11 December 2023, 09:30 am
The Discipline of Education in India  - Trajectories and Perspectives
Programme Type
Multipurpose Hall, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

One-day Conference organised in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. The Conference aims to initiate wider reflection on the discipline of education in the contemporary moment. A new vocabulary of reforms is reframing education and teaching with participation of new actors – global, national, and local, with coalitions of research and advocacy in the policy domain. The session of the Conference are planned to historically situate, and theorise the state and discipline of education with attention to its embeddedness in and relationship with political economy, democracy, nationhood, and culture

Inaugural Session 
Chair: Prof. Nargis Panchapakesan, formerly with University of Delhi

Conference Sessions:
10:00 to 11:30 – Institutional Formations of the Discipline of Education
12:00 to 13:30 – Understanding the Discipline: Political Economy, Market and Culture
14:15 to 15:30 – Language and Inequality: Contradictions of Education

16:00 to 16:55 – Valedictory Session
Valedictory Lecture by Prof. Krishna Kumar, former Director, NCERT - and former Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Delhi

Chair: Ms Beeba Sobti, Modern School, Barakhamba Road

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