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  1. Creating the Universe
    Winner, 2018 Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian HumanitiesBuddhist representations of the cosmos across nearly two thousand years of history in Tibet, Nepal, and India show that cosmology is a rich language for the... Learn More
    Published: 17th March 2019
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  2. Privileged Minorities
    Although demographically a minority in Kerala, India, Syrian Christians are not a subordinated community. They are caste-, race-, and class-privileged, and have long benefitted, both economically and socially, from their privileged... Learn More
    Published: 9th October 2018
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  3. High-Tech Housewives
    Tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft promote the free flow of data worldwide, while relying on foreign temporary IT workers to build, deliver, and support their products. However, even as IT companies use technology... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2018
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  4. Making New Nepal
    One of the most important political transitions to occur in South Asia in recent decades was the ouster of Nepal’s monarchy in 2006 and the institution of a democratic secular republic in 2008. Based on extensive ethnographic... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2018
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  5. The Rebirth of Bodh Gaya
    This multilayered historical ethnography of Bodh Gaya — the place of Buddha’s enlightenment in the north Indian state of Bihar — explores the spatial politics surrounding the transformation of the Mahabodhi Temple Complex... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2017
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  6. Mobilizing Krishna's World
    Savant Singh (1694–1764), the Rajput prince of Kishangarh-Rupnagar, is famous for commissioning beautiful works of miniature painting and composing devotional (bhakti) poetry to Krishna under the nom de plume Nagaridas. After... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2017
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  7. Banaras Reconstructed
    Between the late sixteenth and early twentieth centuries, Banaras, the iconic Hindu center in northern India that is often described as the oldest living city in the world, was reconstructed materially as well as imaginatively,... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2017
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  8. Displaying Time
    From the fluttering fabric of a tent, to the blurred motion of the potter’s wheel, to the rhythm of a horse puppet’s wooden hooves—these scenes make up a set of mid-1980s art exhibitions as part of the U.S. Festival of India.... Learn More
    Published: 11th May 2017
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  9. Sensitive Space
    Enclaves along the India-Bangladesh border have posed conceptual and pragmatic challenges to both states since Partition in 1947. These pieces of India inside of Bangladesh, and vice versa, are spaces in which national security,... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2016
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  10. The Afterlife of Sai Baba
    Nearly a century after his death, the image of Sai Baba, the serene old man with the white beard from Shirdi village in Maharashtra, India, is instantly recognizable to most South Asians (and many Westerners) as a guru for all... Learn More
    Published: 7th March 2016
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  11. The Gender of Caste
    Caste and gender are complex markers of difference that have traditionally been addressed in isolation from each other, with a presumptive maleness present in most studies of Dalits (“untouchables”) and a presumptive upper-casteness... Learn More
    Published: 4th March 2016
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  12. A Place for Utopia
    Exploring several utopian imaginaries and practices, A Place for Utopia ties different times together from the early twentieth century to the present, the biographical and the anthropological, the cultural and the conjunctional,... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2015
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