Psychoanalysis Without Borders

a panel discussion with Rana Nashashibi, Yun Pang, & Andrea Recarte; moderated by Lara Sheehi This panel will platform three clinicians from across the globe and take up ideas of where psychoanalysis lives and is practiced, despite ideological or physical borders/barriers. The panelists will each share their own experiences and reflect on their geopolitical positionality […]

An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of India’s Inspiring Movements for LGBT and Sex Workers’ Rights

a talk with Siddharth Dube Join us for a book talk with Siddharth Dube, the author of An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex, a memoir that takes on issues of love, sexuality, and oppression through Dube’s personal and political journey as a gay man. “[A] heart-stopping memoir of being gay in India […]

Oct 3: De Sidere 7, film screening & discussion

De Sidere 7 a screening & discussion with Nicolas Grandi & Lata Mani October 3, Friday 5 to 7pm Renowned Indian feminist scholar Lata Mani and Argentinian filmmaker Nicolas Grandi present their recent collaboration, an experimental 38 minute video entitled De Sidere 7, a meditation on desire, queer embodiment, and urban space shot in New […]

Anti-trafficking and Rehabilitation Discourses: A Case Study in HIV/AIDS Intervention Strategies in India

a lunch talk with Satarupa Dasgupta January 27, Friday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Satarupa Dasgupta, Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellow, New York University Articulation of sex work entails the commonly observed connection between sex work and trafficking, proposed delegitimization of sex work, and rescue and rehabilitation propositions for sex workers. I analyze […]

Spaces of Exception: Violence, Technology and the Transgressive Gendered Body in the Indian Call Center Industry

Radha Hegde Media, Culture and Communication NYU Steinhardt School of Education Dec 2, 2009 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Institute for Public Knowledge 20 Cooper Square 5th Floor Main Conference Room With India being drawn into global marketplace as the high-tech solution center for business problems and operations, new types of labor demands and work […]

Decriminalization of Homosexuality in India: The Repeal of Section 377 and the political, legal and public health implications for the LGBT community

Thursday, November 5, 2009 A roundtable presented by the South Asia Association Co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian International and Public Affairs Association; and the South Asia Institute. A panel disussion with Myna Mukherjee, Vivek Divan, Dr. Viraj Patel and Prashant Iyengar on the recent ruling on Indian Penal Code 377 that decriminalized homosexuality. Moderated […]

Reframing Globalisation and Internationalism: Feminism in India and the Question of Asia

Mary E. John, Director, Center for Women in Developing Societies, New Delhi ISERP’s project on “Gender and the Global Locations of Liberalism,” and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Columbia University, invite you to a talk and discussion with Mary E. John is Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Women in Developing Societies, […]