Archival documents on the Emergency show the incredible ease with which national capitals across the world pivoted to the new realities of India’s constitutional autocracy.
The Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 is currently pending in Parliament. The bill proposes the creation of a new, independent public authority called the DPA. This workshop examined capacity constraints likely to be faced by the proposed DPA, and the need to prepare for it in advance.
We hosted Vipul Dutta for a discussion on the process of Indianization and its subsequent impact on military institutions in India. The discussion was moderated by Rudra Chaudhuri.
The COVID-19 crisis in India is devastating. The Biden administration must consider exceptions to the Defense Production Act and ease the global vaccine supply chain.
In his recently released book International Aid and Democracy Promotion, Prof Bann Seng investigates the link between foreign aid and the promotion of democracy, using theory, statistical tests, and illustrative case studies.
As activists and civil society in India work to strengthen trans rights, how can we move towards a bias-free understanding of gender to create inclusive workplaces and healthcare policies? How do our misperceptions impact trans representation, and what can we do to effectively mitigate transphobia?
The Union government's recently introduced farm laws aimed at reforming India's agriculture sector have faced stringent opposition from farmers and traders. Anirudh Burman and Suyash Rai discuss the role and structure of these laws and their revolutionary potential for the country's rural economy.
Recent cases of caste-based discrimination in large American multinationals have revealed the ways in which the oppressive caste system operates within the American Indian diaspora. How does caste travel from India to the U.S, and what are the ways in which it manifests amongst the Indian diaspora?
The webinar seeks to explore the incidents that catalyse reform in police culture and practices across countries, albeit with varying degrees of success. What kind of events hold the potential to be disruptive junctures, and how does the process of police reform get initiated?
This webinar seeks to explore the kinds of technology available to the police, its integration into the system — and how they can be used to safeguard the public, without infringing on rights and freedoms.