DWIH Web-Talk Series: Social Impact Of COVID-19, Indo-German Perspectives

The COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be one of the greatest challenges that the modern world has ever faced. Its impact has been felt on all areas of life – personal and professional, social and political, economic and academic. Since it is a global crisis, it requires a global response. Through this web-talk series, DWIH New Delhi and its supporters seek to utilize perspectives from India and Germany to understand several aspects that have had a impact on the society.

Date: September 15 to 17, 2020
Location: Online
Organizer: DWIH New Delhi
Registration Link: here

Day 1: Authoritarianism and Democracy in Times of the Pandemic:
- Prof. Christian Wagner, FU Berlin
- Prof. Rahul Mukherji, University of Heidelberg
- Dr. Lars Klein, Georg-August-University Göttingen
- Prof. Shruti Tambe, Savitribai Phule Pune University
- Dr. Indra Sengupta, Max Weber Stiftung; German Historical Institue, London

Day 2: "What About Us?" - Migrant Labour Dilemma During The Pandemic:
- Prof Sucharita Sen, Jawaharlal Nehru University
- Prof. Dr Ravi Ahuja, Georg-August-University Göttingen
- Prof. Dr. Susanne Brandtstädter, University of Cologne
- Prof. Dr. Samita Sen, University of Würzburg
- Prof. Prabhu Prasad Mohapatra, Delhi University

Day 3: The Big Digitalization Rush - How Higher Education and Research Organizations in India and Germany respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic
- Prof Dr.-Ing. Heribert Nacken, RWTH Aachen University
- Prof Beatrix Busse, University of Cologne
- Dr Vidya Yeravdekar, Symbiosis International University
- Prof Shravan Hansoge, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
- Dr Katja Lasch, DWIH New Delhi