On Caste: Two Video Lectures

Dr. Sufiya Pathan and Dr. Dunkin Jalki of CIRHS were invited to give a lecture on the caste system and its various aspects, by Centre for Indic Studies (Ahmedabad, India) recently. These lectures are now available on their youtube channel here. Dr. Sufiya Pathan, in her talk, addressed some of the most critical questions regarding the caste system. You... Continue Reading →

Three-day workshop at Amrita University Kollam, Kerala

CIRHS conducted a three-day workshop, titled ‘Re-conceptualizing Indian Academia’, on Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Kollam, Kerala) campus from 4th to 6th January 2019. Twenty-five participants, besides the organising team from Amrita Darshanam, International Centre for Spiritual Studies and AYUDH, attended the workshop. The workshop dealt with the topics like communalism and the caste system. Our understanding of these contested... Continue Reading →

‘Diversity Management’: CIRHS activities in Oct-2018

The following video will give a brief photo report of the various activities of CIRHS in the month of October, 2018.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIRrJi9AvE0&list=PLa1WnfFjeXnw93b4Zt_nkQQCdTEwWGkkD   Important among all the activities was a two-day international conference, “Diversity Management: Visions from India and Europe”, which took place on 26th and 27th October, 2018. The conference was partially funded under... Continue Reading →

Workshop for PUC Students: India-Europe…

The Centre for Inter-disciplinary Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS) organized a three-day introductory workshop for SDM PU students at the SDM PG College on 21st, 22nd and 23rd of February, 2018. The title of the course was ‘India-Europe: How we perceive each other.’ This was the first course conducted under the Jean... Continue Reading →

Basics of Research Skills–Workshop at Alva’s

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 →

Report: Summer Course-1

CIRHS successfully conducted two five‐day summer courses titled ‘Do We Know India?’ on the SDM PG College campus. The first course was held from 10‐14 May and the second from 22‐26 June, 2017. Students and scholars from some of the well-known institutions across India (like IIT Madras, Amrutha University, Delhi University etc.) attended these courses. Without exception,... Continue Reading →


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