Prof. Rajni Kothari Memorial Lecture Series

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Date: Aug. 28, 2021


Date: August 28, 2021

Time: 6 PM IST

Venue: Zoom

Registration Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAqceCqpjgjEtHJzGGY5_xt_p9jzPE9GlOh

Prof. Rajni Kothari Memorial Lecture Series at School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai) is pleased to invite you to a talk by Mr. Vijay GokhaleFormer Foreign Secretary of India and Ambassador to China. His recent book “The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India” explores the dynamics of negotiation between India and China, from the early years after Independence until the current times, through the prism of six historical and recent events.

Welcome Address by Prof. Shalini Bharat, Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

The Talk will be moderated by Prof. Ashwani Kumar, Dean, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai).

Prof. Rajni Kothari Memorial Lecture Series is anchored at Center of Public Policy, Habitat and Human Development since 2016. It is conceptualized and curated by Prof. Ashwani Kumar, Dean, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai).

Prof. Rajni Kothari (August 16, 1928 - January 19, 2015) was a celebrated political scientist, academic-activist, author of the classic “Politics in India” and founder of Centre for the Study of Developing Societies and Lokayan. Rajni Kothari, scholar extraordinaire, preeminent political theorist and a visionary beyond compare, single-handedly revolutionized the study of politics in the country. His intellectual prowess and unwavering activism gave the country lasting institutions and ideals which have inspired countless generations of students and academicians and continue to do so.

The lecture series includes a set of interactive panel discussions with some of the most celebrated thinkers and scholars in India and abroad.

The event is organised on collaboration with the SDS Research Scholars Forum (SDSRSF) and Placement Committee of the School of Development Studies, TISS (Mumbai)

Convenors of this event: Aditi Bhardwaj, Soma Sarkar, Ravindra Chowdhary, Rahul Prakash Singh, Suman Shikha, Komal Lakra, Abida UC & Anubha Sah.

RSVP

Secretariat, School of Development Studies, TISS.

The event is open for students, faculty and the general public.