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

2022 Prize Recipients

CCSA Undergraduate Paper Prize

Aryan Srivastava
Hate at Scale: Elections, Leader Identity and Hate Speech in Rural Uttar Pradesh
*Co-authored by Aarushi Kalra & Saket Tiwari

Catherine Nelli
Krishna Drinking Flames: A Kaṅgra Painting of the Bhāgavata Purāṇa

Leo Fleissig
The Story of Ekalavya: an Embodiment of Hopelessness or a Beacon of Hope

CCSA Thesis Prize in South Asian Studies

Jamila Beesley
The Architects of the Solutions They Need:” Dalit Feminism in the U.S. Caste Abolition Movement

Lavanya Krishnan
The Politics of Privatisation in India

Akshaan Parikh
Let Us Alone to Die: Plague Camps in Bombay City, 1896–1902