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DFG India participates in GIGA-CSRD-IIDS workshop at JNU, New Delhi

Ms. Deepika Prakash, PR Officer presents DFG’s Funding possibilities at JNU

Ms. Deepika Prakash, PR Officer presents DFG’s Funding possibilities at JNU

(20.12.16) The German Research Foundation – DFG India office participated in a workshop conducted at Centre for the Study of Regional Development (CSRD), JNU in association with Indian Institute of Dalit Studies (IIDS) and German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA). The workshop was on the topic “Causes of the Varying Performance of Indian States” and was held on 21st and 22nd November.

The workshop opened with introductory presentations by Prof Amaresh Dubey (JNU) and Dr. Daniel Neff (GIGA, Hamburg). The programme was further divided into five sessions discussing research papers by professors on different themes related to Agricultural Transformation, Poverty Reduction, Social legislations, Food Security, Labor Market and Wage Structures in India. The professors and researchers, experts in their respective fields, represented institutions from different parts of the country. Dr. Vaibhav Agarwal, Deputy Director and Ms. Deepika Prakash, Public Relations Officer, DFG India office attended the session on 22nd November.

Deepika Prakash stellte die DFG vor und hielt einen Vortrag zu den „Fördermöglichkeiten der DFG" mit Schwerpunkt auf den Sozialwissenschaften. Auf den Vortrag folgten persönliche Gespräche mit Professoren und jungen Forschern, Doktoranden und Postdocs im Rahmen eines Mittagessens. Interessierte Teilnehmer konnten zudem Informationsbroschüren erhalten.

Participants of the workshop at GIGA-CSRD-IIDS workshop at JNU

Participants of the workshop at GIGA-CSRD-IIDS workshop at JNU

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