Workshops

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

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

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

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…

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.

Social Media Research Workshop, August 12, 2016


As part of the third and final cycle of Sarai’s Social Media Research Fellowship, since March this year, short-term research fellows have been studying different aspects of digital and social media. On Friday, 12 August, 2016 we are organising a workshop for the fellows to present and discuss their research with a select group of discussants. Limited seats are available to take part in the workshop. To register, please fill up this…

Call for Abstracts – Lives of Data Workshop


The Sarai Programme invites submission of abstracts for the ‘Lives of Data’ workshop. 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 September, 2016, with the subject heading ‘Proposal for the Lives of Data Workshop.’ Authors of the selected abstracts will be notified by 01 October, 2016. The workshop will be held on 06-07 January, 2017 at Sarai-CSDS, 29 Rajpur Road, Delhi…

The Act Of Media Workshop – Report & Recordings


The Act of Media Workshop, 08-10 January 2016, brought together academics, researchers, and legal practitioners, to discuss themes that were broadly related to law, media and technology. One of the main aims of the workshop was to breakdown disciplinary boundaries, and rethink categories such as ‘media law’. The workshop was divided into six substantive sessions,… Read More