Kategorie: India Branch Office

New Directions in Gender, Education and Poverty

A Roundtable DiscussionJune 24, Thursday 11.30 – 12.30 (UK time)/ 16:00-17:00 (IST)  Organised by Dr Srabani Maitra, Dr Sebastian Schwecke, Dr Saikat Maitra  This roundtable is organised by the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office (MWS IBO), New Delhi, and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta to engage with research on gender, education and poverty by both senior and early career academics.  The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and adoption of the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs), seek … Continue reading „New Directions in Gender, Education and Poverty“

COVID Donations for India

The devastation caused by the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in India is undoubtedly a humanitarian catastrophe. The news are heart-wrenching, but the reality is even worse: the lack of medicine, especially medical oxygen,…

Legacies of Feminism in Germany and India

A Roundtable Discussion19 March 2021 (1 pm GMT/ 2 pm CET/ 6:30 pm IST) This was an online event organised by the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office and the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment at the German Historical Institute London. Postcolonial feminists and feminists of colour have long sought to complicate the history and study of feminism. Social scientists and feminist theorists like Chandra Mohanty, Kumari Jayawardena and Kimberlé Crenshaw have drawn attention to the simultaneity and intersecting nature of … Continue reading „Legacies of Feminism in Germany and India“

Call for Papers

Winter School Max Weber Stiftung (India Branch Office) Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies 17-21 January 2022 Making and Un-Making Worlds of Coercion and Confinement The Max Weber Stiftung (MWS), India Branch Office serves as a bridge between German, Indian, and international scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. One of its main emphases is on the study of South Asian and transregional histories. The winter schools of the India Branch Office bring together graduate students and experienced scholars within … Continue reading „Call for Papers“

Virtual Conference on Archiving, Recording and Representing Feminism: The Global History of Women’s Emancipation in the 20th Century

The conference is the second meeting of the International Standing Working Group (ISWG)on Medialization and Empowerment 10-11 December 2020 Convenors: Christina von Hodenberg and Jane Freeland (German Historical Institute London) Partners: Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, German Historical Institute Washington DC, German Historical Institute Rome, Orient Institute Beirut Venue: This is an online event that will take place on Zoom.

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