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India Initiative Student Fellow Presentations

Friday, September 26, 2014

12 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

Lunch will be served

Last semester, the Initiative awarded over $92,000 to seven undergraduate students, six graduate students and two faculty members who undertook projects throughout India over the summer. Please join us for two days of presentations on their summer findings and experiences. Presentations will be 12 minutes each with 45 minutes of shared Q&A.

Student Presentations

Emilo Leanza '15 | Kolkata & New Delhi

Oral Histories of the Naxalite Movement (1967-75)

Ria Mirchandani '15 | Mumbai with Various Destinations

Remembering Partition: The Sindhi Perspective

Josephine Devanbu '15 | Bangalore & Vellore

Navigating Tradition and Modern Medicine: Understanding Familial Decision Making During Pregnancy

Bhawani Buswala, Anthropology | Rajasthan & Various, North India

Undignified Names: Language Practices and Caste in North India

Abhilash Medhi, History | Guwahati, Kolkata, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Nagaon & Sivasagar

Clio on the Margins: Historical Memory and Regional Identity in Early Twentieth-Century Assam

Anar Parikh, Anthropology | Ahmedabad

Articulating Anxiety and Aspiration: Heritage Preservation in Urban India

Part 2 of the Student Fellow Presentations will be held on Friday, October 10 at 12pm.

Saxena Center for Contemporary South Asia