Invited Lectures/ Presentations

Paper Presentations

IIT Madras – Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

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Invited Lectures/ Presentations

  • Engendering the Body: A Broad Review of the Body in Feminist Theory. Musings on the Body; Aug 13-14, 2020, Dept. of English; Assam University, Silchar.
  • John and Jane and their Ethnographic Counterparts. Seminar at KREA University; November 21, 2019.
  • The Ethnographic Turn in Indian Contemporary Art. RE-LOOK (43) – Lectures on Indian Art, 1Shanthi Road; curated by Pushpamala; November 11, 2019; Bengaluru.
  • Sexing the Body Multiple: CAH and the Category of Intersex; ‘The Performing Body’; Feb 1-2, 2019; IIT Hyderabad.
  • 1-800-Worlds: The Making of the Indian Call Centre Economy; Depts. Of Anthropology, Sociology and Business and Economics; The International Studies Program; Southwestern University; November 29, 2018.
  • Navigating the Body Multiple; Seminar talk at The University of Texas at Austin; November 26, 2018
  • 2017. Social Dimensions of Technology Transitions; Tandem Research – Policy Lab 03 for a workshop entitled “The Future of Work in India: Technology Foresight Group”; September 2017.
  • 2017. Fixing Unruly Bodies: Practising Care for CAH patients, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, for a workshop entitled, “Framing Technology and Care in Asian Contexts”, May 2017.
  • Keynote Address: Working through Gender: A Performance in Three Acts. Social Issues in Global India; Nov 16-17, 2017, Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities.
  • 2017. Water-Worlds: Image and Representation in the Chennai floods of 2015,The University of Texas at Austin, and The Center for International and Regional Studies/Georgetown-Doha, for a workshop entitled, “Climate Vulnerability in South Asia’s Coastal Cities”, January 2017
  • 2013. 1-800-Worlds: The Making of the New Indian Middle-Classes; Seminar at the Centre for South Asian Studies, The University of Edinburgh, June 2013.
  • New Technologies, Old Divides: The political economy of technology and outsourcing; September 25, 2008; CSL Colloquium, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).

Paper Presentations

  • The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Embodiment, Figuration and Experience; Association of Asian Studies (AAS)-in-Asia Annual Conference, July 1-4, 2019, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Ethnographic Attunements; Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Nov 15-19, 2018, New Orleans, LA
  • How to do things with Bits and Bytes; Media Morphologies: Infrastructures and Technologies in Art, Cinema and Popular Culture, September 1-2 2011, De Nieuwe Oogst Rotterdam
  • The Management of Sleep; Association for Asian Studies and International Convention for Asia Scholars Joint Conference, March 31-April 3, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Waking Life/Working Life: The Sleepless Subjects of the Indian Call Center; Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Nov 17-21, 2010, New Orleans, LA

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