10th of December is celebrated as World Human Rights Day. In the month of its celebration this year, we observe the blatant ignorance of basic humanity. Access to education, nutrition, and a life free from exploitation are the basic tenets of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and our Constitution. In the very beginning of the month, [...]
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Abdallah Al-Omari, a Syrian artist, painted a series called the ‘Vulnerability Series’ featuring world leaders as refugees. In the words of Al-Omari, “I wanted to take away their power not to serve me and my pain but to give those leaders back their humanity and the audience an insight into what the power of vulnerability can achieve”. At a point in time when [...]
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 [...]
Last month saw the death of two prominent Indian scientists. One was known as the Father of the Indian Satellite Programme, and the other as a scientist cum educationalist who helped develop a scientific temper amongst the masses. The former is the Ex- Chairman of ISRO, Prof. Udupi R. Rao and the latter, the sonic ray scientist cum former Chairman [...]