Pravin Visaria Memorial Lectures

First Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture

The First Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture was delivered by Professor Tim Dyson, London School of Economics. It was organised by the Gujarat Institute of Development Research and held at the Ahmedabad Management Association on March 4, 2003.
 
Text of the lecture: India's Population: Past, Present and Future

 

Second Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture

The Second Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture was delivered by Professor A. Vaidyanathan, Eminent Economist, Educationist and Policy Thinker. It was organised by the Gujarat Institute of Development Research and held at the Conference Hall of the Ahmedabad Management Association on October 26, 2009.
 
Text of the lecture: Reflections on the Role and Relevance of Social Science Research in India

 

Third Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture

The Third Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture was delivered by Professor Andre Beteille, Eminent Sociologist, Educationist and Development Thinker. It was organised by the Gujarat Institute of Development Research and held at the Ahmedabad Management Association on March 1, 2011.
 
Text of the lecture: The Institutions of Democracy

 

Fourth Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture

The Fourth Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture was delivered by Professor Pranab Bardhan, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. It was presided over by Mr. Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor, The Hindu. It was organised by the Gujarat Institute of Development Research and held at the Ahmedabad Management Association on January 16, 2012.
 
Text of the lecture: Corruption in India: When Piety is not Enough

 

Fifth Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture

The Fifth Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture was delivered by Professor Ashwani Saith, Professor Emeritus, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, The Netherlands. It was organised by the Gujarat Institute of Development Research and held at the Ahmedabad Management Association on April 18, 2013.
 
Text of the lecture: Globalisation, Inequality, Democracy: An Unstable Trinity

 

Sixth Pravin Visaria Memorial Public Lecture

The Sixth PravinVisaria Memorial Public Lecture was delivered by Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Board of Governors, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) New Delhi on February 11, 2015.Prof.AmitabhKundu, Former Dean of School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, chaired the lecture. It was organised by the Gujarat Institute of Development Research and held at the Ahmedabad Management Association.
 
Text of the lecture: Urbanisation in India:Opportunities and Challenges.