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National Conference on ‘Development and Governance of Adivasis in Contemporary India’

National Conference on 'Development and Governance of Adivasis in Contemporary India' Jointly Organised by NCAS and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies, University of Mumbai Date: 6-7 October 2017 Place: Mumbai Scholars are invited to submit their research papers for the Conference. Broad Sub-themes of the conference are Development strategies for Adivasis post planning era PESA and Adivasi governance (20 [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Event|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 6

World Environment Day, globally celebrated on the 5th of June since 1974, is a reminder that there is only one earth. The past few decades have been the worst for the environment in human history; global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, rising sea levels, and higher levels of pollution and emissions. ‘Save the Planet’ is a common refrain that urges every individual [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 5

1 st May is a tribute to and celebration of workers across the globe. May Day or International Workers’ day is celebrated in over eighty countries. Its origin lies in the labour union movement that advocated Eight hour day (eight hours for work, eight hours for rest, eight hours for leisure). The Haymarket massacre that took place in 1886 in [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 4

Born into a Mahar family in Mhow, 1981, Dr. Ambedkar was no stranger to caste based discrimination from an early age. From being denied drinking water in school to being denied accommodation in Baroda state when he returned from the US, he was conscious of unfounded discrimination against the ‘untouchable’ castes even as a child and young adult. Dr. Ambedkar [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 3

It is 108 years since the first time Working Women’s Day was celebrated on the 28th of February, 1909; a day designated by the Socialist Party of America to commemorate the women garment workers’ strike in 1908 protesting working conditions. In 1914, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated on the 8th of March. The United Nations adopted 8th of [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 2

Proving the nay-sayers wrong, the Finance Minister presented the Union Budget 2017-18 on 1st February – as promised by the PM to the nation. This budget had aroused special interest among many for various reasons. First and foremost, it was being presented on the backdrop of demonetization. The Assembly elections in five states had provided the necessary fuel for speculation about the budget. [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|Comments Off on Interface – Vol 2