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Study Study Study – then read like Bhagat Singh

john hutnyk , September 29th, 2022


Most interesting post of the day, and by far, has been this attached article on Bhagat Singh and anarchism, shifting to socialism. A few points fist though. I…


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Global South Asia on Screen

john hutnyk , August 25th, 2022


The full wraparound cover: https://www.aakarbooks.com/details.php?bid=875


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Netaji aggregator post

john hutnyk , July 28th, 2022


I do not want to attract new madness, the old madness does well enough. Here, a summary of various items of fun fact* where *I use the term…


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Leya Mathew discusses her book, English Linguistic Imperialism from Below

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https://www.multilingual-matters.com/page/detail/English-Linguistic-Imperialism-from-Below/?k=9781788929134 Interview by Shivani Nag Shivani Nag: It would be helpful if you could first intr…


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GURU PURNIMA – Associated Traditions and Gurus

Anthrophile , July 13th, 2022


    Today, on the occasion of Guru Purnima, I thought about shedding some light on the traditions which are associated with “Gurus”. To begin, Guru Purnima is traditionally…


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Understanding the Shaman’s Tribulations

Guest Blogger , June 15th, 2022


Understanding the Shaman’s Tribulations – By Taba Menia – The scholarship of shamanism is closely related to ideas about traditional healing and their knowledge. Found across the world…


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Comparative Urbanism and who gets [funded to] compare

john hutnyk , May 30th, 2022


In the current conjuncture, with the increasingly complete capture of university research by corporate interests, only the alternative incorporation of research teams that start outside the universit…


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‘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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The first Indian text on Marx and other fab things

john hutnyk , May 5th, 2022


https://studycirclelokayata.wordpress.com/publicationsLokayata https://studycirclelokayata.wordpress.com/publications/ https://studycirclelokayata.wordpress.com/publications/ https://stu…


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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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Kathleen Gough

john hutnyk , April 28th, 2022


I could not find a single volume biography, which seems like a gap, but this special issue of Anthropologica from 1993 is a welcome find. Since it is…


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Dredging for Common Ground: Geosocial Politics of Depth at Industrial Coastal Chennai

colinhoag , April 21st, 2022


Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2021 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline the…


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​​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…


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Another Kind of Concrete – Koushik Banerjea

john hutnyk , March 1st, 2022


being ill is my excuse for catching up with novels, but I interrupt the stream of hackery to give a progress report on this as its the best…


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AMAA on Enduring Cancer: Life, Death and Diagnosis in Delhi by Dwaipayan Banerjee

Dwaipayan Banerjee , January 21st, 2022


On concepts and consequences:  Can we take the concepts of speech and silence, and care and disregard, which you outline throughout the book, outside the context of Delhi…


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Infrastructures of inequality: Caring tweets, public health, and COVID-19 in Delhi by Emilija Zabiliūte

Emilija Zabiliūte , December 27th, 2021


One tweet asks for help finding a hospital bed in Delhi, India’s capital. Another asks where to find oxygen. These tweets joined a sea of similar pleas for…


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Soapbox: on slips and trips.

john hutnyk , December 6th, 2021


In the business of selling cultures for quids, and other random translations Once upon a long ago, there was a time when I was more rebelliously young, and…


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#Proudtobeprotected: Selfie booths and framing the self for visibility

Rebecca_Irons , December 6th, 2021


RAHUL ADVANI In April and May 2021, the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, driven largely by the delta variant, saw the country’s collapsing healthcare…


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Sholay wiki

john hutnyk , November 23rd, 2021


Though the music from the film Sholay won’t be part of this week’s lecture on music and allegory (Adorno and Jazz), it probably should be. If you watched…


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Enigmas of Corporeal Justice: Surrogacy and Legality in India

Ritu Ghosh , November 17th, 2021


Over the last two decades, India has become a popular global destination for what is commonly referred to as reproductive tourism, wherein clients travel from one part of…


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Hannah Carlan takes the page 99 test for her dissertation

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As it so happens, page 99 of my dissertation is the conclusion of my first body chapter following the introduction. My dissertation, “Producing Prosperity: Language and the Labor…


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SAFN Student Research Award Winner!

foodanthro , November 4th, 2021


Sucharita Kanjilal, 2021 Student Research Award Winner SAFN is pleased to award the 2021 Student Research Award to Sucharita Kanjilal for her project, “A homemaker’s diary: Caste, clas…


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Egypt in 1876

tabsir , October 20th, 2021


The British diplomat Sir Valentine Chirol (1852-1929) wrote a memoir entitled Fifty Years in a Changing World (New York: Harcourt and Brace, 1928). Among the areas in the…


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Regulating Misinformation from the Global South

Pinky Hota , August 26th, 2021


Gathering information through our devices. Photo credit: https://unsplash.com India is among the top three internet markets internationally with nearly seven hundred million users. What can debates in…


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