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The Epidemico of Vigilantism
20 September, 2017, Prabhat Patnaik
In a situation where the secular political leadership has lost a good deal of its credibility and “grassroots vigilantism” is becoming a widespread, veritable epidemic under growing fascism, the judiciary continues to remain a credible instrument for the reassertion of the values that the Constitution associated with a “modern” India.
The XXV Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture
15 March, 2017,
The XXV Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture, delivered by Prof. Heinz D. Kurz of Department of Economics, the Graz Schumpeter Centre, University of Graz, Austria on March 3, 2017 at the Convention Centre, JNU, New Delhi, on the topic "Power - The Bęte Noire in much of Economics"
A Quiet Scholar
06 February, 2017, Prabhat Patnaik
Amitava Bose, as described by the author, was not only the finest macro-economist in the country, but among the best anywhere in the world and a true gentleman.
Call for papers for the conference on "Reincarnation or Death of Neoliberalism? The rise of market authoritarianism and its challenges for labour", JNU, New Delhi, India, 4-6 October 2017
30 January, 2017,
The Global Labour University announces a call for papers for the conference on "Reincarnation or Death of Neoliberalism? The rise of market authoritarianism and its challenges for labour", to be held in JNU, New Delhi, India, from 4 to 6 October 2017.
C.P. Chandrasekhar on India's Currency Chaos
16 November, 2016,
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU talks to World Business Report from the BBC World Service about how the shock announcement by the Modi government is creating unnecessary problems for the ordinary people across the country.
Abhijit Sen Speaks on the Impact of Demonetisation
16 November, 2016,
Abhijit Sen, retired Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU speaks on the impact of the move by the Modi government on the economy.
Broken Promises to India's Youth
13 June, 2016, Jayati Ghosh
Quite contrary to its original promise, job creation no longer seems to be a major policy priority of the Modi government, which has shown itself to be remarkably anti-youth.
Against the Assault on Thought: A lesson for the Left
28 April, 2016, Rohit
When the state cannot hide behind a façade of national performance, the government looks for an alternative category of us versus them which is used to divide the people and rule.
A Sinister Pattern Underway
07 March, 2016, Aruna Roy & Nikhil Dey
The ruling party is doing its best to establish that being critical of its government is tantamount to being anti-national. It is time for us to realise that the freedom won so hard, is under threat unless we collectively protect our constitutional rights.
Call for Papers for CESP Young Scholars' Seminar to be held during March 9-11, 2015. Last date for submission of full paper has been extended till 31 January 2015.
20 January, 2015,
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University is organizing the 2015 Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) Young Scholars' Seminar (YSS) to be held during March 9-11, 2015. All current research scholars and young academics are invited to submit papers for the seminar.
Call for Papers for CESP Young Scholars' Seminar to be held during March 10-12, 2014. Last date for submission of full paper: February 15, 2014
06 February, 2014,
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University is organising the 2014 Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) Young Scholar’s Seminar (YSS) to be held during March 10-12, 2014.
On Arjun Sengupta
18 October, 2010, Prabhat Patnaik
Arjun Sengupta led such a varied life, played so many different roles, that it is as if there was not one but several different Arjun Senguptas. Each person who knew him, knew only one of the Arjun Senguptas, but had little idea about the others.
On Tapas Majumdar
18 October, 2010, Prabhat Patnaik
Tapas Majumdar who passed away on the 15th of October was an outstanding economist and teacher. A person of extraordinary dignity and integrity, he was never one to thrust himself into the limelight, but he had a profound influence on several generations of students, first at Presidency College, Calcutta (where he taught, among others, Amartya Sen, Sukhamoy Chakravarty and Amiya Bagchi) and later at Jawaharlal Nehru University, where he founded the Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, becoming Emeritus Professor after retirement.

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