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Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor

Events

 

Conference:

  • Sixth Critical Studies Conference:  The Conference is to be held on the theme of Refugees, Migrants, Violence and the Transformation of Cities between 23-25 August 2017 at Swabhumi, Kolkata.
     

  • Call for Paper CLICK HERE

  • A Report on the First Meeting of the Organising Committee of the Conference CLICK HERE

 

Public Lecture:

  • First Public Lecture: The First Public Public Lecture under the project 'Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor - Issues of Violence and Social Justice' was held on July 31, 2014, at the University of Calcutta. It was delivered by Simpreet Singh, an eminent social activist and researcher from Mumbai. The title of his lecture was 'The politics of the civil society and the civility of the political society'.
     

  • Second Public Lecture: The Second Public Public Lecture under the project was held on August 20, 2015, at the Rabindra Bharati University. It was delivered by D. M. Diwakar, Director, A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna. The title of his lecture was 'Migration and Social Change in Bihar'.

Research Workshop:

  • First Research Workshop: The First Research Workshop for the project took place in Kolkata on August 1 and 2, 2014. The researchers associated with the project from various parts of the country presented their abstracts and plans of research during the workshop. The presentations were followed by discussions by eminent scholars and activists. For Report CLICK HERE

  • Second Research Workshop: The Second Research Workshop for the project took place in Kolkata on August 21 and 22, 2014 where the participants presented their findings accumulated in the last one year of research. The papers were discussed by renowned scholars and activists from all over the country.

Report Release:

  • Calcutta Research Group (CRG) is releasing a Report comprising of Research Briefs with Policy Implications entitled ‘Cities, Rural Migrants and the Urban Poor: Issues of Violence and Social Justiuce’ to the press at Swabhumi- Sabhaghar-1 Kolkata, on 30 July, 2016 (Saturday) from 5-8pm. For Report CLICK HERE

 

 

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