Friday, 10 September 2010

Our Media Officer, Sachindev P.S., invited to attend WOLP workshop 2010 at University of Cambridge

The Mudugar-Kurumbar Research Centre (MKR Centre) team is extremely happy to announce that Sachindev P.S., the Media Officer of MKR Centre, Attappady, is invited to attend "Archiving Orality and Connecting with Communities: World Oral Literature Project 2010 Workshop"organised by World Oral Literature Project, University of Cambridge, London. The workshop will be held on 10th and 11th December, 2010, at Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, 17 Mill Lane, University of Cambridge. He will present a paper titled, "The Challenges in the Field: A Case-study of Fieldwork with Mudugar."

Sachindev was one of the initiators of the project and was actively involved in the establishment of Mudugar-Kurumbar Research Centre. He has done extensive fieldwork with Mudugar (indigenous community) living in the hills and plains of Attappady. He was instrumental in making four video-documentaries describing the lifestyle of Mudugar. He is currently pursuing Masters in Mass Communication in University of Hyderabad.