Book Discussions

A #WebPolicyTalk series by the #IMPRI

The #WebPolicyTalks are conducted via Zoom webinars and streamed live on Facebook. The event video is available on the IMPRI YouTube Channel, thereafter. A recording of the session is also available on the #WebPolicyTalk: Live at IMPRI podcast, on Spotify and Google Podcasts. An event report is published based on the deliberations and wider dissemination takes place through media coverage.

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The audience is composed mostly of policymakers, practitioners, researchers, faculty, and University and college students across India and other countries. 

The outcome of the deliberations is disseminated through various social media platforms and media outlets and is aimed at contributing to the future courses of action for policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and civil society organizations.

Below is the list of #GenderGaps events, along with links to the relevant details:

#BookDiscussion – Events

Xuefei Ren CityConversations Slum urbanisation in South Asia The Experience of Kolkata

City Conversations
Urban Governance in China and India: Deconstructing issues of Land Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution
7 January, 2021 | 8:30 PM 
Author: Xuefei Ren
Panelists: Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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Media Coverage: Youth Ki Awaaz

Special Lecture
Gendered Dimensions and Impacts of Suicide Bereavement: Exploring Lived Experiences
15 February, 2021 | 6:00 PM 
Author: Nandini Murali 
Panelists: Prabha Chandra | Carla Fine
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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Media Coverage: Counterview

Panelists Nandini Murali Gendered Dimensions and Impacts of Suicide Bereavement Exploring Lived Experiences
Panelists Book Discussion Dr K R Shyam Sundar IMPACT OF COVID 19 REFORMS POOR GOVERNANCE ON LABOUR RIGHTS

Special Lecture
Impact of COVID-19, Reforms and Poor Governance on Labor Rights
8 April, 2021 | 6:00 PM 
Author: K R Shyam Sundar
Panelists: D N Reddy | Praveen Jha | Ramapriya Gopalakrishnan | Radhicka Kapoor | Babu Mathew | Carla Fine
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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Media Coverage: APN News | Easy Shiksha | B4U Media | Telegraph Online | Youth Ki Awaaz

Inclusive Development
The Constitution as Revolution: The Vision of B.R. Ambedkar’s Preamble
19 April, 2021 | 8:30 PM 
Author: Aakash Singh Rathore
Panelists: Vivek Kumar | Scott Stroud | Umakant | Simi Mehta
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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Media Coverage: Youth Ki Awaaz

Panelists The Constitution as Revolution The Vision of B.R. Ambedkars Preamble 1
Copy of The Shudras Vision for a New Path

Inclusive Development
The Shudras: Vision for a New Path
29 April, 2021 | 6:00 PM 
Author: Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd
Panelists: Arvind Kumar | Sukhadeo Thorat | Ajay Gudavarthy | Aakash Singh Rathore
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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The Rock Babas and Other Stories
30 April, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Author: Ameya Prabhu
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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Media Coverage: Youth ki Awaaz

Ameya Prabhu The Rock Babas and Other Stories
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Book Discussion
Raising a Humanist: Conscious Parenting in an Increasingly Fragmented World
1 June, 2021 | 6 PM
Speaker: Manisha Pathak-Shelat | Kiran Vinod Bhatia
Panelists: Vibhuti Patel | Geeta Balkrishnan | Sunayana Kadle | Meenu Anand
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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In Defence of the Ordinary
16 August, 2021 | 6:30 PM 
Author: Dev Nath Pathak
Details: Event Page | Event Report
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Book Discussion In Defence of the Ordinary Dr Dev Nath Pathak
The Serendipity Mindset: The Art & Science of Creating Good Luck, in Cities and Beyond

The Serendipity Mindset:
The Art & Science of Creating Good Luck, in Cities and Beyond

8 September, 2021 | 8:00 PM 
Speaker: Prof. Christian Busch
Discussants: Mr Sameer Unhale | Dr Binti Singh | Dr Simi Mehta
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