Students from the department share the topics of their interest with the whole community. Typically the talks are held each week on Wednesdays unless there are other activities.
Co-odinator: Elisa Mohanty (PhD student, Sociology), Hiranmayakaparthi R. (PhD student, Psychology)
November 6, 2019, Ms. Nobonita Rakshit [Discipline: Eng Lit.]
Title - Migration Mythologies and Re-writing Histories: Redefining the Figure of the ‘Migrant’ in Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island
October 16, 2019, Mr. Chander Shekhar [Discipline: Eng Lit.]
Title - Protopia as a Vision for Better Future: A Study of Mark Twain’s Select Writing
September 25, 2019, Ms. Rukmani Mahala [Discipline: Economics]
Title - The Status of Elementary Education in Odisha: An Analysis of Secondary Level Data
September 18, 2019, Ms. Madhur Bhatia [Discipline: Economics]
Title - Executive Remuneration in Indian Banking Industry: Some Stylized Facts
September 11, 2019, Mr. Riyaz Alam [Discipline: Economics]
Title - Ecotourism: Promises and Practices
September 4, 2019, Ms. Meenakshi [Discipline: Eng Lit.]
Title - A Deviant or A Victim of Pervasive Stigmatization: Re-visioning of Wicked Woman in Kavita Kané’s Lanka’s Princess
August 28, 2019, Ms. Anjali Bansal [Discipline: Economics]
Title - An Overview of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) India Index
August 21, 2019, Dr. Manish Kumar Asthana [Assistant Prof. of Psychology, Dept. of HSS, IITR]
Title - Research Collaborations
August 14, 2019, Ms. Nalini P. Sharma [Researcher in Chemistry, Invited Speaker]
Title - Book reading session on her debut novel 'Our Promise of Forever'
August 07, 2019, Mr. Ritesh Kumar [Discipline: Psychology]
Title - The forces that changed the family ideal in colonial India
May 22, 2019, Ms. Ivy Roy Sarkar [English Lit.]
Title- The Visualscape of the Popular: Viewing the Facescape and Images from Northeast India
April 3, 2019, Mr. Sudipta Ghosh [Discipline: English]
Title: Representation and Effect of Mimicry in Samares Majumder’s Leaves of Blood
March 27, 2019, Mr. Sahil Bhatia [Discipline: Economics]
Title: Virtual Water Exports: A Curious Case of Punjab, India
March 20, 2019, Mr. Amit Singh [Discipline: Sociology]
Title - Is the Internet as 'Public Sphere' Truly Democratic?
March 13, 2019, Mr. Sudesh Kumar [Discipline: Sociology]
Title - Forced Displacement and Inequality in India: A Gender Analysis
February 27, 2019, Dr. D. Bharat [Assistant Professor of Economics, Dept of HSS, IITR]
Title - Research Opportunities Abroad
February 20, 2019, Ms. Mrunali Damania [Discipline: Psychology]
Title - The Psychology of Terrorism
February 06, 2019, Ms. Kannu Priya [Discipline: Psychology]
Title - Why Meaningful Work?
January 23, 2019, Ms. Akshi Bajaj [Discipline: Economics]
Title - Which Approach is Better for Groundwater Management in India? – Lessons from International Experience
January 16, 2019, Mr. Nitin Bisht [Discipline: Economics]
Title- NEET Youth in India: An Overview
January 9, 2019, Mr. Dinesh Kumar [Discipline: Psychology]
Title - "Indicators of Court Performance in Subordinate Courts"
January 2, 2019, Mr. Nirmal Singh [Discipline: Economics]
Title - "Analysing bank stability in India: Evidence from 2007/08-2016/17"
December 26, 2018, Mr. Sirajul Islam Yazdani [Discipline: Economics]
Title- "Decentralization and Poverty Reduction: Theoretical Linkages and Empirical Evidences"
December 19, 2018, Ms. Richa [Discipline: Economics]
Title- limate change induced migration: A review of theoretical understanding and empiracal evidences
October 24, 2018, Ms. Itisha Jain [Discipline: Economics; Semester: 2nd]
Title- Higher education in India: at a glance
October 17, 2018, Ms. Shruti Shuvam [Discipline: Economics; Semester: 3rd]
Title- Are Women Informal Entrepreneur in India Operating at Subsistence Level?
October 10, 2018, Mr. Shidganesh Anirudh Shastri [Discipline: Psychology; Semester: 3rd]
Title- An Introduction to Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.
September 19, 2018, Ms. Shabnam Rathee [Discipline: English; Semester: 3rd]
Title- “I’m not just a me. I’m also a we”: Exploring Intersectionality and Queer Politics and Aesthetics in Netflix’s Sense8
September 12, 2018, Mr. Samar Tyagi [Discipline: Economics; Semester: 3rd]
Title- Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Practices in the Himalayan Region: A Review
August 29, 2018, Mr. Nawazuddin Hassan [Discipline: Economics; Semester: 6th]
Title- Changes in the occupational structure of Indian labor market and representation of Muslims
August 8, 2018, Mr. Vineesh Prakash [Discipline: Economics; Semester: 6th]
Title- Determinants of Firm Performance in Indian Automotive Components Industry: Evidence from System GMM Model
August 1, 2018, Mr. Manzoor Ahmad [Discipline: Economics; Semester: 3rd]
Title- Economic Dynamism: Insight’s from “Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation
Created Jobs, Challenge and Change”.
25 July 2018, Deepabali Bhattacharjee [ Discipline: Economics, Semester 3rd]
Title: Demand Side Bottlenecks in Out-of-Pocket Expenditure on Health Care in India
18 July 2018, Prashant Maurya [Discipline: English; Semester: 2nd ]
Title- How [a]historical is James G. Farrell’sThe Siege of Krishnapur?
6 June 2018, Elisa Mohanty [Discipline: Sociology; Semester: 5th]
Title- Application of Capability Approach to Information Society Contexts: A Study of Women Micro-entrepreneurs
30 May 2018, Khushbu Kumari [Discipline: Linguistics; Semester: 2nd]
Title- From Grammar to Political/Public Discourse: with special reference to Nominalization and Passivization
23 May 2018, Devashish Mishra [Discipline: English; Semester: 2nd]
Title- Rasa Siddhanta in Bharat Muni’s Natya Shastra: An overview
16 May 2018, Divyanshu Kumar Dixit [Discipline: Economics; Semester: 5th]
Title- Delineation of the peri-urban using remotely sensed data: Luminosity as a proxy of urban cells?
09 May 2018, Mayuresh Mishra [ Discipline: Literature (Folklore), Semester 5th]
Title- Theory and History of Folklore in India: An Overview
18 April 2018, Deepshikha Paliwal [Discipline: Psychology; Semester: 5th]
Title- Intuitive Judgments: Heuristics and Biases approach
11 April 2018, Daipavan Dhar [ Discipline: Economics, Semester: 2nd]
Title- Assessing the behavioural pattern of rural credit in selected districts of West Bengal
4 April 2018, Ashish Kumar Sonakar Prayagraj [Discipline: English, Semester:2nd]
Title- Proliferation of Learnability in Optimality Theory
28 March 2018, Bikas Karmakar [Discipline: Fine Arts, Semester: 5th]
Title- Socioeconomic Activities in Late Medieval Bengal: Portrayals on the front facade of Baranagar Temple Cluster
21 March 2018, Ritesh Kumar [Discipline: Psychology, Semester: 3rd]
Title-Reinstating the collective self: an argument against the Boomerang Model of Self
14 March, 2018, Ankit Nagar [Discipline: Economics, Semester: 5th]
Title- Determinants of Access to Agricultural Extension Services in India: Evidence from NSSO 70th round
07 March, 2018, Sahil Bhatia, [Discipline: Economics, semester:3rd]
Title- Water into Grain: Current challenges in Water-Use Efficiency in Indian Agriculture
07 February 2018, Pushpendra Singh [ Discipline: Economics, Semester: 6th]
Title- Invisible Homebased Workers in Indian Labour Force: Looking through the shades of Capitalism.
03 January 2018, Nirmal Singh [ Discipline: Economics]
Title- Institutional and economic development :What are the links.