Watch: Revisiting Delhi: From the Neighbourhood to the City

https://vimeo.com/222512810 In early 2017, the Centre for Community Knowledge (CCK) at Ambedkar University, as a part of the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA) roundtable in Delhi, produced this process film, discussing the methodology and experience of putting together a  pop-up neighbourhood museum at Mehrauli. The film discusses the importance of these museums as repositories of … Continue reading Watch: Revisiting Delhi: From the Neighbourhood to the City

CfP: Cultural industries of the Global South in the digital age

Deadline:  1st March 2018 This special issue of Cahiers d’Outre-Mer (n°277) proposes to question the articulation between the development of the digital environment and local reconfigurations of cultural industries in the Global South. It aims at better understanding how new technologies have transformed the conditions and modes of creation, production, distribution/dissemination of cultural content (film, music, … Continue reading CfP: Cultural industries of the Global South in the digital age

Mesha Murali

After graduating from Delhi University with an undergraduate degree in Sociology, I went on to pursue a post-graduate diploma in print journalism. After graduating with a diploma in print journalism I went on to work for a year in the media industry, the experience of which was highly unsatisfying as a working professional. This pushed … Continue reading Mesha Murali

From Accra to Ambedkar University, Delhi

African and Asian scholars have had multiple trajectories of collaboration. But these links are conventional. They tend to, by structure of form or content, nudge conversations to revolve around either international relations or economic globalization. In the case of India, themes and agendas with African partners tend to be around strategic interests, Chinese policies or … Continue reading From Accra to Ambedkar University, Delhi

Rotational Farming with the Karen in Thailand

From 25th to 27th November 2017, the CMU team participated in a Rotational Farming Workshop hosted by the Huay Hin Lad Nai community and young chefs from all over the Thailand. In total, over 30 people attended the workshop, including academics, writers, baristas, and food entrepreneurs. The workshop aimed to enhance awareness and to create … Continue reading Rotational Farming with the Karen in Thailand

Delta cities: rethinking practices of the urban

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Dates: 10-15 December 2018 Venues: Ho Chi Minh City/Long Xuyen, An Giang (Vietnam) Language: English Webpages: https://iias.asia/masterclass/delta-cities Co-organizers International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS, Leiden), University of Social Sciences and Humanities Ho Chi Minh City (USSH HCM), and Engaging with Vietnam (EWV) Convenors David Biggs, University of California at Riverside, United States Debjani Bhattacharyya, Drexel University, United States John Agbonifo, Osun State University, … Continue reading Delta cities: rethinking practices of the urban