media, information, the contemporary

Events

  • Digital Cultures Transforming South Asia Workshop

    This one-day workshop explores the transformation that mediated lives in South Asia are undergoing in this contemporary digital moment. The emergence of the digital disrupts every sphere of our present-day lives in myriad ways. This can also be an opportunity to discuss the binaries that inhabit our current critical consensus in South Asia politically, economically,…

  • Revisitations: The Long 1990s: Panel Discussion

    Panel discussion on ‘Revisitations: The Long 1990s’. The panelists include Ravi Sundaram, M. Madhava Prasad, Prathama Banerjee, Hilal Ahmed and Ashish Rajadhyaksha. CLICK TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION ZOOM ID: 81926037416                        PASSCODE: csdsdelhi India’s Nineties – at once close and impossibly distant – pose a curious…

  • Colonized by Data: The Costs of Connection

    CAPTURE ALL PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES Join Nick Couldry & Ulises Mejías as they discuss the data colonialism thesis developed in their book The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonising Human Life and Appropriating It for Capitalism, and their project (with Paola Ricaurte) Tierra Común and its interventions for data decolonisation. Date and Time: Thursday…

  • Proximate Exposures: Media and Radiance Lecture by Rahul Mukherjee

    Lecture by Rahul Mukherjee on ‘Proximate Exposures: Media and Radiance’ [Critical Humanities event] on 5 March 2021 via Zoom. It will be chaired by Ravi Sundaram. The discussant will be Veena Hariharan. Friday, 5 March 2021, 5 pm. Zoom http://bit.ly/2ZMHoJ0 CLICK TO JOIN THE LECTURE  ZOOM ID: 972 5408 4679             …

  • Book Discussion on ‘Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Culture from India’

    Centre for the Study of Developing Societies invites you to a Book Discussion on Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Cultures from India edited by Sandeep Mertia. Panelists: Jahnavi Phalkey | Stefania Milan | Nimmi Rangaswamy Ravi Sundaram will Chair Friday, 19 February 2021, 5pm India Time The discussion will be held on Zoom Link:…

  • Pirate Modernity & Hypersocial Networks: Ravi Sundaram + Tiziana Terranova: Dialogue

    Recursive Colonialism, Artificial Intelligence & Speculative Computation 2020 Episode   09 Thursday, 10 December Pirate Modernity & Hypersocial Networks 5 pm CET / 9:30 pm IST / 11 am EST Dialogue: >Ravi Sundaram (CSDS, Delhi) >Tiziana Terranova (Università degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale) Chair: Ezekiel Dixon-Roman [The event will be hosted on Zoom. Please click here…

  • The Wager on Cinema: Screening 12 – Gender, Sexuality, and Desire

    The Sarai Programme invites you to the twelfth screening of the film series titled, The Wager on Cinema: Gender, Sexuality and Desire. We shall be screening three PSBT films: ‘Zara Nazar Utha Ke Dekho’ (directed by Anindya Shankar Das); ‘Ishq, Dosti, and All That’ (directed by Ritambhara Mehta, Rituparna Borah, Bhamati Sivapalan and Srishti Lakhera); and ‘Please Mind the Gap’…

  • The Mediatized Protest: Hong Kong, Cinema, Telegram, and The Lennon Wall

    The Mediatized Protest: Hong Kong, Cinema, Telegram, and The Lennon Wall Date: 17th January 2020, Friday Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS, 29 Rajpur Road, Civil Lines, Delhi-110054 Time: 4.00 pm Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 15 September 2019: Young citizens all around you gear up: face masks, gloves, goggles, helmets, knee and shin-pads, biking gear, backpacks and…

  • 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.