Welcome to Anveshi

Anveshi Research Centre for Women’s Studies is an organisation that is committed to research, critical reflection and activism that meets the demands of our historical moment. Drawing on our legacy of feminist theory and intervention, we are invested in exploring new ways of understanding contemporary issues in education, Dalits and minorities, health and healthcare systems, development studies, law and critical legal studies, and the public domain. Anveshi works at an interdisciplinary location drawing scholars and activists from many fields. The Centre is located in Hyderabad, India.


Talk on The Language of Art by Artist/historian Shubhalakshmi Shukla
- You are cordially invited to a talk by Artist/historian Shubhalakshmi Shukla on The Language of Art on 7th November 2015 (4.30pm) at Anveshi.  The talk will be accompanied by a slide show where she discusses Gieve Patel, Vivan Sundaram and Sudhir Patwardhan’s work. Shubhalakshmi will focus on the representation of subalternity and the language of resistance in … Continue reading
By Anveshi Web Editor on Friday, October 30, 2015

Review of Seva, Saviour and State by R. Srivatsan
- Hinduization of Seva (The Book Review) – Bhangya Bhukya – R.Srivatsan’s theoretical intervention through his recent book, Seva, Saviour and State: Caste Politics, Tribal Welfare and Capitalist Development is about the politics articulated within the concept and practice of seva – politics of caste, politics of Hindutva, politics of secularism, politics of nationalism and politics … Continue reading
By Anveshi Web Editor on Friday, October 16, 2015

Talk on the Making sense of India and China: some aspects of industrialization
- We take great pleasure in Inviting you to a talk on the Making sense of India and China:  some aspects of industrialization by Jhumur Lahiri On 3rd October, 2014 (4:30 pm) at Anveshi.   Abstract: The two most compelling and inter-connected realities before India today are (a) gnawing inequality in our society at different levels (b) growing compulsion to industrialize … Continue reading
By Anveshi Web Editor on Saturday, September 26, 2015

- Anveshi is relocated to the new office building effective from 15th July 2014, (adjacent to the old building of Anveshi) New address details as below. H.No. 2-2-18/2/A, B-Lane, D.D.Colony, Baghamberpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, PIN: 500013
By admin on Monday, July 28, 2014

  • meeting on "The Destruction of Hyderabad: Book Review and Discussion"
  • pictures of workshop on Re-imagining Hyderabad
  • Some pictures of MFC meeting and public panel on health care