclear Hallucinations. The respondents for this film are Subasri Krishnan and Ravi Vasudevan.

Call for Abstracts – Lives of Data v2.0: Computing, Money, Media Workshop


The Sarai Programme invites submission of abstracts for the ‘Lives of Data v2.0: Computing, Money, Media’ Workshop, 05-06 January 2018. Besides academic researchers, we strongly encourage media, design, and software practitioners to apply for the workshop. Abstracts should not exceed 300 words, and should be sent to dak@sarai.net by 15 October, 2017, with the subject heading ‘Proposal for the Lives of Data Workshop.’ Authors of the selected abstracts will be notified by 30 October, 2017.

Lives of Data Workshop – Report & Recordings


The ‘Lives of Data’ workshop, 05-07 January 2017, brought together a diverse group of interdisciplinary researchers and practitioners to reflect upon the historical and emergent conditions of data-driven knowledge production in India and South Asia. The workshop initiated wide-ranging conversations on history of statistics, media and computational cultures, politics and practices of data-driven governance, and Big Data infrastructures and imaginaries…

The Wager on Cinema, Screening 6: Chauthi Koot


The Sarai Programme invites you to the sixth screening of the film series titled, The Wager on Cinema : Gurvinder Singh’s ‘Chauthi Koot’. The respondents for this film are Uma Chakravarti and Ravi Vasudevan. Date: 11 February, 2017. Time: 4 PM (Tea will be served at 3:30 PM). Venue: The Sarai Programme, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 29, Rajpur Road, Civil Lines, Delhi – 110054.

Lives of Data Workshop – January 5-7, 2017


The Sarai Programme, CSDS is organising the Lives of Data Workshop on 5th to 7th January, 2017. The workshop examines the historical and emergent conditions of data-driven knowledge production and circulation in India and South Asia. In the context of the Data Revolution, the workshop links emerging research on the history of statistics, new/old technological forms of inscription, digital infrastructures, and governance after Big Data in India and South Asia. Limited seats are available to attend the workshop. To register, please fill up this form.

Workshop on ‘Privacy after Big Data’, November 12


The Sarai Programme and The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invite you to a workshop on ‘Privacy after Big Data: What Changes? What should Change?’ on Saturday, November 12, 2016. This workshop aims to build a dialogue around some of the key government-led big data initiatives in India and elsewhere that are contributing significant new challenges and concerns to the ongoing debates on the right to privacy. It is an open event. Please fill this registration form to participate.