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The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy
Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman and Bhrigupati Singh (Eds.)
India International Centre, New Delhi
The launch of The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy by Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, Bhrigupati Singh was held at India International Centre on 18 July 2014. The release function was followed by a panel discussion titled ‘Can Philosophy Help Us Lead a Good Life?’ The panellists for the occasion were (from left to right) Professor Dipankar Gupta, Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Public Affairs and Critical Theory, Shiv Nadar University; Professor Veena Das, one of the volume editors and Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University. Professor Deepak Mehta, Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, Shiv Nadar University, Professor Roma Chatterji, Professor of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics and Dr Mekhala Krishnamurthy, Associate Professor of Sociology, Shiv Nadar University.
Professor Dipankar Gupta speaks with Professor Veena Das as painter Vivan Sundaram and art historian Geeta Kapur look on.
Professor Dipankar Gupta chairs the session.
Professor Veena Das speaks on the book.
Professor Upendra Baxi, Professor of Law, University of Warwick, raises a point.
Professor Aditya Nigam, Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, and Gurpreet Mahajan, Professor, Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, among other guests.
Dr Pratiksha Baxi, Associate Professor, Centre for Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University at the discussion.
Professors Veena Das and Roma Chatterji look through books published by Orient BlackSwan.
Professor Veena Das interacting with guests.
Film-maker Ein Lall with Professor Gurpreet Mahajan and Vidya Rao of Orient BlackSwan.
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