Anjali Monteiro | K.P. Jayasankar

Documentary Filmmakers | Educators | Researchers

Seminars and Presentations

2017-2018

Title of Programme Type Place Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
Best Practices on Project-Based Research Workshop for Queen’s University Faculty members TISS August 21, 2017 to August 25, 2017 SMCS and International Office TISS Designed and organized the workshop NA
Critical Edge Alliance Conference on Higher Education for the 21st Century: Innovations in University Society Partnerships International conference TISS Sept 21-23, 2017 TISS and Roskilde University Co=presented a paper Critical Media Pedagogies through Web Archives
Retrospective of the work of Anjali Monteiro and KP Jayasankar Film Screening Chennai October 22, 2017 Marupakkam and Periyar Self Respect Media Presented and discussed films NA
Our Family Film Screening Chennai October 23, 2017 Marupakkam and Panuval Book Store Presented and discussed films Our Family
SheWrite Film Screening Chennai October 24, 2017 Marupakkam and Discovery Book Palace Presented and discussed films SheWrite
SheWrite and Our Family Film Screening Chennai October 25, 2017 Marupakkam and Department of Journalism and Communication, University of Madras Presented and discussed films SheWrite and Our Family
Mapping the Ahampuram: A Symposium of Contemporary Women writers from Tamilnadu Film Screening Chennai October 26, 2017 IIT Madras Presented and discussed a film SheWrite
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Ernakulam October 28, 2017 Cochin Film Society Presented and discussed a film A Delicate Weave
Signs Film Festival Film Screening Ernakulam September 29, 2017 Federation of Film Societies of India Presented a film in absentia A Delicate Weave
Film South Asia International Film Festival Kathmandu November 2-4, 2017 Himal South Asian Presented a film in absentia A Delicate Weave
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Kozhikode November 3, 2017 Media One Academy Presented and discussed a film A Delicate Weave
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Mumbai November 24, 2017 Vikalp at Prithvi Presented and discussed a film A Delicate Weave
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Pune December 9, 2017 The Loft Forum Presented and discussed a film A Delicate Weave
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Mumbai December 13, 2017 Comet Media Foundation Presented and discussed a film A Delicate Weave
Samvaad – A Tribal Conclave Public event Jamshedpur November 17-19 Tata Steel Rural Development Society Conducted a workshop session Video production on indigenous issues
National Seminar on Documenting Dissent Seminar Bengaluru January 18-19, 2018 St. Joseph’s College Panel Presentation Documenting Dissent: A Conversation
National Seminar on Documenting Dissent Seminar Bengaluru January 18-19, 2018 St. Joseph’s College Film Screening A Delicate Weave
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Bengaluru January 16, 2018 Indian Institute of Human Settlements Film Screening A Delicate Weave
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Mumbai February 1, 2018 Lakme Fashion Week Film Screening A Delicate Weave
Retrospective of Films Film Screening Thrissur February 6, 2018 Thrissur International Film Festival Film Screening Retrospective
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Mumbai February 10, 2018 Sophia College Film Festival Film Screening A Delicate Weave
Retrospective of Films Film Screening New Delhi February 21-23, 2018 India International Centre Film Screening Retrospective
Workshop on Documentary Film Workshop Silchar March 19-21, 2018 Assam University, Silchar Conceptualised and conducted a workshop The History and Language of Documentary
Screening of A Delicate Weave Film Screening Goa March 26, 2018 People Tree Film Screening A Delicate Weave
Cultural Practices of Labour in Migration National Conference Patna April 20-21, 2018 TISS Patna Centre Delivered the Valedictory Address Archiving the City: The Mill Mumbai Web Archive

2016-2017

Title of Programme Type Place Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
Unpacking the Media- Exploring Gendered Identities: A Workshop on Critical Media Education and Production Workshop for college students Mumbai August 20 and 27, 2016 SMCS, TISS and International Association of Women in Radio and Television Designed, organised and conducted the Workshop Critical Media Analysis and Scripting for PSAs
Media and Innovation Day Seminar Mumbai October 13, 2016 SASNET (Swedish South Asia Network) Presented a paper Innovative Project: Castemopolitan Mumbai Website
Course on Visual Cultures Workshop Kishangarh Sept 12-17, 2016 Central University of Rajasthan Resource person Introduction to Visual Cultures
Screening and Discussion of So Heddan So Hoddan Public screening Sydney October 26, 2016 Ozdox- Australian Documentary Forum Presenter So Heddan So Hoddan
A Fly in the Curry: Independent Documentary Film in India Public Lecture Sydney November 1, 2016 University of Technology Sydney Presented a paper A Fly in the Curry: Independent Documentary Film in India
Screening and Discussion of Naata Talk Sydney November 3, 2016 Australian Catholic University Presented a film Screening and Discussion of Naata
Ideas from India International Symposium Canberra November 10-11, 2016 Australian National University Presented a paper DiverCity: Contesting Erasures
Syntalk: The Magic of Making Panel Discussion Mumbai Dec 3, 2016 Syntalk Panelist The Magic of Making
Documentary Production Workshop Mumbai April 17-21, 2017 Tata Steel Rural Development Society Designed, organised and conducted the Workshop Concept and Scripting for Documentary Film
Independent Documentary Film as a Site of Resistance Public Lecture Mumbai May 5, 2017 Godrej India Culture Lab Gave an illustrated lecture Independent Documentary Film as a Site of Resistance
Annual Conference of the International Association Mass Communication Research International Conference Cartagena, Colombia July 16-20, 2017 IAMCR Presented a paper Towards Participatory MediaEducation Praxis: The DiverCity Web Archive

2015-2016

Title of Programme Type Place Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
Launch of Giran Mumbai website Panel discussion Mumbai August 4, 2015 SMCS, TISS Presented the website Introducing the Giran Mumbai Portal
Seeking the Beloved: An Evening with the Poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Panel and film screening Mumbai August 11, 2015 SMCS, TISS Screened and discussed a film Like Here Like There
Creative Time Summit: Knowledge as Collective experience Panel discussion Mumbai August 12, 2015 ArtOxygen & Studio-X Mumbai Presented a paper Exploring DiverCity
Gandhi and the Politics of Visual Representation Public Lecture by Prof. Vinay Lal Mumbai Sept 4, 2015 TISS Chaired the session Gandhi and the Politics of Visual Representation
Series on Mumbai City Public lecture Mumbai October 7, 2015 Studio X and Columbia University Presented a film and paper Screening of Naata and Presentation of Divercity website
Director’s Cut series Public Panel Aberdeen, UK October 14, 2015 King's College, University of Aberdeen Panel discussant Reflections on Documentary Filmmaking
Master class on Documentary Praxis Lecture Aberdeen, UK October 15, 2015 King's College, University of Aberdeen Illustrated lecture Exploring the Visual in Documentary Praxis
Explorative Workshop International workshop Lund, Sweden October 19 Lund University and SASNET Presented a paper Storytelling in the digital age
Samvaad Film Screening Chaibasa, Jharkhand Nov 11, 2015 Tata Steel Rural Development Society Screening and discussion of film Kahankar: Ahankar
Samvaad Film Screening Jhinkpani, Jharkhand Nov 11, 2015 Tata Steel Rural Development Society Screening and discussion of film Kahankar: Ahankar
Samvaad Film Screening Seraikela, Jharkhand Nov 12, 2015 Tata Steel Rural Development Society Screening and discussion of film Kahankar: Ahankar
Samvaad Film Screening Ranchi, Jharkhand Nov 12, 2015 Tata Steel Rural Development Society Screening and discussion of film Kahankar: Ahankar
Seeking the Beloved: An Evening with the Poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Panel and film screening Mumbai Dec 5, 2015 Somaiya Centre for Lifelong Learning Screening and discussion of film Like Here Like There
Diginaka 2016 International seminar Mumbai Jan 6-8, 2016 SMCS, TISS Presented a paper Mumbai Sub-versions: The Place of Affect in Digital Video Activism

2014-2015

Title of Programme Type Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
Semiotics and Textual Analysis Workshop 08/08/2014 IDC, IIT, Mumbai Conducted a workshop Semiotics and Textual Analysis
Orality and Diversity Film Festival 10/03/2014 Joensuu, Finland Presented a paper and screened a film Sufi Musical Traditions in Kachchh
Re-reading the Media Workshop 22/11/2014 Sophia College, Mumbai Conducted a workshop Re-reading the Media
Visible Evidence International Documentary Conference Conference 12/11/2014 MCRC, Jamia and School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi Co-presented a paper and chaired a session Like Us Like Them: Exploring the Encounter between Oral Traditions and Documentary Film
The Kabir Festival Cultural festival 01/09/2015 Comet Media Foundation, Mumbai Screened a film Like Here Like There
The Kabir Festival The Kabir Festival 01/10/2015 IDC, IIT Mumbai Screened a film Like Here Like There
Chennai Film Screenings Film Forum 01/11/2015 Marupakkam, Chennai Screened a film SheWrite
Special Session with Vis Com Students Workshop 01/12/2015 Loyola College, Chennai Conducted a workshop Documentary Film
Documentary Workshop Workshop 13/1/2015 Central University of Tamilnadu, Thiruvarur Conducted a workshop Workshop for Documentary Production

2013-2014

Title of Programme Type Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
Beyond Borders: Music and Identity in Kachchh, India Public Lecture 14/10/2013 Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University, Sydney Paper Presentation Beyond Borders: Music and Identity in Kachchh, India Not Applicable
Independent and Alternative: Key Issues and Debates in Documentary Filmmaking in China and India Seminar 26/09/2013 University of Technology Sydney Paper Presentation Key Issues and Debates in Documentary Filmmaking in India
Project Space: Word. Sound.Power Film 15/01/2014 Tate Modern and Khoj International Artists Association, New Delhi Other Saacha The Loom
Social Justice film retrospective Public Lecture 21/10/2013 University of Technology, Sydney Resource Person Social Justice film retrospective
Aperture International Ethnographic Film Festival Film 22/11/2013 University of Melbourne Paper Presentation Naata and Do Din Ka Mela
Persistence Resistance Film 17/02/2014 Magic Lantern Foundation, New Delhi Panelist Shared Practice
Parramasala Festiva Film 05/10/2013 Inter Cultural Exchange, Sydney Resource Person Our Family, Naata and So Heddan So Hoddan
Project Space: Word. Sound.Power Film 13/07/2013 Tate Modern and Khoj International Artists Association, London Other Saacha The Loom
Investigating Media, Reflective Practices Public Lecture 02/08/2013 University of Technology Sydney Resource Person The Invisible Poor in the film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’
Root Reel Screening series Film 25/06/2013 Root Reel, Mumbai Resource Person Like Here Like There
Public Lecture and screening Public Lecture 24/10/2013 Dept. of Anthropology, Australian National University, Canberra Paper Presentation Like Here Like There

2012-2013

Title of Programme Type Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
Questioning the Truth: Documentary Film as Political Intervention Workshop 25/05/2012 ASH, Berlin Presented a paper Reflections on the Politics of Representation
Focus Asia: Memory and Documentary Film: Exploring Painful and Forgotten Memories in China, India, and Indonesia Seminar 25/04/2013 Centre for East and South-east Asian Studies, Lund, Sweden Presented and discussed film series Remembering 1992 Film Series
Intimate Lens Ethnographic Film Festival Film 06/12/2012 Intimate Lens Ethnographic Film Festival, Italy Presented a Film Like Here Like There
Remembering 1992 Workshop 18/02/2013 St. Xavier's College, Mumbai Presented and discussed film series Remembering 1992
Certificate Course on Local Culture Training Programme 14/01/2013 Wilson College and Asiatic Society, Mumbai Presented and discussed film series Remembering 1992
Tribal Fest Conference 08/11/2012 Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi Presented a Film and gave a lecture Like Here Like There
Symposium on Indian Culture and Society Seminar 19/04/2013 University of Gothenburg, Sweden Presented a Film Like Here Like Tehre
International Festival of Folk Music Conference 22/11/2012 Music Museum of Nepal Presented a Film Like Here Like Tehre
Creating Safety Nets for Adolescents and Youth: Building Counselling Networks Seminar 18/02/2013 Counselling Centre, TISS Chaired a Session/ Presented a Paper Youth and the Media
Subjects and Texts Public Lecture 17/04/2013 Centre for East and South- East Asian Studies, Stockholm, Sweden Presented a paper Subjects and Texts

2011-2012

Title of Programme Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
National Seminar on Technology, Communication and Culture 8-9/03/2012 Pune University Keynote speaker Speaking the Marginal
Mumbai -Transcendence and Control in a Global Mega City 3-5/10/2011 Max Planck Urban Aspirations project, Mumbai Paper presenter Imagined Mumbai: The Slum in Documentary Film
Ideas from India Symposium 21-22/11/2011 Research School of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra Paper presenter Resisting Censorship
Creativity/Participation/Action Symposium 23-24/11/2011 University of Technology Sydney Screening and discussion So Heddan So Hoddan
Researching Indian Performing Arts Symposium 18/11/2011 Macquarie University, Sydney Screening and discussion So Heddan So Hoddan

2010-2011

Title of Programme Date Organiser Contribution Title of Presentation
Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2010 Apr. 23, 2010 Kashish Screening and discussion Our Family
Film Screening Series July 9, 2010 Habitat Centre, New Delhi Screening and discussion Do Din ka Mela
Goettingen International Ethnographic Film Festival May 12-16, 2010 University of Goettingen Screening and discussion Do Din ka Mela
Zanzibar International Film Festival July 12-18, 2010 Zanzibar International Film Festival Screening Do Din ka Mela
A retrospective of CMCS Films June 4-6, 2010 Bangalore Film Society Screening and discussion 6 films
Future Past Symposium May 15-18, 2010 University of Goettingen Paper presentation Like Us Like Them
Viscult Festival of Documentary & Ethnographic Film September 29 to October 3, 2010 North Karelian Film Association Screening and discussion Do Din ka Mela
Sardinia International Ethnographic Film Festival Sept 21-25, 2010 Istituto Superiore Etnografico della Sardegna, Sardinia Screening Do Din ka Mela
Filmi Chashma November 25, 2010 Comet Media Foundation Talk Media Education
1001 Documentary Film Festival October 29 to November 6, 2010 Turkish Documentary Filmmakers Association Screening and discussion Do Din ka Mela
Urban Docs Asia: Identities, Memories, and Struggles in Asian Cities December7-10, 2010 Centre for East and South East Asian Studies, University of Lund Screening and discussion Naata
Cities and the Visual: Ethnography, Documentaries, and Image-based Research December 10, 2010 Centre for East and South East Asian Studies, University of Lund Paper presentation Representing the City
Seascapes in Comparative Media Studies December 23, 2010 Department of German, University of Mumbai Screening and discussion Saacha
Rethinking Cultural Studies 27-28 January 2011 TISS, Mumbai Paper presentation Rethinking Media Education/ Like Here Like There

2009-2010

Title of Programme Date Organiser
Screening of Naata, SheWrite and Our Family, Persistence of Resistance, New Delhi April 28-30, 2009 Magic Lantern Foundation, New Delhi
Screening of Our Family, Netherlands Transgender Film Festival, Amsterdam May 20-24, 2009 Netherlands Queerfest
Thinking Do-ers and Doing Thinkers: Re-thinking Media Education in India, International Communication Association Pre-conference on India and Communication Studies, Chicago, USA May 20-21, 2009 Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, University for Pennsylvania, and Centre for Culture, Media & Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Re-reading Media, Re-thinking Culture- Workshop for Teachers and Practitioners June 12, 2009 CMCS and USIEF
Screening of Our Family, 11th Royal Anthropological Association Film Festival July 1-4, 2009 Royal Anthropological Association, London
Media and Social Issues: Screening and Discussion of Naata and student PSAs July 30, 2009 British Council and CMCS
Workshop on Semiotics September 24- 25, 2009 MVPSS College of Architecture & Centre for Design, Nashik
Course on Documentary Film Production October 7-13, 2009 Institute of Design and Arts, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Screening of Our Family, Program in Culture & Media at New York University October 19, 2009 Dept. of Anthropology, NYU
Screening of Our Family, LGBTQ Studies Film Series October 20, 2009 Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, City University of New York, USA
Screening of Naata, Five College Event October 22, 2009 Mount Holyoke College Film Studies Program
Screening of Our Family October 27, 2009 South Asian Studies Council and Macmillan Center, Yale University, USA
Screening of Our Family October 29, 2009 Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Talk: Slumdog Millionaire and Q&A- The book, the film and the politics of representation November 3, 2009 University of Colorado at Boulder
Social Documentation: Issues and Concerns December 7, 2009 Whistling Woods International, Mumbai
Screening of Naata, International Seminar on Human Rights December 10, 2009 St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Screening of Do Din ka Mela, JDCA Festival on Art and Artists December 12-14, 2009 Jatin Das Centre for the Arts, Bhubaneswar
Reflections on Documentary Filmmaking, Meet the Artist Programme December 12, 2009 Jatin Das Centre for the Arts, Bhubaneswar
Screening of Do Din ka Mela, Alliance Francaise December 16, 2009 Vikalp Archive, Mumbai
Screening of Do Din ka Mela January 2, 2010 Moving Images Film Club, Goa
Screening of Do Din ka Mela, Nazariya Film Club January 25, 2010 Drishti, Ahmedabad
Screening of Do Din ka Mela, Vibgyor Film Festival, Thrissur February 20, 2010 Chetana Media Institute, Thrissur
The Politics of Representation, Academic Staff College March 9, 2010 Dept. of Sociology, Mumbai University
Screening of Do Din ka Mela, Prakriti Film Festival, Jodhpur March 4-6, 2010 CEC, UGC
Session on Use of AV Aids for Teaching of Gender, Workshop on teaching of Gender related Courses March 12-13, 2010 Centre for Women's Studies, Goa University
Screening of Do Din ka Mela, Jean Rouch International Film Festival March 30, 2010 Comite du Filme Ethnographique, Paris

2008-2009

Title of Programme Date Organiser
Screening of Our Family 30/8/2008 Jeevika South Asia Livelihhod Documentary Festival 2008 Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Screening of Naata and Identity 29/8/2008 Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi, Delhi
Screening of Our Family 21/8/2008 Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai, SCM Programme
Screening of Our Family 9/8/2008 Nigah Queerfest 08, ISI, Lodi Estate, New Delhi
Screening of Our Family 26/5/2008 1st International Video Festival of Kerala Trivandrum, Kerala
Screening of Our Family 19/4/2008 Vikalp Bengaluru, Bangalore
Workshop on Documentary Aug 2 and 3, 2008, Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune:
Screening of Our Family October 3, 2008 Viscult Festival, Joensuu, Finland
Workshop on Documentary Film in India October 7, 2008 Institute of Design, Lahti University, Finland
Screening of SheWrite and Our Family October 8, 2008 School of Film and Design, Helsinki, Finland
Screening of Naata Nov 5, 2008 Keele University, UK
Screening of Our Family Nov 6, 2008 Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, Manchester University
Workshop: Screening of Naata and Saacha Nov 7, 2008 Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, Manchester University
Imagining the City Nov 11, 2008 London School of Economics
Screening of Naata Nov 12, 2008 Oxford University
Workshop on Documentary Scripting Dec 18-19, 2008 FTII, Pune
Screening of Naata and session on Dharavi Jan 5, 2009 International Honors Program, visiting students, TISS, Mumbai
Screening of Naata and session on Dharavi Jan 14, 2009 Columbia University Tokyo Campus Spring Workshop
Screening of Our Family Jan 27, 2008 SRFTI, Kolkata
Screening of Naata Jan 30, 2009 Jana Sanskriti, Kolkata
Workshop on Documentary Film Feb 2, , 2009 St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata
Presented paper ‘Skirting the Issue’ Feb 27, 2009 Explode Softly workshop, TISS
Presented paper ‘The Subject is King’ March 12, 2009 Intercolonial Networks, Oceanic Circulations: Re-thinking the Indian Ocean, UTS, Sydney

2007-2008

Title of Programme Date Organiser
Screening and Discussion of SheWrite and Naata 2/4/2007 Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia, USA
Imagining the City: Naata and Saacha 3/4/ 2007 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Representing Mumbai: Naata 4/4/2007 Arcadia University, Pennsylvania, USA
Cultural Studies in India 16/4/2007 University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Screening and Discussion of Naata 22/4/2007 India Community Center, San Francisco, USA
Screening and Discussion of SheWrite 23/4/2007 University of San Francisco, The Davies Forum, USA
Imagining the City: Naata and Saacha 26/4/2007 South Asia Center, Stanford University, USA
Screening and Discussion of SheWrite 30/4/2007 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
First Norman Cutler Conference on South Asian Literatures: Screening of SheWrite 4-5/5/2007 University of Chicago, USA
Imagining the City: Naata 8/5/2007 CHSC colloquium,UC Davis, USA
Imagining the City: Naata and Saacha 11/5/2007 Center for India and South Asia, UCLA, USA
Imagining the City: Naata and Saacha 14/5/2007 UC Riverside, USA
Screening of SheWrite 15/7/2007 Kriti Information Place, New Delhi
Global Fusion 2007, St. Louis USA, Keynote speaker: Spaces for Critical Dialogue 7-9/ 9/2007 Global Media Research Centre, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA
DC Meets Delhi, Screening of SheWrite 10/09/2007 University of the Dist. Of Columbia, Washington DC, USA
Imagining the City: Naata and Saacha 11/09/2007 Center for South Asia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Sadho International Poetry Festival, Screening of Breasts 14/10/2007 Sadho Festival
Workshop on Documentary Film 17/10/2007 Whistling Woods
Screening of Our Family 26/10/2007 Vikalp, Mumbai
Signs 2007, Screening of Our Family 27/10/2007 Federation of Film Societies of India, Kerala
Screening of Our Family 15/11/2007 Vikalp and Awishkar, Mumbai
Fifth International Conference of Critical Geography, Screening of Saacha 5/12/2007 International Group of Critical Geography
Screening of Our Family 10/12/2007 Moving Images, Goa
Agency, Sexuality and the Law, The Fascinating Lives of Others 11-13/12/2007 TISS & Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality, Keele
Screening of Our Family 22/12/2007 Chauraha, NCPA, Mumbai
3 Cities Digital Atlas Workshop, Sydney, Screening of Naata 8-10/1/2008 UNESCO and University of Western Sydney
Understanding the Semiotics of Violence, Representing Resistance 16/12/2007 Dept. of English, Mumbai University
Festival on Art and Artists, Screening of Kahankar: Ahankar 28/1/2008 JD Centre for the Arts, Bhubaneshwar
Mumbai International Film Festival 2008, Screening of Our Family 7/2/2008 Films Division, Mumbai
Screening of Our Family 8/2/2008 Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai
Screening of Our Family 13/2/2008 Culture Café, TISS
Vibgyor Film Festival, Screening of Our Family 14/2/2008 Chetana Media Institute, Trichur
Workshop on Documentary Film 5/3/2008 Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication
Women Film Festival, Screening of SheWrite 8/3/2008 Nazariya, Drishti, Ahmedabad
Urban Typhoon, What Women Want 16-22/3/ 2008 PUKAR, Mumbai
Workshop on Image Making 29-30/3/2008 College of Design, Nashik