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Blog Entry Pornography & the Law - A Call for Peer Review
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 21, 2010 last modified Dec 14, 2012 12:12 PM — filed under: , ,
Namita Malhotra's research project on "Pornography & the Law". is a part of the Researchers @ Work Programme at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore. Her monograph is an attempt to unravel the relations between pornography, technology and the law in the shifting context of the contemporary.
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Blog Entry Pleasure and Pornography: Initial Encounters with the Unknown
by Namita A. Malhotra published Feb 03, 2009 last modified Aug 02, 2011 08:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
This blog entry is the first in a series by Namita Malhotra on her CIS-RAW project that is about pornography, Internet, sexuality, law, new media and technology. She aims for this to be a multi media and research project/journey which is able to cite and draw on various sources including legal studies, film studies and philosophy, academic and historical work on sexuality, art, film and pornography itself.
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Blog Entry Pleasure and Pornography: Pornography and the Blindfolded Gaze of the Law
by Namita A. Malhotra published Apr 02, 2009 last modified Aug 02, 2011 08:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
In the legal discourse, pornography as a category is absent, except as an aggravated form of obscenity. Does this missing descriptive category assist in the rampant circulation of pornography, either online or offline? Rather than ask that question, Namita Malhotra, in this second post documenting her CIS-RAW project, explores certain judgments that indeed deal with pornographic texts and uncovers the squeamishness that ensures that pornography as an object keeps disappearing before the law.
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Blog Entry Pleasure and Pornography: Impassioned Objects
by Namita A. Malhotra published May 11, 2009 last modified Aug 02, 2011 08:35 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
In this post, a third in the series documenting her CIS-RAW project, Pleasure and Pornography, Namita Malhotra explores the idea of fetish as examined by Anne McClintock (i) . This detour is an exploration of the notion of fetish, its histories and meanings, and how it might relate to the story of Indian porn.
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Blog Entry The 'Dark Fibre' Files: Interview with Jamie King and Peter Mann
by Siddharth Chadha published Mar 27, 2009 last modified Aug 04, 2011 04:41 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Film-makers Jamie King (producer/director of the 'Steal This Film' series) and Peter Mann, in conversation with Siddharth Chadha, on 'Dark Fibre', their latest production, being filmed in Bangalore
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Histories of the Internet
by Nishant Shah published Sep 17, 2008 last modified Mar 30, 2015 02:15 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
For the first two years, the CIS-RAW Programme shall focus on producing diverse multidisciplinary histories of the internet in India.
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Unpacking technology - beginnings
by Asha Achuthan published Oct 20, 2008 last modified Oct 31, 2008 09:47 AM — filed under: ,
This is a work-in-progress that seeks to inaugurate a field of critical technology studies with the women-technology relationship as a unique entry point of investigation.
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of doctors and maps - Snippet one
by Asha Achuthan published Nov 05, 2008 last modified Aug 03, 2011 09:44 AM — filed under: , , ,
The clinic is not what it was. It is highly technologized, flooded with information systems. But what of the relationships it traditionally supported, between patient and doctor?
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of doctors and maps - Snippet two
by Asha Achuthan published Nov 05, 2008 last modified Aug 03, 2011 09:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
This may seem like a careless swipe at the volumes of critique of technology. And yet ... I need to know ...
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Justice and Difference - the first talk in 'the monster album of feminist stories'
by Asha Achuthan published Dec 04, 2008 last modified Aug 03, 2011 09:43 AM — filed under: , ,
CIS and 'the monster album of feminist stories', in relation to the Rewiring Bodies project by Asha Achuthan, hosted the first of a series of talks on cognizing feminism at the CIS premises on Cunningham Road on 14th November, 2008.
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