Commemoration LectureEvents

Prof. K.K. George Second Memorial Lecture

Centre for Socio-economic and Environmental Studies (CSES) Kochi, in association with School of Management Studies (SMS), CUSAT and K N Raj Study Centre for Planning and Centre-State Relations, Mahatma Gandhi University, organised Professor K K George Memorial Lecture for 2023 on 15th of September at the Seminar Complex, Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT).

Professor C P Chandrasekhar, Senior Research Fellow at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), University of Massachusetts, Amherst and former Professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, delivered the lecture on “Can the Centre Hold? Engineered Inequality and India’s Development Trajectory.” 

Professor. P.G. Sankaran (Vice-Chancellor, CUSAT) delivered a presidential address at the event. Mr. Bibin Thambi (Senior Research Officer, CSES) welcomed speakers and the audience to the event. Professor. P K Michael Tharakan (Chairperson, Kerala Council for Historical Research), Dr. Jagathy Raj V.P. (Director and Senior Professor, SMS, CUSAT) and Mr Krishnakumar KK (Senior Fellow, CSES), who spoke at the event, recollected academic contributions of Professor K K George and shared their memories of associating with him. Dr. S. Muraleedharan (Vice Chairperson, CSES & Faculty Member, KN Raj Centre, MG University) extended thanks to the speakers and the audience.