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Research Scholars' Workshop, March 2018

Department of Sociology

University of Delhi

Delhi 110007



Date: 15th-16th March 2018

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DAY-1 (15th March 2018)

Session 1: Farmers and Famine

CHAIR: Tila Kumar

DISCUSSANT: Dr. Dhivya Janarthanan

10:00 A.M-10:15 A.M. Naincy M.Phil. ‘Farmers’ and ‘Suicide’: A critical comment on farmers’ suicide in India.
10:15A.M.-10:30 A.M. Raman Deep M.Phil. Technological changes in Indian Agriculture: A sociological study of Indian Rural Society.
10:30- A.M. -10:45 A.M. Shantanu Vidur Nevrekar M.Phil. Famines and Public Works: Colonial and Postcolonial Trajectories of Famine Relief as a Governmental Intervention.
10:45A.M.-11:00 A.M. DISCUSSANT
11:00A.M.– 11:20 A.M. Q & A

11.20 A.M. -11.35 A.M. Tea break

Session 2: The Multiple Forms of Citizenship

CHAIR: Dr. Yasmeen Arif

DISCUSSANT: Dr. Ravi Nandan (Hindu College)

11:35 am – 11:50 Ashima Mittal M.Phil. Tracing the iterations of citizenship in contemporary biomedicine.
11: 50 A.M.- 12:05 Navjit Kaur M.Phil.

Writing, Money and genre: Tracing the financial subject.

12:05 – 12:20 P.M. Hani Naseef KT M.Phil. Reading Sufi texts : Exploring the 'theopolitical'.
12:20 P.M – 12:35 P.M. Mustafiz Ul Hasan M.Phil. Re-Thinking Politics of Recognition in Indian Secularism.
12:35 P.M. – 12:55 P.M. DISCUSSANT
12:55 P.M. 1: 20 P.M. Q & A

Lunch Break 1:20 P.M – 2:00 P.M

Session 3: Children and other species

CHAIR: Dr. Sudha Vasan

DISCUSSANT: Akriti Bhatia

2:00 P.M. – 2:15 P.M. Remya Ann Mathew M.Phil. Childhood in the context of Risk: The Case of the Ryan International School.
2:15 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. Aishwarya Padmaraj M.Phil. Down the Rabbit Hole: Examining the nature of ethnography through a multispecies lens.
2:30 P.M – 2:45 P.M. Srishty Anand M.Phil. Where is the piped water in the city?
2:45 P.M- 3:00 P.M. DISCUSSANT
3:00P.M. – 3:20 P.M. Q & A

Tea Break 3: 20 P.M – 3: 35 P.M.

Session 4: Identities and Legal Entanglements

CHAIR: Prof. Rajni Palriwala

DISCUSSANT: Dr. Anuja Agrawal

3:35 P.M. – 3:50 P.M Tejaswi Chhatwal M.Phil. Adjudicating Caste: Explorations into a judicial discourse on caste violence.
3:50 P.M. – 4:05 P.M. Anubhav Kumar Das M.Phil. Discourse on Marital Rape debate: Comments on the state, law and judiciary.
4:05 P.M.- 4:20 P.M Azeem Ahmed M.Phil. Indian Islam and Caste: Modes of Legitimisation.
4:20 P.M. – 4:35 P.M. DISCUSSANT
4:35 P.M. – 4: 55 P.M. Q & A

DAY 2 (16th March 2018)

Session 5: Moral Publics

CHAIR: Dr. Kamei Aphun


10:00 A.M-10:15 A.M. Gailianglung Panmei M.Phil. Devil worship and folk devils: The moral crusade against Satanism in Nagaland.
10:15A.M.-10:30 A.M. Elena Heisnam M.Phil. Vigilantism and Justice in Manipur.
10:30-10:45 Debadrita Saha M.Phil. Social Media and Satire.
10:45A.M.-11:00 A.M. DISCUSSANT
11:00A.M.– 11:20 A.M. Q & A

Tea Break 11:20 A.M.- 11: 35 A.M.

Session 6: Violence and Politics

CHAIR: Dr. Binu Sundas (Miranda House)

DISCUSSANT: Gowhar Fazili

11:35 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Annima Bahukhand M.Phil. The Secret life of Silenced Pasts: Burma’s legacy of ethnic violence.
12:00 P.M.- 12:15 P.M. Johnson Soibam M.Phil. Violence and Biopolitics.
12:15 P.M. – 12:30 P.M. Samudra Sangkha Gogoi M.Phil. 'Everyday in the modern'.
12: 30 P.M. 12:45 P.M. DISCUSSANT
12: 45 P.M. – 1:05 P.M. Q & A

Contact Information

Telephone: 91(0)11 27667858
Address: Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, 
University of Delhi (North Campus)
Delhi - 110007

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