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 Basics of Research Skills–Workshop at Alva’s

Workshop Report: “Cultural Context of English Literature”

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”

Cultural Context of English Literature (4-5 February 2017)

A Two-day National Workshop on Understanding the Cultural Context of English Literature Teachers in India face a rather strange problem teaching English literature (by which we mean European English literature) to Indian students. It is a subject that requires students to understand human experience. Yet, it is an experience that is very far away from … Continue reading Cultural Context of English Literature (4-5 February 2017)

Art of Writing a Master’s Thesis (Workshop announcement)

A Workshops on Art of Writing a Master’s Thesis Venue: SDM PG College, Ujire Dates: 14 November 2016 (Admission by invitation only) Introduction There are two important parts to a Master’s Thesis: research and formal presentation. Let us begin with the latter. Today, there are many apps and software that will ease the task of writing … Continue reading Art of Writing a Master’s Thesis (Workshop announcement)

East meets West: A musical exploration for beginners (Workshop announcement)

East meets West: A musical exploration for beginners Music is a universal language, but there are many ‘dialects’. There is classic and there is pop, fusion, folk, jazz…etc. Both India and Europe have a very strong musical tradition, but how different they are!  And we know so little about each other’s tradition. In this ‘illustrated talk’ … Continue reading East meets West: A musical exploration for beginners (Workshop announcement)