Archives of Contemporary India

Supported by HDFC LTD.


15 March 2023:

Talk by Dr. K. Ullas Karanth (Emeritus Director, CWS, Bengaluru) on his latest book ‘Among Tigers: Fighting to Bring Back Asia’s Big Cats' organised by the Archives of Contemporary India and Department of Environmental Studies.

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14 March 2023:

Discussion on ‘Growing up Karanth’ by Dr. K. Ullas Karanth, Prof. Malavika Kapur & Ms. Kshama Rau organised by the Department of Sanskrit Studies and Archives of Contemporary India

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28 January 2020:

Talk on ‘Anatomy of Multipolar World’ by Dilip Hiro, well-known historian, author and journalist. (Ashoka Archives was privileged to receive a collection of his papers in December 2019)

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4 & 21 November 2019:

Workshop with undergraduates of ICT (Introduction to Critical Thinking) class regarding the basic aspects of private papers and archival management.

12 September 2019:

In collaboration with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology organised a lecture on ‘India’s Markets: Five Decades of Field Economics’ by Prof. Barbara Harriss-White, Professor Emeritus of Development Studies, University of Oxford.

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19 & 20 August 2019:

Participation in workshop on Archival Standards & Digitization Workflows conducted by British Library, London, and hosted by Archives at NCBS, (National Centre for Biological Sciences) Bengaluru

02 April 2019:

Workshop on the practical working of archives with the students of Johannes Burgers, Assistant Professor, English & Digital Humanities, Ashoka University

06 February 2019:

Workshop on the practical working of archives with Suzanne Edwards of Gloria Naylor archives, Lehigh University

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06 December 2017:

Felicitation function of Shri Chandi Prasad Bhatt, Gandhian social activist. (Ashoka Archives was privileged to receive a collection of his private papers in October 2017)

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13 & 14 November 2017:

Participation in Annual Conference of Oral History Association of India organised by OHAI, Bengaluru, and Department of History, Gauhati University