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.
- Public lecture on The political history of Nutrition Science by Dr C. Sathyamala - Dr C. Sathyamala discussed the broad history of the debates in nutrition science in the West and in India. In her presentation she critically looked at the changing concepts of food adequacy, hunger, calories and norms/measures of nutrition and the different contexts in which they gained currency. She elaborated on the effects of the deployment … Continue reading
- Discussion with Bhargavi Davar - Contemporary issues in mental health activism (five parts)
- R. Srivatsan plenary speech on “Health for all Indians: a goal afar?” - R. Srivatsan was invited to speak at the plenary session at Indian Social Science Conference organized by Indian Academy of Social Sciences and University of Mysore. In his speech, titled Health for all Indians: a goal afar?, he gave a broad sketch on the status of health and quality of life in India. Click here … Continue reading
- Dr. A. Suneetha’s article on Arbitrary Talaq was published by The Wire. - This article bring to light how Muslim women’s groups have fought to strengthen personal rights of women in marriage and the family and at the same time fought against vilification of their community on charges of communal violence. It maps how their activism has brought about positive shifts in popular debates, court judgments and Muslim … Continue reading