media, information, the contemporary

Events

  • The Wager on Cinema: Screening 11 – If She Built A Country/ Agar Wo Desh Banati

    The Sarai Programme invites you to the eleventh screening of the film series titled The Wager on Cinema: Maheen Mirza’s ‘If She Built A Country’/ ‘Agar Wo Desh Banati’.  The film’s editor Puloma Pal will be available for the discussion after the screening. The respondents for this film are Fathima Nizaruddin and Sourav Mahanta. Date:…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 –…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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. Date: 24 November, 2017 Time: 4:30 PM (Tea will be served at 4:00 PM) Venue: The Sarai Programme, Centre for the…