Events

The Wager on Cinema: Screening 10 – The Battle for Banaras


The Sarai Programme invites you to the tenth screening of the film series titled, The Wager on Cinema : Kamal Swaroop’s The Battle for Banaras The respondent for this film is Ashish Rajadhyaksha. Date: 11 April, 2019 (Thursday) Time: 4:30 PM (Tea will be served at 4:00 PM) Venue: The Sarai Programme, Centre for the Study… Read More

Of calibrations and conversations, or how to measure time in walking


Samprati Pani & Sarnath Banerjee, in conversation with Sarover Zaidi Date: 18th February 2019, Monday Venue: Basement, Sarai-CSDS, 29 Rajpur Road, Civil Lines, Delhi-110054 Time: 5.30 pm The sociologist Rabi Ray once explained the origins of advanced mathematics in tandem with the origins of melancholia. How does one fill time when time becomes nothing? How… Read More

Startup States | 2-9 February 2019 – Exhibition and Events


Startup States Sarai Centre for the Study of Developing Societies 29 Rajpur Road Delhi 110054, India Opening Saturday 2nd of February, 2019 Open 11am – 6pm 2nd – 9th February Startup States investigates post-colonial legacies inherent in contemporary forms of power exercised through data-driven governance.

Programmers and Archivists Workshop


The Sarai Programme and the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society’s Digital Innovation Fund are organising a meeting on Sunday, 27th January to present and discuss the futures of Pandora and Open Media Library, two open media archiving/sharing software projects by Jan Gerber and Sebastian Lütgert, and to explore key questions and challenges… Read More

What Time Is It? | 14-16 December 2017 – Report


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 A detailed report of the conference is available on this LINK. Conference Programme: http://sarai.net/what-time-is-it-14-16-december-2017/ Concept Have we finally entered the End of the End of History? (E-flux, Journal #57 –… Read More

Objects/Media Practices Collaborative Workshop, ICAS: MP and Sarai-CSDS


‘Objects, Media Practices, Aesthetics and Politics: Material Histories and Cultural Imaginaries, India 1940-1960’ is one of the pilot projects under the History as a Political Category (ICAS TM1) module which has been running for over four months now. This project is undertaken as an inter-modular collaboration between TM1 and TM7, Media and the Constitution of the Political. Ritwika Misra… Read More

The Wager on Cinema: Screening 9 – Machines


The Sarai Programme invites you to the ninth screening of the film series titled, The Wager on Cinema : Rahul Jain’s Machines The respondents for this film are Prabhu Mohapatra, Shaunak Sen and Pallavi Paul. Date: 9 February, 2018 Time: 5:30 PM (Tea will be served at 5:00 PM) Venue: The Sarai Programme, Centre for the… Read More

Lives of Data v2.0: Computing, Money, Media Workshop, 05-06 January 2018


The Sarai Programme is organising the Lives of Data v2.0: Computing, Money, Media Workshop on 05-06 January, 2018. The workshop examines the historical and emergent conditions of data-driven knowledge and value production and circulation in India and South Asia. It expands upon the cross-disciplinary conversations initiated by the first ‘Lives of Data’ Workshop, in January 2017. The… Read More

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

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