Workshops / Sessions

Panel discussions on “Beyond Borders and Pathways of Difficult Narrations.”

Date: 19th May 2023.

Panel A: Narratives of conflict and discontent: Memories, experiences and the interplay of language.
Panelists : Urvashi Bhutalia and Dr. Arvinder A. Ansari
Moderator : Dr Payel C Mukherjee

Panel B: Narratives of violence: Representations and Reconstructions.
Panelists : Dr. Meera Chakravorty, Dr. Debdatta Chowdhury, Vijay Kachru, and Abhishek Goyal
Moderator : Ms. Rushali Saha

Book Discussion on "Ambedkar: The Formative Years"

Date: 20th April
Speaker: Prof. Aakash Singh Rathore

Research Lecture Series VI on "Research Ethics and Common Mistakes in Research Writing"

Speakers: Dr. Payel C Mukherjee, Dr. Sumitava Mukherjee
Date: 2nd-3rd May 2023

Research Lecture Series V

Speakers: Prof. David Parkinson, Prof. Ipshita Chanda, Dr Sharmita Lahiri
Date: 21st-23rd March

Public Keynote Lecture On: 'How to stay smart in a smart world'

This public keynote is collaboratively hosted and jointly organised by the Decision Lab, Dept of HSS, IIT Delhi and AWL Humanities initiative, IIIT-Delhi. Professor Gigerenzer is a world renowned behavioral scientist and decision researcher. His award-winning popular books Calculated Risks, Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious, and Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions have been translated into 21 languages. His academic books include Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart, Rationality for Mortals, Simply Rational, and Bounded Rationality (with Reinhard Selten, a Nobel Laureate in economics). You can read more about the speaker here:

Date: 10 February, 2023
Time: 18:30 hrs IST
Venue: Online
To attend, register here:

Book Discussion on 'Aesthetic Perceptions of Urban Environments'

AWL-Humanities Initiative hosted a book discussion on 'Aesthetic Perceptions of Urban Environments' on October 13, 2022 at 10:30 am with Prof. Arundhati Virmani, Prof. Jean Boutier, Dr. Smriti Singh, Sarah Khan were speakers at IIIT-Delhi campus.

Summer Research Workshop IV

AWL is hosting the fourth edition of its research writing lecture series on September 26, 2022 where Dr. Payel C Mukherjee spoke about Scientific Misconduct and Ethic in Research and Publication.

Summer Research Workshop III

AWL hosted a two day research workshop for students enrolled in Ph.D. courses in the Department of Electronics and Communication at IIIT-Delhi on August 8, 2022.

Summer Research Workshop II

AWL hosted a research workshop for students enrolled in PhD courses in the Department of Electronics & Communications at IIIT-Delhi on June 2, 2022.

Summer Research Workshop I

AWL hosted a two day research workshop for students enrolled in PhD courses in the Department of Social Science and Humanities in IIIT-Delhi on May 17, 2022 and May 19, 2022.

Research Writing Lecture Series III

AWL hosted the third edition of its research writing lecture series on May 23, 2022 where Dr Payel C Mukherjee spoke about writing techniques in research and how to write a research pitch. The recording of the event can be accessed here.

Disruption and Its Discontents: Ethics, Politics, and Epistemology of Disruptive Technology

A two-day symposium hosted by Academic Writing Lab (AWL) and Dept. Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), IIIT- Delhi
Date: August 19-20, 2022

Book Discussion on The Machine is Learning

Speaker - Tanuj Solanki
Date - March 21, 2022

Facial Recognition and Police Bias

Speaker - Dr. Shivangi Narayan
Date - March 09, 2022

The concept of agency in the era of artificial intelligence

Speakers - Dr Rahul De, Sai Dattatharani
Date - February 16, 2022

Two days lecture series on Research Writing

AWL hosted a two-day research writing series on January 27-28 2022, which provided a holistic introduction to research writing, its categories, approaches and specificies. To view the recording of the two day event, click here for Day 1 Recoring , Day 2 Recording and to view the presentations and other related materials, click here for Dr. Parkinson Presentation and Dr. Ipshita Presentation

  1. 13th Jan: Training session on Effective Meeting Minutes (Organized by the Human Resource team)

  2. March 2021: AWL Research Lecture Series I

  3. 15th May and 22nd May: Two Sessions on PG Diploma in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence program, 15th and 22nd May 2021

  4. 15th March and 13th April: In-house session with SSH PHD students

  5. 5th June 2021: Session on Narrating Yourself: Personality Development and You, 5 June 2021

  6. 28-29 May: World Class Day 4 - Hosting, planning, and organising International Research Event

  7. 27th and 28th August: 1st AWL-SSH Annual Symposium on the theme of "Crisis of Truth? Digital Era and the Future of Knowledge”

  1. 22nd January: Panel Discussion on 'The idea of publications and academic spaces in India’ - inaugural discussion towards setting up a cross-disciplinary academic publication

  2. 22nd January: Session on Ethics in Research and Publications (in collaboration with Central Library), IIIT-Delhi on 22nd January 2020

  3. 30th September: Webinar on "Research and Publication Ethics (RPE)" (in collaboration with Central Library)

  4. 22nd June: Critical thinking, problem solving, and the classroom (A webinar for the school teachers in collaboration with Academic Office)

  5. Talk on Research and Publication Ehics at the IEEE-IIITD Student Branch, Project Research & Innovation Showcase (P.R.A.I.S.E) under the umbrella of the Elysium TechWeek.

  6. 23rd November: Training on "Communication Skills in the Workplace: Learning the art of conversations” (for staff, organised by the HR Team)

  1. 27th September: Public Speaking Skills by Dr. Payel C Mukherjee

  2. 30th October: Effective Skills for Engineers and Scientists by Dr. Payel C. Mukherjee (in collaboration with Central Library IIIT Delhi)

  3. 13th November: Communicating your science for public outreach by Dr. Payel C Mukherjee

  4. 28th-31st December: 3-Day module on Advanced Writing by Dr. Payel C Mukherjee