history is a key component of the Prajnya Resource Centre's
research agenda and we have organized two series of roundtable
presentations of women's history-related research.
interviews, reach out to women to document their accounts
of their lives and work in the public sphere and in the
context of public events.
done both video and audio interviews, and photographs
from these are placed in the Prajnya
first visiting scholar, Linda Racioppi is Professor of
Comparative Cultures and Politics and International Relations
at Michigan State University (MSU) where she also serves
as Director of Strategic Partnerships in the University’s
Asian Studies Center.
about our Atithi Programme here.
2008 and 2011, Prajnya celebrated International Women's
Day with an intercollegiate quiz that places the spotlight
on the achievements and concerns of women in South Asia.
paper reviews the nature and working of women’s organisations
in Chennai, as a lens to the Indian women’s movement.
It includes a brief overview of the course of the women’s
movement in the country and a detailed description of the
activities of 20 organisations currently working towards
women’s welfare in Chennai.