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The Global Revolution of Time in the Nineteenth Century

The Global Revolution of Time in the Nineteenth Century

Fourth Max Weber LectureSpeaker: Sebastian Conrad (Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, FU Berlin)30 January 2020, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata Organised by the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Jadavpur University and Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata. The nineteenth century...

The Politics of Humiliation: Historical Trajectories

The Politics of Humiliation: Historical Trajectories

Third Max Weber LectureSpeaker: Ute Frevert (Max Planck Institute for Human Development)22 November 2019, Jadunath Mu­seum and Resource Centre Kolkata and 25 November 2019, Goethe Institut New Delhi The talk was about the power of public shaming and humiliation in the mod­ern world. Such strategies were either meant to punish and...

Education and State Formation in Europe, East Asia and the USA

Education and State Formation in Europe, East Asia and the USA

Second Max Weber Lecture Speaker: Andy Green (Institute of Education of the University College London)    22 February 2019, India International Centre New Delhi and26 February 2019, TISS Naoroji Campus Mumbai In this lecture, Andy Green discussed the social origins of mass education in the West, including the roles played...

Education and Urban Crises

Education and Urban Crises

First Max Weber LectureSpeaker: Pauline Lipman (University of Illinois, Chicago) 12 November 2018, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) Bengaluru16 November 2018, India International Centre New Delhi This paper argued that education is co-constitutive of the neoliberal economic-political order and its urban crises and is a critical site for resistance to neoliberalism,...

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