book launch

  1. Book Launch – Half a Day for Caste?
    10
    Feb

    Book Launch – Half a Day for Caste?

    Friday, February 7, 2020: The Madras Institute of Development Studies in collaboration with the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) and The Dr Dilip Veeraraghavan Memorial Trust hosted the launch of Half a Day for Caste?: Education and Politics in Tamil Nadu, 1952–55 at the Adiseshiah Auditorium, MIDS. The book is an edited, updated version of Dilip Veeraraghavan’s (1958–2009) MPhil dissertation, published posthumously by LeftWord Books. ..
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  2. Book Launch- 'Building Alternatives: The Story of India's Oldest Construction Workers' Cooperative'
    04
    Apr

    Book Launch- 'Building Alternatives: The Story of India's Oldest Construction Workers' Cooperative'

    The launch of the new book 'Building Alternatives: The Story of India's Oldest Construction Workers' Cooperative' became an occasion to celebrate alternatives that could move humanity forward in the long road to socialism. The book, which recounts the journey of the Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS) in Kerala, has been written by T.M. Thomas Isaac, Kerala's Finance Minister, and Michelle Williams, Associate Professor at the Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa. It has..
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  3. The Reviews Are Coming In!
    28
    Feb

    The Reviews Are Coming In!

    Teesta Setalvad’s memoir – Foot Soldier of the Constitution – is already in its second printing. We anticipate that we’re going to have to tax our printer with a great many orders for this book. There is a good reason why people are interested in Teesta’s story. The ruling party has so fundamentally vilified her at the same time as she has been an essential voice for the stifled justice in Gujarat. Finally, Teesta is able to tell her story in her own words without having to answer one ..
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