Online workshop on “Communication process with subaltern groups and introducing CCA ”

As a part of CARE out reach research activities an online workshop on “Communication process with subaltern groups and introducing CCA ”will be jointly organized by Subaltern Communication Research Center (SCRC), Bangladesh and Culture- Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE), National University of Singapore (NUS).

Date: Monday, 31 March 2014, SG local time 12-2 pm ( Bangladesh time 10 am-12pm)

Participants: SCRC researchers, environmental activists, academics based in Bangladesh.

The workshop will be given by prof. Mohan J. Dutta, (PhD, University of Minnesota, B. Tech (Honors), IIT Kharagpur).

Prof. Mohan is the Director CARE and Head of the Department of Communications and New Media (CNM), NUS.

For participating in the workshop please visit : &

or E-mail of SCRC:


CARE is looking for three full-time research assistants to manage and facilitate our on-going projects. Please click here to download a detailed description of the available positions. Join our team to work towards making a positive social impact! Closing date for applications is April 18, 2014.

Call for Special Issue of Global Media Journal on “Globalization, Financialization, and New Imperialism’

Global Media Journal is an official publication of the Global Communication Association in conjunction with the Center for Global Studies, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, USA. Its editions are supported by their respective universities around the world.

The theme of Special Issue, fall 2014 is

Financialization, Communication, and New Imperialism Guest Editors of the issue are: Mohan J. Dutta, National University of Singapore Mahuya Pal, University of South Florida

Please direct all inquiries and submissions to guest editor Mohan J. Dutta, National University of Singapore at Direct graduate student research inquiries to Mahuya Pal, University of South Florida,

For information about the journal, visit: (new platform and issues) (old platform and issues)


Heart to Heart: Women’s Heart Health Programme Launch

Women’s Heart Health Program Launched March 18

We are thrilled to announce that the first day of our Women’s Heart Health Program: Heart to Heart launched yesterday, March 18 with our Mandarin group session. This is the first step of a four month program developed by our participants in collaboration with NUH and CARE. Yesterday’s launch consisted of the first group session held in Mandarin, and included presentations from the occupational therapy team on dealing with stress, from the dietitian on nutrition and healthy eating, and from the physiotherapist on healthy ways to exercise.

CARE White Paper: HIV Prevention Among MSM in Singapore

In the backdrop of escalating HIV infections rates among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Singapore and recent public debates on homosexuality, Daniel Teo and Mohan Dutta briefly outline the key barriers to developing HIV-prevention programmes for this marginalised segment of the population. This article also sets up the theoretical foundation and impetus for culture-centered research on the sexual health of MSM in Singapore, one of the projects currently undertaken by CARE in collaboration with Oogachaga, a counselling and personal development organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals. Click here to read the full paper.