Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Brown-India Initiative Student Fellow Presentations Part 1

Friday, September 26, 2014

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Watson Institute, McKinney Conference Room
111 Thayer Street

Free admission 

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.

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.

More Information

Contact: indiainitiative@brown.edu