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South Asia Conference on Higher Education

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 30, 2013 08:13 AM
The Higher Education Innovation and Research Applications (HEIRA), Centre for Study of Culture and Society is hosting the South Asia Conference on Higher Education at the Ford Foundation office in New Delhi from August 5 to 7, 2013. Sunil Abraham will participate in this conference.

The Pathways to Higher Education Programme (2009 -13)

Day 1

TitleModerators & Resource PersonsTimings
Introduction
Tejaswini Niranjana, HEIRA- CSCS, Ravina Aggarwal,  Ford Foundation and Ashish Rajadhyaksha, CSCS
10.30
11.15
Tea Break 11.15
11.30
Presentation by Ford Grantees
Martin Chautari

Pramod Bhatta
Respondent: Milind Wakankar

11.30 
12.15

Bhasha Research and Publication Centre Vipul Kapadia
Respondent: Uma Bhrugubanda
12.15 
13.00
Lunch Break 13.00
14.00
Pukar Anita Patil-Deshmukh
Respondent: Janaki Nair
14.00
14.45
Insight Foundation Anoop Kumar
Respondent: Sitharamam Kakarala
14.45
15.30
HEIRA, CSCS Tejaswini Niranjana
Respondent: Pawan Agarwal
15.30
16.15
Roundtable Discussion Initial Responses:
Ravina Aggarwal, Dilip Chavan, Shivali Tukdeo

16.15
17.00

Day 2

Presentation by Sub-grantees of HEIRA, CSCS
Maharashtra Cluster
Chair: Dilip Chavan
Faculty Coordinators,
Pathways to Higher Education Programme, HEIRA-CSCS
10.00 10.45
Karnataka Cluster
Chair: Tharakeshwar V.B
Faculty Coordinators,
Pathways to Higher Education Programme, HEIRA-CSCS
10.45
11.30
Kerala Cluster
Chair: Rajan Gurukkal
Faculty Coordinators,
Pathways to Higher Education Programme, HEIRA-CSCS
11.45
12.30
Tea Break 11.30
11.45
Lunch Break 12.30
13.30
Panel Discussion on Social Justice and Indian Languages
Chair: Satish Deshpande
Panelists: Gopal Guru, Apoorvanand,
K. Sathyanarayana,  M.G. Hegde

13.30
15.30
Tea Break 15.30
15.45
Roundtable Discussion
Chair: Krishna Kumar (TBC)
Initial Responses: Rajeev Bhargava, Sasheej Hegde, Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Aarti Srivastava 15.45
16.30
Conference Dinner 18.30

Day 3

Higher Education in the Age of Globalisation: Rethinking Social Justice
Session 1: Technology
Chair: Nivedita Menon

Anita Patil Deshmukh 10.00
10.45
Session 2: Critical Humanities
Chair: Aditya Nigam

Anup Dhar
Ashwin Kumar

10.45
11.30
Tea Break 11.30
11.45
Session 3: Science Education
Chair: Mary John
Geeta Venkataraman
Gita Chadha
11.45
12.30
Roundtable Discussion Initial Responses: Satish Deshpande, Anoop Kumar, Uma Bhrugubanda, Pramod Bhatta 12.30
13.00
Closing Remarks Tejaswini Niranjana and Ravina Aggarwal
13.00
13.15

TBC – To be confirmed
Please note that the schedule is tentative as speakers are yet to confirm; the final programme schedule shall be sent out by e-mail a week before the conference.

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