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Online Teaching: What does it have in store for women in India?

The idea that online education would bring some sort of democratization or larger reach seems like an incomplete picture of what is to come. It is important that we understand the problems and the kind of further marginalization online education would bring.

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What contact tracing can mean in a democracy

The recent discussion on contact tracing in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic is intertwined with surveillance technologies. These technologies can be cheaply scaled up and they can also be highly personalized, depending on what databases they can be linked to. Given its importance and rapid acceptance by authorities and Governments in India, there are […]

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What Modeling the Pandemic reveals about our Mathematics

we try to look at the modeling efforts going on in the mathematics community – across the countries and specifically in India, and through that raise certain critical questions about the nature of Professional Mathematics, and its relation to Society.