Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA)
Cordially invites you for a talk on
Locating Nanoscience & Technology in its Socio-Cultural Imbrications: A View from India
Abstract: Science and Technology is culturally and socially influenced and factors of diversity and lack of resources that characterise Indian society are also seen with the mainstream S&T establishment. These are often not accounted for explicitly and through the study of research practices and innovation narratives in Nanoscience and Technology laboratories in India, the author argues that one should.
About the Speaker: Pankaj Sekhsaria is a prolific writer and an activist. He has authored several books and articles on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and issues of wildlife and conservation. He is, currently, Senior Project Scientist DST Centre for Policy Research, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi. Sekhsaria has a graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University, MA in Mass Communication from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi and a PhD in Science and Technology Studies from the Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
Venue: Seminar Hall, School of Computer and Systems Sciences
Time: 4:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
All are cordially invited.