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Research Programmes

  • CIDASIA

    Culture: Industries and Diversity in Asia

  • CUSP

    The Culture-Subjectivity-Psyche programme

  • HEIRA

    Higher Education Innovation and Research Applications

  • LSCP

    Law Society Culture Programme

FAREWELL AND NEW BEGINININGS
On August 15, 2014, HEIRA ceases to exist under that name.
 

As part of its interest in working towards changing the higher education sector in India, the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), established in 1998, set up a Higher Education Cell in 2007 in collaboration with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust. The ground for this had been prepared when CSCS faculty members Tejaswini Niranjana and Mrinalini Sebastian had researched the history and present situation of Indian higher education to write up a Strategy Paper for the Trust.

The Paper listed the possible directions in which independent funding could help address the different kinds of crises in the sector – to do with inflexible institutional structures, outdated and non-relevant curricula, poorly trained teachers, and lack of new resources for students.

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CSCS Updates - 2015
Announcing the CSCS Digital Innovations Fund. For more details see http://cis-india.org/raw/cscs-digital-innovation-fund

 The CSCS Digital Innovation Fund (CDIF) has been set up by the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS) and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) to encourage, host, and provide seed funding for the development of digital tools and infrastructure for arts, humanities, and social science research in India. The Fund’s priorities have been shaped by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Lawrence Liang, Nishant Shah, Sitharamam Kakarala, Sumandro Chattapadhyay, Sunil Abraham, S.V. Srinivas, and Tejaswini Niranjana; and it is administered by the Researchers at Work (RAW) programme at CIS.

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Students at CSCS
Ranjini Krishnan

Ranjini Krishnan

Chang Hsing-Wen

Chang Hsing-Wen

 
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Faculty
S.V. Srinivas

S.V. Srinivas

Tejaswini Niranjana

Tejaswini Niranjana

 
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Students Graduated
Ashwin Kumar A.P.

Ashwin Kumar A.P.

Geetanjali Srikantan

Geetanjali Srikantan

 
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