Tag Archives: India

Indian Diaspora & Decolonization in Guyana

A review of The Last Return Indenture/ship from Guyana to India: Diaspora, Decolonization and Douglarized Spaces, by Nalini Devi Mohabir. For the most part, scholars…

Staying Safe During Fieldwork

Safety in the Field In August 2013, a former study abroad student published a report on her experiences with sexual violence in India that sparked…

The Early Kannada Sivabhakti Tradition

A review of Narrating Devotion: Representation and Prescriptions of the Early Kannada Śivabhakti Tradition according to Harihara’s Śivaśaraṇa Ragaḷĕgaḷu, by Gil Ben-Herut. Gil Ben-Herut’s dissertation…

Masculinity & Globalization in India

A review of Becoming Men in a Modern City: Masculinity, Migration and Globalization in North India, by Harjant S. Gill.  Harjant Gill’s dissertation, a study…

Sex Workers & HIV in India

A review of ‘Flying’ Female Sex Workers in Kolkata, India: Using ‘Cultural Biography’ to Understand HIV Risk Perception, by Sunny Sinha. Sunny Sinha’s dissertation, a…

Indo-Portuguese Identity Formation & Print Media

A Review of 19th Century Periodicals of Portuguese India: An Assessment of Documentary Evidence and Indo-Portuguese Identity, by Liladhar Ramchandra Pendse. Liladhar Ramchandra Pendse’s dissertation…

Delhi Slum Life & Self-Cultivation

A review of “I Have My Own Two Hands”: Re-Interpreting the Risks of Slum Life in Delhi and Cultivating the Self through Neighborhood, Citizenship, Kinship,…