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CDS Contribution to the Megafloods of 2018

CDS community had resolved to participate in the reconstruction efforts of Government of Kerala in three ways: 1.Donation of Rs. 1 million to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF). The cheque was handed over to Dr. T.M.Thomas Isaac,
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Lecture by Prof Tirthankar Roy

As part of the Lecture Series scheduled for the year 2018-19 by Visiting Research Fellows at the Centre, Professor Tirthankar Roy, Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Visiting Professor at CDS delivered a lecture on,
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Consultation on CDS’s involvement in the Reconstruction of Kerala in the context of the Mega Floods of August 2018

A consultation meeting was held at the CDS on 4 September, 2018 consisting of all faculty, staff and students to discuss a draft of the CDS strategy in supporting the reconstruction efforts in the context of the recent megafloo
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Seminar by Dr.P.L.Beena

Pattern of International Trade through Kerala under the WTO regime A seminar on ‘Pattern of International Trade through Kerala under the WTO Regime,’ was presented by Dr PL Beena, Associate Professor, CDS  and Mr George Paily
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Lecture by Professor Gurpreet Mahajan

Reluctant Secularism, Committed Multiculturalism: The Framing of India’s Democracy The Second Inaugural Lecture titled ‘Reluctant Secularism, Committed Multiculturalism: The Framing of India’s Democracy,’ was delivered by
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Lecture by Prof. Deepak Nayyar

India’s Path to Structural Transformation: An Exception and the Rule The first Inaugural Lecture titled “India’s Path to Structural Transformation: An Exception and the Rule,” was delivered by Professor De
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Inauguration of new Academic Year (2018-19)

The inauguration of the new academic year 2018-19 was held in the Baker Auditorium, CDS at 2.45 pm on 1 August 2018. Prof Sunil Mani, Director briefly spoke on the previous batches of the MA, MPhil/PhD programmes at the Centre. A self-introduction by
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Panel Discussion on Global Migration Issues

A Panel Discussion on the theme ‘Global Migration Issues’ was held in the Joan Robinson Hall on 26 July, 2018. The panel comprised of Dr. Elizabeth Ferris and faculty members of the CDS. Professor Sunil Mani, Director, CDS welcomed Dr. Elizabe
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Seminar by Mr. Mijo P Luke

Globalization and the Re-articulation of the Rural: A Case Study from Kerala’s Midlands A seminar on ‘Globalization and the Re-articulation of the Rural: A Case Study from Kerala’s Midlands,’ was presented by Mr. Mijo P Lu
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Seminar by Prof. Jagadeesh Sivadasan

Skewed Sex Ratios in India: Role of Gender-Specific Effects of Early Rainfall Shocks Professor Jagadeesh Sivadasan, Ross School of Business,  University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, USA delivered a seminar on “Skewed Sex Ratios in I
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