Lectures and Presentations 2005
Presentation by Yashoda Singh and Lakhmi Kohli about Cybermohalla, titled, "Bade Bade Shehron Mein Kuchh Namm Baaten/ (Softer Evocations in Loud and Large Cities)" at the PUKAR Winter Institute - 2005, Urban Knowledge, Language and the Research Process, Mumbai [Partners: Department of Communications and Journalism, University of Mumbai and KATHA, Delhi] January 2005
'Beyond Creative Commons and Open Content', Presentation by Lawrence Liang, Africa Commons, Johannesburg, February 2005
G. Karunakar participated as Facilitator of Localization Lab and Trainer, AsiaSource - Free and OpenSource camp for NGOs, Visthar, Bangalore, January -February 2005
Presentation by Rakesh Kumar Singh on "Contemprory Media and City" at the Indian Institution of Mass Communication, Delhi.
'Using Unicode in multilingual software development' , paper presented by G. KarunakarGnunify 2005, Symbiosis Inst. of Computer Science, Pune, February 2005
'Innovating Neighbourhoods': Presentation by Solomon Benjamin, Doors of Perception 8, Delhi, March 2005
Peer-2-Peer Technologies and Open Source Computing: Vivek Iyyer, presentation at IndLinux Users Group, Delhi, April 2005.
Hindi support in Free and Open source software, paper presented by G. Karunakar, Workshop on Hindi support and compatibility on Computers, JNU Hindi Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, April 2005
Research,The Internet and FLOSS : Aarti Sethi, presentation at Free Software, Free Society, Four Nation Conference on Freedom in Computing, Development and Culture, Kerala, May 2005.
Open source Localization – The Model and Process, paper presented by G. Karunakar at the International Conference on Persian Localization, Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran,Iran, May 2005
Hindi Localization work by IndLinux, paper presented by G. Karunakar, Rashtriya Rajbhasha Sammelan,NITTT, Bhopal,May 2005
Parallel Networks: Small Scale Manufacturing in the Cable Industry, by Lokesh at a workshop on Media Cultures, Digital Environments and Law in Contemporary Delhi, August 2005
'IP and the new Knowledge/ Cultural production', Presentation by Lawrence Liang, Vienna, June 2005
Presentation by Monica Narula, "Delhi Declaration on the Digital Commons" Incommunicado 05, Institute of Network Cultures and de Balie, Amsterdam, June 2005
Presentation by Solomon Benjamin on Case Study on 'ICT and Real Estate in Bangalore' Incommunicado 05, Institute of Network Cultures and de Balie, Amsterdam, June 2005
Presentation by Jeebesh Bagchi - 'Forgetting Development: Cybermohalla Practices and Information Networks' Incommunicado 05, Institute of Network Cultures and de Balie, Amsterdam, June 2005
Presentation by Shuddhabrata Sengupta - 'Knowing in your Bones : Politics, Information and Anxiety in Delhi' Incommunicado 05, Institute of Network Cultures and de Balie, Amsterdam, June 2005
Presentation by Solomon Benjamin, 'Global Information Landscapes and Urban Transformations in Asia', Networks of Imagination, Institute of Culture Technologies, Vienna, June 2005
Presentation by Shuddhabrata Sengupta,"Have You Looked Under Your Seat?" The Domestication of the Culture of Surveillance in South Asia - Preliminary Notes towards a Historical Understanding, Networks of Imagination, Institute of Culture Technologies, Vienna, June 2005
The Long Shadow of Partition Cartography: Ravikant, presentation at Maps, Spaces and Stories, seminar at Deakin University, Melbourne, July 2005.
On Representing the Muslaman in Hindi Cinema: Anand Vivek Taneja, presentation at the American Institute of Indian Studies, Urdu Studies Program, Lucknow, August 2005.
'Introduction to Open Content', Presentation by Lawrence Liang, Siem Reap, Cambodia, August 2005
Chronicling The Remote Agent: Iram Ghufran and Taha Mehmood, presentation at National Institute Of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, August 2005.
Presentation on Ongoing work at the Media Lab at Sarai CSDS by Shuddhabrata Sengupta at the IIIrd Asia Europe Art Camp, Bandung Centre for New Media, Bandung, Indonesia, September 2005
Presentation by Gora Mohanty, IndicDevelMeet: IndLinux developers' meeting, HBCSE, TIFR, Mumbai, September 2005
Presentation on Indian language computing.by Gora Mohanty, Freedel, event organized by ILUG-Delhi. National Resource Centre for FOSS, September 2005
Law and Art: Shuddhabrata Sengupta, presentation at Enculturing Law, a conference on Law, Culture and Education organized by the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society at the National Law School, Bangalore, October 2005.
Presentation by Gora Mohanty on FOSS and localization, AU-KBC Research
Centre, Chennai, October 2005
Presentation by Monica Narula on Sarai-CSDS at Submidiologia, a symposium on Free and Open Source Culture organized by Metareciclagem, Midiatactica and the Waag Sarai Exchange at the Univesidad Estadual de Campinas - Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2005
Presentation by Gora Mohanty on FOSS and Indian language computing to students and faculty, T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal, Karnataka, October 2005
Presentation of Public Contexts for Creativity in the Cybermohalla Programme by Shveta Sarda at 'Leading From the Edge, Public Galleries Summit, Wagga Wagga, Australia, November 2005
Playing Cards: Identity and Identification Practices in Delhi: Taha Mehmood, presentation at World Information City, Bangalore, November 2005.
Presentation by Gora Mohanty on IndLinux activities, plus detailed discussions and planning on the future of FOSS in India, foss.in conference, Bangalore. November 2005
History and Heritage Woven in the New Urban Fabric: The Changing Landscapes of Delhi's “First City” 1999-2005: Anand Vivek Taneja, presentation at the Conference on Comparative Perspectives on Consumerism and the Emerging Middle Class in India and China, organised by the International Institute of Asian Studies (Amsterdam) and the Centre de Sciences Humaines, Delhi, November 2005.
Intimations: Thinking about Popular Cinema in the 90s: Jeebesh Bagchi, presentation at Annual Film and Media Studies Conference, Department of Film Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, December 2005.
Presentation by Gora Mohanty on Oriya in Foss toChief Secy., Government of Orissa, Orissa Nivas, Chankaypuri, Delhi. December 2005
Multilingual Internet – issues and implementations Mapping FOSS in India, paper presented by G. Karunakar at FOSS.IN/2005, Bangalore, December 2005
College Presentations by Broadsheet Collective: 2005
1) Video with Chai and other stories: Conversations over a broadsheet, Department of Sociology, Hindu College, University of Delhi, 1st February 2005:
2) Beyond Borders, British Council, 4th February 2005: Two facilitators participated in a panel discussion on 'Globalisation and Culture' as part of the 'Beyond Borders' initiative of the British Council with college students from different colleges of Delhi University.
3) Conversations over a broadsheet, Gargi College, Delhi University, 24th February 2005: Gargi college is an undergraduate women's institution affiliated to Delhi University. facilitators from Sarai met with students of the English department for a discussion on copyright and creativity.
4) The Women's Development Cell, Lady Sri Ram College, August 2005: The editorial collective met with students for a discussion around Sarai.txt : The State you Are In which attempts to explore through what registers can we try to articulate the matrices of anxiety that are part of everyday living? How does movement, space, design change because of fear, uncertainty, anxiety?
5) Department of Journalism; Lady Sri Ram College, September 2005: This interaction was a general presentation about Sarai's thematic concerns, in which the broadsheet as a public form was also discussed.
6) School of Community Medicine, Jawarharlal Nehru University, September 2005: The collective had a lively conversation around issues of claims to space, surveillance, access restriction and urban transformation.
7) Parivartan Club, Kirori Mal College, September 2005: The Parivartan Club is a student's initiative for social change. The collective met for an interaction with students around the themes of displacement and contestation around city space.
8) Department of English, Dayal Singh College, December 2005: The collective met for an interaction around Sarai.txt 2.4: Current, which explores the social life of technologies of communication.
9) IndLinux User's Group, December 2005: A conversation around the same broadsheet was had with the Linux User's group. In particular the conversation focused on the question of imaginations of “social software” and the relationship between users and producers in the context of FLOSS practices.
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