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Feb. 20, 2017 - Feb. 26, 2017
Venue: Patna Centre, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna - 801 502
The Patna Centre of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) announces a 7-day orientation programme in ‘Migration’. The programme will be offered from the premises of the TISS Centre at Patna.
We live in the ‘Age of Migration’. Though migration is an old phenomenon, actively promoted by the Colonial State, it was after the advent of liberalisation and integration of markets that migration has accelerated and diversified exponentially. It involves various factors – the state, government, local actors, political economy of new forms of production and labour processes, land question, urbanisation, climate change, displacement, violence, citizenship, welfare, gender, identities and processes of formation of subjectivity, rights and entitlements, and so on. Thus, migration has to be understood as a complex and multi-dimensional phenomenon, which requires nuanced understanding of various methods that can be applied in studying it. In this backdrop, the week-long orientation course on migration is being organised with the following objectives:
Overall there will be eight modules which are as follows:
Besides, two eminent scholars will be invited to deliver inaugural and valedictory lectures.
No. of Participants: The maximum number of participants will be 25.
The application form should be sent by mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and by post to: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Delhi Public School (Junior wing) Campus, Priyadarshi Nagar, West Bailey Road, Patna – 801 503 (Bihar) INDIA.
For any queries, candidates may write to email@example.com or call Mr. Rahul Jambhulkar, Research Officer, on his cell number +91 731 9670 777.
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