Thursday, October 19, 2017

Half-Day Workshop on Rethinking the Social Contract of Science | at JNU Convention Centre | 28th October 2017

Half-Day Workshop on Rethinking the Social Contract of Science

28th October 2017, 2 PM Onward

Venue: Lecture Hall-I, JNU Convention Centre, New Delhi

Workshop Programme

SESSION-I                            Chair: Mewa Singh, Editor-Dialogue

2 PM-4:15 PM

Introductory Remarks

Dhruv Raina, JNU


Introducing the Journal 'Dialogue: Science, Scientists, and Society' | Mewa Singh, Editor- Dialogue 

Economics of Research Funding in Sciences and Social Sciences | Saumen Chattopadhyay, JNU 

Thinking About Technical Skills and Livelihoods | D. Raghunandan, AIPSN 

Transforming Indian Science: Recent Initiatives in Science Education | Arvind, IISER-Mohali 

Institutions and Knowledge: The Sciences in India's Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition | Rajeswari S. Raina, SNU

4:15 PM- 4: 30 PM            TEA BREAK

SESSION-II                          ROUND TABLE 

Title: Knowledge Forms and Social Interests

Chair:  Dhruv Raina, JNU


Amitabha Mukherjee, DU

Anirban Chakraborti, JNU

Gurpreet Mahajan, JNU

Sneha S. Komath, JNU

Tabish Qureshi, JMI


4:30 PM- 6 PM                   HIGH TEA

This is to invite you to half a day deliberation at JNU as part of a series of meetings being held throughout the country on science and society. At JNU we see this as the first of the meetings that has an odd format - three to four presentations and then a round table discussion.

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