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Knowledge-Action and Knowledge-Institutions

Knowledge. Such a weighty, unmoving word. We think we know what it means, where in fact there is no certainty there at all. What knowledge signifies is the appearance of a solidity made possible by so much motion behind the … Continue reading

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Design and Other Ways of Knowing and Doing Things

Yesterday, I spent the morning at the Ambedkar University of Delhi (AUD), a somewhat hidden gem of a university, tucked away around the corner from Kashmere Gate on the edge of the old city of Shahjahanabad. Its small campus boasts … Continue reading

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Let a Thousand Wisdoms Bloom

By Anjali Monteiro The need for dialogue and collaborative work across disciplines, sectors and institutions is well recognized. Breaching silos and transgressing knowledge boundaries in order to generate innovative solutions are the flavour of the moment. In all this buzz … Continue reading

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On the Informationalization of Everything

Social media have been the focus of debates, discussions and academic as well as journalistic papers for some time now, and it seems that there is always something new to be said, something new to be discovered about how this … Continue reading

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The Future of Folklore in India

The other day, Niyati Mehta of the Tata Trusts visited us at CKS. She wanted to talk about folklore and its future in India. Folklore seems like such a nineteenth century academic pursuit — could new thinking bring it alive … Continue reading

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Sharing Sticky Knowledge

What do we really know about innovation? We style ourselves innovation consultants, but what is the specific nature of our expertise? We held a workshop at the CKS innovation lab in Delhi earlier this week to generate provisional answers to … Continue reading

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