Professor Adiseshiah's cosmopolitanism, a Visiting
Professorial Chair has been instituted whereby a
scholar of distinction is invited to MIDS. The
Visiting Professor is expected to deliver a couple
of lectures / seminars and contribute to the
Dr Y Subbarayalu, formerly Professor of Archaeology
at Tamil University, Thanjavur. He delivered
lectures on Socio-economic formation in Tamil
Nadu 5th - 16th C.A.D I & II on 10-11 November
a) Professor Kaushik Basu, Cornell University. He
visited the Institute in 24th July 2002 and a
lecture on Rationality, games and social moves.
Another lecture on The politics and economics of
child labour on July 25th 2002.
b) Professor Uma Chakravarthy was the first Malcolm
Adiseshiah visiting professor and spent two weeks in
January - Februay 2002. She gave a seminar and a
public lecture in addition to having consultations
with the faculty.
and Focus of Research
Adiseshiah Visiting Professor