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.

  • ANNOUNCEMENT: Recruiting Researchers Immediately - Anveshi Research Centre for Women’s Studies invites applications for research fellows to work on a new project on City and Sexuality: A Study with Youth Living and Working in Hyderabad City. Brief project description This project will look into the way urbanization and migration to cities is changing the shape of women’s aspirations and sexuality. … Continue reading
  • Talk on Understanding Agrarian Distress in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh by R.V. Ramana Murthy - 14th November,2015 on Saturday at 4:30 pm at Anveshi, Hyderabad.     Abstract The current spate of farmers’ suicides draws concern over the serious plight of farmers who are unable to wriggle out the debt traps under the drought for the second consequent year.  Even though the suicide rate has gone up acutely in the … Continue reading
  • 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
  • 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
  • meeting on "The Destruction of Hyderabad: Book Review and Discussion"
  • pictures of workshop on Re-imagining Hyderabad


  1. Nilab says:

    I’m doing MA sociology in OU and my projects about feminism Im looking for previose research. I found your organization on internet. I would like to participate in your programs.

  2. Ayyagari Subramanyam says:

    I am doing my MA in public policy and governance from TISS and i am interested in interaction between law and marginalized section. i would like to intern with your organization and know how these two domains interact.

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