South Asia in Motion

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  1. In the Name of the Nation
    Published: 18th February 2020
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  2. Faithful Fighters
    As anti-colonial activism and global war intensified in the twentieth century, the Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army wrestled with the moral dilemma of giving their devotion to either nationalism... Learn More
    Published: 10th December 2019
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  3. Paradoxes of the Popular
    This is an anthropological study of protest and popular sovereignty in Bangladesh.... Learn More
    Published: 27th August 2019
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  4. The Ethics of Staying
    In Masters Not Friends, Mubbashir Rizvi lends a historical and ethnographic perspective to the rise of one of the largest, most successful land rights movements in South Asia, the Anjuman Mazarin Punjab (AMP), who, against all... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2019
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  5. Mafia Raj
    Offering ethnographic depth that will be invaluable to students and scholars of politics and anthropology in South Asia, Mafia Raj examines the everyday workings of bosses across seven towns in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2018
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  6. Elusive Lives
    Muslim South Asia is widely characterized as a culture that idealizes female anonymity: women's bodies are veiled and their voices silenced. Challenging these perceptions, Siobhan Lambert-Hurley highlights an elusive strand of... Learn More
    Published: 31st July 2018
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  7. Financializing Poverty
    In India, a growing number of for-profit microfinance institutions (MFIs) have emerged, promising social and economic empowerment while, in reality, they have mainly succeeded at enfolding the poor into the vast circuits of global... Learn More
    Published: 10th July 2018
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  8. Jinnealogy
    In the ruins of a medieval palace in Delhi, a unique phenomenon occurs: Indians of all castes and creeds meet to socialize and ask the spirits for help. The spirits they entreat are Islamic jinns, and they write out requests as... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2017
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  9. Uprising of the Fools
    The Kanwar is India's largest annual religious pilgrimage. Millions of participants gather sacred water from the Ganga and carry it across hundreds of miles to dispense as offerings in Śiva shrines. These devotees—called bhola,... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
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  10. The Slow Boil
    Street food vendors are both a symbol and a scourge of Mumbai: cheap roadside snacks are enjoyed by all, but the people who make them dance on a razor's edge of legality. While neighborhood associations want the vendors off cluttered... Learn More
    Published: 18th May 2016
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  11. The Demands of Recognition
    Since the British colonial period anthropology has been central to policy in India. But today, while the Indian state continues to use ethnography to govern, those who were the "objects" of study are harnessing disciplinary knowledge... Learn More
    Published: 21st October 2015
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  12. The South African Gandhi
    In the pantheon of freedom fighters, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has pride of place. His fame and influence extend far beyond India and are nowhere more significant than in South Africa. "India gave us a Mohandas, we gave them... Learn More
    Published: 7th October 2015
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