[URBANTH-L] Conference Schedule: PUKAR Winter Institute (Urban Knowledge, Language...)

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Fri Dec 17 10:53:01 EST 2004

From: PUKAR <pukar at pukar.org.in>

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:

Day 1
Thursday 6 January 2005

10 30
Introduction by Rahul Srivastava - Co-Director, PUKAR and Vyjayanthi
Rao - Co-Director PUKAR  and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, New
School University, New York.

10 45
Language and Urban Knowledge; Notes from the PUKAR Project: 'Mumbai's
Cosmopolitan Archive'
by Project Director Abhay Sardesai - PUKAR Associate and Editor, Art
India, Mumbai.

11 30

  11 45
  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)

  13 00

  14 00
  The KATHA-PUKAR collaboration: 'The Literary City', Session II:
  Marathi - Dilip Chitre (Pune)
  Urdu - Sajid Rashid (Mumbai)

  15 15

  15 30
  Panel Discussion
  '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

  16 45

  Day 2
  Friday 7 January 2005

  10 30
  Review and Discussion on 'Language, Media and the Research Process'
  With students of the Post-Graduate Department of Communications and

  11 15

  11: 30
  '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.

  12: 45

  14 00
  'Typocity: On Signs and Urban Landscapes'
  by Vishal Rawlley and Kurnal Rawat - A SARAI Fellowship Project

  15 00

  15 15
  'Kannada Theatre in Mumbai: A Historical Perspective'
  by Suma Dwarkanath - Doctoral Candidate, University of Mumbai

  16 00
  Two Presentations:
  '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,
SNDT University,Mumbai

  17 15 Conclusion

  Day 3
  Saturday 8 January 2005

  10 30
  Update from PUKAR's Documentation Project:
  'Gujarathi, Tamil and Sindhi in Mumbai'
  by Aditya Pant, Project Co-ordinator PUKAR

  11 00
  Panel Discussion
  '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

  13 00

  14 00
  Panel Discussion:
  '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

  15 45

  16 00
  Concluding Discussion
  Language, Urban Knowledge and the Research Process
  by Rahul Srivastava

  16 30 Conclusion

  Day 4
  Sunday 9 January 2005

  Please Note Change of Venue:
  PUKAR Office, 2nd Floor, Kamanwala Chambers, Sir P. M. Road, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001

  10 00
  Participant Presentations

  11 00

  11 15
  Presentations on PUKAR Projects

  13 00

  PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research)

More information about the URBANTH-L mailing list