Social Insects and Media

February 2013 at Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin

»If I were a wasp I would have to be as intellectual as I am as a human beeing and not any less.«

Video, 42:07 min

Raghavendra Gadagkar is a research professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India, who studies evolution using eusocial insects. For most of his works, he uses Ropalidia marginata, a commonly found South Indian paper wasp, as study system. Since 2002 he is Non-resident Permanent Fellow at the German Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.

Interview with Daniel Fetzner in connection to the research on rythmanalysis with insects
With special thanks to Vasanthi Dass and Souvik Mandal

Interview with Raghavendar Gadagkar by Alexander Kluge at dctp