Call for Proposals: Sarai-CCDS’ Short Term Research Projects in Social and Digital Media: Apply by April 10

The Sarai Programme, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, invites proposals from individuals for research projects on contemporary social and digital media, its ecologies and histories. Research is supported by a project grant from the Indian Council of Social Science Research.

Azim Premji University’s 7 Day Fully Funded Workshop of PhD-ers on Indian Development [June 30-July 6]: Apply by May 10

To that end, the Azim Premji University and the Institute for New Economic Thinking will team up to create a space for an interdisciplinary group of scholars at the advanced stages of their PhD dissertations from all over India to collaboratively engage in these issues with each other and with leading academics and practitioners from

Center for Civil Society’s Researching Reality Summer Internship 2014; Apply by April 27

It provides interns with valuable training in areas of research, analysis, writing, and above all critical thinking. Interns study various agencies, boards, corporations, departments, schemes and programs of the state governments and Municipal Corporations; evaluating existing systems to recommend sustainable and long-term policy improvements in the functioning of government structures.

Call for Papers: Delhi University Kalindi College’s National Seminar on Inclusive Governance and Human Rights [April 21-22]: Submit by April 8

Context According to a report by Human Rights Watch, “Dalits and indigenous people continue to face discrimination, exclusion, and acts of communal violence. Laws and policies adopted by the Indian government provide a strong basis for protection, but are not being faithfully implemented by local authorities.” In this context, this seminar proposes to address the

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fellowship JNMF 2014: Apply by May 31; Monthly Stipend of 1L, Senior Scholars Preferred

The Fellowships are open to scholars in every discipline – the sciences as well as the humanities – and also to categories of people not normally covered by existing schemes such as writers, journalists, artists and civil servants – for undertaking not only projects of highly sophisticated and technical subjects but also for study in