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November 2017

Fri
Nov 17
5:00am-2:00pm

Reinventing Revolution Conference

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The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1 Washington Place NY United States
Tue
Nov 7
10:30am-11:30am

Learning and Sustainability in the Himalayas: A Conversation

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CREATE, 196 Mercer St. 8th Floor
New York, NY United States

October 2017

Mon
Oct 30
2:30pm-4:00pm

Nostalgia for the Future

NOSTALGIA FOR THE FUTURE Direction: Avijit Mukul Kishore, Rohan Shivkumar Production: Films Division India Genre: Documentary film Language: Hindi and English (with English subtitles) Format: 16mm film and video Duration: 54 min Year of production: 2017 About the film 'Nostalgia for the Future' is a film on Indian modernity, the citizen and the architecture of the home. It looks at imaginations of homes across four examples of buildings made over the period of a century. These are Lukhshmi Vilas Palace in Baroda -…

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Silver Center, Room 300, 31 Washington Pl
New York City, NY 10003 United States
Fri
Oct 20
12:30pm-2:30pm

Soz | A Ballad of Maladies

"The film unveils transformed cultural fabric of Kashmir valley through a journey into the metamorphoses of its traditional and folk practices like Sufiyana music and poetry to contemporary art forms such as Hip Hop and Rock. By evoking the collective memory of their people and unwinding threads of the region's folk history, the featured artists and musicians in this film negotiate with questions of survival, resistance and freedom – all deeply embroiled in the complex conflict of Kashmir." "Besides the…

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TBD New York City, NY United States
Sun
Oct 8
5:00am-5:00pm

Writing Partition in Urdu

Hagop Kevorkian Center, 50 Washington Square Park South
New York City, NY 10012 United States
Tue
Oct 3
1:00pm-3:00pm

Deep Time and the Colonial Present: A Prologue to the History Writings of ‘Kesari’ Balakrishna Pillai

How far back does one have to go back in time to trace a history of the present? Arguably, colonialism with its narrative of the distinctiveness of post Enlightenment epistemologies has abbreviated our notions of time in the writing of history and social theory. This paper is a preliminary reflection on the historical writings of “Kesari” Balakrishna Pillai (1889-1960), literary critic and intellectual from the then Princely state of Travancore in southern India, who embarked on two remarkable intellectual projects…

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20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor, 20 Cooper Square
New York City, NY 10003 United States

September 2017

Fri
Sep 29
8:30am-10:00am

The Idea of the Child: The Politics and Culture of Pre-School Education in India

Professor Nita Kumar studied Anthropology alongside History and has been productive in research and publishing in both fields. She has further moved on to include Women’s and Gender Studies, Literary Criticism, Education and Performance Studies in her approach. From 1990, Nita Kumar has been associated with NIRMAN, a non-profit NGO that works for education and the arts in Varanasi, India. Kumar’s scholarship has included a questioning of the pursuit of agency and ‘justice’ in history, and the responsibilities of the scholar towards her subject(s) of study. At NIRMAN, Nita Kumar has taught, written curricula, trained teachers, and worked on children’s books…

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20 Cooper Square- 2nd Floor, 20 Cooper Square
New York , NY United States
Mon
Sep 25
2:00pm-4:00pm

Apparatus of Power

Roma, 21 06 2016 Museo MAXXI. Inaugurazione della mostra S''hahzia Sikander: Ecstasy As Sublime, Heart As Vector'' e del progetto YAP Young Architects Projects 2016. ©Musacchio & Ianniello ****************************************************** NB la presente foto puo' essere utilizzata esclusivamente per l' avvenimento in oggetto, per una ripresa dello stesso o comunque per pubblicazioni riguardanti la Fondazione MAXXI ******************************************************** Click on this link to find out more.   Co-Sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Department of Art & Art…

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285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor
Thu
Sep 14
1:30pm-3:00pm

Right Wing Politics and the Indian University

Professor G. Arunima is a historian whose research and publications engage both the historical and the contemporary contexts of India, focusing particularly on cultural, visual and material texts, and rethinking the politics of the contemporary. She has recently contributed to a volume What Does the Nation Really Need to Know: The JNU Nationalism Lectures (Harper Collins, 2016), an archive of an unprecedented month long public lecture series that took place in 2016 by JNU teachers to address the question of…

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20 Cooper Square- 2nd Floor, 20 Cooper Square
New York , NY United States
Tue
Sep 5
4:00am-12:00pm

Fall 2017

Right Wing Politics and the Indian University A talk by G. Arunima, Professor, Women's Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Thursday, September 14, 5:30-7:00pm 20 Cooper Square, Room 222 Apparatus of Power A talk by Shazia Sikander, Visual Artist Monday, September 25, 6:00-8:00pm 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor The Idea of the Child: The Politics and Culture of Pre-School Education in India A talk by Nita Kumar, Brown Family Professor of South Asian History, Claremont McKenna College Friday, September 29, 12:30-2:00pm 20 Cooper Square, 2nd…

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NYU – Various, 1 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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