Conference Schedule: PUKAR Winter Institute (Urban Knowledge, Language...)
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PUKAR Winter Institute - 2005 Schedule
Theme: Urban Knowledge, Language and the Research Process
Date: January 6-9, 2005
Partners: Department of Communications and Journalism, University of
Mumbai and KATHA, Delhi.
Venue: Room 144, Department of Communications and Journalism
University of Mumbai, Fort Campus, Mumbai - 400 001
The PUKAR Winter Institute 2005 is envisioned as the second in a
series of three such annual Institutes, designed as opportunities to
bring together research scholars from various Mumbai based research
centers (across disciplines and sectors) to engage in a dialogue with
scholars, writers, translators and practitioners.
The Theme this year is 'Urban Knowledge, Language and the Research Process'
The sessions are as follows:
Thursday 6 January 2005
Introduction by Rahul Srivastava - Co-Director, PUKAR and Vyjayanthi
Rao - Co-Director PUKAR and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, New
School University, New York.
Language and Urban Knowledge; Notes from the PUKAR Project: 'Mumbai's
by Project Director Abhay Sardesai - PUKAR Associate and Editor, Art
The KATHA-PUKAR collaboration: 'The Literary City'
Discussion with acclaimed writers on their work set in Mumbai:
Telugu - Mohammad Khadeer Babu (Hyderabad)
English - Ashok Srinivasan (Delhi)
Malayalam - N S Madhavan (Patna)
The KATHA-PUKAR collaboration: 'The Literary City', Session II:
Marathi - Dilip Chitre (Pune)
Urdu - Sajid Rashid (Mumbai)
'Language, Cinema and the City'
Javed Akhtar - poet, lyricist and script writer
Shabana Azmi - actress, activist
Rachel Dwyer - Chair of the Centre of South Asian Studies at School
of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Friday 7 January 2005
Review and Discussion on 'Language, Media and the Research Process'
With students of the Post-Graduate Department of Communications and
'Masculinity and Linguistic Nationalism in Bangalore/Karnataka'
by Tejaswani Niranjana - Senior Fellow, Centre for Study of Culture
and Society, Bangalore
Discussion moderated by Shilpa Phadke, PUKAR Associate and Doctoral
Candidate at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
'Typocity: On Signs and Urban Landscapes'
by Vishal Rawlley and Kurnal Rawat - A SARAI Fellowship Project
'Kannada Theatre in Mumbai: A Historical Perspective'
by Suma Dwarkanath - Doctoral Candidate, University of Mumbai
'Konkani Print and the Ways of the City',
by Rochelle Pinto - Senior Fellow, KATHA Centre, SNDT University, Mumbai
'The Female Body and Voice in Performance'
by Deepa Punjani - Senior Fellow, KATHA Centre, SNDT University, Mumbai
Discussison Moderated by Mitra Parekh, Head, Department of English,
17 15 Conclusion
Saturday 8 January 2005
Update from PUKAR's Documentation Project:
'Gujarathi, Tamil and Sindhi in Mumbai'
by Aditya Pant, Project Co-ordinator PUKAR
'The City Reported: Representations of Mumbai in Media'
Facilitated by Sameera Khan, Journalist and PUKAR Associate
Shishir Joshi - Bureau Chief, AAJ TAK
Kumar Ketkar - Editor, LOK SATTA and PUKAR Advisor
Sajid Rashid - Editor, HINDI MAHANAGAR
Kalpana Sharma - Deputy Editor and Bureau Chief,THE HINDU and PUKAR
'The Death of Language?: Technology, Language and Globalisation Space'
Coordinated and moderated by Vyjayanthi Rao
Prathibha Maria - Executive in a BPO in Mumbai
Yashoda Singh and Lakhmi - SARAI Cybermohalla Project, Delhi
'Antagonisms and Abstract machines'
by Angad Singh Choudhry - PhD student, School of Oriental and
African Studies, University of London
Language, Urban Knowledge and the Research Process
by Rahul Srivastava
16 30 Conclusion
Sunday 9 January 2005
Please Note Change of Venue:
PUKAR Office, 2nd Floor, Kamanwala Chambers, Sir P. M. Road, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001
Presentations on PUKAR Projects
PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research)
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