Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
Public Lecture Series
archives.ncbs.res.in
 
A monthly series framed around explorations in and around archives. Discussions by archivists, artists, historians, teachers, journalists, scientists and others.
 
Public Lecture Series: Current Event 
 
 
 
 
Public Lecture Series: Event Archives
 
 
Pankaj Sekhsaria, IIT Bombay. In conversation with Cyrus Mody, Maastricht University.
Registration for online lecture: https://tinyurl.com/APLS-20200515
 
Update on March 14 2020
POSTPONED:
As a precautionary measure in response to COVID-19 related concerns, the public lecture scheduled for Mar 20 2020 is postponed till further notice. 
Original Notice:
Friday, Mar 20 2020, 4:00 pm
 
Monday, Feb 10 2020 - Friday, Feb 21 2019. 9 am - 4 pm
Malgova Auditorium, NCBS.
The Centre for Public History, Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology, Bangalore, announces the first Winter School in Public History 2020: Public Lives of Objects This Winter School is being held in partnership with the Archives at NCBS, Bangalore.
 

Herbs, Maps & Medicine: An interpretive exhibition of commerce and spice

Exhibition Curator: Anna Spudich. Design: Abhishek Ray and Matrika Design Collaborative. Writer: Gayathri Vaidyanathan
Panel Discussion with Anna Spudich (over Skype), Abhishek Ray and Ines G Županov. Moderated by Marialaura Ghidini. 
Lecture Hall - 1, NCBS. 
Wednesday, Feb 12 2020, 4:00 pm

The Lives of Objects: Tracing the Past in the Present

Panellists: Klaus Staubermann, Annapurna Mamidipudi, Swarup Bhattacharyya, Sarita Sundar. 
Panel Chair: Roland Wittje
Lecture Hall - 1, NCBS
 

The Transformative Constitution
Gautam Bhatia

Dasheri Auditorium, NCBS
 

A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of JBS Haldane
Samanth Subramanian

Lecture Hall - 1, NCBS
 

Body politic(s): A recent history of technology, databases and the human person 
Usha Ramanathan

Lecture Hall - 1, NCBS
 

In these Times: Three Conversations against Hatred 
V GeethaTara Books

Dasheri Auditorium, NCBS.
 
Thursday, Sep 12 2019, 4 pm

When Farmers Die: Inequality and the Agrarian Crisis

Dasheri Auditorium, NCBS.
 
Friday, Aug 23 2019, 4 pm

Age of Electroacoustics: Transforming Science and Sound from the 19th to the 20th century

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

The Edge of Nature: History, Ecology and the Future

Dasheri Auditorium, NCBS.
 
Women’s Lives, Women’s Words: Some Thoughts on Feminism as Experience and Writing Women into History
Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 
Archives Public Lecture Series: April Double Bill

The Himalaya: People, place and ecology

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Letters Swallow Themselves in Seconds: A lecture-performance

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Through Two Doors at Once: Quantum mechanics and the Anatomy of an Elegant Experiment

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 
Winter School in Oral History 2019
 
Monday, Feb 11 2019 - Friday, Feb 22 2019. 9 am - 4 pm
 

The Centre for Public History, Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology, Bangalore, announces the Winter School in Oral History 2019: Community, Environment and Oral History: Individual and Collective Memory. This Winter School is being held in partnership with the Archives at NCBS, Bangalore.

Raspuri Teaching Lab, Archives at NCBS.
 
Archives at NCBS: Public Opening

Archives at NCBS: Public Opening events 

Opening talk by Sanjeev Jain
Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus) and Archives at NCBS.
 
Archives at NCBS: Opening Exhibition

Archives at NCBS: Opening Exhibition tours

Curators: Srajana Kaikini, Naveen Mahantesh, Meera Baindur
Public Gallery, Archives at NCBS.
 
Archives Public Lecture Series: December Double Bill
 

Pacifying atoms: Nuclear histories -- the Mexican case to be or not to be nuclear (1950-1970) 

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Recovering Nature in Crowded India 

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
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Enabling Education: Stories and trajectories from education policies in India 

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Surveillance Stories: Optimizing rights and governance

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Market menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Deconstructing Art: Tales of Craft, Science, and History in Heritage Conservation

Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

In pursuit of proof, A history of identification documents in India

Tarangini Sriraman, Azim Premji University
Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Historical accident or path dependence? Science, technology, industry, and the state in 20th century Bangalore

Balaji Parthasarathy, IIIT Bangalore.
Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018. 4:00pm

Indira Chowdhury, Centre for Public History, Srishti Institute of Art, Design, and Technology
Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 
P. Balaram, Indian Institute of Science
Lecture Hall -1 (Haapus), NCBS.
 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018. 2:00pm.

Seema Mundoli, School of Development, Azim Premji University
Lecture Hall -1 (Haapus), NCBS.