An exploration of India beyond descriptions like “Backward”, “Casteist”, and “Patriarchal”!
SDM CIRHS organized a day-long workshop on 9th June 2017, titled ‘On Basic Research Skills’ for the social sciences and humanities faculty of Alva’s College, Moodubidire, on their campus. The course was formulated as an introduction to research in social sciences and humanities, and addressed the familiar questions and issues of choosing a research problem, … Continue reading Basics of Research Skills–Workshop at Alva’s
We have successfully conducted the first edition of our summer course. Thanks to all the participants for making it a success. Until we prepare a brief report of the course, here are some photos from the course. (For more photos, check our FB page!)
Dr. Sufiya Pathan and Dr. Dunkin Jalki of CIRHS were invited as permanent panelists and main discussants on series of a panel discussions organised at Alva’s Institute of Engineering, Moodbidri on 1 April 2017. The panel discussion was organised by Rostrum, the speaker’s club at Alva’s Education Foundation, with the aim of generating discussions that … Continue reading Panel discussions at Alvas’ IE: Report
CIRHS conducts reading sessions with interested participants. These reading sessions are designed to do the following: Expose participants to new research taking place in the Social Sciences Introduce important texts which allow participants to raise and deal with new questions in the Social Sciences Train participants in reading a text in a way that allows … Continue reading Weekly Reading Sessions
You may be competent in day-to-day conversations in English. You may read English newspapers rather well. But Academic English is another kettle of fish. It is a kind of English that you need for writing college essays, MA theses, literary analysis, a lab report or just to read and understand academic texts, and in … Continue reading Certificate Course in Academic English
Do we understand English Literature? Workshop on the "Cultural Context of English Literature" At the workshop organized by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS), SDM P.G. College (Ujire), on the 4th and 5th of February, participants deliberated on the challenges faced by students and teachers of English literature in India. … Continue reading Workshop Report: “Cultural Context of English Literature”