Tag: Assam

‘GUILTY’ daughter-researcher: Ethnography, familial politics, and guilt

Guest Contributor , May 9th, 2022


By Bhargabi Das I would like to begin by giving a little context of my research and my family and possibly how they overlapped over the course of…


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Tales of ‘Mala-Bori’: Marginalized Muslim char women and population control policies in Assam, India.

Guest Contributor , May 2nd, 2022


By Bhargabi Das The summer months in the chars of western Assam, India where my ethnographic fieldwork was based, are only of respite because of the calm breeze…


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If Meat Could Tell Stories: A Tale of Assam during Coronavirus

Rituparna Patgiri , May 11th, 2020


I can smell it, someone is cooking chicken, I screamed and ran to my sister. I think it is the neighbours. Let us call them and find out…


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Dancing to the State: Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

standplaatswereld , May 15th, 2017


By Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh            Let me begin by telling you a little bit about myself, the region and the people — the Tangsa — with whom I worked and…


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