Tag: Caste

​​Traveling but Not Arriving: Hieroglyphics of Caste in Computing

P V , March 29th, 2022

Listen to an audio recording of this post read by P V This browser does not support HTML5 audio When I landed in Bangalore in early 2020, it…


Sheena Kalayil discusses her book, Second-Generation South Asian Britons

| , April 12th, 2021

Interview by Kim Fernandes https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498580038/Second-Generation-South-Asian-Britons-Multilingualism-Heritage-Languages-and-Diasporic-Identity Kim Fernandes: In your book,…

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#Book Review: Animal Intimacies

Sanghamitra Padhy , January 28th, 2021

The creative disentanglement of human-animal relationships in Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India’s Central Himalayas by Radhika Govindrajan is an important addition to the multispeci…


Luisa Steur: A Women’s Wall against the fascist menace in Kerala? Some less-comfortable observations

Focaal Web Editor , January 20th, 2019

On New Year’s Day, the world was treated to the spectacle of a 640-kilometer-long “Women’s Wall” in Kerala (South India). This human chain of more than five million…


Book Review: Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste by Diane Coffey and Dean Spears

Rose Deller , September 27th, 2018

In Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste, authors Diane Coffey and Dean Spears propose that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious goal to introduce toilets…

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Book Review: Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

Rose Deller , June 21st, 2018

In Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India, authors Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey offer a compendious account of waste in India, exploring its implication in questions of economic…

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Ep. #14 Thesis writing, picturing cults, Muslims with caste, & fieldwork boredom: this month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , May 13th, 2018

Ian (1:25) starts us off by asking, just how well-written does a thesis need to be? “As anthropologists, basically what we do is write… whether it’s writing your field notes,…

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Interview: The Pariah Problem by Rupa Viswanath

Ian M. Cook , January 8th, 2017

The so called “Pariah Problem” emerged in public consciousness in the 1890s in India as state officials, missionaries and “upper”caste landlords, among others, struggled to understood the situation…

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On the margins of politics

Proshant Chakraborty , April 16th, 2016

I am going slightly out of depths with this post, traversing into the territory of yet-to-be-formed thoughts, which could either be speculations or reflections; responses, or idiosyncratic musings….

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