'The Specture of Social Counter-Revolution' by Prof. Prabhat Patnaik ,27 September 2014.
The Uneven Rise of Marginailsed Castes in Indian Politics: Regional Dimensions’ by Prof. Christopher Jaffrelot, 3 November 2008.
Remedying Inter-communal Inequality: A Cross-National Perspective’ by Prof. William A Darity Jr., 3 January 2011
On Economic Growth, Inclusiveness and Identity’ by Prof. Kaushik Basu, 30 January 2012.
Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality’ by Prof. Samuel L Myers Jr., 14 January 2013.
Ambedkar Memorials: Celebrating the Man or Advancing His Legacy by Professor Gary Michael Tartakov, March 31, 2015.
In-house Lecture By Outside Scholars
Exploring Possibilities Of IIDS-Private Sector Partnership for Affirmative Action by Mr.Ajay Singh, TATA Group Of Companies, 27 June 2014, IIDS
Democracy, Reservation and Secularism by Prof. Vani K Borooah, 5 January 2016
Affirmative Action and Beyond: Reparations and Public Employment Policy by Prof. William A Darity Jr, 14 April 2016
Social Inclusion by Dr. Maitreyi Bordia Das, Social Development Specialist, World Bank, 15 September, 2014.
Law at the Intersection of Caste, Gender, and Sexuality, by Sumit Baudh, doctoral candidate, UCLA Law School, 05 July 2014.
The Intersection of Gender and Caste Discrimination in India, by Chayanika Shah, 'Lesbians and Bisexuals in Action (LABIA), Mumbai, 08 August 2014, IIDS.
Social Justice for Dalits in the Era of Diversity: Reservations and Affirmative Action Worldwide by Laura Dudley Jenkins, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Cincinnati, USA. 5 February 2014.
A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste, and Difference in Indian and the United States by Prof. Gyanendra Pandey, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor and Director, Interdisciplinary Workshop on Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Department of History,
Social Exclusion and Labour Market by Dr. Arjan de Haan, IDRC, Ottawa, 18 December, 2013.
Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Paulo Freire and Subaltern Consciousness with Parallels to the Dalit Struggle in India by Laurence R. Simon, Professor of International Development and Executive Director, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 9 October
Models for Anti-Discriminatory Practice, by Prof. Dagmar Oberlies, Professor of Law in Social Work, School of Applied Sciences, University of Frankfurt, 21 September 2013.
Political Economy of Cross-Class Coalition in India and Brazil by Dr. Aaron Schneider, Leo Block Chair, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, 12 July 2013.
Affirmative Action in Private Sector by Mark Boulding, Head Private Sector, CA-UK, 6 July 2013.
Stratification Economics by Prof William Darity, Duke University, United States 16 March, 2013.
Measuring Discrimination by Prof. Samual Myers, University of Minnesota, USA, 13 March 2013.
Discriminatory Behaviour by Prof. Vani Kant Borooah, Professor of Applied Economics, School of Economics, University of Ulster, United Kingdoms, 7-8 March 2013.
Dalit Human Rights: Comparing Globalized Resistance and Insights for Shared Global Governance by Dr. Luis Cabrera, Reader of Political Theory at University of Birmingham, United Kingdoms, 26 February 2013.
Taking Sides- Reservation Quotas and Minority Rights by Prof. R. Heredia, 25 February 2013.
Violence against Schedule Caste and Its Pattern by Prof James Manor, Professor of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, 13 February, 2013.
Competing Inequalities by Prof Marc Galanter, School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 19 January 2013.
Indian Judiciary and Reservation Issues by Dr. Alex Fischer, School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 15 January, 2013.
Remedies to Racial Inequality: Lessons from the Post Civil Rights Era in USA, by Prof. Samuel L Myers Jr., 14 January 2013.
Environmental Movements and Dalits in Garhwal Area of Uttarakhand by Prof Antje Linkkenbach, of the Max Weber Institute of Advanced Study, Germany, 8 January 2013.
Socially Marginalised Communities in Slums of Dharavi by Prof. Martin Fuchs, Professor for the Religious History of India at the Max Weber Institute of Advanced Study, Germany, 8 January 2013.