arjun ghosh


'Continuing Counterfactuals: from Orientalist Narratives' to the Wikipedia at Annual Conference of Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies at Panjab University, Chandigarh in February 2014.

'Digital Reproduction: A Case of Missed Opportunity' at Interrogating English Studies in India, Bharati College, University of Delhi 5-7 February 2014.

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Cute Cats and Talking Mice: Theatre, Social Media and Intellectual Property: Thinking of property in theatre and the internet” at 'Theater and Civil Society: Politics, Public Space, and Performance' at the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA between 9-23 June 2012.

“Music in protest, music as property' at conference of Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (ASA12) to be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi from 3 12 April 2012.

In a different hue: An adaptation of Chaturanga” at the Australasian Association for Theatre Drama and Performance Studies Conference at Monash University, Clayton Campus, Victoria, Australia between 29 June – 1 July 2011.

"Theatre, Sharing, Change' at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla 15 July, 2010.

"'Not in My Name’: Who Benefits from Copyright?" at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. 5 November, 2009.

“Making Space for Change: The Spectator’s view of Proletarian Theatre” the Ninth  CLAI (Comparative Literature Association of India)  Biennial International Conference held at Hyderabad between 28-31 January 2009.

" Political Theater of India- History, contemporary characteristics, and challenges in the Globalised era" at the first International Theater Festival of Kerala, (ITFoK) Asian chapter, 2008, held at Thrissur, Kerala from 22 to31 December 2008, convened by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy with the support of various Kerala government departments and organisations.

Comparative Perspectives on Politico-Cultural Performances in Contemporary India” (coauthored with Dr. Dibyesh Anand) at the 20th European Conference for Modern South Asian Studies at University of Manchester between 8-11 July, 2008.

“Theatre for Development/ Theatre of Resistance: Augusto Boal and Safdar Hashmi in Theory and Practice” at the International Seminar on “Development Paradigms and Cultures of Resistance: A Comparative Perspective on India and Latin America” jointly organized by the Centre for European and Latin American Studies and the Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia at New Delhi between 14-16 February, 2008.

“The Legacy of Nabanna” at the Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (IACLALS) at Udaipur in January 2008.

“The ‘Liberal’ Babu, the ‘Good’ Peasant and the ‘Bad’ Sahibs: Violence and Political Strategy in Dinabandhu Mitra’s Neeldarpan” at the Annual Conference of the IACLALS held at the Banaras Hindu University in January, 2007.

“Challenges Before Cultural Resistance: Methods of Intervention” at the International Young Scholar’s Seminar organized by the Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia and Leftword Books, in April 2006.

“Part(y)cipation in Culture” at a Conference on ‘Politics of Culture in Contemporary China and India’, organized by the Institute of Chinese Studies, Centre for Studies in Developing Societies (CSDS) in October 2005.

“Revolutionary Terrorism and Non-Violent Nationalism in Bengal of the Early 20th Century” at the 13th Triennial Conference of the Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS) at Hyderabad in August 2004.

“Valiant Self and Pernicious Foreigner: The Use of History for Nation Making in the Literature of 19th Century Bengal” at the Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (IACLALS) held at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in January, 2003.