Index

SEMINAR ISSUES 2021

 

SEMINAR 737, JANUARY 2021; INDIA 2020: a symposium on the year that was.

 

 

 

 

Aikant, Satish C.                                                                                        Revisiting Vivekananda

Aiyar, Yamini                                                                                           The Indian state and the

                                                                                                                       broken social contract

Bajpai, Kanti                                                                                                          Annus horribilis

Banerjee, Sumanta                                                                                         Global pandemics as

                                                                                                                             historical catalysts

Bery, Suman                                                                                                      A way in the world

Chandra, Kanchan                                                                                      Can a Hindu homeland

                                                                                                                                be a democracy?

do Logo, Andre                                                                                      Brasilia, utopia in concrete

Aranha Correa

Gandhi, Gopalkrishna                                                                                           A conversation

Jacob, Rahul                                                                                                Ambassadors’ journals:

                                                                                                                            two views of Nehru  

Jha, Prashant                                                                                                  A year of disruption,

                                                                                                                       change and  continuity

Kamdar, Mira                                                                                          A year of  reckoning with

                                                                                                                                racism in France

Kripalani, Coonoor                                                                                         Imagining Gandhi in

                                                                                                                                    times of covid

Menon, Shivshankar                                                                               Are India-China relations

                                                                                                                                      crisis-prone?

Mohan, C. Raja                                                                                          Trump, Biden and India

Mukherjee, Rudrangshu                                                                                  Hope against hope

Ninan, T.N.                                                                                                          A ‘golden period’?

Varma, Pavan K.                                                                                   The remarkable eclecticism

                                                                                                                          of Hindu philosophy

Yengde, Suraj                                                                                                   Iterations of shared

                                                                                                                          dalit-black solidarity

 

SEMINAR 738, February 2021; ROAD TO JUSTICE: a symposium on thinking through the rule of law.

 

 

 

Bharadkar, Kavya                                                                         The journey of labour regulation

and Babu Mathew

Daruwala, Maja and                                                                                                    The problem

Valay Singh

Gupta, Shubhra                                                                            Law and justice in Indian cinema

Heard, Catherine                                                                                     Out of sight, out of mind

Joshi, Divij                                                                                                 Justice and the future of

                                                                                                                                labour regulation

Lokur, Madan                                                                                    Broken courts, uneven justice

Panchu, Sriram                                                                                                               Mediation

Punnoose, Jacob                                                                                   Cops, covid and the citizen

Ramanathan, Usha                                                                                  The future of technology

Shah, Ajit Prakash                                                                                                          Interview

Singh, Niyati                                                                                                         Data and justice:

                                                                                                                           connecting the dots

Singh, Upinder                                                                                Ideas of justice in ancient India

SEMINAR 739, March 2021; THE IDEA OF JAMIA: a symposium on 100 years of Jamia Millia Islamia.

 

 

 

Abdullah, Hasan                                                                                              Nurturing humanists

Alam, Mahtab                                                                                                         Maktaba Jamia,

                                                                                                                            the university press

Azhar, Uzma                                                                                                          Jamia ka tarana:

                                                                                                                                 anthem of hope

Ghosh, Shohini                                                                                             Three visionaries and

                                                                                                                                   a media school

Hameed, Syeda                                                                                                Jamia’s first women

Jalil, Rakhshanda                                                                                      Living in Jamia, coping

                                                                                                                             with ghettoization

Jamil, Ghazala                                                                                    The university and urbanity

Kidwai, Jamal and                                                                                                       The problem

Mahtab Alam                                                                                                                                 

Kidawi, Jamal                                                                                                        My five decades

                                                                                                                                             in Jamia

Kumar, Abhay                                                                                  Beyond the ‘anti-national’ tag

Raza, Aamir                                                                                                             Further reading

Sethi, Manisha                                                                                                 An ‘encounter’ and

                                                                                                                                a vice chancellor

Syeed, Mohammad                                                                                              Glimpses of azadi

Talib, Mohammad                                                                                        Jamia’s founding spirit

 

SEMINAR 740, April 2021; BEYOND MYTHS: a symposium on anthropological histories of tribal worlds.

 

 

 

Deo, Aditya Pratap                                                                                                     The problem

Deo, Aditya Pratap                                                                                             Spirits of the state

Deo, Aditya Pratap,                                                                                                 Further reading

Radhika Krishnan

and Mayuri Patankar

Ete, Duli                                                                                                                    Missing names

Gohain, Swargajyoti                                                                                   Relative indigeneity in

                                                                                                                                  northeast India

Krishnan, Radhika                                                                               Indigeneity, environmental

                                                                                                          movements and representation

Patankar, Mayuri                                                                                 Memory and visual politics

                                                                                                                                 of Gond religion

Thomas, John                                                                                      Boulders that speak no more

Tulika, Amrita                                                                                                     Bhil life-worlds in

                                                                                                                       the colonial transition

Umamaheshwari, Uma                                                                                              A white saree

                                                                                                                                       bloodied red

SEMINAR 741, May 2021; DIL KE ZUBAAN: THE LANGUAGE OF SONGS: a symposium on song and experience.

 

 

Bazaz, Abir                                                                                Memories of despair, songs of love

Bhatia, Sidharth                                                                                               Mapping India with

                                                                                                                                          film songs

Chaudhuri, Amit                                                                                        The restiveness of Asia

Desai, Santosh                                                                                      The soundtrack of our lives

Dwyer, Rachel                                                                                       Aa jaa re pardesi: why I am

                                                                                                               haunted by Hindi film songs

Ge, Krupa                                                                                                                     Rowdy babes

Ihthisam, Ihsan Ul                                                                                      Bolly-wooded devotion

Kabir, Nasreen Munni                                                                                      In the company of

                                                                                                                           Naushad Ali – 1987

Khan, Yunus                                                                                                                    Interview

Krishnegowda, Chandana                                                                                    Feasting on love

Kothari, Rita                                                                                                               The problem

Kothari, Rita                                                                                                                     Rafi Saab

Menon, Dilip M.                                                                                                          Singing India

Ravikant                                                                                             Notes from a song pilgrimage

Roy, Sumana                                                                                                Competition, comedy,

                                                                                                                        ‘critical conditionum’

Thakur, Tanul                                                                                                      An unequal music

Vaidik, Aparna                                                                                            Listening and intimacy

Zuberi, Nabeel                                                                                     Yeh kya jagah hai diaspora?

 

SEMINAR 742, June 2021; NAVIGATING LANGUAGE IN A DIGITAL AGE: a symposium on the challenge posed by digitization.

 

 

Chakravarty, Banani                                                                               A tale of India’s frontier

                                                                                                                 languages in the digital age

Chelliah, Shobhana                                                                         Preserving linguistic diversity

Devy, G.N.                                                                                                       Language diversity in

                                                                                                                                     digital futures

Geetha, V.                                                                                                        The sixth eco-zone:

                                                                                                                      Tamil in the digital age

Hegde, Pandurang                                                                                                      The problem

Jha, Mithilesh Kumar                                                                         Maithili in the digital space

Kornai, Andras                                                                                                                 Interview

Pappuswamy, Umarani                                                                             Endangered languages of

                                                                                                                            India in cyberspace

Ramnath, Madhu                                                                               On the vitality of indigenous

                                                                                                                                           languages

Sarangi, Asha                                                                                   Atrophy of languages in times

                                                                                                                                    of digitization

Sarmah, Priyankoo                                                                                         Indian languages and

                                                                                                                          language technology

Sneha, Puthiya Purayil and                                                                       The many languages of

Anasuya Sengupta                                                                                         digital infrastructures

Syiem, Esther                                                                                          The survival of languages:

                                                                                                                                           the Khasi

 

SEMINAR 743, JULY 2021; EDITING HISTORY: a symposium on contested relationships between history, politics and truth.

 

 

deSouza, Peter Ronald                                                                                              The problem

Gole, Nilüfer                                                                                      Compromised legacies: Hagia

                                                                                                           Sophia and Mezquita cathedral

Gryseels, Guido                                                                              RMCA: from colonial institute

                                                                                                                            to forum for debate

Herren, Madeleine                                                                                        Foreign residents and

                                                                                                                                     global history

Kumar, Krishna                                                                                                Texts and messages

McCall, Anne and                                                                                Editing monuments: history

Ravi Palat                                                                                                            as collective work

Mukherjee, Rudrangshu                                                                             Debates, not deletions

Nair, Rukmini Bhaya                                                                              Language: editor-in-chief

Nusseibeh, Sari                                                                                         Correcting wrongs: from

                                                                                                                        Rhodes to Ben Gurion

Palat, Madhavan                                                                                      Of unpersons and persons

Poddar, Prem and                                                                                           Re-imagining empire:

Chris Sinha                                                                           ‘great (er) China’ and ‘global Britain’

Raman, Madhav                                                                                        New Delhi: the changing

                                                                                                                                   city on the hill

Santos, Boaventura                                                                                                Some theses on

de Sousa                                                                                                           decolonizing history

Suhrud, Tridip                                                                                                   Khade raho Gandhi

 

SEMINAR 744, August 2021; FUTURE ENVIRONMENTALISMS:  a symposium on contested and emerging forms of environmental concern.

 

 

Aiyadurai, Ambika                                                                           Dilemmas of wildlife research

                                                                                                                                      in Arunachal

Basu, Sumedha                                                                       Urbanizing India’s energy transition

Duara, Prasenjit                                                                              Pathways in the anthropocene

Harriss-White, Barbara                                                                        India’s informal economy

                                                                                                                            and climate change

Kazmi, Raza                                                                                                           Conservation in

                                                                                                                               east-central India

Martinez-Alier, Joan                                                                                       Ecological conflicts

                                                                                                                                          and LFFU

Raman, Bhavani                                                                                  Urban nature and Chennai’s

                                                                                                                                     water archive

Rangarajan, Mahesh, Harini                                                                                    The problem

Nagendra and Mukul Sharma

Saikia, Arupjyoti                                                                                 Can Assam’s nature thrive?

Sridhar, Aarthi                                                                                                 Dignifying ‘Indian’

                                                                                                                             Environmentalism

 

SEMINAR 745, September 2021; A LAYERED PAST: a symposium on Bodhgaya, its history, heritage and sustainability.

 

 

Amar, Abhishek S. and                                                                                               The problem

Sanjay Kumar                                                                                                                                         

Amar, Abhishek S.                                                                                        The need for a digital

                                                                                                                                   heritage centre

Asher, Frederick M.                                                                                    Bodhgaya: the tangible              heritage

Bautze-Picron, Claudine                                                                       Moving and resettling the

                                                                                                                                      sacred centre

Deeg, Max                                                                                                     The centre of centres:

                                                                                                              Bodhgaya in Chinese sources

Joshi, Sachchidanand                                                                                                    Interview

Kumar, Sanjay                                                                                            Dialogues on Bodhgaya

                                                                                                                                some reflections

Leoshko, Janice                                                                                                  Seeing Mahabodhi

Rajput, Ritika and                                                                                      Worlding of Bodh Gaya

Aviram Sharma

Sanyal, Rajat                                                                                               In the name of myself:

                                                                                                            donors of images at Bodhgaya

Sinha, Shashank                                                                                        Why and how the after

Shekhar                                                                                              life of a heritage site matters

Sinha, Manish                                                                                          Growing up in Bodhgaya:

                                                                                                                          narrative of a native

 

SEMINAR 746, October 2021; WOMEN WHO INSPIRE: a symposium on some women who are role models in our society.

 

 

Dalmia, Yashodhara                                                                                             Amrita Sher-Gil:

                                                                                                                                         a life in art

Dhamija, Jasleen                                                                                   Remembering Kamaladevi

Doshi, Tishani                                                                                                            Chandralekha

Herzberger, Radhika                                                                                          The other side of

                                                                                                                                    Pupul Jayakar

Jacob, Rahul                                                                                                  A renaissance woman

                                                                                                         ‘happiest among the Mauryans’

Kapur, Mita                                                                                                                   Life writing

Kaul, Mayank M.                                                                                              Of a different cloth

Menon, Ritu                                                                                                     India on their minds

Pande, Ira                                                                                                                 Being ordinary

Singh, Malvika                                                                                                           The problem

Suhrud, Tridip                                                                                                       The woman who

                                                                                                                                   cradled Gandhi

Tiwari, Pragya                                                                                                        Truly Rajasthan

 

SEMINAR 747, November 2021; INTELLECTUAL IMPERIALISM: a symposium on domination and decolonization.

 

 

Alatas, Syed Farid                                                                                                      The problem

Dufoix, Stéphane                                                                                            The early journey of

                                                                                                                         academic colonialism

Ibrahim, Azhar                                                                                      An antidote to intellectual

                                                                                                                                        imperialism

Jayaram, N.                                                                                                    The mimic sociology

Menon, Dilip M.                                                                                             Decolonizing theory:

                                                                                                           thinking from the global south

Mignolo, Walter D.                                                                                    The underlying logic of

                                                                                                                             western modernity

Roy, Tania                                                                                    Pedagogies after the postcolonial

Schöpf, Caroline M.                                                                                  Dismantling intellectual                                                                                                                                         imperialism

Saraf, Radhika                                                                                           Fakir Mohan Senapati’s

                                                                                                                          alternative discourse

Shitara, Narumi                                                                                     Academic dependency and

                                                                                                                 the publication of journals

 

SEMINAR 748, December 2021; RE-VISIONING THE RURAL: a symposium on rural and agrarian India after the pandemic.

 

 

Basole, Amit                                                                                          Rural employment and the

                                                                                                                            pandemic challenge

Bhutani, Shalini                                                                                             Seed innovation and

                                                                                                                          intellectual property

Biswas, Tultul and                                                                                           Education during the

Arvind Sardana                                                                                                                pandemic

Gopal, Sharada                                                                                                               Interview

Jain, Yogesh                                                                                                    The impact of covid

                                                                                                                                           on health  

Jodhka, Surinder                                                                                            Re-looking the rural

Khera, Reetika and                                                                                Covid relief for the poor –

Rishabh Malhotra                                                                                               too little, too late

Kumar, Satendra                                                                                    New farmers’ movements

Kurien, Amit John                                                                                         Facing the pandemic

                                                                                                                              crisis in Garo Hills

Prasad, C. Shambu                                                                             Consultation or consultants?

Singh, Sukhpal                                                                                     Rethinking farmer incomes

Vasavi, A.R.                                                                                                The adverse integration

                                                                                                                                      of rural India

Vijayshankar, P.S. and                                                                                               The problem

Richa Kumar

 

BOOKS

 

Raja Bagga                                                                                                        738, February 2021

Rajdeep Pakanati                                                                                             738, February 2021

Shivangi Gangwar and                                                                                     738, February 2021

Vishavjeet Chaudhary

Makepeace Sitlhou                                                                                          738, February 2021

Avantika Tiwari                                                                                                738, February 2021

Salil Misra                                                                                                        738, February 2021

Misria Shaik Ali                                                                                              738, February 2021

Jaya Bhattacharji Rose                                                                                   738, February 2021

Naved Ashrafi                                                                                                     739, March 2021

Manzar Imam                                                                                                      739, March 2021

Ufaque Paiker                                                                                                      739, March 2021

Rudrangshu Mukherjee                                                                                     739, March 2021

T. Sundararaman                                                                                                 739, March 2021

Nirupama Menon Rao                                                                                         739, March 2021

Budhaditya Das                                                                                                             April 2021

Ratnakar Tripathy                                                                                                         April 2021

Minati Dash                                                                                                                   April 2021

Savyasaachi                                                                                                                    April 2021

Rudrangshu Mukherjee                                                                                               April 2021

Jayant Narlikar                                                                                                             April 2021

Chinmay Dharurkar                                                                                              742, June 2021

Rochelle Pinto                                                                                                        742, June 2021

Sudhirendar Sharma                                                                                             742, June 2021

V. Geetha                                                                                                                 742, June 2021

Swaran Singh                                                                                                          742, June 2021

Bodh Prakash                                                                                                          743, July 2021

Rajen Harshe                                                                                                           743, July 2021

Himani Upadhyaya                                                                                             744, August 2021

Deepti Chatti                                                                                                       744, August 2021

K.S. Gopi Sundar                                                                                                744, August 2021

Nabajyoti Ghosh                                                                                                 744, August 2021

Aastha Gandhi                                                                                                    744, August 2021

Manisha Sinha                                                                                              745, September 2021

Pritha Mukherjee                                                                                         745, September 2021

Kaveri Gill                                                                                                     745, September 2021

Behula Chowdhury                                                                                          746, October 2021

Laxmi Sharma                                                                                                  748 December2021

Aishwarya Kazi                                                                                                748 December2021

 

ESSAY/COMMENT

 

Satish C. Aikant                                                                             Echoes from the Garhwal hills

                                                                                                                               (741, May 2021)

Ajay Saini                                                                                                     That house of horrors

                                                                                                                               (742, June 2021)

Sasheej Hegde                                                                                     ‘We’: a muse (August 2021)

Satish C. Aikant                                                                           The sound of one hand clapping

                                                                                                                      (745, September 2021)

 

IN MEMORIAM

 

Naman P.  Ahuja                                                                               Kapila Vatsyayan 1928-2020

                                                                                                                                  (January 2021)

Dhruv Raina                                                                                    Roddam Narasimha 1933-2020

                                                                                                                                 (February 2021)

Rajika Puri                                                                                               Sunil Kothari 1933-2020

                                                                                                                                 (February 2021)

Uttara Asha Coorlawala                                                                          Astad Deboo 1947-2020

                                                                                                                                 (February 2021)

Sumanta Banerjee                                                                          Ibn Abdur Rehman 1930-2021

                                                                                                                               (741, May 2021)

A.G. Krishna Menon                                                                      M.N. Ashish Ganju 1942-2021

                                                                                                                               (742, June 2021)

Usha Ramanathan                                                                                       D.L. Sheth 1936-2021

                                                                                                                               (742, June 2021)

Farooq Sobhan                                                                                  Siddharth Shriram 1945-2021

                                                                                                                               (742, June 2021)

Dunu Roy                                                                                               Dinesh Mohan 1945-2021

                                                                                                                                (743, July 2021)

Pandurang Hegde                                                                           Sunderlal Bagugana 1927-2021

                                                                                                                                (743, July 2021)

George A. James                                                                             Sunderlal Bahugana 1927-2021

                                                                                                                                (743, July 2021)

Janice Leoshko                                                                                    Frederick Asher 1941-2021

                                                                                                                              (September 2021)

 

SEMINAR ISSUES

 

1959

1. The Party in Power

2. Food for Forty Crores 

3. Freedom and Planning

4. The Changing Village

 

1960

5. Co-operative Farming 

6. Two Sectors

7. Our Universities  8. Corruption

9. Films  10. Indians in Africa

11. A Language for India 

12. Health 

13. The Third World 

14. Tribal India

15. Into Space  16. Artists and Art

 

1961

17. Socialism Today 

18. The Census 

19. Our Foreign Policy  20. Waste

21. The Writer at Bay 

22. Administration 

23. North and South 

24. Communalism 

25. Philosophy

26. Science 

27. Advertising  28. Music

 

1962

29. Your Vote  30. Our Democracy 

31. The U.N. 

32. On Stage  33. Population Control 

34. Election Analysis 

35. India’s Defence 

36. The Scientist  37. Our Neighbours 

38. Indian Agriculture 

39. Past and Present 

40. Romanisation

 

1963

41. The Emergency 

42. The Press  43. Taxation 

44. Crisis on the Campus 

45. Non-Alignment 

46. Gandhism  47. Censorship 

48. India and Pakistan 

49. Panchayati Raj 

50. China 

51. Emerging  Leadership 

52. The Indian Woman

 

1964

53. The Coming Crisis 

54. Worker’s Share 

55. Scientific Attitude 

56. India in the World 

57. Needs and Resources  58. Kashmir 

59. Jawaharlal Nehru  60. Prohibition 

61. Energy 

62. The Consumer  63. Nehru and the Ism 

64. Our Changing Values

 

1965

65. The Bomb  66. Parliament in Crisis 

67. Secularism  68. Language  69. Goa 

70. Caste  71. At School  72. Public Sector 

73. Indo-Soviet Link  74. Money and Power 

75. The War and After 

76. Politics of Language

 

1966

77. We and the World  78. The Plan 

79. Our Cities  80. Elections and Power

81. Farms and Food  82. Science in Afro-Asia 

83. India’s Defence Pattern 

84. The I.C.S. 

85. The Administrative Jungle 

86. Aid or Trade  87. State Politics 

88. Students in Turmoil

 

1967

89. Your Vote  90. Our Union

91. The Economic Crisis 

92. Our Brain Drain

93. The Cow  94. Election Outcome  95. Power Patterns  96. Asian Security  

97. Books  98. Mass Communication 

99. Design for Living 

100. Seminar on Seminar

 

1968

101. Prices  102. Unctad  103. Recession 

104. The Future of Asia 

105. The Budget and the

Plan  106. Minority in Crisis

107. Politics and Society 

108. Agricultural Revolution 

109. Management Challenge 

110. Our Security  111. The Centre and the States 

112. Academic Colonialism

 

1969

113. The New Left  114. Resources 

115. Nationhood  116. Violence 

117. Pakistan 

118. Gerontocracy 

119. Our External Relations  120. The Educated Unemployed  121. The Congress Party 

122. Mahatma Gandhi  123. Conservation 

124. Our Political Parties

1970

125. Secularism in Crisis  126. Our Libraries 

127. India’s Left  128. Modernisation 

129. The Rural Base  130. Population Planning 

131. Foreign Technology 

132. Nation and Community  133. The Super Powers  134. The U.N. at 25 

135. Two Neighbours  136. The Constitution

 

1971

137. India 1970  138. Your Vote

139. Political Pointers  140. Land Hunger

141. The Blue Revolution 

142. Bangladesh  143. The Economic Agenda 

144. The 1971 Elections  145. China Today 

146. A Nuclear India  147. Crisis in the Press 

148. Acapolitics

 

1972

149. India 1971  150. Impact of Bangaladesh 

151. Secret Societies  152. West Bengal 

153. State Elections  154. Permits and Licenses 

155. India in Asia  156. Decentralisation 

157. The Social Sciences  158. New Education 

159. Clean Elections  160. The Mass Line

 

1973

161. India 1972  162. Mass Housing 

163. Calcutta  164. Federal Reorganisation 

165. The Status of Women 

166. Our Paralysed Universities  167. Garibi Hatao 

168. A Committed Civil Service 

169. Science Policy  170. No-Cost Reform 

171. Mass Transport 

172. The Indian Economy

 

1974

173. India 1973  174. Indian Muslims 

175. Population Threat  176. The Students Speak 

177. The Untouchables 

178. Marxism and India 

179. The Multinationals  180. The Architect in

India  181. The Indian Ocean  182. The Energy

Crisis  183. Growing the Food 

184. The Cinema Situation

 

1975

185. India 1974  186. Foreign Policy 

187. A Changed India  188. Inflation 

189. Prices and Procurement

190. Medicines for the Masses 

191. Urbanisation

192. The System  193. The Economists 

194. The Legacy of Gandhi 

195. Global Problems 

196. Judgements

 

1976

197. India 1975  198. The Economic Debate

199. New Trends  200. Life and Living

201. Changing Communism

202. A Military View

203. Where Do We Go From Here

 

seminar issues 204 to 209 were not printed because of censorship during the Emergency

 

1977

210. Fear and Freedom 

211. Images of the Emergency 

212. The Elections 

213. The Correctives  214. Atrocities 

215. Rethinkings  216. The Janata Phase 

217. External Alignments  218. The Police 

219. Action Agendas  220. Bengal Scenario

 

1978

221. India 1977  222. Indian Intellectuals 

223. Economic Imperatives 

224. Populist Politics  225. Defence and Detente

226. Federal Power Balance

227. The Rural Challenge 

228. The Sixth Plan  229. New Dialogues 

230. The Administrator  231. Trauma of the Triangle

232. Another TV

 

1979

233. India 1978  234. Grassroots Democracy 

235. The Village and the Communicator 

236. Emerging Questions  237. Threatened Environment  238. Politics of Science

239. The Autonomy Myth  240. The Muslim

Condition  241. The Election Business 

242. Our Fractured Politics  243. Harijans 

244. Economic Scenarios

 

1980

245. India 1979  246. External Action 

247. The Planets  248. Transition Politics 

249. Development Dimensions  250. The Violent Present  251. Debating an Agenda  252. Policing 

253. The Dangerous Decade  254. Studying our Society  255. Raw Power  256. Alternatives in

Foreign Policy

 

1981

257. India 1980  258. A Failed Science  259. The Politicians  260. Parliament

261. Concepts in Change  262. Levels of Consciousness  263. The World of Microprocessors  264. Search for Consensus 

265. The Soviet Connection  266. Confusion in

Economics  267. Peasants and Prices 

268. Reservations

 

1982

269. India 1981  270. The Arming of a Subcontinent  271. India: Seen from Abroad  272. The Campus Scene  273. Refocussings  274. Nepali Reflections  275. Childhood Today  276. Our National

Character  277. Searching for Answers 

278. The Future of Politics  279. Playing Games 

280. A Confused World

 

1983

281. India 1982  282. Three Hundred Millions 

283. The Parallel Economy  284. Revivalism 

285. Breakdown  286. Global Choices  287. Security  288. The Political Options  289. Federal Focus 

290. Islam  291. Social Dilemmas 

292. The Messy Media

 

1984

293. This India  294. The Punjab Tangle 

295. Marxian Shadings  296. Directions in

Education  297. Values in Learning  298. Coalition Future  299. New Elites  300. The Sexist

Media  301. A Federal Remedy  302. Lawless

Laws  303. Pakistan Perceptions 

304. Indira Gandhi

 

1985

305. India 1984  306. Behind the Ballot

307. The National Condition  308. Using the Army 

309. The Faces of Reality  310. A Warless World 

311. Meditation  312. Architectural Pollution 

313. The Hindus and Their Isms 

314. Issues Within Issues  315. The Politics of Change

316. The Economy

 

1986

317. India 1985  318. Purdah Culture 

319. Freeing the Media  320. The Total State 

321. Indian English  322. Divisive Currents  323. Scenarios for Change  324. Options in South Asia 

325. The Judicial Jungle  326. Punjab Perspectives  327. Web of Censorship  328. Priorities

 

1987

329. India 1986  330. The Politics of Ecology 

331. Femicide  332. Urdu  333. Raj Thapar 1926-1987  334. Interventions  335. Our Institutions

336. A Second Republic  337. Sri Lanka 

338. Past in the Present  339. Rethinking Theology  340. Romesh Thapar 1922-1987

 

1988

341. India 1987  342. Sati  343. A Free Press 

344. Integrity  345. Punjab  346. Drought 

347. Right to Work  348. The Voluntary Option 

349. New Dimensions in Science

350. Child Labour 

351. Pakistan Scenarios  352. Farmer Power

 

1989

353. India 1988  354. The Technology Missions 

355. New Social Movements  356. Design and Aesthetics  357. Federalism

358. Foreign Policy in a Changing World  359. Literature and Society 

360. The Panchayati Revival  361. Reflections 

362. Parties and Politics  363. The Nehru Era 

364. Mythifying History

 

1990

365. Towards 2000 AD  366. The North East 

367. Politics of the State  368. The People’s Verdict  369. Health for All?  370. Nuclear Power 

371. Cricket Culture  372. Our Urban Future 

373. Socialism in Crisis  374. Communal

Divides  375. Reserved Futures 

376. The Eighth Plan

 

1991

377. India 1990  378. The Himalaya 

379. City Nostalgia  380. Freeing the Economy

381. After the Gulf War  382. The Urban Woman 

383. Defence Perspectives  384. New Writing in English  385. Beyond the Vote  386. Repercussions

of Change  387. Identity  388. Politicians  on Politics

 

1992

389. India 1991  390. Making Waves

391. The Linguis-tic Landscape  392. Kashmir Today  393. The Soviet Experience  394. Dialogue

395. Real Concerns  396. aids 

397. Wooing Japan  398. Understanding

Punjab  399. Politics Today

400. Education  and Ideology

 

1993

401. India 1992  402. Ayodhya

403. Growing Up 

404. The Telecom Revolution

405. Politics of Accountability  406. Managing our Natural Resources  407. Left Dilemmas

408. Culture, Communication and Change

409. Our Scientists  410. Population Planning

411. Revivalism and Identity 

412. Marginalised Tribals

 

1994

413. India 1993  414. Managing Energy

415. Future of the Mind

416. Islam: Reform and Renewal 

417. The bjp  418. Seeds of Discontent 

419. Infrastructure  420. Memories of Partition 

421. Looking Back  422. The U.S. and Us 

423. Parallel Practices  424. Family Matters

 

1995

425. India 1994  426. Parks, Protection and

People  427. Living Treasures  428. The Politics of Health  429. Globalisation and the Unions 

430. Justice For All  431. Voices From the Field 

432. The Matter of U.P.  433. Food Security 

434. Rules and Laws  435. The Limits of Tolerance.  436. Learning to Change

 

1996

437. India 1995  438. Grassroots Governance 

439. Prisons and Punishment

440. The Election Carnival

441. A Question of Rights

442. Nationalism  443. Little Voices, Big Issues 

444. Nuclear Fallout  445. The Other City 

446. Cultural Studies  447. Reproductive Health 

448. Maritime Security

 

1997

449. India 1996  450. The State of Bihar 

451. Democracy and Development 

452. Workers and Unions  453. Symbolic

Spaces  454. Political Exhaustion 

455. Alternatives in Communication 

456. Rethinking Institutions 

457. Empowering Women 

458. Media Trends  459. Unity or Incoherence 

460. Futures

 

1998

461. India 1997  462. Childhood  463. Refugees 

464. Right to Education  465. Power Play 

466. Wildlife  467. Conserving our Heritage 

468. Nuclear (In)security  469. Swadeshi 

470. Gujarat  471. Dalit  472. External Challenges

 

1999

473. India 1998  474. Continuing Concerns 

475. Growing Intolerance  476. The Sikh Spirit 

477. The Pursuit of Purpose  478. Floods 

479. Something Like a War  480. Cruel Choices 

481. The Idea of Seminar  482. Family Business 

483. Policespeak  484. Multiculturalism

 

2000

485. India 1999  486. Environment: Myth and

Reality  487. Looking East  488. Ageing 

489. Unhealthy Trends  490. African Transitions 

491. Street Vendors  492. Protecting Nature 

493. Redesigning Curricula  494. Unviable Universities  495. Situating Sociology 

496. Frameworks For Peace

 

2001

497. India 2000  498. Markets in Motion 

499. Wastelands  500. Through the Decades 

501. Culturescape  502. Our Corrupted Core 

503. Globalization  504. Drug Abuse 

505. Towards Equality  506. Reforming Politics 

507. Economic Turmoil  508. Exclusion

 

2002

509. India 2001  510. Porous Borders, Divided Selves  511. Beyond Numbers  512. States of Insecurity 

513. Society Under Siege  514. Where People

Matter  515. First City?  516. Shades of Green 

517. Securing South Asia  518. The Aftermath

of 9/11  519. Uncertain Futures

520. A World Without AIDS

 

2003

521. India 2002  522. Rewriting History 

523. Celebrating Craft  524. Imagining Futures 

525. Unsettling Cinema  526. A Party in Waiting 

527. The Great Game  528. City of Dreams 

529. Empire  530. Restoration and Renewal 

531. Footloose Labour  532. Abortion

 

2004

533. India 2003  534. Beyond the Verdict 

535. Changing Chennai  536. Are We Learning? 

537. India Shining  538. The Diaspora 

539. A Mandate for Change  540. Celebrating

Women  541. New Priorities  542. Working Conservation  543. Amchem Goem

544. Elusive Justice

 

2005

545. India 2004  546. Reclaiming Childhood 

547. Revitalising Science  548. Democracy Derailed  549. Redressing Disadvantages  550. Gateway to the East  551. Speaking Truth to Power  552. Forests and Tribals  553. Creative Industries  554. India Revisited  555. Eye on Oil  556. 2010

 

2006

557. India 2005  558. Dalit Perspectives 

559. Soul City  560. Building Partnerships 

561. Media Matters  562. The India-China Thaw 

563. Education and Livelihoods  564. The Forsaken Drylands  565. The Elusive Triangle 

566. Culinary Crossings  567. Re-imagining Punjab  568. Securing the Insecure

 

2007

569. India 2006  570. Crafting an Education 

571. Battleground U.P.  572. India Beckons 

573. Envisioning  Asia  574. Children First 

575. Between Cultures  576. Experiments With Democracy  577. Nature, Wildlife, People 

578. A Shifting Canvas  579. Transport for Liveable Cities  580. The Paradox That is Bihar

 

2008

581. India 2007  582. Special Economic Zones 

583. Unequal Status  584. Our Troubled Neighbourhood  585. City of Hope  586. Redrawing Boundaries  587. Mortgaging the Future  588.Talking Theatre  589. Unfinished Agendas-I  590. Unfinished Agendas-II  591. Battle for the States 

592. The Neglected Teacher

 

2009

593. India 2008  594. Effective Government 

595. Agrarian Transitions  596. Changing Political Landscape  597. Knowledge in Question 

598.Circuits of Cinema  599. National Security 

600. Literary Landscapes  601. The Republic

of Ideas  602. India’s Religious Minorities 

603. Bangladesh Turnaround  604. Maternal and Newborn Health

 

2010

605. India 2009  606. Climate Change Conundrum  607. Red Resurgence  608. The Enduring Epic 

609. Fashioning Style  610. Living Together 

611. Soldiers and States  612. Karnataka Vignettes

613. Nature Without Borders  614. The Pursuit of Happiness  615. We the People  616. From Protest

to Politics

 

2011

617. India 2010  618. Social Transformations 

619. Women and Peace  620. States in Transition 

621. Minorities and Pluralism  622. Dynasty 

623. The Nation and its Poet  624. Democratizing Knowledge  625. Combating Corruption 

626. Shades of Blue  627. Partnerships in Education  628. Dillee Meri Jaan

 

2012

629. India 2011  630. The Lusosphere  631. Shot in the Arm  632. A Country of Our Own  633. Caste Matters  634. Ending Hunger  635. Urban Transformations  636. Streetscapes  637. God’s Own Country 

638. Inclusive Classrooms  639. Institutional Legacy  640. Assam: Unstable Peace

 

2013

641. India 2012  642. Constitutional Challenges 

643. Eye on Kashmir  644. Tibet Burning  645. Bengal Blues  646. Politics in Our Times  647. The Indian Consumer  648. Safe Cities  649. Living Together 

650. Cyber Security  651. Hasti  652. Chasing Waters

 

2014

653. India 2013  654. State of Science  655. Digital Debates  656. A Polity in Flux  657. Celebrating City Spaces  658. External Engagements

659. Inheritances  660. Cultural Capital  661. The Malnourished Tribal  662. Thinking of Gandhi  663. From the Margins  664. Decoding Pakistan

 

2015

665. India 2014  666. Remembering Ananthamurthy  667. Freedom and Faith  668. India in a Changing World  669. Refroming Labour Laws 

670. Asia’s Waters  671. What We Knew 

672. Exclusion, Discrimination, Disparity 

673. Nature and History  674. State of Democracy  675. Make in India  676. Why Dance?

 

2016

677. India 2015  678. The Bihar Ballot 

679. Ferment in the Middle East  680. Sasian Journey  681. Nourishing Tribals  682. Changing Countryside  683. The Road From Paris  684. Measuring Democracy  685. Future Sense  686. Pedagogy of Dissent  687. Digital Dividend  688. Fashion Forward

 

2017

689. India 2016  690. Nature’s Present

691. Containing Violence 

692. The Modern Magazine 

693. Democratic Authoritarianism

694. Bangalore’s ‘Great Transformation’ 

695. Livestock Landscapes  696. India at 70

697. Founding Legacy 

698. Revenge and Forgiveness

699. A New India  700. Contesting Impunity

 

2018

701. India 2017  702. Contested Cultures 

703. Connecting the Bay of Bengal 

704. A Tryst with India  705. Democratizing Heritage  706. Are Our Children Learning  707. Ahmedabad: The City and Her Soul  708. Dravidianism 

709. Struggle for Sanity  710. Gandhi in Seminar 

711. Death for Child Rape  712. ‘I had a Dream’.

 

2019

713. India 2018 714. Mandate for Health

715. The American Churn and South Asia

716. Controversies 717. The Union and the States

718. The Fibre of Freedom 719. Thinking Peace

720. How India Voted 721. Speaking Through

Judgements 722. India Modern

723. The Brahmaputra 724. Reintegrating Central Asia

 

2020

725. India 2020 726. The Untranslated in Translation

727. Victimhood 728 India & China: A Critical

Partnership 729. Debating Citizenship

730. Justice On Our Plates 731. India & Digital Worldmaking 732. Peacemaking in the Northeast

733. Questioning Corona 734. A Delicate Balance 735. Cradle of  Diversity 736. Celebrating Ideas