Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Sahana Ghosh — Four Weddings and a Rice-eating ceremony: A biography of the India-Bangladesh border

Friday, February 14, 2020

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room, 111 Thayer Street

Sahana Ghosh is a Postdoctoral Fellow in International and Public Affairs. She is a social anthropologist whose research uses ethnographic and historical methods to study the intersections of gender, mobility, borders, and policing in contemporary South Asia. She is interested in ethical and political questions of ethnographic practice from an intersectional feminist perspective.

Her academic writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Anthropologist, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Gender, Place & Culture, and the Economic and Political Weekly. She also writes to critically engage a broader public on topics of her expertise. 

She received her PhD in Sociocultural Anthropology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Yale University in 2018.

Center for Contemporary South Asia