Friday, September 26, 2014
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Watson Institute, McKinney Conference Room
111 Thayer Street
Friday, September 26 at 12:00 p.m.
India Initiative Student Fellow Presentations
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.
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.