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Dissecting South Asia: Development and Culture

Monday, October 15, 2018 2:00 pm

Location: JMC Library

Please join four UK scholars as they present and discuss their different dimensions of critical development, culture, and gender of South Asia. Presentations and discussions will occur over a two-day period on October 15 (2:00 - 4:00 pm) and October 16 (3:00 - 5:00 pm) in the JMC Library.

Presenters will include:

  • Ishita Mehrotra - "Traditional Modernity: Class, Caste and Gender in Occupational Patterns"
  • Shreya Sinha - "Agrarian capital in 21st Century India: Strategies within and outside agriculture"
  • Taneesha Devi Mohan - "At the precipice of more tragedy: the lives and livelihoods of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh"
  • Priyanka Basu - "The Cultural Politics of ‘Folk’: Perspectives from India and Bangladesh"

Cosponsored by the India Council, Asian Studies Center, and James Madison College